May 18, 2009 -- 3-GIS, an Alabama based software development and services company, has announced the release of Buzz, a mobile viewing solution designed specifically for BlackBerry® smartphones.
In 2008, 3-GIS joined the BlackBerry® Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Alliance Program with the goal of designing a solution that would give BlackBerry smartphone users access to the GIS (Geographic Information System). With the introduction of the Buzz application for BlackBerry smartphones, 3-GIS has accomplished this goal, giving users across the enterprise the ability to view and query GIS data with their BlackBerry smartphone.
“BlackBerry smartphones have such a significant presence in our market space,” says Tom Counts, president of 3-GIS. “We recognized that there is a large unaddressed user-base in our client market that is fully committed to the BlackBerry platform. We designed Buzz to meet the needs of these customers without the requirement of additional hardware.”
Developed to utilize the ESRI ArcGIS Server technology, Buzz is targeted to the utility, telecommunications and emergency management industries; but can be extended to other markets with a geodatabase. Currently, Buzz can run on the BlackBerry® Pearl™ series, BlackBerry® Bold™ and BlackBerry® Curve™ series smartphones utilizing the AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless cellular networks.
For more information on the Buzz, please visit http://www.3-gis.com/products/buzzforblackberry.html.
3-GIS is a premier GIS software development and services company. The company provides customized software and solutions to a variety of companies in the Utilities, Telecommunications and Emergency Management markets. 3-GIS builds, interfaces, and integrates many diverse asset management systems, work management systems, analysis packages and other specialized software. 3-GIS offers the 3-GIS Suite of products, an ArcGIS Server-based suite of thin-client asset management products.
For more information, visit www.3-GIS.com.
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