Open technology and standards-based GIS


Who is Cadcorp

Cadcorp is a UK-based developer and supplier of world leading geographic information systems (GIS) and web mapping software. its cost-effective solutions help organisations in the public and private sectors maximise their investment in geographic information by making it easier to share spatial data between people and between systems.

Open technology

As a long-standing technical member of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.® (OGC), Cadcorp has been at the forefront of the application of open technologies and standards-based solutions. It is this open and standards-based approach that defines its data sharing ability.

Integrated products

Cadcorp SIS® - Spatial Information System®software suite – is an integrated family of standalone, web, developer and mobile GIS products. These can be deployed as a suite or individually. Consistency and interoperability across the product range is ensured as all products are developed from common source code.

Interoperability

Cadcorp SIS has unrivalled ability to coexist with other GIS platforms – most notably as a web mapping engine, or as the administrator of a centralised spatial database – without users having to retire legacy desktop GIS.

Cadcorp’s presence

Cadcorp has its headquarters in Stevenage UK. it supports markets throughout the world via a network of Cadcorp Partners. Users worldwide depend on Cadcorp SIS to provide GIS and web mapping applications for a number of markets including local and central government, national mapping agencies, emergency services, land & property, natural resources, insurance, utilities and maritime.

Accreditation

Cadcorp is an ISO9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certified company and an Oracle® Partner. In the UK, Cadcorp is an Ordnance Survey® Developer Partner; Northern Ireland Land & Property Services® (LPS) Licensed Partner; corporate member of the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) and a corporate member of the British Cartographic Society (BCS).

Cadcorp and the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.®(OGC)

    

Cadcorp is a long-standing technical member of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.® (OGC), and has been at the forefront of the application of open technologies and standards in GIS and web mapping. It is this open and standards-based approach that defines its data sharing ability.

The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.®(OGC) is an international industry consortium that includes a growing number of companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface specifications. OpenGIS®Specifications support interoperable solutions that ‘geo-enable’ the web, wireless and location-based services, and mainstream IT.

The specifications empower technology developers to make complex spatial information and services accessible and useful with all kinds of applications.

Since 1997, Cadcorp has been heavily involved in the activity of the OGC, and has contributed to several OGC Implementation Specifications, including those for Web Map Services and Web Feature Services. 

Cadcorp technical director Martin Daly is an OGC Gardels Medal holder for his contribution to the OGC, and was one of the original members of the OGC Architecture Board.

Cadcorp is a member of the Technical Committee of the OGC and has a large number of OGC certified-compliant implementations, all of which are built-in as standard across the Cadcorp SIS software range.

Cadcorp SIS is OGC certified compliant for WMS 1.0, WMS 1.1, Gaz 0.8, SFS 1.1, WMS 1.1.1, GML 2.1.2, WFS 1.0.0, Filter 1.0, GML 2.1.1, WMC 1.0, GML 3.1.1, WMS 1.3.0, CAT CS/W 2.0.1, CAT2 AP ebRIM 0.9.1, WMC 1.1, SFA 1.1.0, SFS 1.1.0, WCS 1.0.0, GMLsf 1.0.0, GML 3.2.1, GeoPDF 0.5.1, KML 2.2.0

Cadcorp GeognoSIS is certified for WMS 1.0, WMS 1.1, Gaz 0.8, WMS 1.1.1, GML 2.1.2, WFS 1.0.0, Filter 1.0, GML 2.1.1, WMC 1.0, GML 3.1.1, WMS 1.3.0, CAT CS/W 2.0.1, CAT2 AP ebRIM 0.9.1, WMC 1.1, WCS 1.0.0, GMLsf 1.0.0, GML 3.2.1, KML 2.2.0, GeoPDF 0.5.1

For more on OGC, visit       www.opengeospatial.org       

For more on cadcorp, visit  www.cadcorp.com

Cadcorp SIS 7.1 New Interface

Cadcorp SIS Fluent UI


Cadcorp SIS Product Suite

Whether you need simple map viewing tools or a comprehensive enterprise-wide GIS, the Cadcorp SIS Spatial Information System suite has the right solution for you. Each product Cadcorp offers works in the same way, uses the same tools, and supports the same extensive range of spatial data sources. By conforming to Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc.®(OGC) interface specifications, Cadcorp software is at the cutting edge of GIS functionality and industry standards.

Cadcorp SIS software is available as an 'out-of-the-box’ Standalone and Desktop GIS for map data viewing, editing, creation and modelling; as Developer Kits to enable bespoke GIS application creation and integration; as an ActiveX based runtime for application deployment; as a web based GIS for web mapping application creation and data distribution and finally as a Mobile GIS. All Cadcorp software uses the same methods and code, ensuring consistency and inter-operability across the product range.

Desktop GIS

From free GIS to advanced spatial modelling Cadcorp SIS standalone & desktop products are used in all phases of spatial data handling: preparation, creation, configuration and management, viewing, querying, editing, analysis, and modelling. 

The product suite ranges from an easy to use, free data viewing product (Map Reader) right through to an advanced, 'high end' GIS (Map Modeller)


Cadcorp SIS standalone & desktop GIS products run on Microsoft Windows 7, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista (Business and Ultimate), Microsoft Windows 2003 Server and Microsoft Windows 2008 Server.


Cadcorp SIS Map Reader - provides users of Cadcorp SIS with a powerful free GIS software solution to easily view, query and print map data 'published' by Map Manager, Editor or Modeller.

Cadcorp SIS Map Viewer - a low-cost solution for quickly and easily viewing, theming and printing over 160 GIS, CAD, graphic and database formats.

Cadcorp SIS Map Manager - Cadcorp’s spatial data management solution; used for preparing, configuring and managing both spatial data and metadata for the Web, desktop, and spatial database.

Cadcorp SIS Map Editor - professional GIS software for the experienced user. Map Editor offers advanced GIS functionality such as CAD-style geometric construction and editing, ‘tracing’ and topology management.

Cadcorp SIS Map Modeller - advanced GIS product for spatial analysis and modelling. It provides advanced users with a comprehensive set of creation, editing and modelling capabilities. These include 3D modelling, grid analysis, terrain modelling and image draping.