This month will see the release of the second iteration of 64bit MapInfo Professional software, v15.2. This means that people who are running a 64bit system can now get even better functionality from their mapping software. If the 64bit system is not right for you...

As I write this blog, Ireland’s postcodes are exactly four weeks old. Interest in applying the new codes has been high especially among larger organisations. Our first two million records are arriving this week to have Eircodes appended, and we’ve begun work to integrate Autoaddress...

The lights have been taken down and the men in the tin foil hats have gone home, Eircode is now officially launched. The conspiracy/national disgrace/unnecessary project is here now, and some indications are that it might actually work. People have actually posted things with Eircodes...

Monday’s Eircodes launch certainly generated a lot of sentiment. As is the media’s wont, the negative and funny observations were presented centre stage and the positive reactions deemed not news-worthy. What really struck me, out of all the reactions, was the very low level of...

So yesterday was the day that, finally, Eircodes got launched. After many years of discussion and waiting, we finally have an official postal code system in Ireland. While it is a huge relief that the project is finally over the line and the public can start...

Positive news emanating from the Daíl regarding the roll-out of Eircodes. A Department of Communications press release states that the Government has acted quickly to draft data protection legislation for Eircodes, Ireland’s new postcode system, as per the guidance of the Office of the Data...

MapInfo are set to launch their new Pro Raster product, which will be the first of its kind to allow a desktop GIS to handle massive datasets at high speed. This is thanks to an industry first product; a raster grid-based engine and data format. For...

This week we discovered that Ireland's new postcode system will be called Eircode. It's a very exciting development in this project and one that will be music to the ears of business, government and anyone looking to get a more efficient way of running services...

We are very happy to announce that we will be running our second MapInfo User Conference in Dublin on April 9th, at the Chartered Accountant's House, Pearse Street, Dublin 2. This is the second in our series of bi-annual events that we offer to our...

The Minister of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, TD, today announced the formal signing of the contract for the Postcode Management Licence Holder (PMLH) with Capita Ireland. The ten-year contract signed with Capita, supported by BearingPoint and Autoaddress, provides for the design, encoding...