Latest Version of TerraGo Publisher™ Extends Esri® ArcGIS® 10 and Offers Enhancements for Creating GeoPDF® Maps and Imagery

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TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS Now Includes Advanced Layer Control, International Language Support, and ISO/OGC Specification Options for Publishing GeoPDF

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TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS Now Includes Advanced Layer Control, International Language Support, and ISO/OGC Specification Options for Publishing GeoPDF

TerraGo® Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of geospatial collaboration software solutions and Esri® Gold Tier partner, has released TerraGo Publisher™ for ArcGIS version 5.6 for both desktop and server environments. TerraGo Publisher extends leading geospatial applications such as Esri ArcGIS® to create highly portable, interactive TerraGo GeoPDF® maps and imagery.

TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS version 5.6 offers significant enhancements and user benefits, including:

  • Compatibility with Esri ArcGIS 10: Customers who have upgraded to ArcGIS 10 can now install TerraGo Publisher 5.6 to create, as well as import and view, GeoPDF maps and imagery.
  • Advanced layer control: The new, advanced layer control in TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS enables GIS professionals to control layer order and select layers to include (or not include) within the GeoPDF export configuration. Once layers are selected they can also be "sealed" to simplify the output for the GeoPDF consumer.
  • Easy options for ISO and OGC specifications: TerraGo Publisher offers a new feature for easily selecting ISO 32000 or Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) specifications for publishing geospatial PDF.
  • Internationalization: TerraGo Publisher now supports internationalization so that the application can be localized in languages other than English. TerraGo is working with strategic partner Hitachi Solutions to offer TerraGo Publisher in Japanese.

"TerraGo is a valuable Esri partner that we work closely with in our efforts to transform the way customers use geospatial intelligence," said Ann Jachim, partner manager at Esri. "TerraGo software and GeoPDF extend Esri ArcGIS 10 to offer a complementary way for mobile users in the field to access geospatial information, capture field data, and share their intelligence with other users."

TerraGo GeoPDF maps and imagery created from TerraGo Publisher are georeferenced versions of standard PDF files, serving as highly portable containers of mapping information, imagery and data from geospatial applications. Mobile users in the field who do not use GIS software and operate in disconnected environments use GeoPDF to exploit valuable geospatial intelligence.

With intuitive applications such as TerraGo Toolbar™ and TerraGo Mobile™, anyone, anywhere can personalize geospatial intelligence, collaborate with other mobile users, and round-trip field data back to the enterprise.

"TerraGo GeoPDF solutions that extend Esri ArcGIS 10 are mission-critical to Esri and TerraGo's joint government and commercial customers," said Jim Sheen, vice president of products and services at TerraGo. "Through working closely with strategic partners such as Esri, TerraGo is accelerating the development of joint solutions and ensuring continued, rapid delivery of innovative and intuitive capabilities for geospatial collaboration."

To upgrade to the latest versions of TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS or TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS Server, please contact support(at)terragotech(dot)com. To purchase TerraGo Publisher, please contact sales(at)terragotech(dot)com. More information and free trial downloads are available at http://www.terragotech.com.

About TerraGo Technologies
TerraGo Technologies delivers software applications that extend the access and application of maps and imagery for mobile field professionals who rely on geospatial information to do their jobs. Thousands of global organizations, including many defense and intelligence agencies, petroleum and utility companies, public safety departments, and environmental engineering teams, depend on TerraGo software. The TerraGo Publisher™ Suite allows organizations to consume and optimize data from any source and create GeoPDF maps and imagery. The TerraGo Collaboration™ Suite offers desktop, Web-based and mobile software applications that automate geospatial collaboration and information gathering and sharing. When used in conjunction with TerraGo Composer™, customers are able to configure easy-to-use 2D and 3D maps, imagery, and digital GeoPDF MapBook products while embedding relevant business context, forms, and workflows. With a strong ecosystem of partners, including Adobe, BAE Systems, Esri, ERDAS, Hitachi, Intergraph, and Trimble, millions of professionals use geospatial data that has been enabled by TerraGo in order to be more productive, improve quality, and make better decisions. For more information, visit http://www.terragotech.com.

TerraGo software creates GeoPDF maps and imagery that conform to the specifications published by the Open Geospatial Consortium as an OGC Best Practice and those published by Adobe as proposed geospatial extensions to ISO 32000.

TerraGo and GeoPDF are registered trademarks of TerraGo Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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