January 21, 2020

Blue Marble Geographics announces partnership with COPTRZ, a UK-based commercial drone company

Hallowell, Maine – January 17, 2020 – Blue Marble Geographics® today announced its first official partnership with a UK GIS-focused company — COPTRZ, UK Commercial Drone Experts. Providing comprehensive support to businesses interested in using drones, COPTRZ will now include Blue Marble’s GIS software and point cloud processing software Global Mapper® and the LiDAR Module® to its portfolio of surveying solutions.

COPTRZ operates with a mission to ‘Revolutionise Organisations Using Drones’ by providing comprehensive support for businesses and individuals wanting to work with drones. With a customer base of over 1,000 companies, including Costain, Pfizer, PwC, BMW, Ford, Thames Water, Ministry of Defence, COPTRZ can provide everything from CAA-approved drone training to the latest drones and UAVs, along with tailored support and guidance across the public safety, surveying and inspection industries.

Global Mapper is a cutting-edge GIS software that provides both the novice and experienced geospatial professionals with a comprehensive array of spatial data processing tools, with access to an unparalleled variety of data formats at a genuinely affordable price. The easy-to-use software includes a full suite of vector and raster editing tools, extensive analysis capabilities, stunning 3D data visualization, and Global Mapper Mobile — a mobile app for field use.

The LiDAR Module is an optional add-on to Global Mapper that provides advanced point cloud processing tools, including Pixels-to-Points for photogrammetric point cloud creation from overlapping drone-captured images, automatic point cloud classification, feature extraction, hydro-flattening, and more.

“Blue Marble Geographics is excited to have COPTRZ included in our reseller partner program,” said Blue Marble Geographics Channel Account Manager, Myles LaBonte. “Our goal is to grow awareness and usage of Global Mapper worldwide and this can only be accomplished by having experienced and trusted partners be a part of our program. I look forward to working with COPTRZ and its associates, and growing our partnership.”

COPTRZ Managing Director Steve Coulson also added: “We’re delighted to be able to add Global Mapper to our product portfolio. Global Mapper is widely regarded by the GIS community as the go-to mapping software for drone surveying. “We see this as having great synergy with our other mapping solutions to deliver a full solution to the GIS community.”


ABOUT BLUE MARBLE GEOGRAPHICS: Blue Marble Geographics® is a GIS and geodetic software company that provides cutting-edge yet accessible products designed for both novice and experienced geospatial professionals. For nearly three decades, the company’s products have been used and trusted by organizations all over the globe — including government agencies, universities, and Fortune 500 companies — all of whom value highly accurate geospatial data and cutting-edge technology.

Blue Marble’s expertise spans a broad spectrum of the geospatial technology sector with a particular focus on coordinate conversion, LiDAR and photogrammetric point cloud processing, geospatial software development, and user-driven product development.

Blue Marble’s products include Geographic Calculator®, the industry standard for precise spatial data conversion and advanced projection management; Global Mapper®, an all-in-one GIS application with a comprehensive array of data processing and analysis tools; and the Global Mapper LiDAR Module™, a suite of powerful tools for editing and processing LiDAR and photogrammetric point clouds from drone-captured images.

Contact Information:
Cíntia Miranda, Director of Marketing
Blue Marble Geographics
Hallowell, ME, USA
+1(207) 622-4622 ext. 1132

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