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Esri Bolsters Mobile Offerings with Addition of Maptel
Jul 20, 2012 (02:07 PM EDT)


Melbourne, Australia-based Organization Brings Years of Geospatial Expertise to Global Development Team

REDLANDS, Calif., July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri announced today that Maptel, a mobile application development company based in Melbourne, Australia, has joined their organization. The addition of Maptel, who has been the developer for Esri's ArcPad software for several years, will strengthen Esri's field data collection capabilities and its overall mobile platform.

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"We have worked side-by-side with Esri for many years," said Elvin Slavik, lead developer and co-founder, Maptel. "We look forward to growing our relationship, and we are excited about delivering reliable geospatial solutions that empower mobile crews and their organizations."

"Maptel's proven talent and experience in mobile application development will be a valuable asset to Esri," said Euan Cameron, CTO of Apps and Runtime development, Esri. "Merging our teams will help us better serve ArcPad users and advance our entire range of mobile solutions."

Maptel staff will supplement Esri's global development team from their existing facilities in Melbourne, Australia. They will continue to develop and support ArcPad with a focus on enhancing integration with the ArcGIS system.

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