Apple’s iPhoto Maps Now Show Attribution

The last update to iPhoto on iOS finally attributes the map.

Apple Attribution

You’ll remember there was great speculation about where the data came from. Many people said OSM, I was sure it was TIGER/Line. Well as you can see there is a huge blend of open and free data sources from OSM to TIGER to VMap0 and Geonames. Two commercial sources you may be familiar with are LeadDog and Urban Mapping.

The last update to iPhoto on iOS finally attributes the map.

Apple Attribution

You’ll remember there was great speculation about where the data came from. Many people said OSM, I was sure it was TIGER/Line. Well as you can see there is a huge blend of open and free data sources from OSM to TIGER to VMap0 and Geonames. Two commercial sources you may be familiar with are LeadDog and Urban Mapping.

Author: James Fee

National GIS/IT Practice Leader at Matrix New World