Overview

Mapbox provides the tools and data to map and navigate a changing world. Our APIs and SDKs allow developers to build maps, search, navigation and logistics into any app or experience, both in the cloud or on-premises. Our tools enable a wide variety of capabilities, from on-the-ground response to on-demand delivery; real-time weather updates to real-time asset tracking; in-car navigation to intelligence and dissemination tools.

Our services power industry leaders, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, IBM, Yahoo! Japan, Facebook, Snapchat, Porsche, Adobe and Tableau. Founded in 2010, Mapbox has offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Helsinki, Minsk, Shanghai and Tokyo. Learn more at Mapbox.com and follow our blog (blog.mapbox.com). You can also follow us on Twitter @Mapbox.

Products

  • Mapbox Maps

    Mapbox provides developers, designers, and analysts with the map tools and libraries needed to make real-time, fast and customized maps to suit a broad range of public and private sector needs.


    A global, cloud-native platform:

    ● The Mapbox platform is built to scale up to 10x peak load. We regularly support 12M+ API calls a minute! (That’s over 17B API calls a day.)

    ● Mapbox maps update live through a global network of 10 data centers and 100 edge nodes, including a legal endpoint in China. Cars and devices connect to the closest node and access fresh data with 10-100ms latency at guaranteed 99.9% uptime.

    ● Mapbox APIs and SDKs are fully tested and come with comprehensive documentation. They are built for over-the-air updates, with new features and improvements pushed weekly.


    Solutions for online, on-premises or hybrid environments

    ● Customers can deploy Mapbox.com as an online, cloud-based location data solution for web or mobile apps. Or they can choose to deploy Mapbox Atlas, an offline, on-premises version of Mapbox tools, which works anywhere, including laptops, physical servers, virtual machines, or private clouds.

    ● Mapbox Atlas works on VMware, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and others. Securely run Atlas behind firewalls and on air gapped or classified networks.

    ○ Powered by Docker and Docker Compose,

    ○ Built-in support for both HTTPS and HTTP without a proxy server,

    ○ Download weekly, monthly, or quarterly data updates with the Atlas Installer.

    ○ Mapbox Atlas also fulfills the requirements of FISMA, GDPR, HIPAA, ISO, PCI DSS, SOC 2, and SOX.


    Rich, accurate data at scale:

    ● Mapbox maps use more than 130 multi-validated sources for a comprehensive, precise map all over the globe.

    ● Mapbox maps learn from every application they’re embedded in. Mapbox has over 600 million end-users on our SDKs; we collect 9 billion monthly miles of new data; and we update our map data multiple times a day.

    ● Every day, we receive 14 billion anonymous sensor readings which we use to deliver precise traffic data and instantly ship over 100,000 daily changes to maps on any connected device.


    Unrivaled customization and world-class cartographic design

    ● Mapbox provides building blocks for engineers and designers to take full control of the maps, navigation or automated driving experience.

    ● Create a completely custom, on-brand map experience in Mapbox Studio, including customization of both the look and feel of the map as well as the data and content that shows up in the map. Or use nearly two dozen map templates professionally designed by our in-house cartographers and map designers.


    Dynamic, real-time map rendering

    ● Mapbox’s industry-leading map renderer has been in development for over 10 years and uses the latest in OpenGL technologies for on-device rendering. Our maps are built with vector maps - an advanced approach to mapping where data is delivered to the device and precisely rendered in real time. This leads to highly performant yet lightweight maps with maximum flexibility, allowing you to dynamically style and optimize your map based on your custom data.


    Data visualizations and actionable intelligence

    ● Join your own data into Mapbox maps to build data visualizations aligned with your organizations’ objectives and intelligence needs. Data-driven styling and runtime styling let you create fully custom data visualizations that update with refreshed data on the fly and can help you surface actionable insights for your organization.

    ● Mapbox’s tools are interoperable with other business intelligence platforms your team may already be using, including Esri, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, MicroStrategy, Alteryx, and Kepler.GL.


    Private and anonymous by design

    ● Mapbox is built on the principle of privacy first. Our live learning maps only use highly anonymized data. Mapbox does not collect any device identifiers and processes all imagery safely on device. Additionally, we break up trace data to ensure full anonymity of your operation and your end users’ privacy.


    Learn more at mapbox.com/maps

  • Mapbox Atlas

    Mapbox Atlas brings the power of Mapbox’s online APIs and SDKs (Maps, Studio, Search and Navigation) all behind your firewall and on your on-premises infrastructure. Develop custom mapping and location applications from start to finish in your own private cloud or on-premises infrastructure. Serve fast offline maps securely from your infrastructure, maintain control over search requests and navigate with data behind secure networks.


    Secure, on-premises mapping and location data

    ● Deploy Atlas anywhere, including laptops, physical servers, virtual machines, or private clouds. Atlas works on VMware, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and more.

    ● Securely run Atlas behind firewalls, even on air gapped or classified networks.

    ● Make data driven business decisions in high threat environments while still staying HIPAA, SOX, PCI DSS, GDPR, or SOC 2 compliant.

    ● Atlas is powered by Docker and Docker Compose and has built-in support for both HTTPS and HTTP without a proxy server.

    ● Download weekly, monthly, or quarterly data updates with the Atlas Installer.


    Create powerful visualizations, surface insights, and disseminate information

    ● Use Atlas for everything from planning ATM locations, to visualizing sensitive customer information, to catching and monitoring fraud. Analyze location data for predictive modeling and risk assessment before disaster strikes. Add location data to FISMA compliant web, mobile, desktop, and AR applications. Style basemaps and custom data with an offline version of Mapbox Studio all while meeting NIST 800-171 standards.

    ● Atlas provides the same powerful and customizable data visualization capabilities as Mapbox.com tools, including interoperability with other intelligence platforms (e.g. Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, ESRI, PostGIS, and others).

    ● Mapbox Atlas provides access to Mapbox Studio to design custom maps and visualizations of your sensitive data. You can publish maps and visualizations to your apps, with Mapbox GL JS and Mapbox Map SDKs for iOS, Android, Qt, and Unity.


    Manage on-the-ground response with the Atlas Field Kit

    ● The Atlas Field Kit allows on-the-ground disaster and emergency response teams to coordinate their efforts even when critical infrastructure and connectivity is impacted.

    ● The Atlas Field Kit is a complete set of portable infrastructure, packaged to run Mapbox Atlas anywhere, in as little as 90 seconds. The kit comes in a ruggedized case, with power strip, ethernet cord, ethernet and wifi router, and hard drive with Atlas and Studio pre-installed. Just connect the kit to your laptop and a power outlet, and your team can ingest, process and access location data in the field, map out your response, and disseminate information to your teams quickly.

  • Mapbox Data Services

    Enterprises that have to solve large, complex challenges at scale can now purchase Mapbox’s comprehensive, high-value datasets to add to any map, platform, or intelligence solution.


    Mapbox Boundaries

    ● Add administrative, postal, and statistical boundaries to your maps, dashboards, and data visualizations. Mapbox Boundaries consists of multiple data layers that come cartographically-matched, georeferenced, and processed as a Mapbox tileset. Our curated dataset covers everything from Chinese prefectures to French arrondissements to Japanese postal codes. Polygons are fully detailed and edge-matched at all zoom levels, and maintained with regular data updates, for the most accurate data on the market.


    Mapbox Traffic Data

    ● Access Mapbox Traffic Data to add to any map — HERE, TomTom or OpenStreetMap. Build your custom routing engine, automotive platform or traffic analysis solution with industry-leading accuracy for live and typical traffic, drawn from a globally distributed user base of more than 500M Monthly Active Users, continually benchmarked and validated for accuracy.


    Mapbox Speed Limits

    ● Coming soon: Mapbox Speed Limits is a dataset with posted speed limit information for multiple road categories in the US and European countries. With access to Speed Limits data from street level imagery and computer vision detection, best-in-class fleets can easily monitor driver behavior in real time, flag drivers with repeated speeding incidents, and intervene quickly.


