Apple Buys Mapping Company Mapsense For Apple Maps


Apple has been working on their Apple Maps software and has already made a couple of acquisitions related to Apple Maps and now it looks like they hare purchased another company, Mapsense.

Mapsense is mapping company that builds tools for analyzing and visualizing location data and Apple has apparently paid between $25 and $25 million for Mapsense.

When asked about the acquisition, Apple gave their standard response which you can see below.

“Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans,” the company said in a statement.

Mapsense started in 2013 and there is a team of 12 people, including the company’s founder, Erez Cohen who will now join Apple. It is not clear as yet on exactly what the Mapsense technology will be used for, as soon as we get some more details, we will let you guys know.