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Data Planet Maps Now Powered by Google Maps!!

by Data Planet ™ on 2019-05-13T10:00:00-04:00 | Comments

We are delighted to announce that Data Planet mapping capabilities are now being powered by the Google Maps API, allowing precise rendering of map images based on user geography selection and zoom level. Customization options include choice of four basic map types – thematic, terrain, satellite, and hybrid – as well as number and gradation of colors.

A few key upgrades with this feature include:

  • New, user-friendly default color scheme;
  • Easy-to-use, easy-to-find toggle between map views;
  • Intuitive button to expand map to full screen;
  • Larger, easier access to zoom controls;
  • Customizable color scheme and gradation via Chart Options;
  • Enhanced mapping within Data Planet DataSheets.

Below are a few screen shots of maps created in Data Planet with the upgraded mapping!

THEMATIC:

TERRAIN:

SATELLITE:

HYBRID (map data overlaid on satellite imagery):

 

More detail on the new mapping options can be found here . 

 

Enjoy experimenting and we’re happy to have input at onlinesupport@sagepub.co.uk.


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