Intermap selected as first partner for new Esri World Elevation Service
SAN DIEGO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 12, 2011 — Intermap, a leading provider of 3D terrain information and geospatial solutions, today announces that Esri has selected the Company’s NEXTMap® database to serve as a core component of its soon to be released World Elevation Service (WES). The new integration will make Intermap’s leading-edge geographic information system (GIS) data the first commercial content available to subscribers of Esri’s Premium WES.
Esri’s WES, unveiled yesterday at their annual International User Conference, is an aggregation of 3D terrain information available on a global basis. NEXTMap data available to premium subscribers will allow users to perform view shed, line of sight, slope analysis and other common GIS analysis functions. Intermap’s NEXTMap dataset will also be available to users of Esri’s ArcGIS® software.
“This integration allows us to expand our service offering by giving our users access to Intermap’s NEXTMap 3D dataset,” said Jack Dangermond, president of Esri. “Overall, this service will enable users to perform location-based analysis that will improve their organization's performance, effectiveness and efficiency.”
“We’re pleased to be working with Esri on this exciting new service,” said Todd Oseth, president and CEO of Intermap. "The incorporation of Intermap’s DTM (digital terrain model) and DSM (digital surface model) content with Esri’s software creates a powerful offering for customers worldwide.”
For more information about Intermap and its NEXTMap datasets, visit www.intermap.com or visit Intermap booth 2715 at the Esri International User Conference from July 11-15 in San Diego, California. To learn more about Esri and its World Elevation Service, visit www.esri.com.
Intermap is a leading provider of 3D terrain information and geospatial solutions. The company has set the industry standard for creating uniform high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth’s surface. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap has offices and partners around the world. For more information, please visit www.intermap.com.
Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at www.esri.com.
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