Converting ESRI .lpk files to Shapefiles for use in QGIS 2

Converting ESRI .lpk files to Shapefiles  for use in QGIS
ESRI ArcGIS can export compressed geographic files using the ‘LPK’ file extension. ESRI also have a number of datasets available for free download on their website that use this extension, e.g. the popular North America Postal Areas and Zip Codes datasets. Unfortunately the LPK extension is a proprietary extension not directly supported by other tools, ...

New Maptitude Add-ins for Territories and Vehicle Routing

Caliper have just released two new add-ins for Maptitude: Balanced Territories Add-in This add-in automatically creates a new territory layer from an existing area layer. Each territory is created by combining areas (e.g. zip codes) in the area, whilst attempting to create equal sums of a data field. For example, you could create territories with ...

Ultra Mileage v1.6 Released 1

We have just released v1.6 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. v1.6 adds support for pedestrian and vehicle ferries; and fixes a couple of issues with Ultra MileCharter ...

Geospatial Data Verification

Geospatial Data Verification
Previously we looked at visual data verification using Python and Pandas. Here we shall extend this to look at geospatial data verification of the earlier Oklahoma Injection Well Dataset. Gesopatial data can be managed and plotted using Geopandas – a geospatial extension to Pandas. This comes with some basic basemap data, but you will probably ...

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 ...