Blue Marble’s GeoObjects map display SDK available royalty free

Blue Marble’s GeoObjects map display SDK available royalty free

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Blue Marble Geographics has announced the GeoObjects Royalty Free Promotion; available for a limited time. GeoObjects is Blue Marble’s map display and data translation software developer toolkit and the display library behind much of their software. Blue Marble, known for their coordinate conversion technology, is also the creator of industry leading map display, image reprojection, referencing, GPS tracking, and Internet mapping technology. Their technology is used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, and military organizations.

GeoObjects is available through a limited time offer for developers of products and projects that require map display or map file translation. The cost of the developer tool kit and one year of annual support equals a total one-time fee of $1495. GeoObjects 4.0 is a high-performance, 32-bit COM control for spatial data access, display, and analysis. The design of the control allows a developer to quickly create high-end GIS applications on any Windows platform. Its ability to display and interact with most industry standard vector and raster file formats makes GeoObjects a must have for any GIS or software developer. GeoObjects is the core engine behind Blue Marble Geographics’ GeoMapServer.

GeoObjects 4.0 supports Oracle database connectivity specifically for Spatial Data Object (SDO) geometry types. GeoObjects ships with a GeoConvert object that allows for map file translation for the industry leading map file formats such as ESRI Shape, AutoCAD DWG and DXF up to and including 2006, Microstation DGN, MapInfo MIF and TAB. The tool also supports Well Known Text (WKT) Coordinate Reference System definitions. Custom objects can be added to an overlay layer and written out as a map file for custom data layers. Users can then define their own object types as well as datum shifts.