Need Advanced SDI Tools for ArcGIS?

CarbonArc® PRO eliminates barriers to SDI usability by providing advanced discovery, analysis and interaction tools for the OGC® Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) baseline - directly from the ESRI ArcGIS 9.2 desktop

By plugging into ArcGIS, CarbonArc PRO lets you use any OGC Web service and data as an integral part of the GIS - including WMS, WFS, WFS-T, WCS, Filter Encoding, Gazetteer, GML, GMLsf and CS-W.

CarbonArc PRO was developed with CarbonTools PRO, an extension to the Microsoft .NET Framework for advanced location content handling, mapping and sharing.

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  • Deep support to Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) 1.0 standards
  • OGC Web Map Service (WMS) and Web Coverage Service (WCS) support including dynamic layers that keep updating when map region changes
  • OGC Web Feature Service (WFS) 1.0 and 1.1 with dynamic layers, sophisticated feature caching mechanism and deep multi-vendor support
  • Advanced tools for WFS-Transactional (WFS-T) allows editing features, bulk transactions and support for complex feature editing (point, line and polygons in one feature)
  • Advanced Transaction Management tools to intelligently create editing tools from any vendor source
  • Uses Geography Markup Language (GML) 2, 3, Simple Feature and other profiles
  • Export GML to Shapefiles tools and Export and save GML functions
  • Symbology engine for complex GML features, including rendering by GML attributes, GML labeling tools and more
  • Filter Encoding (FE) support for WFS allows SDI Analysis functions, including complex logic and geometry-based spatial queries and filtering
  • Use OGC Catalog Service for the Web (CS-W) to explore catalogs (e.g. Red Spider and CubeWerx), including flexible template-based tools
  • Supports password protected services
  • Includes Secure SDI token-based security using CubeWerx IMS technology, the most powerful geospatial security framework in the world
  • Embedded layers in the MXD file allows saving and working offline with OGC services
  • Extensibility for advanced SDI tools
  • Much more...