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    Februrary 2013
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Caliper continues to offer new Country Packages for use with Maptitude, including:

Maptitude Mapping Software for the USA United States

Maptitude Mapping Software for Argentina Argentina

Maptitude Mapping Software for Australia Australia

Maptitude Mapping Software for Brazil Brazil

Maptitude Mapping Software for Canada Canada

Maptitude Mapping Software for Chile Chile

Maptitude Mapping Software for Colombia Colombia

Maptitude Mapping Software for France France

Maptitude Mapping Software for Germany Germany

Maptitude Mapping Software for India India

Maptitude Mapping Software for Ireland Ireland

Maptitude Mapping Software for Italy Italy

Maptitude Mapping Software for Mexico Mexico

Maptitude Mapping Software for Netherlands Netherlands

Maptitude Mapping Software for New Zealand New Zealand

Maptitude Mapping Software for South Africa South Africa

Maptitude Mapping Software for Spain Spain

Maptitude Mapping Software for the UK United Kingdom

Maptitude 2013 Is HereMaptitude Spotlight:

Upgrade to Maptitude 2013 for US$395: Last Chance! 

For a limited time we are extending our US$395 discounted upgrade pricing for all versions (3.x, 4.x, 5.0, 6.0, 2012), including the USA, Brazil, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada Maptitude editions. The discount saves you US$300!

Also, each US order will include a free US ZIP Code update: a US$250 value! The combination of the discount and free data saves you US$550!

Maptitude 2013 is a major new release. Don't miss out on the most detailed and accurate data and demographics ever included. 

For more information please visit us here.

For pricing and ordering information please visit the Mapping Software Storee-mail Maptitude Sales, or call U.S. Sales at +1 617-527-4700

Limited time offer: Valid until March 31, 2013

You need the newest maps, the latest demographics, and the fastest, most
intuitive Maptitude!

Buy or upgrade Maptitude mapping software

 

Maptitude Classroom Training:

Limited Availability! Maptitude 2013 Training:
USA Boston, MA

Maptitude Mapping Software Training DatesThe next scheduled instructor-led training courses will be March 4-6 in Newton, MA (USA). Advance registration is required.

The new and updated curriculum reflects the features in Maptitude 2013.

Space is limited, so register online as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please call Maptitude Training (USA) at +1 617-527-4700, or send an e-mail to sales@caliper.com.

 

Caliper also offers several training options:  

 • Instructor-led classroom training
 • Private training
 • Web-based training

 • Free Learning Resources
 • Free Mapping Software Webinars

 

Free Mapping Resources:

This month's free resource is registration for a Maptitude mapping software live webinar hosted by expert training staff. Q&A sessions are included and the most commonly used tools in the software are covered:  

 • Free Mapping Software Webinar

 

International News:

Updated Country Packages: Mexico and New Zealand

Maptitude 2013 Mapping Software Australia, Brazil, Canada, United Kingdom, United States PackagesCaliper is excited to announce that the Country Packages for Mexico and New Zealand have had a significant update of the geographic information included! The products include a wealth of data and functionality unavailable in any other software.

Maptitude ships with one country of your choice (see complete list), and additional Packages can be purchased separately for US$595.

You can now seamlessly switch between the countries you have purchased, which refreshes the Maptitude interface with country-specific tools such as those for finding, pin mapping (geocoding), routing, and the Create-a-Map Wizard.

If you have any questions, please call Maptitude Sales (USA) at +1 617-527-4700, or send an e-mail to sales@caliper.com.

Did You Know?

Territory Overlap Settings

Maptitude Mapping Software Did You KnowWith Maptitude 2013 you can control how features are added to selection filters.

For example, if you choose to "Remove features from any other sets" in the Selection Options, you ensure that your territories will not overlap while allowing you to reassign areas. You can then convert your sets to boundaries via Tools-Geographic Analysis-Create Districts.    

Maptitude News & Press:

Caliper Offers South Africa Data for Use with the Latest Maptitude 

Caliper Offers State Legislative Districts and 113th Congressional Districts Boundary Files with Census Data  

Caliper Offers 2013 ZIP Codes with Census and ACS Demographics     

Association of Canadian Map Libraries Reviews: Maptitude 2012      

More Maptitude News...

Featured Data Product:

ZIP Codes (USA) with 2011 Census Demographics
NEW: Now Includes 311 Fields of 2011 ACS Demographic Data!

Sample map of ZIP Codes with the new business count dataThe latest ZIP Codes Data Product is available for the entire USA, now with 2011 Census ACS data.

If you make business decisions based on postal data, Caliper quarterly ZIP Code updates will ensure you are using the latest information. The 5-digit ZIP Code Boundaries Data contains a nationwide area database with ZIP Codes for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the territories. It also includes a point database of ZIP Code centroids and 3-digit ZIP Code Areas for the entire country. Caliper updates this file quarterly to provide up-to-date access to United States Postal Service changes.

The product comes with demographic data at no additional cost, including more than 400 fields from the 2011 ACS and 2010 U.S. Census for population, age, marital status, education, occupation, industry, race, income, housing values/characteristics/mortgages, rentals vs. owners, gender, Hispanic origin, mode of travel, and households by type.

The 3-digit and 5-digit ZIP Code areas include 2009 ZIP Code Business Patterns (ZBP) NAICS codes with the number of businesses by detailed industry type (retail, finance, etc.), the number of employees and annual payrolls, and a classification of rural-urban commuting characteristics.   

Price: US$250. Place your order online at the Caliper Store Now.

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Tech Tip:

Using the Create-a-Map Wizard™ to Add Coordinates to an Existing Map

Map from coordinate tableThe Map My Own Data tool in Create-a-Map Wizard now allows you to both locate a table of coordinates (including longitude/latitude) with auto-detection of the best fields to use, and add a new layer to an existing map. These new Maptitude 2013 features reduce the number of steps required to produce your maps.  

The following steps illustrate these new features by walking you through locating coordinate data in an Excel file on an open map in Maptitude 2013:

1.  Use the Map Librarian to open one or more maps. (Choose Tools-Map Librarian then choose a Map Category and the Map(s) you Want. Click OK. If prompted type a location to zoom to and click OK. Maptitude opens the chosen map.)

2.  Choose File-New, choose Map from the list of file types, and click OK.

      Maptitude displays the Create-a-Map Wizard dialog box.

3.  Choose Map of My Own Data from the radio list and click Next.

      Maptitude displays the Choose the File that Contains Your Data dialog box. 

4.  Make sure that Excel Worksheet is the file type, browse for an Excel file that has Longitude and Latitude fields with values, and click Open.

5.  When prompted, choose the Excel sheet that contains your data and click OK

6.  Maptitude finds the mappable fields in your data. Make sure the X Coordinate/Longitude and Y Coordinate/Latitude fields are correct. Click Next.

7.  Check the box to Add your data to existing map and choose your map.

8.  Choose the Locate records in your file by coordinates option. Click Finish.

9.  Type a name for the new layer file and click Save.

10. Maptitude uses the coordinate data in your table to create a new point layer of your locations. A dialog box is displayed reporting how many records were located. Click OK.

Maptitude displays your open map with the new point layer of locations it found in your data.

Featured Maptitude Maps:

Busiest Amtrak Stations Across the United States 

This month we showcase Maptitude maps created by Lucas Mapping Solutions showing the busiest Amtrak Stations across the United States in 2012, with boardings and alightings in relation to population density per square mile.

Amtrak Busy Stations  Amtrak Busy Stations weighted by Population Density

If you would like to see your maps showcased here, please contact Caliper.

 

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