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Manchester, United Kingdom, 2008/09/01 - ESRI (UK), the market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has launched CrimeAnalyst version 1.6.
ESRI (UK) has launched CrimeAnalyst version 1.6, a GIS software solution, providing a seamless environment for creating, analysing, and publishing crime statistics in line with the Government’s recent crime mapping green paper requirements.
In growing use by the UK police service and CDRPs, CrimeAnalyst 1.6 helps these organisations collect, combine, visualise, analyse, and share crime information in real-time, going beyond traditional crime “hotspotting” software to deliver in-depth, live location-based intelligence. in line with the UK’s National Intelligence Model (NIM) framework.
CrimeAnalyst 1.6 supports uses the latest version of ESRI’s GIS software, ArcGIS 9.3, enabling the software to interact with web applications such as Microsoft Live or Google Maps and online viewers including Geowise’s Instant Atlas to easily publish crime maps online.
Additional updates to CrimeAnalyst 1.6 include:
• streamlined install and licensing, making wide deployment faster and easier;
• quicker “hotspot” crime mapping results, allowing analysts to interrogate specific data for longer periods or for wider geographical areas in the same time;
• improved support for working on international projections, benefiting police forces collaborating internationally in tackling serious and organised crime.
Simon Cottingham, Public Safety Strategist, ESRI (UK), said: “This latest release of CrimeAnalyst provides a new level of capability for users both here in the UK and internationally. The ability to not only create better results faster but to also more easily share these results with the public will be of major benefit to our customers”
ESRI (UK)’s CrimeAnalyst is already in use by the law enforcement community in Canada and Switzerland with strong interest across Europe and South America.
About ESRI (UK)
ESRI (UK) (esriuk.com) is part of the global ESRI network. With the single, largest pool of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) expertise in the UK, the company is the technical authority on GIS. ESRI (UK) provides solutions, technology and services including off-the-shelf applications built on ESRI’s ArcGIS software suite and an extensive range of consulting and training services.
ESRI (UK) has been a trusted provider of GIS solutions and technology to the public sector for over 15 years with clients including the Metropolitan Police, Leicestershire and South Yorkshire Police. ESRI (UK) works closely with the Public Safety community to deliver powerful solutions that improve service by extracting the greatest value from data, enabling intelligence to be more easily shared. We call this Visionary Thinking.