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SDT Leaves “Gate” Open on New Product

Spatial Data Technologies promises users of its powerful new DataGATE product the quickest and easiest access yet to a full range of digital topographic maps, aerial photography and satellite imagery from one client application. The product features a speedy “three clicks” to georeferenced data ready for import to popular programs.

The Fort Collins, Colorado-based Spatial Data Technologies intends to “leave the gate open” on DataGATE in the form of a free trail version that includes the highest quality base image layers for popular GIS applications. This fully functional 30-day trial version of DataGATE is available now by going to

Map types available include:

  • USGS 1:24,000 scale (7.5 minute) flat and hillshaded topo maps
  • Color enhanced USGS DOQQ aerial photography (1 and 8 meter scale)
  • BLM 1:100,000 scale hillshaded topo maps showing surface management
  • USGS 1:100,000 scale hillshaded topo maps
  • Imagemap USAT color optimized LandSat7 satellite imagery
  • What makes DataGATE unique:

  • Choose from multiple types of base data, including unique data sets only available through DataGATE, without multiple commercial transactions.
  • Choose from multiple formats including ECW, and JPEG.
  • File compression can be specified as a percentage value to conserve bandwidth and download speeds while still providing optimal image quality.
  • Select maps and imagery using handy search tools, based on YOUR project’s boundaries.
  • Combine the maps you select into one seamless file, or download each map boundary separately. Adjacent maps will seam together automatically.
  • Maps are available via Internet download or CD delivery.