September 18, 2009
Lawrence, KS — ThinkGeo today announced the release of Map Suite Geocoder 3.0 Beta 1, their latest entry in the Map Suite 3.0 family of GIS software developer components for .NET. As the next-generation replacement for Map Suite Geocode USA, this new product is built on the fully-extensible and customizable Map Suite 3.0 platform, allowing for a broad range of expanded geocoding functionality.
Map Suite Geocoder 3.0 offers versatile and high-performance conversion of latitude and longitude coordinates to street addresses and vice-versa in a native .NET component for application developers. Additionally, Map Suite Geocoder can also be extended to support any number of custom geocoding requirements. For example, users could add the ability to geocode based on telephone area codes.
The product includes a highly optimized dataset of street addresses in the United States, allowing for immediate use with U.S.-based applications. Official plugins for support of additional countries and locales is planned for the future, or can be added now by users who already have the appropriate datasets.
Map Suite Geocoder comes with a complete set of sample applications, each with full source code, that enable developers to start geocoding with ease. Sample applications include demonstrations of geocoding and reverse geocoding, formalizing string input, fuzzy logic searches and more. An illustrated QuickStart Guide and an online discussion forum are also provided.
Map Suite Geocoder 3.0 Beta 1 is available for download immediately from ThinkGeo's website and can be evaluated free for 60 days.
For more information on the complete line of ThinkGeo's Map Suite GIS software development products, including free 60-day evaluation downloads and detailed change logs for each of the new releases, visit ThinkGeo's website at http://gis.thinkgeo.com.
ThinkGeo is an industry leader in GIS mapping controls and components. The company offers a wide variety of high-quality products for software developers who are using mapping and geospatial functionality within their applications. They have clients from a wide base of industries ranging from agriculture to aerospace. For more information about ThinkGeo products or professional services, visit www.thinkgeo.com or contact one of our sales representatives at firstname.lastname@example.org or (866)847-7510.