Sharing Insights Out of Big Location Data – Adding a New Revenue Generating Pillar to Your Business

Over the past decades, we have seen a new type of business emerge in the big data industry:  DaaS companies. They operate as a SaaS company, but instead of offering Software as-a-Service, they offer Data-as-a-Service. Through online platforms and APIs, clients of DaaS companies can connect to data, query, and download the relevant parts to ingest the data into their pipelines and workflows. Examples include otonomo and INRIX that provide… Read More

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xyzt.ai’s top 10 new location analytics features in release V2021.1

Pop the champagne! We’ve just released our second major platform update of 2021. We listened to your feedback and focused our development efforts on how we could help accelerate your location analytics capabilities. If you’re new to xyzt.ai, we are a company that provides a big data location analytics platform that allows you to easily… Read More

The Invention of IDD (Ice-cream Driven Development)

By Robin Stevens, Head of Software Engineering @ xyzt.ai Leuven, June 2021 – When starting a new (development) team, it always takes some time and experimenting to find a way of working that … well, works. In software engineering there are already plenty of options available and a host of literature on each of them.… Read More

Third-Party Data and an Easy to Use Data Analytics Tool Are All You Need to Prepare Your Data Strategy for the New Normal

External data is not (yet) a commonly used data source these days, although it can be the light at the end of the tunnel. Leuven, Belgium 26 May 2021 – Companies across industries too often still rely only on the data that is generated in-house. A lot of effort has been made to implement a… Read More

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xyzt.ai Announces the Closing of its First Round of Funding with Business Angels [Company News]

We are thrilled to announce that xyzt.ai has closed its first external funding round, with Heidi Rakels and Eric Lafortune becoming shareholders.  Leuven 09 December 2020 – xyzt.ai (www.xyzt.ai), the Leuven based technology start-up offering an innovative visual analytics SaaS platform for big location data, announces today that it has received the support of smart investors Heidi Rakels and Eric Lafortune.  xyzt.ai brings its users new business insights through a SaaS platform to visualize and analyze big location data. It does so in a unique and effortless way: customer setup takes less than a day, no custom development is required, and users can obtain the insights they are looking for quickly and easily.  With Heidi and Eric, the company adds a wealth of experience to the… Read More

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What Mobile App Data Tells Us About The Impact of COVID-19 on a Country and its Citizens

Covid has touched every part of society and created an unprecedented challenge for governments, public health agencies, medical officials, and populations globally. xyzt.ai has partnered with mobile tech company StartApp to create an interactive case study showing the analysis of the StartApp mobile app data, before, during, and after the lockdown in Belgium. Almost half… Read More

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xyzt.ai Becomes otonomo Data Visualization Partner [Partner News]

xyzt.ai analytics platform leverages otonomo’s connected vehicle data boosting traffic management visualization capabilities and delivering innovative visualizations of multi-layered connected vehicle data. Leuven 24 November 2020 – xyzt.ai (www.xyzt.ai), a Leuven-based technology start-up offering an innovative visual analytics SaaS platform for big location data, announces today that it is now a data visualization partner of… Read More

Need to handle billions of points of data on your mobile? xyzt.ai can!

Leuven, 09 September, 2020 – Our CTO, Bart Adams, has recovered from the UN Global Pulse#AISHackathon, but he couldn’t wait until Feature Friday to showcase our latest feature with you. We are really proud, it’s the result of hard work in the design and implementation of our architecture and algorithms. In this video you see xyzt.ai‘s big data,… Read More

xyzt.ai Selected for the United Nations AIS Big Data Hackathon [Company News]

Leuven, 20 August, 2020 – Another proud moment for xyzt.ai as we have been selected for the United Nations AIS Hackathon during 3-6 September 2020. xyzt.ai is one of the 17 strongest applications chosen from teams all over the world. The #AISHackathon organized by the UN Global Pulse and its partners, challenges researchers to use vessel traffic data to help inform #COVID19 response… Read More

Uncover The Hidden Treasure in your Maritime Big Data [Webinar]

Webinar rewatch Did you miss our recent webinar? xyzt.ai is super excited to announce our joint webinar with Spire, the leading provider of global data and analytics. Join Bart Adams, CTO xyzt.ai and Mark Deverill, Senior Manager, Spire Global. To request access Register here. The maritime industry is undergoing a digitalization revolution. Port authorities, shipping companies,… Read More

Where to obtain AIS data and easily analyze it without writing a single line of code?

AIS data contains information communicated by vessels to report on their location, status, draught, and so on. AIS stands for Automatic Identification System. Vessels are required to report their position and status at regular intervals. The AIS signals are picked up by antennas onshore, on satellites, and on other vessels. Knowing where vessels are moving… Read More

How xyzt.ai Platform Deals with Any Location Data

There is this saying that over 80% of all data is spatially referenced. It shows that spatial technologies are important for data-driven insight generation. But I like to take a different approach. What percentage of real-world objects (including people) is digitally referenced? Or in other words: for how many objects and people do we know… Read More

Slowing Down Corona Means Digital Acceleration

Leuven, Belgium, 23 March 2020 – So unexpected,  such an accelerator …. Yes, Corona will definitely be a huge accelerator for digitalisation. Social contacts changed since digital communication platforms such as Facebook entered our lives, followed by Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok, … Digital friends, digital groups, digital birthday wishes, it all became part of our daily… Read More