Boundless Introduces New Lightweight, Portable, Offline Basemap Server
With Boundless Offline Tile Server, Users Can Access and Provide Street-Level Maps Anywhere in the World
St. Louis, MO – May 22, 2018 – Boundless, the leader in open and scalable GIS, today introduced Boundless Offline Tile ServerTM, a lightweight, portable, purpose-built map tile server that provides detailed global basemaps on demand while offline. With this announcement, Boundless continues to demonstrate its leadership in innovative GIS solutions and fulfills an important requirement in the first responder, field operations, and disaster response communities to be able to access and provide basemaps without an internet connection.
“Boundless has always led the open GIS community with development and enhancement of robust, affordable, efficient web servers,” said Anthony Calamito, Chief Geospatial Officer at Boundless. “Now, it’s only natural that we bring this same capability to a portable offline format, allowing our users to visualize detailed basemaps in a completely disconnected environment. This is a breakthrough offering for the defense, intelligence and first responder communities and we are excited about the possibilities.”
Introducing Boundless Offline Tile Server
Boundless Offline Tile Server is a lightweight, purpose-built map tile server that provides detailed, street-level global basemaps on demand while offline. Users now have web mapping capabilities without being connected to the internet.
Key advantages include:
- Unparalleled Performance: Optimized for speed using pre-processed tiles, predictively serves to client applications through high-performing content and services.
- Lightweight and Portable: Ideal for offline operations, setup is quick and easy and uses minimal resources. Supported on Windows, MacOS, and Linux operating systems.
- Offline Access: Access and view content anytime, anywhere, even in the most remote locations – all with the performance you experience in a connected environment.
- Global Coverage: Includes current Open Street Maps with worldwide coverage, from zoom levels 1 (the world) to 14 (small streets and buildings).
- Data Currency: Based on your operations, content updates are delivered monthly, quarterly or annually. Have the data you need, when need it.
- Standards-Based: Open source data delivered in OGC-compliant Geopackage or standard Mapbox Tile formats.
Boundless delivers innovative GIS solutions through a unique combination of technology, products, and expertise, giving enterprises deeper intelligence and insights into their location-based data. Boundless solutions are built on open GIS technology and APIs that generate actionable location intelligence across third-party apps, content services and plugins for enterprise applications.
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Boundless is the leader in open, scalable enterprise-grade GIS software. Boundless empowers state and local governments, federal agencies and commercial enterprises to control the development of their GIS ecosystems and unlock the value of their location-based data to make better decisions, answer location intelligence questions and more fully understand their world. The experts at Boundless reduce the cost and time of deploying, managing and enriching the use of geospatial software with scalable, open GIS solutions – including Server™, Exchange™, AnywhereTM, Offline Tile ServerTM, Desktop™, and Connect™. Learn more at boundlessgeo.com. Follow Boundless @boundlessgeo.