POINT-OF-INTEREST DATA DICTIONARY


POI DATA DEFINITION

A Point-of-Interest (abbreviated POI) is a record of a place on a map that someone finds useful or interesting. A POI is typically defined by its geographical coordinates and a few additional attributes like name and category such as hotels, gas stations, residential buildings, historical monuments, beaches, and more.

POI DATA SCHEMA

Data Field

Data Type

Description

brand_name

String

Official name of the establishment (as recognised in the region)

postal_code

String

the zip or pin code of the area/region

Category

String

Type of establishment such as restaurant, gas station

Horizontal_accuracy

Float

GPS accuracy in meters as reported by the device OS

Vertical_accuracy

Float

GPS accuracy in meters as reported by the device OS

Latitude

Float

Latitude of the POI 

Longitude

Float

Longitude of the POI

ipv4 

Float

IP address of the device POI is collected from in a 32-bit format

Address 

String

Full address of the establishment including floor, unit, block, city, postal code etc.

Building_name 

String

Name of the building the establishment is located in (if applicable)

Is_independent

String

Standalone building marker if the established is an independent building of its own 

level_no 

String

floor or rise number of a multi-level building

unit_no 

String

door and floor number

location_name

String

Name of the area in the city where the establishment is located (block, avenue, street, etc.)

City

String

City or town of recorded establishment 

Region

String

State, province, or territory of the city/town the establishment is located in

opening_hours

String

opening and closing hours of the business

Is_open_for_business

String

Indicator for temporarily or permanently closed business

Updated-At

Long

Time of recording the POI to indicate freshness and recency

Operator_name

String

Network provider of the device the Poi is collected from

Country_code

String

ISO2 2-digit alpha country code for OS registered 

Position

String

Description of the spot where the POI is collected for e.g.: front entrance, back entrance, drive-thru

Geohash

String

Unique alphanumeric string to express a location

 

Quadrant offers all or selected POI attributes not limited to the list above based on your specific business needs. We can also add attributes to your existing POI datasets on-demand. 

To evaluate POI data or to verify existing POI datasets contact our POI consultants