Product News, User Stories, Events, and a Chance to Win a Copy of Global Mapper Every Month
September was a busy month at Blue Marble. We released version 20 of Global Mapper and the LiDAR Module, we conducted a live webinar about the new version, we hosted our 20th anniversary Blue Marble User Conference, and we updated the online GeoCalc Geodetic Registry. In this newsletter, we share some exciting news about a valued Global Mapper user, we review what we have been working on and our training plans for the rest of the year and, as always, we offer you a chance to win a copy of Global Mapper in the Where in the World Geo-Challenge.
Global Mapper and a longtime Blue Marble customer had a moment in the limelight this past summer. LiDAR USA used the software to reveal an uncharted Mayan causeway on the Travel Channel show “Expeditions Unknown”. See the suspenseful clip on our blog.
On September 21, the 25th Anniversary Blue Marble User Conference was held in our home state of Maine! Those who joined us were treated to fascinating presentations, useful tips and tricks, delicious food, and wonderful Maine hospitality. For those who weren’t able to go, learn more about what you missed at the event and why you should consider attending in the future.
Global Mapper version 20 was released just a few weeks ago and it’s been literally flying off the shelves ever since. Early adopters are raving about the new Map Layout tools, gushing over the 3D mesh creation capability, and marveling at the performance and data processing improvements. Download a copy today and find out what all of the fuss is about.
Have you heard about Blue Marble’s GeoCalc Geodetic Registry? It’s an online coordinate geodetic repository for all of Blue Marble’s software. The online registry is a hosted version of the complete GeoCalc library; accessible here as a resource and tool for surveyors, geodesists, and GIS analysts concerned with accurate and reliable coordinate reference system definitions as well as the most accurate coordinate transformations. GeoCalc was recently updated and is current with the latest International Association of Oil and Gas Providers’ EPSG Geomatic Registry.
The most recent live Blue Marble webinar entitled, “What’s New in Global Mapper v20”, has been recorded, reviewed, lightly edited, and uploaded to YouTube! Watch and learn about all of our new features ranging from generating 3D meshes to streamlined Map Layout tools, and everything in between.
Rome? Really? It was actually Port Moresby. A surprising number of participants were apparently fooled by the capital city question in September’s Where in the World Geo-Challenge. But not Ryszard Szwajda from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. Ryszard will shortly be receiving a copy of Global Mapper 20 for correctly guessing all five locations.
To find out how you did on last month’s challenge, check out the answers here.
If you’re up for another try, click the link below to test your geographic knowledge in the October edition of the Where in the World Geo-Challenge. Thanks for playing! And good luck!
See complete terms and conditions here.
Unfortunately, all of the seats for the two day Global Mapper class in Houston have been filled (don’t say you weren’t warned) however there are still a handful of spaces in the one-day LiDAR Module class on October 25. Click here to reserve your spot.
The Orlando Global Mapper class from December 4-6 is also filling up fast (who doesn’t want to go to Florida in December?) so don’t be disappointed, register today.
For more information on the training agenda, pricing, etc., visit: www.bluemarblegeo.com/solutions/public-training.php
Where Blue Marble Will Be Next
Visit with Blue Marble at the following events:
URISA GIS Pro & CalGIS
Palm Springs, CA | October 9 – 12
Beverly, MA | October 15
Frankfurt, Germany | October 16 – 18
Global Mapper and LiDAR Module Training
Houston, TX | October 23 – 25
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada | October 29 – 31
Las Vegas, NV | November 5 – 7
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada | November 14 – 16
The Commercial UAV Show
London, UK | November 14 – 15
Orlando, FL | November 26 – 30
Global Mapper and LiDAR Module Training
Orlando, FL | December 4 – 6