Boundary Solutions Awarded Patent for Computerized National Online Parcel-level Map Data Portal

Mill Valley, CA: Boundary Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded U.S. Patent 7,092,957, entitled “Computerized National Online Parcel-level Map Data Portal” for multi jurisdictional search and display of digital parcel map boundaries. The patent relates back to the date of the original provisional patent application filed January 18, 2002.

“Boundary Solutions, Inc.'s, National ParcelMap Data Portal, or NPDP, is a turnkey online geoinformation resource. We are pleased to obtain this patent award in recognition of the seminal work BSI has performed in this field” explained the company's CEO and founder, Dennis H. Klein.

Under this patent, an entered street address, ZIP Code and/or Assessor Parcel ID Number returns a display of the pertinent parcel boundary feature highlighted to differentiate if from the surrounding parcel boundaries. A jurisdiction look up table is referenced to determine which jurisdiction(s) are accessed to retrieve and display the pertinent polygons. Among other features, spatial data is linked to non-graphic property tax records to act as a spatial database model. A metadata profile describing the pertinent data is displayed as needed. Queries can be applied to all parcels on the screen to highlight ones with matching spatial and/or attribute characteristics.

Customers purchasing digital parcel map data from Boundary Solutions receive a limited license to use this patented technology in conjunction with the acquired content

About Boundary Solutions

Boundary Solutions Inc. assembled the most extensive database of parcel map data available from jurisdictions throughout the United States. As of July 2006, a total of 43 million parcels from 340 jurisdictions are normalized and ready for download. Terms and conditions for digital parcel map database acquisition and updates are in place for 450 more jurisdictions, a total of 86 million parcels representing coverage for up to 95% of the nation's land transaction activity. Regardless of source format, all content is subjected to over 20 modification steps to assure universal internal consistency so that an application that works in Seattle also works in St. Pete. Boundary Solutions, BSI, Boundary Solutions logo, National ParcelMap Data Portal, NPDP, and Rooftop Accuracy are trademarks of BSI. All other trademarks and company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners


Chris Harlow
Phone: 205-982-9203
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Boundary Solutions, Inc.


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