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absorbable hemostatic powder consisting of Microporous Polysaccharide Hemospheres (MPH®), Medafor's patented blood clotting technology, derived from purified plant starch. Usage of the product begins clotting the blood on contact, accelerating the body’s natural processes. Hospitals will occasionally administer a bleeding time test prior to certain surgical procedures. If a patient is not suffering from a bleeding disorder, the test generally takes less than ten minutes. Ten minutes, however, is a long time to bleed on the operating table, which helps emphasize both the importance and the popularity of this breakthrough product in a surgical environment. According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, “the United States market for surgical hemostats, internal tissue sealants and adhesion barriers will grow strongly, reaching a total of $1.7 billion by 2016. In particular, the market for combination surgical hemostats will grow at an average of nearly 15 percent per year.” Medafor is well-positioned in this market, and with its continued excellence, and focus on marketing and business strategy development, the company is expected to continue increasing its market share in this high growth industry. Currently, Medafor has a growing team of over 120 independent sales representatives in the United States and an equally impressive distribution network around the world. By joining forces with GeoMetrx, Medafor has put our online application to use to optimize its sales territories. Optimizing sales territories creates many efficiencies including territory alignment, elimination of overlap, minimized travel time, balanced workload, increased productivity and much more. Another valuable feature offered by GeoMetrx is the ability to upload and assimilate a company’s proprietary data. Medafor is taking full advantage of this opportunity as well and can now aggregate, compare, rank and map its own customer data, in addition to utilizing the many other strategic planning benefits of visualizing one's own data. Medafor team members, Neil Hauger, Shawn Perry, and Joe Schmitzer, recently traveled to Bend, Oregon to meet with GeoMetrx’s Rich Mithoff and Patrick O’Neill for a custom training session of our online mapping application. During their visit, they experienced the scenic beauty and charm of this small town that has become an international mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. They wrapped up their stay with a visit to one of Bend’s many microbreweries, 10 Barrel Brewing Company. Cheers and welcome to the family! [post_title] => Customer Spotlight: Medafor, Inc. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => customer-spotlight-medafor-inc [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2012-09-07 16:47:26 [post_modified_gmt] => 2012-09-07 21:47:26 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://geometrx.com/?p=4509 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [2] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3656 [post_author] => 5 [post_date] => 2012-05-18 10:25:58 [post_date_gmt] => 2012-05-18 15:25:58 [post_content] =>
Honda Unveils UNI-CUB
  Getting from Point A to Point B is something we do all day, every day without much thought. We navigate the halls of our homes, half awake each morning as we prepare for the day. We slip behind the wheel of our car and drive to the office, the store, church, and a myriad of other destinations. Some of us rely on public transportation, or pedal around town on a bicycle. Motorcycles, scooters and even riding horseback are alternative modes of transportation. And once we are at our destination, most of us get around on foot whether in a shop, an office or really just about anywhere, with the exception of those who need assistance for medical reasons. A little over a decade ago, we saw the advent of the Segway, a two-wheeled, self-balancing, battery-powered, electric vehicle invented by Dean Kamen and manufactured by Segway Inc. The Segway has met with mixed reactions and while initially banned from sidewalk use in many states, all but a few municipalities now allow them. The main concern of their usage is the safety of other pedestrians. Segways have a max speed of 12.5 mph, which is about three times faster than the average pedestrian. Others saw the invention as one more excuse to get less exercise than we already do. Segways are most commonly used by security companies, police departments, and tour groups. Overall, the concept has not really taken off, which is due in large part to the public perception that people riding them appear to be "smug" and "lazy." Despite these market barriers, Honda has just unveiled the new UNI-CUB "... a personal mobility device, designed for harmony with people. Featuring a compact design and comfortable saddle, UNI-CUB offers the same freedom of movement in all directions that a person enjoys while walking."  This device has a top speed of 6km/h (3.7mph), about the same speed the average person walks. Furthermore, it's designed so the user is situated about halfway between someone standing and someone seated in a normal chair.  Hmmm, wouldn't it be just as easy to walk? And given all the recent focus on obesity and the need to walk more, not less, how popular will these become? Watch this promotional video and tell us what you think.   [post_title] => Remember When We Used to Walk Everywhere? Honda Unveils UNI-CUB [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => remember-when-we-used-to-walk-everywhere-honda-unveils-uni-cub [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2012-05-16 21:30:03 [post_modified_gmt] => 2012-05-17 02:30:03 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://geometrx.com/?p=3656 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [3] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1574 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2011-06-24 17:58:50 [post_date_gmt] => 2011-06-24 22:58:50 [post_content] => from the US Census Bureau The U.S. mean center of population, as of April 1, 2010, is near Plato, Mo., an incorporated village in Texas County. The U.S. Census Bureau calculated this point as the place where an imaginary, flat, weightless and rigid map of the United States would balance perfectly if all 308,745,538 residents counted in the 2010 Census were of identical weight. Ever since Chestertown, Md., was determined to be the center of population after the first census was conducted in 1790, the center of population has told the story of America, illustrating how we've grown as a nation. It follows a trail across the country — across Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Missouri — that reflects our history of settling the frontier, waves of immigration and regional migration. The Census Bureau will install a commemorative “geodetic control mark” at a site near the official coordinates during a dedication ceremony in May 2011. This survey disc will be used by satellites and land surveyors to conduct scientific surveys to generate precise position data that serve as the foundation for accurate mapping and charting in America.

