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Aerial view of small business involvement in neighborhood development, San Diego, CA -- November 2017

Current Aerial Maps Empower American Small Business

SAN DIEGO, CA | 14 NOVEMBER 2017

BETTER THAN SATELLITE OR DRONE


Satellite imagery is often low quality and years out of date. Drones have limited range and scale.
Nearmap's high-resolution aerial imagery is up-to-date, razor sharp, and ready for business!

Satellite Image

Google Maps image downloaded on April 20, 2018 -- Norwell, MA

This Massachusetts home is as viewed through satellite earth maps at maximum zoom. The image is blurry, lacks detail, and appears to be nearly a year out-of-date.

Satellite Image

Nearmap Aerial Photo

Norwell, MA home after it's received a pool, fence, and landscaping -- 5 April 2018
This is the same home, but viewed with current aerial imagery from Nearmap. Notice the covered swimming pool, mature landscaping, and fence absent in the older satellite photo.

Nearmap Aerial Photo

Our up to date aerial maps are consistently refreshed to give you timely, actionable information. Browse aerial photos from recent surveys, or view our nationwide urban coverage areas.

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Low-Res Satellite Imagery

Peconic Propane, Calverton NY -- Google Earth (date unknown)
Peconic Propane, Calverton, NY -- this 600x400 pixel Google Earth image is at maximum zoom. The building and grounds are pre-renovation, and out-of-date.

Low-Res Satellite Imagery

Recent Nearmap Aerial Photography

Peconic Propane, Calverton NY -- Nearmap Aerial Image -- 31 October 2017
This identical perspective of Peconic Propane is more up-to-date and clearer. At similar scale, the Nearmap photo contains nearly 2 million pixels, or 6.5 times the resolution of satellite.

Recent Nearmap Aerial Photography

Our maps are consistently 7cm GSD or better – much sharper than satellite photos – allowing unrivaled precision, measurement, placement and perspective. What's more, they're frequently updated to show your best current view on the ground. 

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Free Satellite Map

Free satellite image of the abaca apartments in San Francisco, CA

This free satellite image appears clear, until you notice the amount of processing to make it look more realistic.  Though viewed through Google Maps on April 3, 2018 – the image is apparently years out-of-date and irrelevant to current ground conditions.

Free Satellite Map

Up-to-Date HD Aerial Map

HD aerial image of the abaca apartments in San Francisco, CA

Nearmap's latest aerial capture was February 21, 2018, and has been updated 8 times since 2015 (when the Google Earth image was taken). See our entire series for this location, and how frequently updated HD imagery tells Abaca Apartments' story.

Up-to-Date HD Aerial Map

Nearmap's up-to-date aerial maps are frequently refreshed to give you timely, actionable information. Browse aerial photos from recent aerial surveys, or view our nationwide urban coverage areas.

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Drone Surveying

Drone survey image over San Francisco, CA
FAA regulated to just 500 feet, it's easy to see how the drone image skews outward from the center and distorts perspective – too low, imprecise, and can't scale with your business.

Drone Surveying

Measurable Aerial Imagery

Nearmap aerial survey view of San Francisco, CA
The aerial image yields significantly more information. Relative perspective is preserved, and each rooftop, paved surface, or landscaped area may be precisely measured in seconds.

Measurable Aerial Imagery

Whether you're viewing imagery within specialty design software or Nearmap's MapBrowser, HD aerial imagery lets you precisely measure distance and area for more accurate estimates and material orders.

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AERIAL VIEW MAPS

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Nearmap VERTICAL

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Top-down, or orthographic views − leaf on, leaf-off. Best for measuring detailed ground features, distance, and area.
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Nearmap PANORAMA

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Angled HD bird's eye views – great for virtual site inspections, hero imagery on proposals and many other uses.
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Nearmap OBLIQUE

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Sweeping 45º cardinal views with indexed source photos – accurately measure both height and width.

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Solar lead prospecting via Nearmap Aerial Imagery within mobile MapBrowser

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