emapsite and Technics Group open new door to essential survey mapping
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emapsite and Technics Group open new door to essential survey mapping

June 30, 2011 -- Clients of a leading survey consultancy have been given a direct route into the UK’s widest portfolio of downloadable map data for feasibility and site work.

Mapshop, an innovative online shop hosted by the geoportal emapsite, is now also available through the website of the geospatial survey firm Technics Group.

The companies’ new partnership will benefit the Technics Group client base of land and property professionals such as architects, developers, building contractors and civil engineers, all keen to access site-centred topographic mapping, aerial photography and height and terrain data.

They can also order a comprehensive range of environmental, flood and utilities reports tailored to their chosen site.

Mapshop, at www.technicsgroup.com, is a completely plug-in free application so it can be used on any browser, not just Internet Explorer.

Technics Group Managing Director Graham Mills, who is President of the Survey Association, said: “Mapshop is complementary to our measured survey and other services. It offers a simple online route to essential map data that is ideal for busy professionals.  We expect it to prove increasingly popular across our client base.”

With Mapshop, users can search for their location and view the most up to date and detailed mapping and imagery captured for the site at no cost. They then mark up their project boundary and extract exactly the layers of information they need in a chosen format that will load into their software so they can get on with the job in hand with no delay.

James Cutler, emapsite Chief Executive, said: “We have introduced a series of major service improvements to our Mapshop offering and we are delighted to open another channel by which Technics Group clients can access our hosted mapping content.”

Andrew Murrin of the design-based, multi-disciplined MBH Partnership, a client of Technics Group, said: “Both the range of data available via Mapshop and the flexible choice of formats are outstanding. Mapshop completely speeds up the process of accessing the data we need to analyse sites and generate survey reports.”

Editor’s note

emapsite is widely recognised as a leading source of online digital mapping services and location intelligence solutions. The company, based in Eversley in Hampshire, provides the most comprehensive range of geographic information to professionals in the UK. emapsite also provides geospatial data hosting and delivery services in the location intelligence arena. emapsite is a Premier Partner of Ordnance Survey. For more information, visit www.emapsite.com or call 0118 973 6883.

Technics Group is one of the UK’s leading geospatial survey consultancies. It delivers services ranging from straightforward topographic surveys to complex utility surveys and from expert legal boundary advice to detailed GIS systems and 3D modelling. The company operates throughout the UK and Ireland and has completed projects in India, the Middle East and across Europe. Technics Group undertakes more than 600 projects each year for clients including government agencies, blue chip companies, supermarket chains, housing associations and many smaller businesses. For more information, visit www.technicsgroup.com or call 01483 230080.

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