Amazon Location Service provides cost-effective location-based services (LBS) using high-quality data from global, trusted providers Esri, HERE, and GrabMaps. AWS customers have a choice of maps, geocoding, reverse geocoding, and routes provided by these providers. Along with the high-quality options from Esri, HERE, and GrabMaps, Open Data Maps provides developers with the ability to incorporate data into their applications in more flexible ways. Learn more about each of the providers below.
Esri provides AWS customers access to various styles of map tiles, geocoding capabilities, reverse geocoding capabilities, and street-level address data. Today, Esri’s technology is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including 90 of the Fortune 100 companies.
HERE Technologies provides AWS customers access to base maps, geocoding, reverse geocoding, and street-level address data. Maps provided by HERE are constantly validated based on an average of 5 million daily updates to deliver over 900 mapping attributes and maintain accurate information.
AWS provides customers access to global base maps built from the Daylight distribution of OpenStreetMap (OSM) and other open data sources. Map styles are professionally designed to support different applications and use cases, including logistics and delivery, and data visualization in web and mobile environments. With a community of over a million map makers, OSM is an open data project where contributors update more than 500,000 features per day.
GrabMaps provides AWS customers access to various styles of map tiles, geocoding capabilities, reverse geocoding capabilities, and routing options. Today, GrabMaps powers more than 800 billion searches, suggestions, trips and trends each month in eight Southeast Asian countries.