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Sanborn Expands 3-D Digital Maps with Four Major U.S. Cities

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Monday, February 10th 2014
Sanborn | Colorado Springs, Colorado


Sanborn Expands 3-D Digital Maps with Four Major U.S. Cities

World’s Premier National 3-D Building Database Now Includes Full Coverage of Atlanta, Boston, Miami and Seattle

Colorado Springs, CO, February 10, 2014 - For more information contact a local Sanborn professional: http://www.sanborn.com/company/contact.

The Sanborn Map Company announces a key upgrade to its world-class 3-D geospatial product line with the addition of the Atlanta, Boston, Miami and Seattle metropolitan areas. Sanborn’s massive collection of highly accurate 3-D visualization digital data now covers the core downtown areas of nearly 70 major U.S. and international cities.

“Sanborn has the largest database of accurate 3-D cities available,” says Dave Lorenzini, 3-D industry expert. “This expanded metro coverage means more clients can access precision, off-the-shelf models and reap the affordable benefits of 3-D mapping today.”

Sanborn previously has completed large-scale production of 3-D datasets for major metropolitan areas such as Dubai, New Delhi and New York for proprietary customers. The company’s wide range of custom 3-D products offer a host of advantages for emergency response professionals, architects, engineers, real estate developers, urban planners, transportation managers, utility providers and more.

Sanborn creates its 3-D geospatial products by collecting high-resolution aerial imagery to construct highly accurate building footprints, 3-D building models, street centerlines and orthoimagery. The seamless, color-balanced imagery is available in 6-inch and 1-foot pixel resolution and, depending on the city, meets U.S. National Map Accuracy Standards.

In addition to its custom 3-D geospatial products, Sanborn offers CitySets, an off-the-shelf collection of 3-D data that leverages the company’s rich heritage by incorporating detailed building attributes derived from Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps® and field surveys.

View the entire CitySets product line comprising 3-D data for nearly 70 U.S. and international cities at http://www.sanborn.com/services/3dvisualization.

About The Sanborn Map Company 
Sanborn is a preeminent leader in the exploding geospatial industry, delivering state-of-the-art aerial mapping solutions to customers worldwide. Using cutting-edge technology, Sanborn specializes in high-quality aerial and mobile LiDAR, aerial orthophotography, 3-D modeling and visualization, oblique aerial imagery and software development. The firm currently operates a fleet of 14 aircraft across the United States. Sanborn’s technology advantage, innovative image processing expertise, a local presence nationwide and project management proficiency deliver unmatched value to its global customers.

Image: Sanborn's industry-leading 3-D building dataset now includes Atlanta, Boston, Miami and Seattle. Shown here is highly accurate 3-D data of urban Seattle constructed from high-resolution aerial imagery.

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