Friday, October 12, 2018

Ready, Set, Research!

RAQ: Creating a spreadsheet of legal descriptions of Teranet's parcel mapping using VuMAP


For a lightweight application, VuMAP sure does some heavy lifting when it comes to day to day productivity in your real estate or law practice. Today's rarely asked question highlights a simple but powerful built-in tool that will help speed up your research; the query tool.

  • Find the location on a map
  • Review the legal descriptions of parcels in the area
  • Bookmark the chosen properties
  • Download all the saved information to a spreadsheet

 
The video below will show you how to use some of the features you won't see with a free trial subscription.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A Planet Sized Data Delivery

Introducing Our Newest Data Partner: Planet Labs Geomatics


There's a million new reasons to choose MapWarehouse. First Base Solutions has entered a new reseller agreement with Planet Labs Geomatics, a provider of commercial satellite imagery, to bring over 1,000,000 square km of new Ontario imagery to MapWarehouse, and that's just the beginning!

Monday, April 30, 2018

WMS? TMS? WMTS? MapCast Subscribers Take Your Pick

An explanation in plain English without the WTF


As a new subscriber to MapCast, you'll need to connect to the service before you can get to work. On the MapCast dashboard there are five options. Here I'll recommend which connection type to use and when.

Your service connection type will depend on the software you plan to use.

First, a quick overview of what you can do with MapCast based on the connection type you choose. In all cases, MapCast delivers image tiles at various scales which are displayed in turn as the user zooms in or out.  The user has access to view the data, not direct access to the data itself, therefore, it can not be manipulated, saved or edited.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Rarely Asked Questions: How To Use A Tile Map Service

If you can use Google Maps, then you're already an expert. It's much easier than you think.


What's a TMS?


TMS is a Tile Map Service. Aerial imagery from our planes is processed to create a highly detailed photo map that covers Southern Ontario. A grid is used to split the photo map into thousands of small tiles.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Zoom2It Demo [Video]

How to search for Ontario aerial imagery with Teranet property boundaries

If you're new to Zoom2It, welcome! The most common questions from new users include 'How do I get the images I just bought' and 'How can I open this file?' Here's a few quick hints.