May 15, 2006

Blue Marble Releases GeoObjects® 4.1 now with S-57 Nautical Chart support!

Gardiner, Maine — May 15, 2006 – Blue Marble Geographics ( announces the release of GeoObjects® 4.1, a leading map display tool kit for GIS developers. Blue Marble, known for their coordinate conversion technology, is also the creator of industry leading map display, image reprojection, referencing, and map file translation technology. Their libraries are used worldwide by thousands of GIS developers at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, and military organizations.

“This latest version of GeoObjects comes with many improvements,” stated Blue Marble Director of Sales, Kris Berglund. “We’ve expanded our file format support on many levels, including the addition of S-57 nautical chart support, raster display, and expansion of vector file format translation. We’ve also expanded our sample code to be more complete and helpful for developers.”

GeoObjects® 4.1 is a high-performance, 32-bit COM control for spatial data access, display, and analysis. The design of the control allows a developer to quickly create high-end GIS applications on any Windows platform. Its ability to display and interact with most industry standard vector and raster file formats makes GeoObjects® a must have for any GIS or software developer. GeoObjects® is also the core engine display tool behind Blue Marble Geographics desktop applications.

GeoObjects® 4.1 introduces display support for .e00 export format, TIGER/Line® files, internally referenced images, and binary DXF files. We’ve enhanced our read of BML and DGN files. Users can now manually specify datum shifts and use the Hotine Two Point Projection. We’ve also added methods to control the zoom mode of the map window to make it easier to implement zoom in, out, and pan features. This release also includes new sample projects for VB.NET development.

About Blue Marble Geographics: Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, Maine is a leading developer and provider of geographic software products that provide sensible solutions for users and developers of geographic data. Blue Marble has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for over 12 years and currently serves over 130,000 customers in over 120 countries. Learn more at

Contact Information:

Kris Berglund

Blue Marble Geographics

Gardiner, ME, USA

800-616-2725 / 207-582-6747

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