January 5, 2021

Blue Marble Geographics releases version 8.0 of the GeoCalc Software Development Kit

Hallowell, Maine – January 5, 2021 – Blue Marble Geographics® (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 8.0 of the GeoCalc® Software Development Kit (SDK). This sophisticated and precise coordinate transformation toolkit allows developers to embed Blue Marble’s technology into their geospatial software.

The new release incorporates many new features from the latest version of the Geographic Calculator desktop software, including new IOGP data model types for Usage and Scope Objects, Dynamic Datums, and Ensembles. It also offers integration with the new GeoCalc Online service, the cloud-based version of the GeoCalc library. This convenient service includes a new Point-to-Point Calculator offering three geodetic calculation operations: Convert, Forward, and Inverse.

Version 8.0 of the GeoCalc SDK also comes with a new dialog box for creating/editing Early Bound Coordinate Systems and support for compound transformation, as well as support for Enterprise Datasource file, and many other new features.

“For almost three decades, Blue Marble has been developing industry-leading geodetic software so we recognize the importance of accuracy in location-based data management,” stated Patrick Cunningham, Blue Marble’s President. “With the release of version 8.0 of the GeoCalc SDK, the underlying technology that we employ in our products is available to our OEM partners and geospatial software developers ensuring the same level of geodetic precision in their software products.

The GeoCalc SDK is a fully object-oriented class library designed for GIS professionals and software developers. Blue Marble Geographics offers the underlying coordinate transformation capability of the Geographic Calculator within GeoCalc. More information about Geographic Calculator 2020 can be found at https://www.bluemarblegeo.com/products/geocalc.php


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 around the globe — including government agencies, universities, and Fortune 500 companies.

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 coordinate system 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. All of these desktop tools are also available as software developer toolkits and libraries

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

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