DBx GEOMATICS Implements its New Interactive Mapping Technology, CartoVista, in the 'Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan' Web Site

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DBx GEOMATICS, an industry leader in the development of interactive web mapping applications, today announced that Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade has launched its Afghanistan Mission E-Media Tools within the "Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan" website, using DBx GEOMATICS' CartoVista interactive web mapping technology.

DBx GEOMATICS was contracted by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada is to develop its Interactive Map in both official languages to deliver key information about Canada's engagement in Afghanistan. DBx GEOMATICS' experience and the combination of an advanced client interface and a highly scalable mapping engine allowed a quick and seamlessly deployment of a truly innovative mapping solution for Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

CartoVista allows users to select maps and themes that display projects, demographics and multimedia content pertinent to the Afghanistan project. Animated maps, detailed information linked to the thematics displayed in tabular format, along with photos and videos provide visitors with a comprehensive tour of the Canada's efforts in Afghanistan.

To go directly to the interactive map, visit http://www.afghanistan.gc.ca/canada-afghanistan/assets/flash/map-carte.aspx. For more information on Canada's involvement in Afghanistan, visit http://www.afghanistan.gc.ca

DBx GEOMATICS is an industry leader in the development of interactive web mapping applications. The company offers web-based focus products and services to deliver innovative, user-friendly and effective geo-spatial applications.

Leveraging on Adobe Flash & Flex technologies, DBx GEOMATICS developed CartoVista, a software solution that combines best in class vector-based web mapping and state-of-the-art thematic display and visualization. Strategic user data is displayed in innovative and meaningful ways to effectively synthesize and analyze spatial information.

CartoVista is 100% built with Adobe Flash Technology to create a very rich user interface. Since its introduction in 1996, Flash technology has become a very popular method for adding animation, advertisements and interaction to web pages. It is also used to integrate video and develop rich Internet applications. All that is required to view Flash content is the Adobe Flash Player. The CartoVista foundation is a solid graphics technology (Adobe Flash & Adobe Flex) that has been adopted globally and deployed on more than 98% of computers today.

For more information about CartoVista, visit http://www.cartovista.com


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