Europa Technologies announce
v2016.2 release of global data suite

PRESS RELEASE – 1 November 2016

Europa Technologies has announced a maintenance release of its prominent suite of global map data products.

Global map data products from Europa Technologies are used by many Fortune Global 500 companies, governments and missions of the United Nations. The company has global licence agreements with several leading map service providers, including Google.

As well as thousands of minor updates and enhancements, the new release of product suite includes:

  • Political updates, including all changes published in ISO 3166-1
  • Updates to 1st and 2nd level administrative boundaries
  • Time zones with updated DST for 2016/2017
  • Additions and updates to places layer
  • Earthquakes layer updated with events to release date

Europa Technologies digital implementation of the CRESTA global zoning system, as used by insurers and reinsurers, has also been updated. Global CRESTA Plus now features increased resolution on zone definitions.

Warren Vick, Founder & Director of Europa Technologies comments, “This release, once again, demonstrates a commitment to our global map data suite. We reaffirm our pledge to keep these data sets as 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/

Global Map Data

About Europa Technologies

Europa Technologies is an award-winning specialist in geospatial intelligence solutions for a wide variety of market sectors. Our capabilities allow organisations with international interests to better understand their customers, assets and markets, in a geographic context, thereby gaining a competitive or strategic advantage. Digital map products and services from Europa Technologies are used by many Fortune Global 500 companies, governments and missions of the United Nations. The company has global licence agreements with several leading Internet-based service providers including Google. 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. The company’s identity is captured in its mantra: “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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