GeoAnalytics® Implements Web-Based Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) Solution For Oakland County, Michigan

CHICAGO, IL – March 30, 2005– GeoAnalytics, Inc., a leading provider of geographic and land information systems (GIS/LIS) technology and management consulting, has completed implementation of a first-generation Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) system based on Web and ESRI Geographic Information System (GIS) technology for Oakland County, Michigan.

The project involved deployment, customization, and integration of GeoAnalytics’ tracServe solution with the County’s existing ESRI ArcIMS and ArcSDE GIS environment, and CompassCom’s CompassLDE AVL Server solution. Key customization services included developing Web-based vehicle status reports using Crystal Reports Version 10 and making presentation enhancements to meet County website standards. “An important element of this AVL solution implementation is that it leverages the County’s existing enterprise RDBMS and GIS infrastructure already in place including Microsoft SQL Server and ESRI ArcIMS and ArcSDE technologies,” notes Scott Stocking, GeoAnalytics’ Project Manager and Analyst. “Coupled with CompassCom’s FDE Server technology, it provides a scalable architecture for mobile asset tracking that can be used by all County Departments.” GeoAnalytics is currently working with the County to identify and advance a number of second-generation AVL system enhancements. These enhancements will provide additional functionality as well as help the County extend AVL services to interested municipal partners.

tracServe is a Web GIS-based solution for vehicle location tracking and operations monitoring provided by Varion Systems, the solutions division of GeoAnalytics. Powered by ESRI ArcIMS technology, tracServe works with your ESRI GIS map layers and with any AVL provider based on open industry standards. tracServe integrates seamlessly with the CompassFDE universal server and provides a full suite of capabilities for real-time and historical-playback reporting. It can be made an integral part of your GIS and Asset Management enterprise.

CompassCom Inc.’s CompassLDE (Location Data Engine) is a universal server that provides a fully interoperable communications environment for mobile resource tracking. CompassLDE is capable of receiving wireless data inputs simultaneously from thousands of mobile assets, including vehicles in multiple fleets.

About GeoAnalytics, Inc.

GeoAnalytics (, The Leader in GIS Consulting´┐Ż, specializes in the planning, design, and implementation of custom, enterprise-level information systems. Providing high quality, leading edge consulting and applications development services to clients in both the public and private sectors, GeoAnalytics offers unique technical capabilities and expertise in Land Records, Transportation, Homeland Security, Business Geographics, and Environmental Management. Founded in 1995, GeoAnalytics is headquartered in Madison, WI and has team members located in Chicago, IL, West Palm Beach, FL, Austin, TX, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Redlands, CA.

About Varion Systems

Varion Systems (, a division of GeoAnalytics, is a leading source of best-of-breed, spatially enabled software solutions designed to improve local government business processes. The firm provides a combination of off-the-shelf solutions, custom development, and integration services in the Land Management, Asset Management, Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) tracking, and Web-GIS industries.

About CompassCom, Inc.

CompassCom (, established in 1994 and located in Centennial, CO., is the premier provider of mobile resource management solutions to the GPS, Geographic Information System (GIS) and Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) markets. CompassCom offers end-to-end solutions through its business partners GeoAnalytics Inc., ESRI Inc., Nextel, Trimble Navigation and Cingular Wireless.

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