The Mean Center of Population

37.517534 N, 92.173096 W

Coordinates (latitude, longitude) in decimal degrees of the 2010 mean center of population and the most western and southern point in our nation's history, as well as the most southerly movement from the previous decade.

2.9

Distance in miles from the center of population coordinates to Plato, Mo., the nearest incorporated municipality and nearest place for which the Census Bureau provides data.

109

The 2010 Census population of Plato, Mo.

26,008

The 2010 Census population of Texas County, Mo., where the village of Plato is located.

Historical Path of the Mean Center of Population

4

Number of times the mean center of population has been placed in Missouri: 1980-2010.

23.4

Distance in miles from Edgar Springs, Mo., the 2000 mean center of population, to Plato, Mo., the 2010 center of population.

872.9

Distance in miles from Chestertown, Md., the 1790 mean center of population, to Plato, Mo., the 2010 mean center of population.

1870

The U.S. census with the most northerly movement of the center of population from the previous decade — 44 miles from Beaver, Ohio, to Hillsboro, Ohio.

1860

The U.S. census with the largest increase in distance of the mean center of population from the previous decade — the 80.4 miles from Elizabeth, W.Va., to Beaver, Ohio, as well as the most westerly movement from the prior census.

1920

The U.S. census with the smallest increase in distance of the mean center of population from the previous decade — from downtown Bloomington, Ind., to a spot 9.7 miles to the northwest.

Locating the Mean Center of Population

National Geodetic Survey

A federal agency under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that defines and manages the national coordinate system and pinpoints the position of the center of population.

Geodesy

The science concerned with determining the size and shape of the Earth and the location of points on its surface. Accurate positions are required for a wide variety of applications, including mapping and charting, flood risk determination, transportation, communication, engineering and land use planning.

1.5 million

Approximate number of points that serve as the foundation for mapping and charting in the United States under the National Spatial Reference System.

Did You Know?

The U.S. Census Bureau also calculates the median center of population, which is the point of intersection of a north-south line that divides the population of the United States in half and an east-west line that also divides the population of the United States in half.

