More seamless Oracle mapping integration as MapMechanics gains Gold status

Oracle-ready digital map data including NAVSTREETS now on

More seamless integration between digital mapping and Oracle enterprise-level software is now available to users through enhanced Oracle support introduced by MapMechanics, one of Britain s leaders in digital mapping and geographic information systems.

Having supplied digital data for Oracle products for more than ten years, MapMechanics has now become an Oracle Gold Partner, which means the company is working even more closely with Oracle to help users get the best out of the two companies respective products.

As part of this initiative, digital data in Oracle format is now available online through, MapMechanics market-leading online digital mapping and data resource; and to help users find exactly the data they need and learn more about the benefits, a new Oracle section has been added to the site. It can be found at

A range of leading Oracle products is supported by the MapMechanics data, including Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle Real-time Scheduler (ORS), and Oracle Utilities Mobile Workforce Management (MWM).

Also supported are products such as Siebel Workforce Management, Oracle E-business Suite Advanced Scheduler and Oracle Spatial.

Under MapMechanics established Process Promise scheme, map data is supplied in a format that is fully compatible with Oracle systems, and integrates smoothly with them.

A key resource now available in Oracle format at is NAVSTREETS, a series of detailed street-level map data sets for a wide range of countries, across all continents. NAVSTREETS, a product of NAVTEQ, is a vector (scalable) data set providing navigational detail plus information such as average road speeds, address ranges and points of interest.

NAVSTREETS data is now available from MapMechanics in Oracle Delivery Format (ODF) for use in Oracle Spatial GeoCoder, Oracle Spatial Routing Engine and Oracle Application Server MapViewer.

MapMechanics founder and director Mary Short comments: Many of our corporate customers are Oracle users, and this development provides further evidence of the seamless support we are able to offer them.

The fully transactional web site is a major resource for users of digital map data, geodemographic data, business intelligence data and related products. It provides detailed descriptions of thousands of products, often with related images, and also includes invaluable information on buying and using the various kinds of data product listed.

About MapMechanics

MapMechanics has been providing innovative solutions in sales and marketing, digital mapping, geographic analysis and logistics planning for over twenty years.

  • MapMechanics distributes a wide range of data products including AA, NAVTEQ and Ordnance Survey digital mapping, as well as leading business and demographic datasets from many sources throughout the world. This data is listed on MapMechanics’ intuitive new transactional data web site,, which is probably the most extensive and up-to-date listing of its kind in Britain.
  • MapMechanics is the UK distributor of the GeoConcept geographic information system, which is used extensively in a diverse range of fields such as depot planning, retail planning, marketing, healthcare, environmental planning and management, transport and logistics, site selection and territory allocation, telematics and command and control applications, policing and broadcasting, and central and local government.
  • MapMechanics develops, supplies and supports TruckStops, one of the world’s best-established routing and scheduling solutions, and its portfolio includes a wide range of optimisation solutions. Examples include specialist systems for optimising transport of full or part loads, for servicing a high density of calls on the same streets and for optimising use of pallet networks.
  • MapMechanics also uses digital map-based technologies to offer an extensive range of Web, desktop, paper and component solutions for a variety of business applications, from atlas production to business analysis, site selection, customer profiling and vehicle routing and scheduling.

Backing up its extensive product range, MapMechanics offers a comprehensive service of implementation support and training.


Katy McKenna
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