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Hivemapper is a real-time community-edited map, built for drones.  The 3D maps show viewers their drone in relation to buildings, trees, and even boats. It also includes information about no-fly zones and accident data, so pilots know what areas to avoid.

HQBurlingame, US

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)13(+19%)

Hivemapper Office Locations

Hivemapper has an office in Burlingame
Burlingame, US (HQ)
1400 Rollins Rd
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Hivemapper Financials and Metrics

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Hivemapper total Funding

$2.9 m

Hivemapper latest funding size

$2.90 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Hivemapper investors

Hivemapper's latest funding round in November 2015 was reported to be $2.9 m. In total, Hivemapper has raised $2.9 m
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Hivemapper Online and Social Media Presence

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Hivemapper Blogs

AI for Everyday Mapping

Every day businesses and governments spend millions of dollars and innumerable hours for humans to count & measure the world manually. Those of us who’ve had to do this work know it’s pain-staking, error prone, and the tolerance for error shrinks as labor becomes more competitive.Some of the que…

A primer on Change Detection for mapping

The goal of this primer is to understand why automated change detection is more critical than ever in today’s world, provide more detail on how we’ve taken Change Detection in a whole new direction for mapping, help gain a deeper understanding of how the technology works behind the scenes, provide g…

Hivemapper VR: How to set up and use

Good news, you can experience Hivemapper maps in virtual reality. This guide will explain how to set up and operate Hivemapper VR on your PC.What You’ll NeedHardware A Windows PC that meets the Steam VR system requirements (most notably a graphics card at least on par with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970…

Engineering a Living Map — Georegistration in a changing world

Engineering a Living Map — Georegistration in a changing worldIntroductionWelcome to the third part of our Engineering a Living Map series. In the first two posts, we introduced the concepts of the Living Map and how we harness the power of video for 3D Reconstruction. In this post, we will explore …

Change Detection from Aircraft: Turning High Altitude Imagery into 3D Maps

Commercial drones are relatively low cost and easy to use, making them prevalent in many people’s mind when it comes to modern 3D mapping. Drones work when trying to capture a construction site, neighborhood, a few city blocks or a relatively small area. This capability becomes particularly useful i…

Mapping informal settlements in Bangladesh

The growth and impact of informal settlements is especially exacerbated in highly populous and developing nations like Bangladesh. Tension in neighboring countries, like the persecution of Rohingya’s in Myanmar, can also lead to the emergence of informal settlements as large as the 900k person refug…
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Hivemapper Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hivemapper founded?

    Hivemapper was founded in 2014.

  • How many employees does Hivemapper have?

    Hivemapper has 13 employees.

  • Who are Hivemapper competitors?

    Competitors of Hivemapper include Kespry, AirMap and PreNav.

  • Where is Hivemapper headquarters?

    Hivemapper headquarters is located at 1400 Rollins Rd, Burlingame.

  • Where are Hivemapper offices?

    Hivemapper has an office in Burlingame.

  • How many offices does Hivemapper have?

    Hivemapper has 1 office.