USA, 9 January 2007 – Edgetech America, Inc. has announced that it has filed for a U.S. patent for, and reserved international filling rights to, a GIS map spell checking and correction system. In addition it has announced that its MapSpeller for ArcGIS extension will be commercially available in the USA in Spring 2007.
The software, including a 30-day evaluation copy, will then be downloadable by U.S. customers. The ArcGIS utility will be demonstrated at the ESRI Worldwide Business Partner Conference on March 19. MapSpeller is expected to be released internationally in multiple languages later.
The MapSpeller for ArcGIS extension is for all ArcGIS Desktop users who want to avoid the embarrassment, delays and costs of typos on their maps. Before printing, MapSpeller quickly checks for, and suggests corrections to, spelling errors in and around GIS maps using patent-pending processes. Simple to install and easy to use, MapSpeller is an ingenious and effective tool that will quickly pay for itself by saving users the cost of expensive reprints.
– About Edgetech America, Inc.
Since 1995, Edgetech America, Inc. has been a leading ESRI Authorized Instructor and Reseller, as well as a provider of quality GIS analysis and programming services. Throughout the years, Edgetech has been ranked in the Top 3 ESRI Authorized Instructors in USA and Value-Added-Resellers in the ESRI-DC (Mid-Atlantic) area. It is also an ESRI Authorized Developer. In 2005, Edgetech received the prestigious ESRI Foundation Partner Award. Edgetech is the developer of the patent-pending MapSpeller for ArcGIS extension. MapSpeller is a spatially-smart map spell-checker.