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, June 29, 2016

Building Explosions Around Toronto [Photoblog]

That blows!


A rare event, but there have been quite a few in the last couple of years. Our aerial imagery captures the before and after of these urban disasters.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Vintage Imagery Now With Vintage Pricing

Price drop across the board


First Base Solutions is pleased to announce that effective immediately, non-current orthophoto (aerial imagery) will be offered at a reduced price through MapWarehouse. Sales and marketing manager, Adam Sampson, declares, "This is huge. It's not a sale or a promotion, it's a long term price drop across the board."

Thursday, June 16, 2016

How To Interpret MapWarehouse File Names

RAQ's: Rarely asked questions


Anyone's who purchased aerial imagery or mapping data through MapWarehouse is familiar with the quick delivery of a zip folder containing a bunch of cryptically named files.

 

Did you know the string of numbers actually means something useful? By interpreting the file names you can find:

  • The data type (orthophoto, parcel, contours...)
  • The UTM coordinates of the file's insertion point
  • The year the data was produced
  • The data provider (FBS, Teranet, TRCA...)