Insights Into Remote Site Conditions Without Leaving Your Desk

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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.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Celebrate GIS Day 2017

Originally started in 1999, GIS Day encourages the education of geography and the uses of GIS. Intended to be a grassroots initiative to display and highlight the practical use cases of GIS technology.

GIS has enormous hidden potential to increase productivity in every facet of our lives, from finding the most optimal route home to solving complex societal problems such as governance.

Monday, October 30, 2017

New 2017 Orthophoto Imagery Added

In preparation for the Winter, we are excited to announce the addition of new 2017 orthophoto data. This updated data is now available across all of our services. Whether you are a user of VuMAP or MapCast you can now access the imagery as part of your subscription. 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Digital Globe: Satellite Imagery Sale

DigitalGlobe - Ontario Archives

With the most sophisticated commercial satellites in orbit, tap into the advantages of Satellite Imagery from DigitalGlobe. With the largest historical library, highest locational accuracy, largest collection capacity, and highest resolution, DigitalGlobe is trusted by more then 40 governments and countless innovative companies to deliver mission-critical imagery.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

How Property Owners Can Prepare Against Floods

How prepared is Toronto to
handle flooding?
This Spring season has not been very kind to the GTA. We’ve seen a large amount of flood warnings, and substantial amounts of rain in the GTA.

Was this season just an anomaly or can we expect further rainfall in the future? What is your government doing to anticipate and prevent further flood related damages to your property?

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

VuMap - The Key to Remote Productivity

Ever wonder how your organization can be more productive?

Cutting costs and time are a critical part of productivity and by leveraging geo-spatial technologies like VuMap, your organization can save a good chunk of that time and cost.

If your business relies on performing pre-site analysis for clients in order to quote them, then VuMap is the perfect product for your organization.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Crash Course: Elevation Imagery

Sample contours map

Find the right elevation imagery for your needs

Elevation imagery from FBS is usually sold as either DEM with spot heights and break lines, or, as 1m interval contour lines derived from those DEM, but, we have a few other products you might not know about.

As you can see in the chart, there are five products that you can extract elevation data from. Each has different types of deliverable's, precision, and geographic coverage: