California, USA, 23 May 2006: ESRI announced on May 23 that North America street dataset for RouteMAP IMS 3.0 is now shipping. The latest release of this data pack, Tele Atlas’ Dynamap Transportation, includes updated street data, postal boundaries, landmarks, and water features for the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
RouteMAP IMS is designed to help users add mapping and routing capabilities to their Web sites. Map templates included in RouteMAP IMS help create maps with symbols for unique company locations. Users can select the map data they need to produce Web-based maps from the data package options. RouteMAP IMS enables users to generate more business activity by allowing prospective customers visiting their Web site to create maps and calculate driving directions to their various business locations. Customized maps can be created with the provided ActiveX, Java, and .NET application programming interfaces.