38.472967 N, 87.410365 W

Coordinates (latitude, longitude) in decimal degrees of the 2010 median center of population, in Clay Township, Pike County, Ind., 7.1 miles southwest of Petersburg, Ind. For more information regarding the mean and median center of population, including maps and data files on the center of population for each state and county in the U.S., please visit: <http://www.census.gov/geo/www/2010census/centerpop2010/centerpop2010.html> [post_title] => Census 2010 Fun Facts: US Mean Center of Population for 2010 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => census-2010-fun-facts-us-mean-center-of-population-for-2010 [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2012-04-10 20:24:35 [post_modified_gmt] => 2012-04-11 01:24:35 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://geometrx.com/?p=1574 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [4] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1251 [post_author] => 3 [post_date] => 2011-02-14 16:37:33 [post_date_gmt] => 2011-02-14 21:37:33 [post_content] => I have always been a fan of maps showing data as flows. This interactive map from the Wired Magazine illustrates international criminal trade. I have provided a quick screenshot here, but click through this link for the full interactive map. Stay Grounded, Kent [post_title] => Mapping Transnational Organized Crime [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => mapping-transnational-organized-crime [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2012-04-25 14:17:37 [post_modified_gmt] => 2012-04-25 19:17:37 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://geometrx.com/?p=1251 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 978 [post_author] => 3 [post_date] => 2010-06-15 10:25:32 [post_date_gmt] => 2010-06-15 16:25:32 [post_content] => Wake Forest, NC – Geographic Enterprises (GE) has formalized an agreement with the Winvale Group to get included on the GSA Schedule 70 (Information Technology) and bring the GeoMetrx web-based Software as a Service application (SaaS) decision support application to the Federal marketplace. “GE’s GeoMetrx offering fits nicely into our growing list of products from partners offering SaaS solutions. There is a growing need within the Federal Marketplace for the data sets the GeoMetrx platform aggregates and provides” said Kevin Lancaster, Managing Partner at the Winvale Group. GeoMetrx is available as an annual subscription service with a robust suite of geographically organized datasets of particular interest to the Federal market including;
  • Federal Funding
    • Most current and 14 years of historical data
    • Includes names of funding recipient
  • Occupation, Employment & Wage
    • Data Down to 5 digit NAICS
  • Record level business information
  • Current year and historical demographics updated quarterly
  • Patents
    • 25 years of historical data
  • Venture Capital
    • 5 years of historical data
These datasets and more are available with unlimited access to; street level mapping, thematic mapping from State to ZIP to Census Block Group level, geographic reporting, and interactive charting. Customers can also load their own proprietary data to analyze within the GeoMetrx application. “We are excited to bring GeoMetrx to the Federal market to assist policy makers better target, allocate, measure, and assess the success of government programs and investment.” states Kent Hargesheimer, GE Managing Partner. More information is available at GeoMetrx.com. About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow business. GE’s long term focus is on the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions. More information about GE is available at www.geo-e.com. About The Winvale Group - The Winvale Group partners with technology manufacturers in an effort to bring its public sector clients best-in-class technology solutions. Located on Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Washington, DC, the firm is one of the nation's fastest-growing information technology solution providers in the United States. Supporting this assertion is Winvale's recent recognition as one of the "Top 100 Companies in Washington DC" by Inc. magazine, and its selection as one of the "Five on Fire" by SmartCEO magazine for both 2008 and 2009. www.winvale.com [post_title] => Geographic Enterprises partners with the Winvale Group to Bring GeoMetrx to the Federal Market [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => geographic-enterprises-partners-with-the-winvale-group-to-bring-geometrx-to-the-federal-market [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2012-04-10 20:24:45 [post_modified_gmt] => 2012-04-11 01:24:45 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://www.geo-e.com/?p=978 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 1 [filter] => raw ) [6] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 870 [post_author] => 3 [post_date] => 2010-06-01 14:29:45 [post_date_gmt] => 2010-06-01 20:29:45 [post_content] => Wake Forest, NC – Geographic Enterprises (GE) is proud to announce the official launch of GeoMetrx, a web-based Software as a Service application (SaaS) decision support application for in-depth market and economic analysis. GeoMetrx is an easy-to-use suite of tools for data mapping, reporting, and visual analytics. “The business community has been leveraging similar decision support tools and techniques to build their businesses and maximize return on their investments for decades” states Kent Hargesheimer, GE Managing Partner,  “With the launch of GeoMetrx, we are drastically reducing the costs so we can bring decision support access to a much broader community.” GeoMetrx is available as an annual subscription service with a wide variety of geographically organized datasets including;
  • Current year and historical demographics updated quarterly
  • Malls, Shopping Centers and Retail Locations
  • Crime data
  • Federal Funding
    • Current and 14 years of historical data
    • Includes names of funding recipient
  • Patents
    • 25 years of historical data
  • Venture Capital
    • 5 years of historical data
  • Employment & Wage
    • Data Down to 5 digit NAICS
  • Record level business information
These datasets and more are available with unlimited access to; street level mapping, thematic mapping from State to ZIP to Census Block Group level, geographic reporting, and interactive charting.  Customers can also load their own proprietary data to analyze within the GeoMetrx application. More information is available at GeoMetrx.com. About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow business.   GE’s long term focus is on the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com.

