Sep 21, 2015 -- The GeoInformation™ Group announces the availability of its UKMap® Web Map Service (WMS) and Application Program Interface (API) enabling customers to rapidly access its highly-detailed, large-scale mapping of London.
The UKMap WMS provides instant access to UKMap’s high-resolution aerial photography and base mapping of London that can be seamlessly integrated within a customer’s existing application.
As a managed service, UKMap WMS provides an attractive benefit to developers and the GIS community at large who require instant access to some of the capital’s most comprehensive and accurate mapping. The feature-rich data boasts; 1:1,000 scale topographic mapping, features including roads, rail and water, land use information, building footprints, garden fences and outbuildings, house numbers and street names, points of interest and more.
“Our UKMap WMS dynamically generates attractive, georeferenced maps for cost-effective and fast deployment. It offers users quick access to current and maintained large-scale mapping whenever they want it complemented by flexible and straight forward licencing”, remarks Alun Jones, Managing Director, The GeoInformation Group.
The benefits of UKMap WMS include; fast servers for rapid delivery (without storage overheads) and access to regularly maintained and updated mapping for the whole of London that comes attractively stylised in UKMap’s standard legend colour scheme.
This is the ideal mapping solution for software developers and programmers who create solutions and systems and require rapid access to highly detailed mapping for their clients. It is also of interest to any business or organisation who simply wish to use the data as an accurate validation of features on the ground.
UKMap API offers the ability for developers to call up maps and aerial imagery, overlay map markers and locate their very own information on highly-detailed mapping.