PCI Geomatics is raster centric company and focuses on satellite image processing and digital air photo data manipulation. PCIs GeoRaster ETL is a gateway to Oracle. ETL has access to the many formats that makes it an excellent supplemental tool for Oracle, which does not have native support for satellite formats.
Keigan Grid is a collection of COM-compliant grid mapping and spatial analysis objects. It can be used to create custom spatial analysis solutions, or to expand and
enhance existing products. The key to Keigans product is the plethora of
map operations that were formally adopted from Dana Tomlins Map Algebra, to which Keigan add even more functionality. Read More.
Terrain Navigator Pro is a software program that provides access to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) topographic quadrangle maps and USGS Digital Ortho Quarter Quads (DOQQs). The
software and data are packaged together except for the aerial photography that must be downloaded using the Internet on a subscription basis. The
software does an excellent job of working seamlessly between the different quadrangle maps and the ability to display the quads in 3D is an extremely
powerful visualization of the information on the quadrangle maps. Read the entire review here.
In May, MapInfo Corporation announced the release of MapXtreme 2004 on Microsoft® .NET. The product represents the merging of two products,
MapXtreme and MapX, into a single development platform and leverages the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET environment. Read more about the benefits of this software product for web and client-based application development.
The TatukGIS viewer is one of those products that you keep finding more and more functionality the more you use it. Because it reads so many file types,
both vector and raster, I have found it extremely useful in addition to what it is designed for just for viewing graphics files and for map files when you
didnt want to load an entire desktop program just to see part of a project or an image. Read more about the latest functionality of this version.
BusinessMAP 3.5 has done a very good job of solving the issues of cost and ease of use in a desktop mapping product. It comes complete with a very robust amount of high quality data and also has built-in links to the web and your PDA. With the additional data support of aerial photographs, topographic maps, and international data BusinessMap is a very comprehensive software solution. Read the entire product review.
The FME Spatial Data Provider (SDP) Server provides a direct link for reading and serving spatial data from native formats to ESRIs ArcGIS v.8.3 and Autodesks MapGuide v.6.0 or higher without the need for translating the existing data source. The FME SDP Server is an Open GIS Consortium based OLE DB provider that supports over 100 spatial data source formats. Read more about the capabilities and limitations of this product…
GISConnect version 1.0 for AutoCAD is an add-on tool for the AutoCAD environment that combines the power of ArcGISs advanced database and geospatial
capabilities with the extensive use of AutoCAD® drawing tools. GISConnect for AutoCAD provides a bridge of interoperability between the CAD environment and GIS datasources. The product allows CAD users to incorporate
geographically referenced data into their CAD drawings through the GISConnect toolbar and menu. Read the complete product review…
In todays computing environment, with IM, email and everyone having several applications open at once, more than one monitor really makes sense. The Matrox Parhelia board will support up to three monitors in various combinations and configurations. This can include CRTs, LCDs and even a TV.
POWERmap is a desktop mapping application that was developed by Platts, a company engaged providing data and applications to the power industry and
specifically the natural gas, electric, and coal markets. POWERmap contains about 65 mapping layers covering those industries. It is built on an open architecture
using MapInfo technology and users can import or export any information they need such as from a proprietary database.
There has been discussion about how GIS will impact industry applications for years. But what technologies might impact GIS users and vendors? How are GIS companies being "disrupted" by other technologies?