Xploria, a geospatial application built on the illustreets platform, offers an interactive location research tools for UK real estate. Xploria amalgamates a broad spectrum of demographic, environmental, property, and connectivity data to offer an extensive, user-friendly location intelligence solution.
With over 30 thousand visitors every month, Xploria is efficiently managing a large volume of data in real-time, providing its users an unprecedented level of location intelligence. The application caters to users who require comprehensive location data for the UK, including demographic profiles, property information, environment details, crime statistics, school information, connectivity data, and much more. All this data is assembled in an easily comprehensible format to facilitate informed decision-making.
Utilizing illustreets’ low-code spatial analytics and reporting platform, Xploria offers a series of features tailored for a seamless user experience. The main map has a context layer where users can switch between different themes such as living standards, crime rank, broadband speed, area classification, and house price growth, thereby facilitating multi-thematic spatial analysis.
Most layers in Xploria are filterable, providing users with a granular level of control to specify their location preferences. The map interface is interactive, meaning users can click or tap any location to access a wealth of data specific to that area. This includes the socio-demographic profile, amenities within walking distance, green spaces, crime data, and more.
Each month, Xploria attracts tens of thousands of visitors, illustrating the platform’s relevance and the demand for robust, user-friendly geospatial applications. To cater to this large user base, Xploria collates, processes, and analyzes a significant volume of data. The data sources are both proprietary and open, ensuring a broad and comprehensive range of information for users to leverage.
This extensive array of data is then synchronized, updated, and rigorously checked against its original schema to ensure accuracy and consistency. illustreets automates these processes, ensuring that all datasets, transformations, and visualizations run and refresh automatically whenever new data is received from any of the linked sources.
The utility of Xploria’s approach is emphasized by its high level of user engagement, with tens of thousands of users relying on it every month for in-depth location intelligence. Xploria allows users to become part of the geospatial analysis process, granting them the ability to customize the map interface and filter data according to their preferences.
For example, users can estimate travel time from any public transport station, making the tool incredibly useful for logistics or commute planning. The application also offers a “location dashboard,” where users can explore local area stats, house prices, crime rate, nearby amenities, and more, all in one place.
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