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UNIGIS cooperates with leading vendors and communities in the GIS industry.

Industry Partners offer support to the network through contributions to workshops and distance learning materials, free licenses, discounted products such as software, access to online training courses and access to state-of-the-art technology in the GIS field.

Industry partners

Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), as the fourth largest privately held software company in the world, is pioneering innovative solutions for working with spatial data on the desktop, across the enterprise, in the field, and on the Web.

Hexagon Geospatial helps you make sense of the dynamically changing world. Hexagon technology provides you the form to design, develop and deliver solutions that solve complex, real-world challenges through creative software products and platforms.

ORACLE is a leading supplier of software for information management, and the world’s second largest independent software company. Oracle develops and deploys 100 percent internet-enabled enterprise software: database, business applications, and application development and decision support tools.

SAFE SOFTWARE Inc. specializes in Spatial ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) technologies. Founded in 1993, the company has since become the industry leader in spatial data interoperability. Safe Software’s focus is on providing software solutions and professional services that deliver seamless data access and format translation.

Trimble is a leading provider of advanced location-based solutions that maximize productivity and enhance profitability. The Company integrates its positioning expertise in GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions.

Since 1987, Clark Labs has been actively developing the IDRISI GIS and Image Processing software. In 2015, Clark Labs released the TerrSet Geospatial Monitoring and Modeling software which includes the IDRISI GIS and Image Processing tools, along with an additional constellation of software tools for monitoring and modeling the earth system.

Open Source Communities

QGIS is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo).

GRASS GIS, commonly referred to as GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System), is a free and open source Geographic Information System (GIS) software suite.

MapServer is an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web. Originally developed in the mid-1990’s at the University of Minnesota, MapServer is released under an MIT-style license.

GeoServer is an open source server for sharing geospatial data designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards.

OpenStreetMap is an initiative to create and provide free geographic data, such as street maps, to anyone. The OpenStreetMap Foundation is an international not-for-profit organization supporting, but not controlling, the OpenStreetMap Project.

GeoNetwork is a catalog application to manage spatially referenced resources. It provides powerful metadata editing and search functions as well as an interactive web map viewer. It is currently used in numerous Spatial Data Infrastructure initiatives across the world.

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness.

PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. It adds support for geographic objects allowing location queries to be run in SQL.