September 20, 1998

Blue Marble Enters the Autodesk Developer Network Program

Blue Marble Geographics recently expanded its relationship with Autodesk, Inc by qualifying as a member of the Autodesk Developer Network Program.

During the last five years, Blue Marble has developed plug’n’play software components that accentuate Autodesk software. “We remain committed to providing component solutions that strengthen Autodesk’s position in the GIS marketplace”, commented Jeff Cole, President and founder of Blue Marble. Both Application Tools and Development Tools are provided by Blue Marble for data format display and translation, image registration, transformation, reprojection, tiling and mosaicing, coordinate conversion, datum transformations, map projection support and GPS connectivity.

Autodesk is the world’s leading supplier of PC design software and PC multimedia tools. The company’s products and data management tools are used in many industries including geographic information to take advantage of the GIS and CAD technologies. Autodesk has three million customers in over 150 countries, and is the fourth largest PC software company in the world. In addition to its headquarters in California, Autodesk has a network of U.S. and international offices and research centers as well as more than 4,100 valued-added resellers and distributors of its software worldwide.

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