NEWTON, MA (USA) - Caliper Corporation, the leader in the development of cost-effective professional map software, has announced that is has become an associate member of the Open Geospatial Consortium.
As an Associate Member, Caliper will participate in OGC's Technical Committee Discussion, contributing to the professional discussion of issues and items related to the specifications that provide the ability to build and deploy interoperable geospatial solutions in the larger IT domain. Caliper's flagship mapping application, Maptitude, supports over 50 file types and more than 100 GIS and CAD formats, including OGC Standards such as the OGC Web Map Service (WMS).
Stewart Berry, Director of Product Management for Mapping Software, said, "We are extremely pleased to be part of the OGC's Technical Committee and we look forward to collaborating with this consortium of companies, government agencies, research organizations and universities. We believe we can bring significant industry and technology experience to participate in the consensus process and support the creation of geospatial standards that that can empower technology developers to make geospatial information and services more accessible and useful."
With a focus on usability, Maptitude is designed to be a cost-effective and comprehensive mapping software and data product. Maptitude enables organizations to leverage their location-based information to improve decision making and planning, while minimizing expenditure through competitively priced solutions.
Maptitude includes everything required for geographic market analysis, is considered the easiest-to-use professional mapping product, and costs only US$695. Upgrade pricing is available (more...) and for ordering information please visit the Mapping Software Store, e-mail Maptitude Sales, or call U.S. Sales at +1 617-527-4700.www.MappingSoftware.com
Caliper Corporation develops state-of-the-art Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. Caliper is a privately-held corporation and is a leading developer of mapping, redistricting, transportation, traffic simulation, and GIS software. Caliper is also a highly regarded consulting and R&D provider offering professional services in quantitative management consulting, transportation, and decision support systems development. Caliper software products are supported with extensive technical services in GIS applications and training, database development, and software customization.
The OGC is an international consortium of more than 500 companies, government agencies, research organizations, and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available geospatial standards. OGC standards support interoperable solutions that “geo-enable” the Web, wireless and location based services and mainstream IT. OGC standards empower technology developers to make geospatial information and services accessible and useful with any application that needs to be geospatially enabled. Visit the OGC website at http://www.opengeospatial.org/contact.
For further information on Maptitude please contact: Media Relations, Caliper Corporation, +1 617 527 4700, firstname.lastname@example.org.