ESRI, the providers in GIS technology, has announced that an updated North American data set for RouteMAP IMS 2.5 is now shipping. Users of RouteMAP IMS are now able to choose Tele Atlas’ Dynamap Transportation, which provides 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 make it easy to create maps with symbols for a user’s data. Users can select the map data they need to produce attractive Internet 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 and Java application programming interfaces.