Quick and efficient WMS data feeds

  • Fully OGC compliant
  • Easy to implement, compatible with the majority of GIS desktop software and web interfaces plus design packages
  • Fast map refresh times, recognised as one of the fastest Web Map Service (WMS) services available 
  • A range of base datasets available including all scales of Ordnance Survey mapping plus aerial photography and rastorised height data
  • Used extensively by commercial businesses plus public sector organisations including Central Government, Local Authorities and National Parks
  • Competitive annual subscription based pricing

Data Streaming - WMS Feeds

  • Fully OGC compliant Web Map Service (WMS) data feeds
  • Fast delivery of raster data sets to packages including ESRI, MapInfo, CadCorp, QGIS, Global Mapper as well as Autocad and IDOX Uniform 
  • Feed all scales of OS mapping data including licensed and open data 
  • Stream of all epochs of Getmapping aerial imagery plus derived data such as colour infrared and rastorised height data
  • Also available as a Web Map Tile Service (WMTS)
  • The ability to host, manage and stream any 3rd party raster data set
  • Fast map refresh speed; our map refresh rate has been found to be 5 times faster than the “OGC Quality of Service” benchmark of 5 seconds
  • Composite data feeds available for mapping and aerial imagery ensuring users always view data at the appropriate scale
  • Continual updates ensure that users are always working with the most current data sets available
  • Overlay different epochs of imagery for comparison
  • Managed data feeds including the provision of subcontractor and short term access
  • Different styling options available including faded and grey-scale OS mapping layers
  • Reduced data storage costs as we host and maintain all data in our award winning data centre
  • All updates managed by Getmapping allowing internal resource to be used more efficiently

Usage

Used extensively by commercial businesses plus public sector organisations including Central Government, Local Authorities and National Parks.

  • Planning enforcement
  • Boundary disputes
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Asset and land classification
  • Highways management
  • Utility infrastructure management

Specifications

  • The WMS service supports Version 1.3.0 as the default WMS Version, as well as the older versions 1.1.1 and 1.1.0
  • The image type returned from the WMS will be in PNG or JPEG file format as requested by the client
  • Average uptime of 99.983% provided to our users since the beginning of 2012
  • Getmapping is fully accredited to ISO9001, 14001 and 27001, ensuring that we deliver high quality, sustainable and secure services to our large customer base
  • Getmapping provide technical support 24/7 for all of our data services

Samples

The following tutorials show how to use Getmapping's data feeds in different software applications

Tutorial - MapInfo Professional

Tutorial - ESRI ArcGIS Desktop

Having the imagery as a WMS feed was really convenient, we simply subscribed to the feed from within our GIS and had immediate access to a seamless layer of high resolution imagery. There is no data to manage, and no servers to update.

Jamie Robins Buglife

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