terra IMS announces the release of geoXtract (geoxtract.com), a powerful desktop application that provides users with an easy way to integrate existing data in a variety of formats with Google Maps and Google Earth. geoXtract™ provides an intuitive “wizard” interface that leads users through data selection, data configuration, data processing, and data publishing. All data processing is automated with geoXtract™, so there is no need for users to manually create each data point that will be displayed on the map. Users can easily integrate tens, hundreds, and even thousands of points with Google Maps™ and Google Earth™, and there is absolutely no programming required. See more details here
Archives for July 5, 2007
Today’s GISuser spotlight is on a way cool city guide app called Schmap… I saw it at Where2.0 and have been messing around with it for a bit. Some details… This amazing resource offers up free travel guides/maps that enable you to easily explore virtually any major destination on the planet. The company has schmapped 200 destinations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand – just pick and click to get schmapping! Plan a walking tour, view photos and reviews, cjeck out hotels, restaurants, nightclubs and much more. Perhaps coolest of all, create your own “Schmapplets” and embed them into your blog. This is likely one of the coolest, Free apps you’ll stumble onto this summer! See details on Schmap and on the developer platform – Schmapplets HERE
I’ve been contacted by someone interested in getting in touch with a developer interested in the following: a client of mine in the North Dallas area that does flood determination for insurance purposes. They have a system today that utilizes components from MapInfo with data from Navtech. They are in need of a consultant to come in and help them tune the system. Anyone interested? Contact me (glenn at gisuser.com) and I’ll connect you!
First we delivered details about Lat49 and their solution for serving contextual ads to Google maps, Yahoo! maps, and virtual Earth. Now there’s another player entering this space… from the developer; With Mappam advertisers can within minutes create campaigns on www.mappam.com targeted to geographic locales, paying only when users click through to the advertising website. Adverts are displayed to visitors on the maps of Mappam network partner websites as 16×16 pixel icons which when clicked on open a descriptive text and a link to the advertising website. See http://www.mappam.com/