More than 2,000 value-added resellers, developers, consultants, data providers, and Esri Authorized Training Program instructors partner with Esri to deliver a variety of value-added services and solutions to the GIS user community worldwide. In each issue of ArcNews, we are proud to highlight a few of these partners and the data, software, and services they provide. For a complete list and description of partners' offerings, visit the Esri Web site (www.esri.com/partners).
ACT GISA Division of GeoPrise
GeoPrise.NET Economic Development Application is an Internet-based tool for researching commercial development sites. GeoPrise.NET uses ArcWeb Services to generate demographic market profile reports for selected areas. It is an out-of-the-box, easy-to-use application that automates the analysis and selection of regionally available properties in a fraction of the time required by other methods. It also performs critical property and business analysis without any special GIS training and has wizard-based installation, updating and customization.
QCoherent Software's LIDAR extension allows the use of large, virtually limitless, LIDAR point clouds in ArcGIS 9.1 and 9.2 software. LP360 is a first-of-its-kind LIDAR extension that employs a specially designed ArcMap data layer to access and draw points directly from standardized binary format for storing files, allowing the integration of LIDAR point clouds as another tool for sophisticated and seamless GIS analysis and visualization. If users have large LIDAR datasets, LP360 is a fast, reliable, and easy-to-use ArcGIS extension that solves integration problems and more.
East View Cartographic, Inc.
East View Cartographic (EVC) provides authoritative maps and geospatial data from around the world. EVC offers topographic maps, DEMs, vector data, satellite and aerial imagery, geological maps, nautical charts, and atlases, all of which are compatible with most Esri software. GIS services include custom digital mapping and GIS data production. EVC's global outsourcing management services match customer project requirements with the best-suited resources available throughout the world. EVC also used ArcIMS and ArcSDE in the design of its online store. Customers include government agencies, geospatial industry companies, academic researchers, and engineering firms.
Geologic Data Systems
Geologic Data Systems (GDS) specializes in digital surface geologic mapping for the petroleum and mineral industries using high-quality satellite and aircraft images. The geologic datasets are generally the most detailed work available in many parts of the world on a commercial basis. All GDS maps are compatible with industry-standard software, including ArcInfo and ArcView, to permit rapid integration with seismic well or production data. Geologic Data Systems is owned and staffed by geologists with extensive experience in remote-sensing interpretation, field geology, petroleum exploration, and minerals prospecting.
AnalyGIS is an integrator of geospatial products and solutions for the desktop and the Web. Its best-blend approach helps customers leverage existing technology while providing additional services to expand its overall mapping capabilities. Utilizing ArcGIS, ArcIMS, and RouteMAP IMS technology, AnalyGIS specializes in mobile mapping, custom Web mapping applications such as find-the-nearest and route optimization, and custom maps and digitization. The company also offers a variety of affordable spatial data and software. AnalyGIS has much experience serving private business, and the majority of its customers hail from the telecommunications, commercial real estate, retail, and insurance industries.