Europa Technologies builds a better world
with v2020.1 of global data suite

PRESS RELEASE – 1 September 2020

Europa Technologies has announced the latest version of its market-leading family of global data products.

The v2020.1 release introduces significant improvements including:

  • Increase to over 2 million place names
  • Extended support for exonyms in 21+ languages
  • Support for UN M49 and NATO STANAG 1059 country codes
  • Updated international and 1st/2nd level administrative boundaries
  • Updated time zones with DST for 2020/2021
  • New layers: Antarctica claims and Chinese nine-dash line
  • Support for Uber H3 hexagonal grid system
  • Updated earthquakes layer
  • Updated monthly (2019) cloud cover raster layers

Additionally, the new release delivers thousands of minor updates and improvements.

The global data suite from Europa Technologies includes Global Discovery, Global Insight Plus, Global Insight and Global 360. The updates have also been applied to Global CRESTA Plus – a high-quality implementation of the CRESTA zone system used by insurers and reinsurers.

Warren Vick, Founder & Director of Europa Technologies said, “As a cornerstone of our business, this major release demonstrates the ongoing commitment to our global map data suite. Our premier products continue to set the gold standard in both quality and content.”

The new product release will continue to be available as a service through the award-winning viaEuropa platform. viaEuropa provides access to hosted, high quality cartography as OGC-compliant web services which can be easily consumed by desktop, mobile and web applications.

For more information on the Europa Technologies global data suite, visit:
https://www.europa.uk.com/map-data/global/

About Europa Technologies

Founded in 1990, Europa Technologies is an award-winning pioneer of location intelligence solutions for a variety of market sectors. Our capabilities allow organisations to better understand their customers, assets and environment, in a geographic context, thereby gaining a competitive or strategic advantage.

As a trusted advisor, our products and services are used by Fortune Global 500 companies, governments and missions of the United Nations. The company has global licence agreements with several leading Internet-based service providers. Through deployment via Google Earth and Google Maps alone, our world data products have been seen by over one billion people, approximately 1 in 7 of the world’s entire population.

Our mission is captured by our hallmark: “Success, located”.

Contact

Please direct media enquiries to:
Louise Dowdeswell
Marketing & Communications Manager
 ldowdeswell@europa.uk.com
+44 (0)1932 645555 x206

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