Here is what TomTom says about its Global: Geocoding is the process of converting addresses into geographic coordinates to allow location analysis. By combining geographic knowledge with business information, businesses can make smarter decisions that will lead to better products, as well as cost savings and process improvements. For example, insurance companies are relying on geocoding techniques to help set premiums and make underwriting decisions based on the physical locations of the insurance projects.
The TomTom Global Geocoder offers the following benefits:
· High volume results in one easy step, with no usage restrictions
· International coverage enables one stop for all geocoding needs
· Highly accurate, address point level matching
· Fast results delivering hundreds of thousands of records per hour.