The basic Google map is is not acceptable, the satellite imagery is
positioned correct (though outdated), but the street overlay is incorrect.
Open street maps (OSM) has the correct street information and very detailed
too. OSM also has api to work with but it can be a pain to work with at time
depending on what you are trying to do.
There's is no one solution that fits everything. Most of the vehicle
tracking software use a combination of maps Google and proprietary as you
On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Nigel Ayen Consulting <nigel@...
> I know there are local companies offering GPS tracking using a mix of
> Maps and proprietary local maps. For example Geotrac and Cherami. Does
> anyone on the list know if the basic Google Maps has acceptable detail for
> general vehicle tracking? Also, is a local overlay map available for
> purchase or licensing?
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