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Research and Markets: 2014 Report on the International Digital Map Market - Forecasts to 2018

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4j3s42/global_digital) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Digital Map Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering.

Digital mapping is a process by which data is collected and compiled to form a virtual image. The data compiled is used to produce maps that accurately represent a particular geographical area or feature, including major roads, rivers, and important landmarks such as airports, tourist attractions, and hospitals.

Digital mapping technology can also be used to calculate the distance between different places. In recent times, digital maps have been increasingly used for various location-enabled applications such as Google Earth, Google Maps, and Foursquare. However, the technology is mainly used in GPS satellite networks, which are an important component of automotive navigation systems.

With the advancement in GPS technology, several useful features such as live traffic updates and places of interest have been added, making the systems more user-friendly. In many cases, users have the option of choosing between virtual maps, satellite, or hybrid views as per their requirements. The information on digital mapping devices is continuously updated to include new landmarks and places of interest.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Market Segmentation by Usage

08. Market Segmentation by Usage

09. Geographical Segmentation

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Trends and their Impact

17. Vendor Landscape

18. Key Vendor Analysis

19. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • Apple
  • AutoNavi Holdings
  • Google
  • HERE
  • Micello
  • NavInfo
  • TomTom NV
  • Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc.
  • Baidu.com
  • Bhuvan
  • Bing Maps
  • Geoportail
  • Magellan
  • Mapmyindia
  • Wanadoo
  • MapQuest
  • NAVIGON
  • NearMap
  • OpenStreetMap
  • Roadtrippers
  • ViaMichelin
  • WikiMapia
  • WoNoBo
  • Yahoo! Maps
  • Zenrin

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4j3s42/global_digital

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