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:
Below are a few screen shots of maps created in Data Planet with the upgraded mapping!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.