SA’s mapIT, a digital mapping partner today announced that Micello its international partner has 15 000 indoor venue maps worldwide including 65 shopping malls and 9 airports in South Africa.This data enables enterprises to deploy an extensive array of maps in mobile and desktop applications.
Etienne Louw, Managing Director of mapIT said,“mapIT are pleased to bring yet another international solution to the South African mapping market with this partnership.”
“With 40% of mobile search having location intent, indoor mapping will offer our clients a whole new dimension to their businesses.” Louw added.
The latest maps strengthen the already extensive collection which now includes 3, 700, 000, 000+ mapped square feet, 50, 000+ individual buildings and 775, 000+ places of interest (POI)
Ankit Agarwal, CEO and Founder of Micello said,“As the indoor mapping industry heats up, especially with recent news about Apple’s acquisition of WiFiSlam, we are positioned perfectly to help grow the ecosystem by focusing on generating geo-accurate indoor venue maps. Micello is already the leading indoor map and navigational data supplier for many GIS and Mapping Platforms and this additional content will enable a new class of mobile location experiences for markets like retail, healthcare, entertainment and enterprise.”
Micello was able to achieve this milestone using in-house technology, which has been developed over the last several years to create a quick yet highly scalable operation designed to meet the growing needs of the indoor industry.
This expanding indoor map collection offers both publicly available and privately maintained venue maps including shopping malls, retail stores, airports, college campuses, schools, stadiums, hotels, casinos, museums, business campuses and hospitals.
Micello makes all indoor venue maps available through their products including a map and location-based cloud platform via downloadable map and data packages.