Anchorage, Alaska, April 9, 2014—Ordnance Survey, Great Britain has selected DAT/EM Systems International® as their primary photogrammetric mapping software provider. The Summit Evolution™ software will be used for GIS and land base feature capture and editing for their mapping programs within Great Britain.
Ordnance Survey purchased 35 Summit Evolution licenses after a yearlong trial period based on its ability to easily integrate with their data capture and maintenance software, Object Editor. Summit Evolution by DAT/EM Systems International is known for its interfacing capabilities which DAT/EM continues to expand as their clients and technologies change and grow.
“Ordnance Survey has long been recognized as a leading mapping authority around the world” says Jeff Yates, DAT/EM General Manager, “and we are very pleased to have been selected to help maintain and develop their mapping in the future.”
In April 2014, DAT/EM Systems International will provide custom training to Ordnance Survey staff for their Summit Evolution Professional and Feature Collection licenses. The training will include techniques to successfully utilize the extensive features of the Summit Evolution digital mapping software in the Ordnance Survey’s unique production environment.
About Ordnance Survey, Great Britain. Ordnance Survey is an independent department within the United Kingdom Government. Its remit is to create and maintain the ‘master map’ of Great Britain from which others derive benefit, effectively underpinning the geographic framework of Great Britain.
Ordnance Survey manages national large scale digital data with coverage that includes building level detail, maintaining a database of 460 million features with up to 10,000 changes made daily. From the database, Ordnance Survey produces a range of digital data and paper maps for business, leisure, educational and administrative use.
About DAT/EM Systems International. DAT/EM Systems International, located in Anchorage, Alaska, USA, has been developing photogrammetric software since 1987. DAT/EM specializes in 3D stereo viewing and feature data collection software. Its products include the Summit Evolution digital stereoplotter and proprietary Capture interfaces that allow Summit Evolution to digitize directly into MicroStation®, AutoCAD®, or ArcGIS®. For more information, please visit DAT/EM’s website at www.datem.com or email [email protected].