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Gain Insights Into Remote Site Conditions Without Leaving Your Desk: Industry trends, tips, and practical uses for aerial imagery and geographic data from First Base Solutions, the experts who brought you MapWarehouse.

Monday, January 16, 2017

What can we expect from GIS in 2017?

Top 6 trends of 2016
With 2016 now behind us, it’s now time to look ahead, and discuss what industry experts predict to be the prevailing trends for GIS and Geo-Spatial Technologies for 2017, and more importantly, what it means for you and your business.

Lets begin by looking at the prevailing long term trends that should continue through the next 5 years. Then we will identify the short-term 2017 trends that are expected to grow.

Friday, December 23, 2016

FBS Year In Review 2016

Another year has flown by quickly

At First Base Solutions, we're wrapping up our 16th year of serving Ontario's top companies with aerial imagery and geographic services. Here's just a few of the highlights:

Jet Setting

We've upgraded our technology with a new camera! We were busy flying and collecting aerial imagery around the GTA including Simcoe, Peel, York, Toronto, and Durham. The new imagery is available for sale on MapWarehouse and added to the collections in VuMAP.

New 2016 Aerial Imagery Coverage

Friday, December 9, 2016

LiDAR Provider Airborne Imaging Partners With FBS

LiDAR Elevation Models Coming To MapWarehouse

First Base Solutions is pleased to announce we have recently entered a data provider agreement with Airborne Imaging Inc. Since 2004, Airborne has collected LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) elevation data across Canada and the United States for use in oil and gas, mining, legal survey, engineering, power, and government sectors.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Rarely Asked Questions - Isn't There Anything Newer?

The data isn't old, it's established

Fifteen years isn't long in geological time. So is it really worth your time to look for updated mapping if you're only interested in geological features or other map data that won't change at all in your relatively short human lifetime? Probably not.

One question we often get from customers is, "Don't you have anything newer?"

Monday, October 31, 2016

J.D. Barnes Acquires Black, Shoemaker, Robinson & Donaldson

New merger enhances services to Guelph area clients

We are pleased to announce that J.D. Barnes Limited has acquired Black, Shoemaker, Robinson & Donaldson Limited, effective October 31, 2016. Serving Guelph and surrounding regions, BSR&D Ltd. is a firm specializing in Land Surveying and Land Use Planning.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Our Newest High Value Data Partner, Tarin Resource Services

East Meets West

First Base Solutions is pleased to announce we have recently entered a partnership with Tarin Resource Services of Alberta.  In the coming months, First Base customers will see Tarin's aerial imagery covering Alberta added to our MapWarehouse store and MapCast WMS alongside our own Ontario data sets.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

VuMAP Tool Tips

Quick overview of the VuMAP Toolbox

Data Update:
NEW: Spring 2016 Imagery Now Available on VuMAP

Drawing Tool

Draw lines or closed shapes over the map, name and save your sketch under the "My Marks" tab.