Spatial Energy Announces Plans to Distribute Bing Maps Through IHS Applications

March 30, 2011

IHS information access workflows gain online access to Bing Maps imagery, roads, obliques, and routing transactions and other energy-specific datasets

Boulder, CO (Vocus/PRWEB) March 28, 2011

Spatial Energy, the leading source for digital imagery and services for the energy industry, and IHS, a business information and analytics provider, today announced a subscription agreement to provide online access to Microsoft Corp.’s Bing Maps through IHS products.

Bing Maps is a worldwide collection of current content and data types, such as street maps, satellite images, Bird’s eye view aerial photos, Streetside panoramic imagery, 3D maps and GeoCoding. Bing Maps is delivered through Spatial Energy’s Spatial on Demand® platform as a web service and will be integrated within IHS applications as native Bing Map Services and as a Web Mapping Service. Spatial on Demand is an enterprise online platform used to store, access, query, and retrieve a company’s corporate geospatial data, as well as other energy-specific datasets including Bing Maps.

“We’re delighted to provide our customers’ access to Microsoft Corp.’s Bing Maps Map Control and MapPoint Web Service through our agreement with Spatial Energy,” stated Rich Herrmann, Vice President, Global Platforms and Technology, IHS. “Our customers believe imagery needs to be an integrated part of our geospatial offerings. Bing Maps delivered through Spatial on Demand provides us both the platform and content to delivery that value”.

Bud Pope, Spatial Energy’s president said “We’re pleased to offer online access to Bing Maps WMS to the wide variety of IHS application environments. With wide energy industry acceptance of Bing Maps by our Spatial on Demand customer base of over 40 global oil and gas companies, IHS online customers and Spatial on Demand customers can now be confident that they are accessing the same unprecedented foundation base map for their spatial data management and decision process.”

About Spatial Energy

Spatial Energy (http://www.spatialenergy.com) provides the world’s best collection of energy-specific imagery, imagery analysis and online enterprise imagery and data management services for oil and gas companies operating globally. Imagery is available on demand from our data archives, by tasking satellites and aerial providers, by speculative collection and by hosting corporate imagery.

Our data is tailored for use with Geologic, Geophysics and other popular energy-specific desktop applications. We’ve established preferred relationships with the leading data providers and can thus select the best sources, at the industry’s lowest cost, to meet your particular application. We offer subscription programs such as the Spatial Energy Partner Program (EPP), BasinWatch, RadarWatch and Spatial on Demand (http://www.spatialondemand.com) to provide simplified, cost effective access to acquiring and managing imagery as a corporate asset.

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