CartoDB releases new features in lieu of the Mobile World Congress, Javier de la Torre and Sergio Alvarez slated to talk.With Mobile World Congress 2013 starting in just a few days, the world will be looking towards the release of new technologies, devices, and applications by conference exhibitors, and while undeniably some will present their products at keynotes, Vizzuality has taken this opportunity to release a few key updates to CartoDB, fueling further disruption in the space through hands on examples and demos.
Vizzuality Secures 300k Euro Grant from EU BON for CartoDB DevelopmentVizzuality has received a €300 thousand grant from the EU BON (Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network), a project to further advance the development of CartoDB on the context of Biodiversity Informatics. Vizzuality was one of 30 companies selected. The project seeks to advance technological platforms that improve the assessment, analysis, visualization and publishing of biodiversity information and the link between biodiversity and environmental data.
High impact data visualization at your fingertips, CartoDB deploys version 2.0 bringing new tools and featuresCartoDB is a cloud powered spatial database, mapping, visualization and analysis platform that allows technologists to build rich data driven applications. <br><br> The 2.0 release brings with it a set of new features, including social maps, better sharing options, more visualization styles, a new more intuitive code editor for SQL and Carto for improved usability, and integration with Amazon Cloudfront to name a few.
CARTO leads the world of location intelligence, empowering any organization and individual to discover and predict key insights through location data. With CARTO’s intuitive location intelligence platform, analysts and developers build self-service location based apps that help optimize operational performance, strategic investments, and everyday decisions.
Founded in 2012 by a team of experts in geospatial development, big data analytics, and visualization techniques, CARTO is based in New York City and Spain, with additional locations in San Francisco and Estonia. CARTO has a team of 100 employees, a portfolio of 1,200 customers including BBVA, BCG, NYC, Twitter, and Vodafone and more than 200,000 users over the globe. The company is backed by investors such as Accel and Salesforce Ventures.