Built for developing powerful spatial applications in the cloud
Limitless scalability. Data is hosted and processed entirely in your cloud data warehouse, with all of the embedded enterprise-grade security and user management controls.
Accelerate spatial app development with the most comprehensive cloud native development toolkit available, including APIs, frameworks and templates.
Save time and money by simplifying development, and removing complex backend APIs or ETLs. Your geospatial app will run natively on your existing cloud stack.
Unmatched performance and scalability for visualizing spatial data hosted in the cloud.
APIs & Frameworks
APIs, libraries and development frameworks that speed up location-based application deployment.
Visualization using deck.gl, web-GL technology and GPU rendering for unparalleled performance.
Our Tiling technology dynamically renders massive geospatial datasets without any intermediate databases.
Integrate quality basemaps into your spatial apps to visualize data with clarity and precision.
Builder lets you to rapidly design maps and reference them in your code and applications.
Access more than 12,000 geospatial datasets to enhance your spatial analysis and applications.
A fully cloud-native platform
No limits on data volumes, guaranteed performance
Designed to support massive datasets directly from a cloud data warehouse. Our embedded tiling technology, combined with the power and flexibility of deck.gl, allows any developer to build applications, regardless of the data scale.
Framework agnostic development
Developer resources and more!
Components of our platform such as Builder, Workflows and the Data Observatory provide even more value when developing applications. Create data preparation, transformation or analysis pipelines without specialized coding knowledge, enrich your data with +12,000 spatial datasets, and integrate the execution of these workflows in your own application.
Applications built with CARTO
CARTO for Site Selection
An end-to-end solution for site selection and planning that includes data, advanced visualization and embedded models to pinpoint the best locations for network expansion.
CARTO for OOH Advertising
A cloud-based Location Intelligence platform that combines outdoor media inventory with 3rd party data, street-level brand affinity and targeted consumer audiences.
CARTO for CPG
An end-to-end solution including data, advanced visualization and embedded models to segment trade partners and pin-point the best locations for brand expansion.
A data monetization solution that provides insights into human mobility patterns, based on mobile network events, to drive better decision-making in Tourism, Retail and Real Estate.
Supply Chain Solutions
Powerful Location Intelligence applications that reduce costs & improve visibility through spatially optimized supply chain operations and fleet management.
Addressing City Congestion
Location Intelligence applications that integrate crowdsourced and open traffic data streams to gain real-time mobility insights.
Location analysis for Real Estate decision-making, using key metrics to obtain a realistic view of market behavior, and rapid online property valuations.
Frequently asked questions
We designed the CARTO platform to handle datasets of all sizes with impressive performance, cost effectively, on any modern device. Billions of points, polygons, and lines. You can find many examples in our blog.
No, CARTO also offers rich analytical capabilities, including Workflows, our low-code analysis design and automation tool, and the Analytics Toolbox, a set of functions and procedures you can use directly in your cloud data warehouse. We also offer a range of APIs, such as our SQL API, the LDS API (for geocoding, isoline calculation, routing...), or the Imports API, so that you can build the perfect application your organisations needs.
While open-source tools are great (among other major contributions, we're part of the steering committee for deck.gl) in most cases they're not fully ready to cover the needs of large-scale developments and the enterprises behind them.
CARTO drastically reduces development time by offering solutions that integrate:
a) with your existing cloud and data architecture
b) with any volume of data
c) with your enterprise Single Sign-On and identity management systems
It also reduces maintenance needs and exposure: the CARTO team are constantly improving the platform while you focus on your business. Our Support and Customer Success teams will proactively and quickly complement your team with their deep geospatial expertise, as required.