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The Best Location-Based Technology for Improving Last Mile Tracking

March 2, 2021

Global ecommerce is predicted to reach $740 billion by 2023.1 This mind boggling number is hardly a surprise given that three-quarters of consumers surveyed by Statista report shopping online anywhere from once a week to once a month.2That’s [...]

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How Real-Time Traffic Data Sources Influence Strategies and Outcomes

February 16, 2021

Traffic data can be parsed into a number of different categories — foot, air, marine, freight, supply chains — but, by and large, the most common type is vehicular traffic on typical road networks.1 As such, local governments, urban development [...]

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Shapefile vs. File Geodatabase: Which Is Right For You?

February 2, 2021
Map File

Shapefile (.shp) and File Geodatabase (.gdb). Both are storage formats for spatial data originally developed by Esri and can be used in Esri software. On the surface, it appears as though there are no compelling reasons to choose one format over [...]

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What Is HERE Knowledge Base?

January 19, 2021

Finding answers to your HERE Location Services questions just got easier thanks to HERE Knowledge Base. Curated by the HERE team, this new public database includes an array of technical articles, how-to’s, and solutions focused on answering [...]

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4 Posted Speed Limit Databases You Need to Know About Now

January 12, 2021

Worldwide, an estimated 1 billion drivers use digital maps daily.1 Routing is based on certain algorithms and road function classes to expedite travel times by avoiding delays, traffic congestion, or other disruptions. On-demand navigation is so [...]

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Why TomTom ADAS Map Is the Best Solution for AV Driver Safety

January 5, 2021

If market value is any indication of popularity, the $54 billion currently being spent on autonomous vehicles (AV)1 around the world is sending a clear message. AV is here to stay.Supporting the advancements in the AV industry requires an [...]

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The Year in Review: ADCi’s Most Popular Blog Articles of 2020

December 15, 2020

2020 was a unique year. The “new normal” has presented challenges and opportunities that people never anticipated having to confront, and technology is playing an even larger role in day-to-day living and key industries. Consequently, our loyal [...]

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HERE Transit: 4 Fundamentals That Are Changing Public Transportation

December 8, 2020

Modern societies often don’t think in terms of lack, especially when it comes to transportation. In the United States alone, there are about 280 million vehicles currently on the road1 — a substantial number, but only a fraction of the estimated [...]

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How and Why Industry 4.0 Technology Benefits Digital Mapping Solutions

December 1, 2020
Digital Mapping Industry 4.0

The fourth industrial revolution — Industry 4.0 — continues to transform how manufacturers manage their operations, do business in the marketplace and lean into the future. The technologies powering the revolution are dynamic, and the [...]

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Release Highlights: What’s New in ADC WorldMap Version 7.7

November 17, 2020

ADCI has released the much-anticipated annual upgrade of ADC WorldMap!Version 7.7 of the seamless geographic dataset for the whole world provides the same reliability and depth of layers and tables as previous releases, including:

  • Cities
  • Capitals
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