Caliper Mapping and Transportation Glossary

DEFINITION

What is a Digitizer?

A digitizer or digitizing tablet is used to convert paper maps to digital data. By tracing analog maps and drawings with a puck on a digitizer you can add or edit features in a GIS map layer.

What is a digitizer: Digitizer and puck with paper map for digitizing into a GIS layer

GIS Software for Mapping and Datum Conversion

Maptitude Mapping Software gives you all of the tools, maps, and data you need to analyze and understand how geography affects you and your business. The Maptitude digitizing interface supports all digitizing tablets with Wintab compliant drivers. This includes virtually all tablets currently manu­factured for use with PCs.

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