Realising the Value of Place

by mbishop |May 8, 2009|No Comments

I’m pleased to post that we are Platinum Sponsors of this years AGI conference. See the full news article here. This was a fantastic event last year, and I’m sure it will be even bigger and better this year! We be launching new products and have some exciting new demos. We also have some interesting […]


MapInfo Professional 10.0 – Customers Give us a Ten!

by Jessica Krokowski |May 7, 2009|No Comments

With only about seven weeks until MapInfo Professional 10.0 begins shipping we wanted to post an update on our Beta program. Last week we sent select customers the MapInfo Professional 10.0 Beta. After only a day or two of testing new features such as, a brand new user interface, enhanced data access, new map output […]


Stratus Connect @ GIS-Tage Deutschland 2009

by mbishop |May 5, 2009|No Comments

Today Stratus Connect is being showcased at a public sector user group There has been a good amount of interest in both the boxed application and also the RIA controls. A couple of screenshots as supplied by Konstantin Greger & Andreas Homa based out of our German office. This is using StreetPro Germany with ALKIS […]


Stratus YouTube Channel

by mbishop |April 30, 2009|No Comments

Following on form Chris’ previous post, we will soon have more cool stuff to show you. The the team have been working flat out on the RIA controls, but also having a bit of fun hacking with them. We have set up a PBBI Stratus youtube channel. Not much there at the moment but we […]


Integrate MapXtreme with Virtual Earth and Google Maps

by Jessica Krokowski |April 29, 2009|No Comments

I have been researching the best practices with tile servers and how to integrate real cartographic analysis into tile based RIA applications. The results are very interesting with respect to several limitations and also quality. Tile based RIA applications are becoming more prevalent in the web community because of their responsiveness and flexibility. The current […]


MapInfo Professional v10.0 support for PostGIS

by Jessica Krokowski |April 28, 2009|No Comments

We are really excited about the upcoming release of MapInfo Professional version 10.0. It is expected to ship in June, which is right around the corner. We are planning on revealing 10.0 publicly for the first time at our annual users’ conference, Insights ’09, which is June 3rd in Orlando, Florida. Feel free to join […]


Beer For Screenshots…

by cmccartney |April 28, 2009|No Comments

Here at PBBI our Sales Engineers (SE’s) are busily using Stratus Connect – and like many eagerly awaiting the RIA Controls to emerge. So when Mark started challenging them to provide images and uses of what they were up to, he realised that they respond much better to the reward of beer for the best […]