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Mapping firm gets neighborhood data

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Digital Map Products Inc., a company that helps website developers, the real estate industry and government agencies visualize properties and other data on maps, will offer clients neighborhood boundaries developed by Maponics LLC.Norwich, Vt.-based Maponics' neighborhood boundaries are used by Google and numerous property search sites including, Trulia and ZipRealty."This partnership reflects growing market demand for search and display by neighborhood areas in mapping applications," said Mark Friend, vice president of sales and marketing for Maponics, in a press release.Irvine, Calif.-based Digital Map Products will offer clients Maponics' datasets, beginning with the company's North American neighborhood boundaries, which includes more than 100,000 neighborhoods in 2,200 cities across the U.S. and Canada.Digital Map Products' clients will then be able to use the company's software-as-a-service (SaaS) spatial platform, SpatialStream, to integrate Maponics neighb...