TerraGo Edge delivers GeoPackage to mobile users

April 8, 2016  - By

terrago-logo-200TerraGo has released TerraGo Edge 3.9.3, which features full support for OGC GeoPackage, a universal format for sharing maps and geographic data across mobile devices and all platforms.

TerraGo Edge enables users to import and export OGC GeoPackage as a SQLite database optimized for performance on iOS and Android devices.

“Because we listened to our customers, we designed TerraGo Edge from the ground up to be an open solution for exchanging field engineering, GIS, GPS and asset management data across vendor platforms and devices,” said John Timar, vice president, Worldwide Sales at TerraGo. “GeoPackage is an important win for customers because it’s a dramatic shift away from proprietary formats and technology. GeoPackage breaks through user dependence based on vendor data lock-in, enables platform-independent data exchange and refocuses customer value on software features and performance.”

The latest TerraGo Edge 3.9.3 release closes the loop for a complete GeoPackage collaboration workflow by allowing Edge app users to import GeoPackage data from a mobile device, collect location-tagged field data and roundtrip the information back to the GIS or other enterprise systems of record.

Register now for these upcoming TerraGo webinars:

TerraGo Edge 3.9.3 Enhances GIS Integration and Optimizes Map Experience
April 26, 12 to 12:30 p.m. ET.
Learn about this workflow and the other feature enhancements.

BYOD GPS Gets Real: Lessons Learned with the New Rules of GPS Data Collection
Thursday, April 14
, 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
In this GPS World webinar, join us as we examine how five organizations from five industries (oil & gas, engineering, water utility, transportation and natural resources) made the switch from GPS handhelds to smartphones and tablets for their field data collection needs. Speakers are Michael Gundling and David Basil, TerraGo.

Version 3.9.3 features these enhancements:

Advanced GIS Integration

  • Deliver GeoPackage data to any TerraGo Edge mobile app user
  • Create offline map when GeoPackage is embedded in a GeoPDF
  • Simultaneously import GeoPDF and GeoPackage data back to Edge server

Improved Mapping Experience with EdgeMap Optimizer

  • Automatic detection of best resolution (DPI) for offline maps upon import by mobile user
  • Manually select the optimal resolution upon import

Data collection enhancements with the New Form Template Selection, including a new search function in form fields to improve user productivity and data integrity.

Try the TerraGo Edge iOS or Android app for free.

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