Geospatial Data Distribution and Collaboration Solutions Give NGA Partners Around the World Better Access to Mapping Data
ATLANTA, GA – November 15, 2007 –In its largest deal to date with the U.S. government, TerraGo Technologies announced today that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has licensed Map2PDF, the software used to create GeoPDF® files.
GeoPDF is the only geospatial data distribution and collaboration format that leverages the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) to give users powerful mapping functionality and capabilities via Reader®, an application already installed on hundreds of millions of computers worldwide. Utilizing the GeoPDF format, the NGA can extend maps, imagery and attribute data to virtually any computer, making extensive geospatial intelligence available in a portable format that most people already know how to use.
“This is a very important initiative for TerraGo Technologies as it showcases our ability to provide actionable geospatial data and collaboration capabilities in a portable package that can be used anywhere by just about anyone,” says James Davis, TerraGo Technologies CEO. “The GeoPDF format will be a part of a solution to help make our warfighters and other mission-critical users more efficient and more knowledgeable of the activities within their area of responsibility and help increase geospatial content usage at the edge.”
About TerraGo Technologies
TerraGo Technologies makes it simple to connect all kinds of users to geospatial mapping data. GeoPDF is the industry’s only geospatial data distribution and collaboration solution to leverage the ubiquitous Adobe portable document format breaking down technology barriers between geospatial professionals and the people who need access to geospatial data. Using Map2PDF, geospatial professionals are able to convert complex geospatial information into user friendly, interactive GeoPDF files with extensive embedded data and mapping features. Users leverage Adobe Reader to perform a variety of viewing and editing functions. For more information, visit www.terragotech.com.
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