Europa Technologies announce first 2012 release of global data product suite

March 26, 2012 -- At the Esri Partner Conference in Palm Springs, geo-data service provider Europa Technologies has announced the latest version of its market-leading family of global data products.

The 2012.1 release introduces a number of significant improvements including:

  • Support for Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish languages
  • New global bathymetry layers
  • Enlarged populated places gazetteer
  • More hi-resolution coastlines
  • Updated international and 1st/2nd level administrative boundaries
  • Updated time zones with DST for 2012/2013
  • New online delivery option

Additionally, the new release delivers thousands of minor updates and improvements.

The new global release is also available by way of Data as a Service (DaaS) through the viaEuropa platform. viaEuropa provides access to hosted, high quality cartography as a map tile service that can be easily consumed by desktop, mobile and web applications. A free 3 month trial access to viaEuropa is provided with all new licenses.

With new support for Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish, making a total of 16 languages, the global product suite is truly "glocal" by providing local language views to client operation centres worldwide.

Supporting the company's eco-initiatives, online product delivery on a quarterly basis has been made formally available for the first time.

Europa Technologies’ director and founder Warren Vick, said: “Our global data is the most widely deployed digital atlas of the world. This first release of 2012 demonstrates our commitment to offer the most up-to-date and comprehensive data available. Enhanced language support, new bathymetry layers and an online delivery option affirms our position as a market leader."

For more information on Europa Technologies and its global map data products, visit

Editor’s note

Europa Technologies is a specialist manufacturer of digital world map data for a wide variety of market sectors and applications. Our products allow organisations with international interests to better understand their customers, assets and markets, in a geographic context, to gain a competitive or strategic advantage. Products from Europa Technologies are used by many Fortune Global 500 companies and several missions of the United Nations. The company has global licence agreements with a number of leading Internet-based service providers including Google. Through deployment via Google alone, our world data products have been seen by over 700 million people, approximately 1 in 10 of the world's entire population.

For more information, visit, follow us on Twitter at @europatech or on LinkedIn at

Media enquiries to Europa Technologies marketing and communications manager at Email Contact or call 01932 645555.

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