The landscape of Outdoor Mapping and Location Services by Gartner

By Mithun T. Dhar | 17 December 2018

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Global research firm Gartner recognizes HERE Technologies as a provider in the Outdoor Mapping and Location Services market in the latest “The Competitive Landscape: Outdoor Mapping and Location Services” report.     Find out how the competitive landscape looks when it comes to developer offering.

Gartner Inc. is an independent research and advisory firm which has been providing insights and strategic advice to companies large and small for nearly 40 years with more than 15,000 client organizations in 100 countries. When Gartner speaks, the industry listens.

“The Competitive Landscape: Outdoor Mapping and Location Services” report published in November 2018, includes a list of vendors in the location services market.  According to Gartner, the market for mapping and location software and services is defined by a set of vendor offerings that have one or more of the following attributes and capabilities:

  • Base Map data creation and provisioning
  • Data visualization
  • Map App Creation
  • Maps/location services
  • Interoperability

As one of the leading providers of location data and services to the auto industry, our growing list of automotive partners include BMW, Daimler, Audi, and Jaguar Land Rover. Nevertheless, the data and tools HERE offers aren’t solely for enterprise companies and big players. HERE data is available for any level of developer, for any sized project.


By offering APIs and SDKs that utilize our full data services to a massive developer community, we enable developers, SMBs and organizations far and wide to create applications that can do anything from managing fleets and organizing delivery services, to providing high precision maps and data to consumer applications.

Read the full “Competitive Landscape: Outdoor Mapping and Location Services Report for 2018”, here.

Gartner, Competitive Landscape: Outdoor Mapping and Location Services, 30 November 2018. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.