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Youtube in MapInfo Stratus on Youtube

by mbishop | June 8, 2010 | No Comments

One of our resident MapInfo Stratus experts Pete Yard had the pretty innovative idea of embedding a youtube video in a Stratus mapping callout. Again this is a neat example of the convergence of multimedia on the web. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egiJJlUVbrU A good use case for this would be embedding 3D artist impressions for public consultation on […]


Southwark Camera Feed – Interview

by mbishop | June 4, 2010 | No Comments

Recently Chris linked to Southwark’s Stratus implementation that now integrates live data from Transport for London. This is generating a great deal of interest and this is a excellent example of mashing together different sources of data. Here we have real evidence that we are moving into an age where organisations can quickly share realtime […]


Insights Conference 2010 – Review

by mbishop | May 26, 2010 | No Comments

Nearly 300 delegates attended the Insights Conference in Miami. The event had 3 forums including a stream dedicated to Location intelligence. In total there were over 110 sessions! From a MapInfo Stratus perspective we had quite a lot of coverage and generated quite a buzz at the conference. Conference microsite. In terms of content, Jon […]


Stratus Connect Webinar

by mbishop | December 7, 2009 | No Comments

Back in November we ran a webinar as an introduction to Stratus Connect and the RIA Controls. The recording is now available online – please click the image below to view the recording. It runs for around an hour, so grab a coffee and enjoy. As always we look forward to feedback. Mark


Friday Screenshot

by mbishop | November 6, 2009 | No Comments

Peter Yard put together a pretty neat telecoms demo for the recent webinars. This showed mobile masts, network coverage and customers. What was also quite neat is he could hook the address search up to a telephone number database. Therefore a user could enter a telephone number into the search box to find the customer. Useful for […]


Stratus Webinar – November 5th

by mbishop | October 30, 2009 | 1 Comment

“Remember, remember the 5th of November” (at 2.00pm) We are running a webinar on Stratus Connect and Stratus RIA controls. The webinar will cover the following Understand the benefits Details on the capabilities See the product in action Learn about the future vision A chance to ask questions Register for the complimentary webinar Thursday November 5th (2.00pm – 3.00pm) […]


Friday Afternoon Screenshot

by mbishop | October 2, 2009 | No Comments

Rob is building a Stratus Connect 2.0 demo with UK Streetpro. The POI and attribute data is quite neat with the new find my nearest capabilities. Streetpro is a rather nice usable vector dataset that adds a slightly different view to the traditional OS raster layers.  We have also included the London congestion zone with […]