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Where does Google have live traffic information?

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Where all can I see the real-time traffic data? This question has been asked a several hundred times by several hundred people on several hundred forums. Probably you too have had this question. Well, we now have an answer to it and a very good one.


Click on the image above and you would be redirected to a map from Google which will show you all the places at which live traffic data is available. Hope you'll enjoy this and quenches your thirst to know more about the Google Real Time traffic data. If haven't already read from where Google gets it's traffic data, be sure to check out this earlier post.
    Do post any question you have about the Google Maps, and I will try and answer as many as I can. For the question which I won't be able to answer, there is always our dear friend Google =)

Diwali Greetings

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Wishing all the readers of Spatial Unlimited a very happy and a prosperous Diwali!

Google Street View Image API

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Street View is one of most used feature of the Google Maps and why not? You can actually see any part of the world as if you are visiting the place at that very moment. And now with the Google Street View Image API, you don't even need to carry a camera with you to the places you visit. You can take-in all the scenic beauty without even bothering about clicking a single picture. You can come back from your vacation and get a few images using the Google Street View Image API and show those images to your friends and relatives. Create an album of high definition images and go ahead and share it on Facebook for your friends to have a look.
    Using the Google Street View Image API is very simple and anybody can make use of it without any programming knowledge required. I will walk you through the entire process of effectively using the Google Street View Image API. So if you are set, let's go on an amazing ride across the globe with the Google Street Views.
    The Google Stre…

Spatial Unlimited turns 2

Today on this day, 2 years back, I started writing this blog Spatial Unlimited.I can't believe it's been two whole years since I started sharing my little knowledge with the community across the planet.

    Since the blog officially went live on November 9, 2010, we have received:
76,800 page views and counting...Several 1000 shares and likes and comments across the social networking sites.Over 500 email followers and around 100 likes on the Facebook page    Not bad at all, for an unknown guy, new to the world of Google Maps and new to blogging.

    When I look back at the last 2 years of sharing and learning, I realize that I have got so much from the community. Got the opportunity to help a few with their Google Maps problems and learned as much from them. Writing this blog has helped me keep updated with the Google Maps technology and things around it!

    Moreover, I’d like to thank each and every one of you who visits my blog, reads my content, views my codes, and takes …

Google - Geoeye Insurance Solution Set

Google will now soon be entering the market of risk management and crisis event response. With the extent of satellite imagery and the extent of geospatial expertise available with Google, this was an obvious thing coming. People, especially from the insurance industry, have long being pondering on the fact, that why Google had not moved into the the Catastrophic Risk Management avenue before. But now, the wait is over and Google is soon stepping into the Risk management domain that may bring a stir in the market dominated by companies like RMS and AIR.

    Google is teaming with GeoEye to help insurance organizations across the globe, more effectively address risk management and crisis event response.  Google’s mapping solutions, combined with GeoEye’s Earth imagery and geospatial expertise, provide a platform for enabling strategic decision making, optimization of people and assets, and powerful location-based applications across the enterprise. Insurers know that having an …