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Geographic Enterprises has joined NAVTEQ’s partner channel program to be able to offer NAVTEQ data and technology worldwide.

“NAVTEQ is the premier provider of geographic data in the world today” states Kent Hargesheimer, Managing Partner.  “NAVTEQ provides geographic data the way it was meant to be, clean and accurate with matching nodes.  Their data products are vastly superior to any other provider in the market.  They have really taken the art & science of collecting and maintaining worldwide geospatial data to a new level.  We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship working with them.”

About NAVTEQ:  NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has over 3,300 employees located in 167 offices in 31 countries.

About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business.   GE’s long term focus is on the expanded use & evolution of geospatial technology and advancing the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com.

[post_title] => Geographic Enterprises Now offering NAVTEQ Data Worldwide [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => geographic-enterprises-now-offering-navteq-data-worldwide [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2012-04-10 20:25:00 [post_modified_gmt] => 2012-04-11 01:25:00 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://www.geo-e.com/news/geographic-enterprises-now-offering-navteq-data-worldwide/52/ [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [9] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1120 [post_author] => 3 [post_date] => 2008-02-11 12:01:22 [post_date_gmt] => 2008-02-11 18:01:22 [post_content] => Geographic Enterprises (GE) announces the official launch of the Innovation Economy 360 (IE360) application (http://www.ie360.net) for Decision Data Resources (DDR). “IE360 is the first in a new breed of ASP web application” states Craig Johnson, Managing Partner of Technology for GE.  “We have brought together a unique set of valuable data resources and visual analytics tools into an intuitive user experience.  I am excited about where this new approach and suite of technologies will take us next.” Innovation Economy 360 is the leading web-based research solution designed to assist policymakers, economic development planners, workforce analysts, and other regional stakeholders in the assessment of their region’s innovation capacity, and to benchmark that capacity against those of other regions in the U.S. Combining the latest in database report retrieval with the first of its kind “visual analytics” on the web, IE360 provides researchers the tools to understand the shift in the global economy, where prosperity and competitiveness is now derived primarily from the ability to produce a continuous stream of technological and business innovation rather than from manufacturing efficiency or favorable terms of trade. This knowledge further allows any region of any size, the ability to proactively impact and ensure a stable and preferably rising standard of living for residents, correlated with the region’s capacity to generate and/or absorb new technologies, business practices, and forms of organization, and to transform that capacity into new markets and new opportunities for local firms. “We are excited about the initial release of the Innovation Economy 360 application.  Thus far the feedback from the user community has been extremely positive” affirmed Chuck Branch, Managing Partner of DDR. About Decision Data Resources: Decision Data Resources (DDR) specializes in providing web-based data and Geographic Information System ( GIS ) applications. DDR’s web-enabled database and GIS products and services are marketed to a broad range of clients, including commercial realtors, site consultants, retailers, utility companies, financial institutions, market research companies, economic and workforce developers, chambers of commerce, and federal, state, and local government agencies.  More information about DDR is available at http://www.decisiondata.net. About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business.   GE’s long term focus is on the expanded use & evolution of geospatial technology and advancing the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com. [post_title] => Geographic Enterprises launches Innovation Economy 360 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => geographic-enterprises-launches-innovation-economy-360 [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2012-04-10 20:25:00 [post_modified_gmt] => 2012-04-11 01:25:00 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://www.geo-e.com/news/geographic-enterprises-launches-innovation-economy-360/51/ [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [10] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1119 [post_author] => 3 [post_date] => 2007-09-24 12:01:27 [post_date_gmt] => 2007-09-24 18:01:27 [post_content] => Geographic Enterprises (GE) has inked an agreement with Decision Data Resources (DDR) to develop the Innovation Economy 360 (IE360) application. “We are excited about the opportunity to work with Chuck and his team at DDR to develop a new paradigm for fast and easy visual data analytics” says Craig Johnson, Managing Partner of Technology for GE.  “In undertaking this project, we are pioneering a new recipe of tools, data, and development environments like never before.” Innovation Economy 360 will be the leading web-based research solution designed to assist policymakers, economic development planners, workforce analysts, and other regional stakeholders in the assessment of their region’s innovation capacity, and to benchmark that capacity against those of other regions in the U.S. Combining the latest in database report retrieval with the first of its kind ‘visual analytics’ on the web, IE360 will provide researchers the tools to understand the shift in the global economy, where prosperity and competitiveness is now derived primarily from the ability to produce a continuous stream of technological and business innovation rather than from manufacturing efficiency or favorable terms of trade. This knowledge further allows any region of any size, the ability to proactively impact and ensure a stable and preferably rising standard of living for residents, correlated with the region’s capacity to generate and/or absorb new technologies, business practices, and forms of organization, and to transform that capacity into new markets and new opportunities for local firms. “Geographic Enterprises is uniquely qualified to fill the need we have for offering unique research solutions to organizations across the U.S.  They offer an innovative solution in a timely manner at a competitive price” stated Chuck Branch, Managing Partner of DDR. About Decision Data Resources: Decision Data Resources specializes in providing web-based data and Geographic Information System ( GIS ) applications. DDR’s web-enabled database and GIS products and services are marketed to a broad range of clients, including commercial realtors, site consultants, retailers, utility companies, financial institutions, market research companies, economic and workforce developers, chambers of commerce, and federal, state, and local government agencies. More information about DDR is available at http://www.decisiondata.net. About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business.   GE’s long term focus is on the expanded use & evolution of geospatial technology and advancing the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com. 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About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business.   GE’s long term focus is on the expanded use & evolution of geospatial technology and advancing the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com. 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Mr. Johnson will be heading up GE’s technology efforts. “We share a unique vision of how geospatial business intelligence web applications should evolve. I’m excited to be working with Craig again.” states Kent Hargesheimer, GE Founder. “He is one of the leading web systems architects in our industry having conceived and managed the implementation of dozens of custom applications for Fortune 500 clients.” “I’m delighted to be able to apply my talents and ability to translate customer needs into solutions, with Kent at GE. I look forward to finally being able to bring to market and implement ideas which will provide better customer experiences, more focused on the client’s needs and not the technology requirements. Working with Kent and his creative tact is a breath of fresh air.” muttered Craig over another cup of coffee between projects. About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business. 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WAKE FOREST, NC – The industry’s premier TIGER based base mapping data product, StreetSmart version 6.0 from Meridian GeoSystems is now available with TIGER 2005 data.  The Census Bureau is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in modernizing TIGER and it really shows in the latest data releases.

Thousands of highly skilled hours have been spent putting the StreetSmart enhancements, improvements, and utilities into place.  These efforts really differentiate the product, enabling customers to generated aesthetically pleasing maps in just minutes.  StreetSmart is delivered with more than 80 layers of enhanced data and also includes all of the shaded relief and land-use imagery from Meridian’s Terrain Plus product.

StreetSmart is available in MapInfo format.  A national license for StreetSmart is only $1,995.  Multi-state regional licenses are $795.   National internet server licenses are available for just $4,995.  Upgrades are available to existing StreetSmart customers at a discount. More detailed information about StreetSmart and Terrain PLUS with free product sample downloads is available at http://www.meridiangeo.com.

