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Europa Technologies announce first 2012 release of global data product suite

26 March 2012 - For immediate release

At the Esri Partner Conference in Palm Springs, geo-data service provider Europa Technologies has announced the latest version of its market-leading family of global data products.

The 2012.1 release introduces a number of significant improvements including:

  • Support for Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish languages
  • New global bathymetry layers
  • Enlarged populated places gazetteer
  • More hi-resolution coastlines
  • Updated international and 1st/2nd level administrative boundaries
  • Updated time zones with DST for 2012/2013
  • New online delivery option

Additionally, the new release delivers thousands of minor updates and improvements.

The new global release is also available by way of Data as a Service (DaaS) through the viaEuropa platform. viaEuropa provides access to hosted, high quality cartography as a map tile service that can be easily consumed by desktop, mobile and web applications. A free 3 month trial access to viaEuropa is provided with all new licenses.

With new support for Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish, making a total of 16 languages, the global product suite is truly "glocal" by providing local language views to client operation centres worldwide.

Supporting the company's eco-initiatives, online product delivery on a quarterly basis has been made formally available for the first time.

Europa Technologies’ director and founder Warren Vick, said: "Our global data is the most widely deployed digital atlas of the world. This first release of 2012 demonstrates our commitment to offer the most up-to-date and comprehensive data available. Enhanced language support, new bathymetry layers and an online delivery option affirms our position as a market leader."

For more information on Europa Technologies and its global map data products, visit http://www.europa.uk.com/globalmaps

About Europa Technologies

Europa Technologies is an award-winning specialist in digital maps and associated services for a wide variety of market sectors and applications. Our resources allow organisations with international interests to better understand their customers, assets and markets, in a geographic context, to gain a competitive or strategic advantage. Mapping products and services from Europa Technologies are used by many Fortune Global 500 companies and several missions of the United Nations. The company has global licence agreements with a number of leading Internet-based service providers including Google. Through deployment via Google Earth and Google Maps alone, our world data products have been seen by over 700 million people, approximately 1 in 10 of the world's entire population.

For further information, please visit www.europa.uk.com

Contact

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