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Getmapping has launched Aerial Insight a new online service that delivers Land Registry title plans, aerial photography, plus a composite of the two, within 1 day of purchase. Expected to appeal to conveyancers, lenders and property portfolio managers, Aerial Insight provides crucial information about a property and its surroundings that a plan alone cannot. The arrival of Home Information Packs, already seen as a further opportunity to market properties, is likely to create considerable demand for this enhanced product.
Several national geospatial organizations have recently come together to create the Coalition of Geospatial Organizations (COGO). The Coalition evolved after several “Stakeholder” meetings that took place on an irregular basis since 2003. In August 2007, several of these organizations met to discuss areas of mutual concern and interest. In order to promote openness and effective collaboration, it was decided that the group should become a more formal organization.
LizardTech, a division of Celartem, Inc., a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing digital content, announced the release of its free GeoExpress 7 SDK, a toolkit for decoding and viewing MrSID and JPEG 2000 images in third-party applications.
Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator and Geographic Imager spatial tools for Adobe Photoshop announced the inception of the Avenza Forums, a set of online message and information groups for all MAPublisher and Geographic Imager users, evaluators and other interested parties.
Pitney Bowes MapInfo, a provider of location intelligence solutions, announces the publication of a White Paper that details how location intelligence plays a critical role in site location decision-making for retailers.
1Spatial is pleased to announce their support for the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee Meeting in Potsdam, Germany, from 2nd to 6th June.
MapText, a provider of high-quality cartographic text placement software, will demonstrate its latest text placement technology in Booth 314 at the GeoTec Event, to be held in Ottawa, Canada, June 2-5.
Bentley Systems announced that it has been named the world’s No. 2 provider of geospatial software in a second consecutive Daratech research study.
Trimble announced it has been chosen by the Central Financing and Contracting Unit (CFCU) at the Croatian Ministry of Finance to supply 31 Trimble NetR5 Reference Stations, 31 Trimble Zephyr Geodetic antennas and Trimble VRS (Virtual Reference Station) technology to establish a nationwide Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) infrastructure network for the Republic of Croatia called the CROatian POsitioning System (CROPOS). The Trimble VRS network will provide a geospatial infrastructure for surveying, engineering and geographic information system (GIS) professionals that enables high-accuracy, real-time kinematic (RTK) GNSS positioning without the need for separate base stations, significantly increasing efficiency and productivity.