The StreetSmart product line is managed and maintained by Meridian GeoSystems & marketed by partner Geographic Enterprises, LLC. 

“With all the data layers and Terrain PLUS imagery bundled together, StreetSmart is a real value in today’s market.” states Kent Hargesheimer, GE’s Managing Partner. “It fits perfectly into our mission of delivering high value solutions at a fair price and helping customers get more from their GIS budget.”

About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business.   GE’s long term focus is on the expanded use & evolution of geospatial technology and advancing the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com and http://www.gis4less.com.

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WAKE FOREST, NC – Geographic Enterprises (GE) has released version 1.2 of the popular GeoPrinter PDF Utility incorporating a new set of metric output sizes. The new version is now available free at http://www.geoprinter.com.

“After thousands of downloads and the enthusiastic feedback from the Geospatial community, we decided to move up our second release to accommodate the strong demand for metric sizes from our international users.” states Kent Hargesheimer, GE Managing Partner. “We have been quite pleased with the response to the GeoPrinter service since the launch just 5 months ago.  We have fulfilled digital printing orders coming in from a wide variety of different desktop mapping, GIS, CAD, and graphics design environments.”

The GeoPrinter print-on-demand service provides high resolution digital map printing for PDF format files in sizes up to 9 X 12 feet or 2.7 X 3.6 meters for delivery worldwide.  The free GeoPrinter PDF Utility enables GIS and desktop mapping users to easily create, save, and share map output in PDF format.  The utility is a Windows print driver that enables users to quickly and easily generate large wall size PDF format maps from any desktop mapping, GIS, or other software package. 

GE is actively seeking additional affiliate partners in the Geospatial industry to distribute the free GeoPrinter PDF Utility and provide dynamic links to the new service for their customers.  Interested companies can request more information about the GeoPrinter affiliate partner program on the GeoPrinter website or via email at affiliates@geoprinter.com.

About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business.   GE’s long term focus is on the expanded use & evolution of geospatial technology.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com.

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"India Accelerating" Multimedia Interactive Feature

Article 1 of 4: "Mile by Mile, India Paves a Smoother Road to Its Future"

Article 2 of 4: "In Today's India, Status Comes with Four Wheels"

Article 3 of 4: "On India's Roads, Cargo and a Deadly Passenger"

Article 4 of 4: "All Roads Lead to Cities, Transforming India"


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WAKE FOREST, NC – Geographic Enterprises (GE) has launched the GeoPrinter Wall Map Digital Printing Service at http://www.geoprinter.com making production of wall size map output fast, easy, and affordable.  The GeoPrinter service provides high resolution digital map printing for PDF format files in sizes up to 9 X 12 feet.

To ensure the highest quality digital printing for customers, the GeoPrinter website offers the free GeoPrinter PDF Utility for download to enable GIS and desktop mapping users to easily create, save, and share map output in PDF format.  The GeoPrinter PDF Utility is a Windows print driver that enables you to quickly and easily generate large wall size PDF format maps (in custom or 9 default sizes up to 9 X 12 feet) from any desktop mapping or GIS software package.  It is accessible as one of the available printers from the 'Print' menu.

“I became a geographer because of my lifelong fascination with maps.  There is no other static medium that can communicate so much information, so quickly, so intuitively.” says Geographic Enterprises Managing Partner, Kent Hargesheimer.  “Our mission is to expand the use and evolution of Geospatial technology.  What better way to do this than to make production of custom large format map output really fast, easy, and affordable.”

Printing large format maps via local retail print services has typically been slow, cumbersome, and very expensive.  The GeoPrinter service streamlines the large format digital map printing process and delivers it to the GIS community at a fair price.  Custom laminated wall size maps start at just $95.

“We are really changing the economics of large format printing” states Hargesheimer.  “GIS departments that have historically maintained their own equipment to fulfill a periodic need for large format output should re-assess their required investment.  The cumulative costs for equipment, upgrades, printing consumables, office space, and staff time can be quite significant.  Outsourcing to the GeoPrinter service can be a very cost effective way to fulfill large format printing needs.”

