thinkWhere Releases New Version of groundMapper Web Mapping Tool

Stirling, Scotland, 15 October 2019 – Scottish technology company thinkWhere has released a new version of its easy-to-use web mapping GIS solution groundMapper. The latest version includes the ability to add, update and manage custom geographic datasets, incorporates what3words geocoding and has the capacity to add non-spatial data and look-up tables. The system also now offers online data editing, advanced document management and additional data services.

“Since launching groundMapper to market in 2015, we have worked closely with both existing and prospective users to devise and deliver a product roadmap that meets a range of customer requirements,” commented Alan Moore, CEO of thinkWhere. “This version does just that. It provides access to hosted data combined with the ability to add project-specific maps and associated information such as photos, reports and documents. Making use of the latest innovations in Cloud and open source technologies, it’s straightforward to set up and is really easy to use across multiple projects and project stakeholders.”

Hosted by thinkWhere, groundMapper allows users to manage and share project-based maps and associated data with on-the-ground project teams, customers and other key stakeholders. Specifically designed for the management of multiple projects across diverse geographical areas, groundMapper provides a simple, intuitive interface with online editing, collaboration and visualisation and with easy-to-use administrative controls.

In addition to accessing Ordnance Survey open and commercial data, hundreds of free-to-use datasets from organisations such as Scottish Natural Heritage, the British Geological Survey and Natural Resources Wales are also available. With what3words integrated, the geocoding system that uses a combination of three dictionary words to describe a location, groundMapper 2 offers a simpler way to navigate and locate assets or features and additional data services that improve accessibility of data in even the most remote of locations.

Current groundMapper customers include AWPR (Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route) Construction Joint Venture, Scotland’s leading provider of conveyancing searches Millar & Bryce and the infrastructure centre of expertise Scottish Futures Trust.  Early adopters of the new version already include leading independent property consultancy Galbraith, Scotland’s Rural College, and Buccleuch Estates.

 

CONTACTS:

Enquiries to Fiona Thomas, Business Development, + 44 (0) 1786 476060, fiona.thomas@thinkwhere.com

Editorial enquiries, Robert Peel, +44 (0)1666 823306, robert@spatiallyaware.co.uk

Web: https://thinkwhere.com/

 

Notes to Editors:

groundMapper is a Cloud-based, easy-to-use online Geographical Information System (GIS). groundMapper allows users to manage and share application based maps and associated data with on the ground project teams, customers and other stakeholders. Specifically designed for the management of multiple projects across diverse geographical areas groundMapper provides a simple, intuitive interface with online editing, collaboration and visualisation functions and easy-to-use administration controls.

thinkWhere provides an online platform for storing, sharing and using maps and geographic data. Utilising Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) technologies, thinkWhere has developed cloud-based software applications and tools, backed by a wide range of Open GIS implementation, consultancy and training services.

Based in the historic city of Stirling, Scotland, with customers across the UK and worldwide, thinkWhere pioneered the development of web-based platforms for collaborative GIS products and services.  The company has a 25 year proven track record of delivering solutions at local, regional and national levels in the UK public and commercial sectors.

For further information visit www.thinkwhere.com

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