NEWARK CA, August 24, 2005: RMSI, a global leader in the geospatial information and software services industry, and its consortium partners have won a major data capture mapping contract, with Land Registry in Ireland.
The consortium, which also includes Landmark Solutions, UK, and Proteus Solutions Ltd, Cork and Dublin Ireland, will partner to convert, store and manipulate the Registry’s 32,000 map sheets, which contain an estimated 2.4 million land parcels. The database of maps will link to the corresponding Land Registry folio.
The new five-year contract commenced in June 2005, and will involve converting existing paper map records for over 1.6 million properties into an electronic format as part of the Land Registry’s large-scale Digital Mapping Project. RMSI, which also has offices in the US and UK, expects to hire an undisclosed number of new employees in fulfillment of the large contract.
According to RMSI CEO Ajay Lavakare, “RMSI and our consortium partners are pleased to have won this vote of confidence from the Land Registry of Ireland. We expect the newly digitized data archive to result in significant improvements in the number of applications processed, as well as reductions in transaction and handling times.”
Commenting on the project, Catherine Treacy, Land Registry’s Chief Executive and Registrar of Deeds and Titles, said: “The transfer of all of our records from paper to electronic format marks a significant step in reaching Land Registry’s overall objective of a digital mapping system with the capacity for online geographical searching and browsing of Land Registry titles.”
Originating in Silicon Valley in 1992, the company was founded and is managed by alumni from Stanford University. Today, RMSI's resource base comprises over 600 software, data and technology specialists. The company is part of one of the UK's largest listed companies, the Daily Mail and General Trust plc. The combination of technical, financial, and human resource strengths, coupled with domain knowledge in many vertical markets, makes RMSI a unique global solution provider.
RMSI's core competency lies in full-service GIS and spatial solutions. This is well supported by strong complementary competencies in application software services, data engineering, and spatial modeling and analytics. The ability to offer complete solutions, comprising data, software and engineering under one roof, is a key differentiator for the company. For more information, visit
About Land Registry Ireland
The Land Registry is the State authority responsible for the registration of property transactions in Ireland. The core work of the Land Registry involves examining and assessing the legal effect of various title deeds, certificates, maps, statutory declarations and other documents that are submitted as “Applications for registration”. For further information, visit
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