Intermap and Blue Marble Announce Strategic Partnership
New Integration Makes Intermap's leading-edge GIS data available to subscribers of Blue Marble's Global Mapper Software
DENVER (May 29, 2012) - Intermap (TSX:IMP) and Blue Marble Geographics, two of the world's leading providers of highly accurate geospatial data solutions, announced a strategic partnership today to integrate Intermap's NEXTMap® dataset with Blue Marble's Global Mapper software. Users will be able to see this strategic partnership in action and the value of this integration during an online workshop scheduled for June XX when the use of digital terrain models in Global Mapper will be demonstrated live.
Developed as one of the first partner applications for Blue Marble's Global Mapper version 13.2, the integration will provide thousands of GIS analysts access to Intermap's NEXTMap web store 2.0 for rich, high-precision elevation data and expanded coverage data sets.
"Global Mapper has a long history of working with Intermap, and this integration allows us to reaffirm and expand our service offering by giving our users access to Intermap's NEXTMap dataset from within our Global Mapper software," said Patrick Cunningham, president of Blue Marble. "Overall, this partnership will enable our users from across the globe to perform location-based analysis using the most accurate terrain data available."
Available worldwide to thousands of GIS analysts at software, oil and gas, mining, civil engineering, surveying, and technology companies, as well as governmental and university organizations, Blue Marble's integration with Intermap's NEXTMap dataset will help expand the company's reach into new markets around the globe.
"GIS analysts in every industry recognize they need to have the most detailed and current elevation data across the globe right at their fingertips," said Todd Oseth, president and CEO of Intermap. "By bringing the power of Intermap's highly accurate and expansive NEXTMap dataset to Blue Marble's robust Global Mapper software, we can provide users a single solution to deliver seamless, best-of-breed elevation data that's essential for a variety of mapping and geospatial related applications, including flood mapping, emergency response, environmental risk analysis, infrastructure planning and more."
For more information about Intermap, please visit http://www.intermap.com/en-us/home.aspx
Interested parties can register for the Global Mapper/DEM workshop here (link).
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap (www.intermap.com) is a leading provider of Location-Based Information (LBI), setting the industry standard for creating high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface. The Company has remapped entire countries, to build NEXTMap® national databases consisting of affordably priced elevation data and geometric images of unparalleled accuracy. Turnkey solutions can be purchased from the Company's NEXTMap Online Store, a hosted web services platform offering a variety of subscription levels by geography, data-layer, individual or enterprise wide license. Intermap's cloud-based hosted model offers customers the most convenient and affordable method to satisfy a customer's needs with both a Platform as a service (PaaS) and Software as a service (SaaS) options. For more information about Intermap's web services please visit http://www.intermap.com/en-us/purchase.aspx.
About Blue Marble
Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, ME is a leading developer and provider of software products and services for highly accurate geospatial data conversion solutions. Blue Marble is known for its coordinate conversion and GIS visualization software expertise including the Geographic Calculator and GeoCalc SDK, as well as Global Mapper. The company has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for almost 20 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Learn more at www.bluemarblegeo.com.
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