MapInfo Corporation, the global provider of location intelligence solutions, recently announced a new academic licensing program for its core data products. The new annual license packages provide detailed, updated geographic data sets in laboratory, class and site configurations, enabling greater flexibility and usability in any educational setting. MapInfo software and data packages have long been utilized in colleges and universities throughout the world for teaching location intelligence technology within core GIS and science curricula. More recently, courses in public administration, healthcare, human services, marketing and supply chain management are promoting the value of location intelligence. The new data packages provide accurate, updated data sets for varying geographic areas, ranging from single-state data points to nationwide coverage. The annual data licenses are available in MapInfo StreetInfo/MapMarker or MapInfo StreetPro/MapMarker Plus bundles.
Universities and colleges across the US that integrate MapInfo location intelligence technology into classroom instruction and coursework include Columbia University, Princeton University, Carnegie Mellon University, New York University, Northeastern University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, The State University of New York, UCLA and St. John’s University.