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ESRI’s BusinessMAP 4.5 includes new data and API

Redlands, USA, 14 June 2007: BusinessMAP 4.5, the new version of ESRI’s database mapping solution, transforms information from databases, contact managers, and spreadsheets into colourful maps.

Improved features and data in the BusinessMAP 4.5 release include On-Map Charts, a tool that enables users to add bar, pie, and value-sized charts to area demographic maps to improve the interpretation of data. Updates to map data, D&B business listings, and ESRI’s 2006 demographic data estimates and 2011 projections, as well as the addition of world maps, have been included in this new version of BusinessMAP. Other enhancements to BusinessMAP include:

  • Application Programming Interface (API)—With this users can create custom tools and applications and automate tasks via a Component Object Model (COM) API.
  • Spider Diagrams—This tool enables users to create spider diagrams that depict a many-to-one relationship (e.g., by drawing lines to illustrate customer traffic to a retail store).
  • Spatial Calculator—Use the Spatial Calculator tool to build relatively equivalent territories based on common geography and a specific data variable or data projections.
  • Label Manager—This shortcut toolbar enables you to quickly change fonts, style, size, and colour of labels for any map layer to produce desired map results.
  • Find Similar—Use demographic data to find areas similar to existing successful market areas.
  • Complimentary 30-Day Colour Aerial Photo Subscription—You can now subscribe to a complimentary 30-day subscription to colour aerial photography from i-cube as well as black and white aerials from Maptech.

BusinessMAP 4.5 is available for Windows 98/2000, NT 4.0, or XP.