18 September 2006 – ORBIT Geospatial Technologies has announced the release of Orbit GIS 4.1 supporting 64 bit processors on Windows. The Orbit GIS Desktop solution now comes with over 80 new and improved functionalities. Orbit GIS 4.1 offers improvements on many issues, ranging from new editing functions and multiple layerlists, to improved graphics and symbolics tools.
A range of improvements have been made to the user interface, with focus on user friendliness to open up GIS technology to non-experienced users. Orbit GIS natively supports a wide range of vector and raster data, up to terabytes of imagery including SID and ECW files and Orbit’s platform independent OMI format. A free conversion utility comes with Orbit GIS.
– Orbit Geospatial Technologies
Based in Belgium, Orbit Geospatial Technologies is the GIS development department of Eurotronics. Eurotronics is founded in 1972 as R&D unit supporting the business of map making and photogrammetry.