    Learn more at mapbox.com/data-platform

  • Mapbox Navigation

    Mapbox’s powerful navigation SDKs and APIs enable you to build a complete range of solutions, from in-app and in-vehicle navigation, to logistics route planning, dispatch and asset tracking. Our maps constantly incorporate newly detected routes, turn restrictions, and speed profiles.


    In-app and in-vehicle turn-by-turn navigation

    ● Build customized, turn-by-turn routing directly into your apps and vehicles. Mapbox’s Directions API uses real-time telemetry data from over 600 million end users to provide the most efficient route guidance and dynamic rerouting based on up-to-date traffic, road conditions, and route deviations. Offline navigation ensures that end-users get where they are going, even in low connectivity environments.

    ● Mapbox offers multimodal routing, with profiles for driving, walking and biking. Voice-based turn and lane guidance are available in over 39 languages.

    ● Mapbox’s Isochrone API allows you to show users what places are within a specified walking, biking, or driving radius from their current location, to help them choose where to go next.

    ● Mapbox’s Navigation SDK provides a drop-in navigation UI for iOS and Android apps that allows developers to get started with fewer than 10 lines of code. They can stick with the intuitive default settings, or customize them as needed.


    Route planning, dispatching and asset tracking

    ● Build the most efficient route plans for your drivers based on historical and real-time traffic and ETA data. Calculate the fastest travel times for a set of origins and destinations and optimize the itinerary of complex, multi-stop trips (i.e solve the “traveling salesman problem”.) Mapbox’s Matrix API easily integrates with existing optimization systems, or use our Optimization API, with ETAs and routing logic built in.

    ● Improve dispatching with real-time traffic served ultra-fast, at scale. This means you can cut costs, provide tighter delivery windows and achieve higher throughput from your assets. Monitor performance with a live asset tracking solution. Obtain real-time ETAs for all movements and overlay traffic and weather for smarter decision-making through unexpected changes. Add geofencing so you don’t miss critical changes. Visualize proprietary data like pick-up/drop-off points, while it remains securely on your infrastructure.


    Computer Vision-based driver safety, assistance, and AR navigation

    ● The Mapbox Vision SDK uses artificial intelligence and augmented reality to understand and illuminate the driver’s environment from both a street-level perspective and a bird’s-eye view.

    ● The SDK ingests a feed of video from a front-facing camera and then uses AI-powered semantic segmentation, object detection, and classification to convert pixels into data points.

    ● It identifies the objects and variables that define a driver’s journey, to build a real-time understanding of the road. Detect construction, recognize street signs and speed limits, and expose clearly distinguished lanes, curbs, sidewalks, buildings, and potential hazards.

    ● Build a smarter drive without draining your data plan or your wallet -- The Vision SDK’s neural networks are lightweight enough to run on today’s devices, yet powerful enough to make sense of every pixel the connected camera captures.

    ● These capabilities allow developers to deliver precise, lane-level navigation guidance, display safety warnings at the right time (e.g. speeding or tailgating), and build the sensors necessary for autonomous driving.

    ● Fleet managers can use Vision’s detection capabilities to monitor driving conditions, fleet maintenance needs, and store aggregated driver performance data with supporting images and video.

  • Mapbox Search
  • Mapbox Studio

    Design custom maps that fit seamlessly into your application. Studio opens up complete design control, allowing you to create beautiful custom maps to meet the needs of your users.


    Mapbox Studio & Dataset Editor provide a complete design ecosystem that lets you create, manage, and export maps and custom data. It’s like Photoshop, for maps! Design custom maps that fit seamlessly into your product. You can customize both the look and feel of the map design as well as the data and content that populates the map.


    Style Editor

    ● Mapbox Studio’s Style Editor provides a visual interface that works the way designers think. It offers a point-and-click interface that allows users to granularly control every design detail, including the colors, fonts, stroke widths, textures, data layers, sizes of labels, etc. at every one of the 23 zoom levels of a map. Updates to the map appear automatically in the editor.

    ● Publish the same map on every platform with fast, native OpenGL renderers for iOS, Android, and the web. Scalable graphics and vector data ensure maps look crisp and fast on every device.


    Dataset Editor

    ● Mapbox Dataset Editor is a fast and simple data editor that allows users to create data assets to visualize on top of your maps.

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