Ultra Mileage v1.5 Released

We have just released v1.5 of our super-fast Ultra Mileage system. Ultra Mileage batch calculates point-to-point routes as a table (Ultra MileCharter) or in a database list (Ultra One2OneMileage). For smaller countries, speeds of 1000 routes/sec are possible. v1.5 adds a new database library to the Ultra One2OneMileage and Ultra Geocoder tools, adding native support ...

Reduced pricing for MPSuperShape and MPExporter!

We have just reduced our pricing of both our MPSuperShape and MPExporter products for Microsoft MapPoint. MPSuperShape has been reduced from US$75 to US$40. Volume discounts continue to start at the 5+ level, and have been reduced to match. MPSuperShape is used to manipulate shape annotation within MapPoint, and to import/export various geospatial shape/pushpin files. ...

Ultra Mileage v1.4 Released

We have just released v1.4 of our super-fast Ultra Mileage system. Ultra Mileage batch calculates point-to-point routes as a table (Ultra MileCharter) or in a database list (Ultra One2OneMileage). For smaller countries, speeds of 1000 routes/sec are possible. v1.4 adds a new geocoding tool, Ultra Geocoder. The route finding tools use geographic (longitude, latitude) coordinates. ...

High Resolution Printed Maps

In the past we were able to offer high resolution printed MapPoint maps via a partnership with Mattys Consulting. Maps could be ‘wall sized’ whilst retaining full resolution; and supplied as printed paper, laminated, or as a PDF. Mattys Consulting are now able to offer these services again for Microsoft MapPoint, Caliper Maptitude, and other ...

MileCharter for Maptitude v1.9

We have just released v1.9 of MileCharter for Maptitude. MileCharter for Maptitude is a Maptitude add-in that batch calculates mileage tables between two groups of points. The Professional License can also limit the results to queries along the lines of “only report the three closest destinations that are within 30 minutes drive time of each ...

MileCharter for Mobile enters Beta Testing

MileCharter for Mobile enters Beta Testing
The Android version of our popular MileCharter product is now available for public beta testing. As a mobile version, this is intended to be used in the field. For example, you can use it to find the closest customers with current driving conditions to your current location, or to find the optimum route through multiple ...

Excel Power Map 1

(this was originally published in the old MapPoint section of the Mapping-Tools.com HowTo pages) The Microsoft Excel Power Map is a new mapping extension for Excel 2013 and Office 365, and is a part of the Excel PowerBI (“Power Business Intelligence”) extensions. These have now been released as a part of the Excel 2013 Service ...

The Windows 7 Location API

This article was originally included in the MapPoint Programming section of the Mapping-Tools.com HowTo pages. The MapPoint programming pages are being removed, but this page does not directly refer to MapPoint and remains relevant. The Location & Sensors API remains available, but Windows 10 also introduced a new Windows.Devices.GeoLocation API. Probably one of the most ...

Beware of Choropleth Maps!

Beware of Choropleth Maps!
I was recently experimenting with the new Maptitude data of 2018 Zip Code Business Counts. Free for existing customers, this data lists the total number of businesses by type (NAICS code) for every zip code in the USA. This data represents a huge number of data fields, and it is recommended that users read Caliper’s ...

Early version of MileCharter for Mobile available for testing 2

Early version of MileCharter for Mobile available for testing
We have been working on a new Android version of our popular MileCharter product. As a mobile version, this is intended to be used in the field. For example, you can use it to find the closest customers (or other destinations) to your current location, or to find the optimum route through multiple destinations. This ...