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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

The City of Fernandina Beach, Florida Selects Geo-Visus Inc’s GISLite©™ Solution to Increase Operational Awareness

Geo-Visus Inc. announces the City of Fernandina Beach, Florida implements their Hosted Application Solution, GISLite©™ as its Web-GIS standard. GISLite©™ was selected because of its low cost of ownership; City maps are available via the web; users have anywhere, anytime access to selected functionality, from Viewing to Analysis thus extending GIS capabilities to the whole Enterprise.

“With Geo-Visus assistance, the City successfully rolled-out the GISLite©™ solution to both our Staff and the Public,” states Mike Rooney, IT Director. “Using the GISLite©™ solution, we are able to extend our investment in GIS Technology by providing access to infrastructure data through a Web-based interface, thus deploying a unified platform for operational awareness.”

GISLite©™ is a Simple, Scalable ArcGIS Server Map Management and Deployment Tool. Built on ESRI’s ArcGIS Server technology, GISLite©™ allows clients to: Store and Access – GIS Maps and Data; Manage – Users, Tools and Map Access; Edit and Analyze GIS Data. It is implemented in one of three ways: As a Hosted Application (ASP); As a Hosted Server Solution; As an Installed Product.

About the City of Fernandina Beach
If you measured history per square mile, and graded it by the beauty of the natural backdrop, Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach might be able to claim the most spectacular heritage in Florida. Eight national flags have flown over this magnificently beached and forested spit of land, the most southern of the Sea Islands that trail down the Carolina and Georgia coasts.

Business & Industry:
Fernandina Beach is the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry - shrimp boats depart the docks most days. The 50 block historic district with classic Victorian architecture make a stroll through the city a delight. The oldest saloon in Florida can be found on Centre Street.

History & Nature:
Fort Clinch, built before the Civil War, is open daily and is perfect for a bicycle ride down tree-lined roads, catching the view of a nuclear submarine nosing through the sound, just relaxing on the beach or fishing from the shore or pier. Wide beaches on the east frame the Atlantic Ocean, where shrimp boats prowl among the whitecaps, whales calve in the fall and sea turtles nest in the summer. The Amelia River and a long sweep of salt marshes, looking a bit like mislocated western prairies, act as a moat against the mainland west. Forested dunes anchor the middle, offering haven to birdlife.

About Geo-Visus Inc

Headquartered in Plantation, Florida, Geo-Visus Inc. specializes in Web-GIS Solutions and GIS Management Services. They lead the way in ArcGIS Server On-Site and Remote, Installation, Monitoring and Management. They are building Business Integration Tools to support client spatial data collection, analysis and decision-making needs. Geo-Visus commitment to excellence combined with their responsiveness has gained them an outstanding reputation in the GIS industry and more importantly, the trust and confidence of their clients. Incorporated in 2007, Geo-Visus Inc. has one (1) additional office location in Jacksonville, Florida. More information can be found on the web at: www.geovisus.com

Geo-Visus, GISLite and www.geovisus.com are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of Geo-Visus in the United States, the European Community, or certain other jurisdictions. Other companies and products mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective trademark owners.

Martin Copping, GISP
E-mail: mcopping@geovisus.com
Tel: (888) 724-4447 Ext. 401

Press Release - Geo-Visus