Denver, CO, United States


CompassData has long been recognized as the world’s leading provider of global ground control data and a trustworthy provider of aviation geospatial data. Since 1994 CDI’s mission has been to map the world and provide consistent, quality, off the shelf survey data at an affordable price. We understand our clients’ need for high accuracy data to support the enhancement of their imagery, LiDAR or geospatial products. We provide aviation products which are FAA DO-200A qualified and we have received ISO 9001:2008 Certification for our Quality Management Systems. CompassData has archived tens of thousands of Ground Control Points (GCPs) across six continents which are available for immediate delivery. These GCPs are utilized for a variety of purposes including imagery orthorectification, Airport Mapping Data Base (AMDB) production, LiDAR control, ground truth verification and sensor calibration. GCPs are available in four levels of accuracy to support multiple sensor requirements. We have the solution for space based sensor calibration or verification. CompassData also provides geospatial verification services. CompassV&V software tools are available to support automated quality control of imagery or LiDAR products. CompassData strives to exceed the expectations of our clients and increase our role within the geospatial community. We have expanded our services to include oil and gas surveys, Unmanned Aircraft System imagery collection and web map hosting.



GCP Archive: Complete Global Coverage - We have relationships with businesses, governments and individual surveyors all over the globe, so we are capable of collecting GPS ground control and survey data anywhere. GIS / GPS Field Services - CompassData's global network of surveyors will do your field collection for you providing guaranteed quality through standardized deliverables that allow you to immediately ingest the data into your GIS. Orthoimagery - Because CompassData owns more Ground Control Points (GCPs) than any other commercial outlet in the world, we have a unique master database to help facilitate our orthorectification process. Imagery Reseller - In addition to being a producer of highly accurate orthoimagery, CompassData is an authorized reseller of high quality aerial and satellite imagery. Utility Mapping - CompassData provides the GPS data and GIS tools to assist utility companies and telecoms with mapping, modeling, managing and maintaining their distributed facilities and networks.

Services Provided:

Application Development, Business Case Development, Data Conversion/Migration, Data Model & Database Design, GIS Strategy and Planning, Hosting Services, Implementation, Needs and Requirements, System Integration, Training Services