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Pitney Bowes Software – Spectrum Spatial


Spectrum Spatial - Pitney Bowes Software

There are a number of trends that impact our customers and partners. One of the most significant is that consumers through their utilisation of services from Google, Bing, Apple and others, have incorporated location services into many aspects of their everyday lives. This has greatly contributed to a trend referred to as the consumerisation of GIS, which because of its pervasiveness increasingly requires non-GIS experts to build and support location-based applications and services.

Consider the ever growing sources of spatial data–for example, cellphones, tablets, laptops, location enabled devices, censor/trace data – the amount of location-enabled data has grown exponentially in terms of volume, variety, and velocity, which requires more flexibility and higher performing technologies. These trends and others increase the value of technologies like Pitney Bowes Spectrum Spatial. At Pitney Bowes, we have focused our product roadmap to better enable us to address the growing needs of national and multinational organisations that must rapidly build and centrally manage location-based services to fulfill the growing needs of their customers, citizens, and employees.

Spectrum Spatial is an enterprise location intelligence platform designed to provide organisations with a suite of broadly applicable location capabilities – spatial analysis, geoprocessing, routing, geocoding, and mapping.These capabilities can be combined with a wide range of Spectrum’s data management capabilities and our extensive data catalogue to solve a diverse variety of business problems.

It provides organisations with a way to centrally manage and deliver a powerful array of the most frequently requested location services, and apply those services across departments and applications. Using standards-based or OGC certified web services technologies, Spectrum Spatial delivers precise and reusable functionality in a scalable, high-performance package that does not require GIS expertise.

It enables organisations to deploy location services for Web or mobile applications to support business users and consumers. It supplies location services to multiple, disparate applications from a centrally managed platform and deploys one or more location-enriched applications across multiple geographies. It also integrates location capabilities across multiple departments or into multiple existing business applications.


  • Provide a well-defined set of location functionality proven to solve real business problems.
  • Using open standards to ensure seamless integration within existing IT and amongst numerous applications.
  • Enabling the rapid delivery of location capabilities to any application using standards-based web services.
  • Delivering its capabilities on premise or a proportion of the functionality OnDemand or in a hybrid mode.