Perth, Western Australia: -- 2nd October, 2001: COBOPLAN, one of Japan's leading home-grown GIS manufacturers, have bundled Earth Resource Mapping's highly popular image serving application - Image Web Server and adopted the compression file format Enhanced Compression Wavelet (ECW) with their software application - Maplet WebGIS.
Maplet features real-time roaming and zooming of vectors across networks. The combination of these superior applications, Image Web Server and Maplet WebGIS, allows users to work with huge images and infinite vector databases from a remote location.
Maplet WebGIS is a native Japanese software application specifically tailored to Japanese GIS problems. Several large organisations have incorporated Maplet including: Osaka Gas, Hokkaido Development Board and Japan Space Imaging.
Mr. Mizuho Yasui, President of Cobo Plan said, '"Users around the world are enjoying Maplet WebGIS because now they have real time access to raster images of virtually any size. Earth Resource Mapping's Image Web Server technology enables Maplet Applications to view extremely large raster images via a network. This capability catapults Maplet to the vanguard of the Japanese GIS community."
For further information regarding Maplet WebGIS please contact Mr Mizuho Yasui at COBOPLAN on +81 6 6997 4550 or
About Earth Resource Mapping Earth Resource Mapping is the world's leading image handling and integrated mapping software company, with a worldwide network of resellers. People in more than 120 countries use ER Mapper to prepare imagery, ECW to compress and use imagery, and the Image Web Server to serve imagery.