Autodesk, Inc. has
plans to release some coordinate system and map
projection technology under an open-source license.
software, acquired from Mentor Software and its founder Norm Olsen, will
help users to more easily support geographic coordinate conversions and
allow accurate and precise geospatial analysis. The announcement was made
today at the annual Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G)
conference in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, where geospatial open
source developers and users join to learn, present and network.
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