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The Real-Time Revolution by Thomas Ferratt, Jerry Power

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Conclusion

Take the Next and ContinuingSteps of the Real-Time Revolution

Google Maps has a user interface that is intuitive, routes that are easy to set up, and navigational guidance that is simple to follow.74 Google has taken a huge amount of off-line information, compiled the data, and published the resulting view online. That includes highway networks, road signs, street names, and business names. To aid this endeavor, Google has established its Base Map Partner Program. Many governmental, commercial, educational, and nonprofit agencies submit detailed vector data to Google. These agencies include the US Forest Service, the US National Park Service, the US Geological Survey, and various city and county councils. This data, which periodically ...

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