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Google Maps Geocoding

Modified on: Fri, 12 Nov, 2021 at 11:19 AM

Overview

Normalize and enrich location data in your investigations.


The Google Maps Geocoding Transforms convert coordinates, phrases, and ambiguous addresses into standardized addresses. Investigators can use these Transforms to normalize and enrich their location data, helping discover new patterns and insights.


Google Maps is a web mapping platform and consumer application offered by Google. It offers satellite imagery, aerial photography, street maps, 360° interactive panoramic views of streets (Street View), real-time traffic conditions, and route planning for traveling by foot, car, air, and public transportation. For more information, visit https://maps.google.com/.


You can read more about the Google Maps Geocoding Transforms for Maltego on our website here.


Pricing & Access

Community Hub

Maltego Community Edition users can access the Google Maps Geocoding Transforms for free with a limit of 20 Transform runs per month.


Commercial Hub

Maltego One, Classic, or XL license users have the following access and purchase options:


Data Allowances

Make use of the Google Maps Geocoding TRansforms for free with the following Transform run limits:

  • Maltego Pro: 200 Transforms runs / month
  • Maltego Enterprise: 500 Transforms runs / month


Bring Your Own Key

After consuming their allowance, users can plug in their existing Google Maps API key to continue using the Transforms.


Google Maps Geocoding Transforms

Search for City [Google Maps Geocoding]

Transform Settings
Display Name Setting Type Default Value Optional Popup Authentication
API Key string   True False False
Transform Meta Info
Information Value
Display Name Search for City [Google Maps Geocoding]
Owner Maltego Technologies
Author Maltego Technologies support@maltego.com
Data Source Google Maps Geocoding
Output Entities Phrase
Variants
Transform Name Input Entities Short Description
coordinatestocity maltego.GPS Attempts to find the city of the specified coordinates.
locationtocity maltego.Location Attempts to return the city of the location specified.

Search for Country [Google Maps Geocoding]

Transform Settings
Display Name Setting Type Default Value Optional Popup Authentication
API Key string   True False False
Transform Meta Info
Information Value
Display Name Search for Country [Google Maps Geocoding]
Owner Maltego Technologies
Author Maltego Technologies support@maltego.com
Data Source Google Maps Geocoding
Output Entities Phrase
Variants
Transform Name Input Entities Short Description
coordinatestocountry maltego.GPS Attempts to find the country of the specified coordinates.
locationtocountry maltego.Location Attempts to return the country of the location specified.

Search for Location [Google Maps Geocoding]

Transform Settings
Display Name Setting Type Default Value Optional Popup Authentication
API Key string   True False False
Transform Meta Info
Information Value
Display Name Search for Location [Google Maps Geocoding]
Owner Maltego Technologies
Author Maltego Technologies support@maltego.com
Data Source Google Maps Geocoding
Output Entities Phrase
Variants
Transform Name Input Entities Short Description
coordinatestolocation maltego.GPS Attempts to translate coordinates into a human-readable location.
phrasetolocation maltego.Phrase Attempts to return a location related to the specified phrase.

Search for Coordinates [Google Maps Geocoding]

Description

Attempts to return the coordinates of the location specified.


Transform Settings
Display Name Setting Type Default Value Optional Popup Authentication
API Key string   True False False
Transform Meta Info
Information Value
Display Name Search for Coordinates [Google Maps Geocoding]
Owner Maltego Technologies
Author Maltego Technologies support@maltego.com
Data Source Google Maps Geocoding
Transform Name locationtocoordinates
Input Entities maltego.Location
Output Entities Phrase
Short Description Attempts to return the coordinates of the location specified.

Normalize Location [Google Maps Geocoding]

Description

Attempts to return a normalized location.


Transform Settings
Display Name Setting Type Default Value Optional Popup Authentication
API Key string   True False False
Transform Meta Info
Information Value
Display Name Normalize Location [Google Maps Geocoding]
Owner Maltego Technologies
Author Maltego Technologies support@maltego.com
Data Source Google Maps Geocoding
Transform Name normalizelocation
Input Entities maltego.Location
Output Entities Phrase
Short Description Attempts to return a normalized location.

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