MapInfo Professional v12.5 - Better, Faster, Stronger


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Steve Mann, Senior Director Product Development Location Intelligence at Pitney Bowes introduced the next generation of MapInfo Professional at the recent MapInfo Forum events in Australia.

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MapInfo Professional v12.5 - Better, Faster, Stronger

  1. 1. MapInfo Forum 2014 MapInfo Professional 12.5 Steve Mann, Global Director, Product Development
  2. 2. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 MapInfo Professional v12.5 schedule June 2014 October 2014
  3. 3. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Cartographic output Ability to work directly with a map in a layout. An all new Layout Designer to make creating layouts easier. Performance improvements Use of multiple cores for object processing improvements OS - 64 bit Full 64-bit application User experience upgrades Redesigned user interface with ribbons (64 bit) New Raster Capabilities New format and high performing grid/raster capabilities. Due Q1 2015 (64-bit) MapInfo Professional v12.5 Themes
  4. 4. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 New Layout Designer Live Maps and Browsers Grids and Guidelines Auto-wrapping text boxes 32 bit – easy access toolbar (as shown) 64 bit – dedicated ribbon Prepare maps for printing quicker and easier than ever before
  5. 5. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Layout Designer – Active Maps Work directly with your map windows without leaving the Layout page! Pan and Zoom Adjust layers Modify labels Prepare maps for printing more quickly and easily than ever before.
  6. 6. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Layout Designer – Active Browser Work directly with Browser windows without leaving the Layout page! Sort and filter Rearrange columns
  7. 7. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Performance Multi-threading of selected object processing capabilities to use more or all of the available processors • Split • Erase • Erase Outside • Buffer 64 bit version: Other operations (although not made to be multi-threaded) offer incremental improvements in the time to complete. • Mostly due to ability to use more memory. New raster grid format (.MRR) has substantially improved rendering times and support for huge rasters/grids
  8. 8. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Easier to learn – easier to use! New User Interface Brand New Ribbon UI Window Management: Tabbed, Docking, Floating Multi-Monitor Support Mini-Toolbar Workspace Explorer Labeling Styles & Label Preview
  9. 9. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 New User Interface Tabs and galleries Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) Easier to learn and easier to use Capabilities are easier to find and use – less mouse clicks!
  10. 10. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 All windows now support docking, floating and tabbed modes Floating windows can be moved onto secondary monitors Hide and re-open windows as needed, reduce clutter Improved Productivity! Window Management
  11. 11. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014  Easily search for desired tables/layers.  Integrated Layer Control and Table List capabilities. • Separate windows still available.  Integrated window list • Show/hide windows (without closing them)  Data connections list New Workspace Explorer Window
  12. 12. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Live Demo MapInfo Pro
  13. 13. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Use this slide for a Full-bleed image New raster/grid capability for MapInfo Pro  Native 64 bit extension  New multi-resolution file format  High performance rendering and processing  Functionality integrated directly into MapInfo Pro  .NET API for application programmability  Ribbon based user interface MapInfo Raster
  14. 14. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Use this slide for a Full-bleed image New User Experience
  15. 15. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Use this slide for a Full-bleed image New Capabilities Raster functions available (v1.0) Raster Properties  Metadata, Statistics, Cell Info Display  Colour modulation, hill shading Processing  Convert, Reproject, Resample, Clip, Merge, Rasterize Analysis  Point/Line/Region Stats, Calculator, Classify, Filter, Contour, Profile, Viewshed
  16. 16. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Use this slide for a Full-bleed image New Opportunities Exciting future  New raster/grid based analysis within MapInfo Professional 64 bit  Successor to Vertical Mapper and Engage3D  Enhancement to vertical specific applications like Discover and Crime Profiler  New raster API for customers, partners to build their own custom functions to support specific market needs  Capability expanded across the MapInfo suite including Spectrum Spatial on the server
  17. 17. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Live Demo MapInfo Raster Data courtesy:
  18. 18. ‹#› MapInfo Forum 2014 Want to keep up with the latest news? We will provide updates on the MapInfo Professional road map in "The MapInfo Professional" monthly journal. "The MapInfo Professional" is a monthly journal filled with tips, tricks, techniques and advice for using MapInfo Professional. To subscribe:
  19. 19. Thankyou