Pitney Bowes Announces PBLocator Geocoding for ArcGIS
July 19th, 2019 by Susan Smith
This week Joe Francica, Managing Director, Intelligence Solutions, Pitney Bowes talked about Pitney Bowes announcements over the past year, the primary announcement being the PBLocator premium geocoding to ArcGIS, announced at the Esri User Conference in San Diego.
“You could always use geocoding but it wasn’t a direct connection,” said Francica. “We have an API and for online an SDK, to either ArcGIS Pro Desktop or ArcGIS Online. What led to this is with Esri, we have mutual customers in many different spaces. We wanted to make it easier to connect directly into our geocoding solution, and they have the best of both worlds in the geocoding.”
Francica said Pitney Bowes continues to make investment in their data portfolio. Their software and data marketplace is now a full blown online marketplace, where you can view download sample products, streets, lines, neighborhoods. It is all online and you can purchase the data in a MapInfo Pro format, shapefiles, flat files and you can sample, view, etc. Whereas MapInfo used to provide CDs or floppy discs of their data catalog, now everything is online. The data catalog is used for the sales organization to show...