SOURCE: AND International Publishers

March 21, 2011 07:08 ET

AND and Infochimps join forces to offer location, places and mapping

ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) - Mapmaker AND and Infochimps have joined forces to offer the market a location, places and mapping database. Infochimps will offer the AND Maps of the USA through their API for the purpose of geocoding. The geocoded places can be displayed on a map, used for check-in services, directions, etc.

Infochimps provides an infrastructure for people to buy and sell large datasets. Infochimps believes that large datasets are essential and by combining data more questions can be answered. Through AND Maps Infochimps now allows developers to make their apps and solutions more location aware.

CEO & Co-Founder Nick Ducoff of Infochimps 'With the quality Maps of AND we add an important dataset to our offering. By combining the AND Maps with the other databases, we add a lot of value for developers.'

'We are very happy with this commercial success and we are delighted to work with the innovative company Infochimps. By offering geocoding and reversed geocoding based on the AND Maps Infochimps offers the infrastructure for many Location Based Services such as check-in services' said Maarten Oldenhof, Chief Executive Officer at AND.

AND provides digital maps for location-based services and is the only independent company in the global mapping market. The company focuses on the further development of its advanced digital maps to position itself even more effectively in the market.

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Contact Information

  • For more information Contact:
    Maarten Oldenhof
    (CEO)
    Tel.: +31 10 8851200
    www.and.com