ESRI provider of GIS technology recently announced that ArcIMS 9.1 Route Server, the latest version of ESRI’s routing extension to ArcIMS, is now shipping. This new version is compatible with ArcIMS 9.1, which was released in May 2005. A key enhancement to ArcIMS Route Server is the ability to handle complex turn restrictions ((for example, conditional maneuvers such as when a left turn is allowed but a left turn followed by a right turn is not allowed).
ArcIMS Route Server offers the ability to incorporate point-to-point driving directions and fast, accurate routing into Web sites built with ArcIMS. It calculates optimal routes based on time and distance and accommodates multiple stops along a route. ArcIMS Route Server also allows users to geocode and reverse geocode against the same highly compressed, optimized national dataset.