BOSTON, MA, USA - September 18, 2008 - Caliper Corporation is now shipping the latest version of Maptitude for Redistricting, the leading software for congressional, state legislative, and local government redistricting. Maptitude for Redistricting has defined the redistricting software market since its introduction in 1997. Designed with the help of redistricting professionals from many of the state legislatures, Maptitude for Redistricting is reliable, feature-rich, and easy to learn.
Maptitude for Redistricting was used by a majority of state legislatures during the 2000 redistricting cycle. Caliper Corporation has continued to improve Maptitude for Redistricting each year, and this new version represents a major leap into the next redistricting cycle with new features, the latest Census geography and data, one-button conversion of existing redistricting plans to the latest TIGER geography, new and enhanced reports, an updated manual and context-sensitive help, a state-of-the-art mapping software interface, open access to industry-standard file formats, interoperability with Google Maps and Google Earth, network options, web solutions, and more. Whether you are an existing client or new to Maptitude for Redistricting, you will greatly benefit from this new version of the software as you prepare for 2010.
Maptitude for Redistricting is a special edition of Caliper Corporation’s Maptitude Geographic Information System software. Maptitude is a full-featured GIS that has set new standards for performance and value. It provides a complete set of desktop mapping and spatial analysis functions, as well as nationwide geographic data sets including streets with address information, plus ZIP Codes, states, counties, census tracts, and other census boundaries with over 600 demographic variables.
Maptitude for Redistricting 5.0 is available for Microsoft Windows 2000, XP and Vista, and is compatible with a wide range of other GIS and database software.
Caliper Corporation ( www.caliper.com) is a leading developer of packaged and custom GIS products, including Maptitude®, TransCAD® and TransModeler®. Caliper GIS mapping software is used by more than 70,000 users in over 70 countries.
For more information, go to www.caliper.com/redistricting or contact Howard Simkowitz at 202-652-1024 or by email at Email Contact.
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