DeLorme Adds Digital Map Capabilities

Kurt LawtonCompany Announcement, Equipment, GPS, Industry News, Software

DeLorme, an industry leader in geospatial and mapping technology, now offers a US and World digital base maps for use within third-party GIS and OEM applications. To understand how this fits precision farming, check out their agriculture page.

“DeLorme brings over thirty years of cartographic excellence to GIS and OEM professionals looking for a new source of supply,” said DeLorme President Dave Eshelman. “DeLorme street and topographic map data has been enjoyed by millions of satisfied DeLorme software and atlas customers, and now that same data is available for third-parties.”

The DeLorme North America Data Sets provide a routable US highway, street, back road, and trail network. Detail also includes land cover, drainage and open water, plus places of interest. It is compiled from a variety of sources and includes a digital elevation model to provide topographic detail and contours. The data has a positional accuracy of +/- 5 meters CE in areas where the majority of the US population resides. Street-level detail is also available from DeLorme for Canada and Mexico