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How to access the latest Aerial Imagery for New Zealand in MapInfo Pro.

Posted by Jacob Pescini on 20-Feb-2017 10:00:00

Web Map Tile Services (WMTS) are a great way to both serve and consume large ‘read-only’ datasets such as aerial imagery as basemaps in both desktop and web mapping applications. Their usability derives from the process of building a cache of tiled images once and then only serving up a small set of only the required map images when requested by the application such as MapInfo Pro.

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Topics: LDS, LINZ, Aerial imagery, MapInfo Pro

How to access the LINZ Data Service basemaps in MapInfo Pro and Spectrum Spatial Analyst

Posted by Jacob Pescini on 09-Jun-2015 11:09:44

In a previous blog I wrote about how to access the latest aerial imagery for New Zealand in MapInfo Pro through the basemap service provided by the LINZ Data Service (LDS).

Since then the LDS has released a number of basemap services and this blog will outline how to access and use these basemaps in the latest versions of MapInfo Pro and Spectrum Spatial Analyst.

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Topics: LDS, LINZ, Stratus, MapInfo Pro

MapInfo Stratus gets Open

Posted by Jacob Pescini on 18-Jun-2013 00:29:47

Last week the latest release (R38) of MapInfo Stratus has seen (among other improvements) an implementation of WMS client support. A WMS is a standard protocol for serving map images over the Internet. It is a standard developed by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and adopted by the International Standards Organization (ISO). A wide variety of data can be accessed by WMS services made available by Government and other organisations. The Stratus Admin Console supports adding WMS layers as base maps or overlays from both public and secured WMS services. In MapInfo Stratus WMS legends and WMS feature information in call outs will be available.

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Topics: LDS, LINZ, Stratus, Pitney Bowes Software, MapInfo Pro

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