Tadpole-Cartesia Inc., a field mapping software company and winner of ESRI’s prestigious Business Partner of the Year award for 2003, announced a contract win for its ESRI-based GO!Sync mapping software from “the media city.” The software is now being deployed by the Electric Division of the City of Burbank’s Water and Power utility. Burbank is deploying Tadpole-Cartesia’s unique software to secure data reception and transmission across its network, and to ensure that mobile work teams are provided accurate, up-to-date geospatial information in the field. Tadpole-Cartesia’s Go!Sync synchronization software is built around ESRI’s ArcObjects product. It is used to securely and reliably synchronizes the incremental changes tracked in ArcSDE 8.3 with personal geodatabases used in the field. Burbank uses Tablet PC hardware and the GO!Sync software to keep field data sets current on a daily basis utilizing a background process that takes advantage of Burbank’s wireless LAN. In Burbank Water and Power’s present production mode, many features are being updated on a daily basis. Their implementation of GO!Sync along with the digital ink layer inherent to the Tablet PC’s operating system and available for use in ESRI’s ArcMap.