GE has partnered with Intelligent Direct, a company who has been in the map production and printing business for more than 20 years providing large format digital printing services for prestigious clients like National Geographic and Rand McNally.  The new partnership is now making their digital map printing expertise available to the global GIS community.

“The partnership with Geographic Enterprises and their new GeoPrinter service significantly expands our market into the GIS community for us” states Dan Olasin, Founder and President of Intelligent Direct. “Our traditional market has always been providing maps to people without any GIS or mapping software, we’re excited about the opportunity.” 

GE is actively seeking affiliate partners in the GeoSpatial industry to distribute the free GeoPrinter PDF Utility and provide dynamic links to the new service for their customers.  Interested companies can request more information about the GeoPrinter affiliate partner program on the GeoPrinter website at or via email at affiliates@geoprinter.com

About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business.   GE’s long term focus is on the expanded use & evolution of geospatial technology and advancing the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WAKE FOREST, NC – In a new exclusive partnership agreement with Meridian GeoSystems (Meridian), Geographic Enterprises (GE) has agreed to take over the management of Meridian’s data product line, including the popular StreetSmart geospatial data products for the US.


“After just getting GE launched this Spring, we were approached with a rare opportunity to manage the well established StreetSmart data product line” stated Kent Hargesheimer, GE Managing Partner.  “Before starting GE, I had included the product in both desktop and enterprise GIS solutions for business intelligence clients.  They were all very pleased with how easy the product is to use and the quality of the data at such a reasonable price.  StreetSmart is a real value in today’s GIS data market where most other popular base street level datasets are more than twice the price.”


Thousands of highly skilled hours have been spent putting the StreetSmart enhancements, improvements, and utilities into place.  These efforts really differentiate the product, enabling customers to generate aesthetically pleasing maps in just minutes.  StreetSmart is delivered with more than 80 layers of enhanced data and also includes all of the terrain and land-use imagery from Meridian’s Terrain Plus.


StreetSmart is available in both MapInfo and ESRI ArcGIS formats.  A national license for StreetSmart is only $1,995.  Multi-state regional licenses are $795.   National internet server licenses are available for just $4,995.  More detailed information about StreetSmart and Terrain PLUS with free product sample downloads is available at http://www.meridiangeo.com.

“I have known Kent at GE for many years and am delighted to partner with him to manage the StreetSmart data products” said Berk Charlton, Meridian President.  “His level of professionalism and technical expertise will add great value to the StreetSmart products.”

About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business.   GE’s long term focus is on the expanded use & evolution of geospatial technology and advancing the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com.

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WAKE FOREST, NC – Geospatial industry veteran Kent Hargesheimer has launched Geographic Enterprises, LLC (GE) with a focus on providing innovative geographic business intelligence solutions to help clients manage and grow their businesses.  

“I am excited about the opportunities to leverage my expertise in the current market environment” stated Hargesheimer, GE Managing Partner.  “Serving as a true ‘free agent’ for geospatial business intelligence technology solutions, GE will be in a unique position to offer clients with the most progressive best fit solutions regardless of the core technology providers.”   

“The most revolutionary things happening today are being done in certain niches and on the fringes by companies outside the traditional industry” said Hargesheimer.  “True innovation in the real core of the geospatial industry has been stagnant for years.  We need to evolve by fundamentally rethinking geospatial analysis and the underlying science to make it more dynamic, more like the real world.”

Hargesheimer is a professional geographer with more than a decade of experience envisioning, planning, and successfully implementing custom geospatial enterprise solutions for Fortune 500 companies like the American Automobile Association, Bank of America, BP, Clear Channel Communications, and VF Corporation, as well as the US Census Bureau.

About Geographic Enterprises, LLC: GE provides geographic business intelligence solutions to help manage and grow your business.   GE’s long term focus is on the expanded use & evolution of geospatial technology and advancing the science to study & visualize geographic space-time relationships to support better decisions.  More information about GE is available at http://www.geo-e.com.

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