Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Utilities and GIS

GIS operators spend countless hours manipulating layers of imagery in order to produce intelligent maps that enable proactive decision-making. When it comes to printing these images, GIS operators are often hampered by the limitations within existing large format color printers. To speed processing, they may scale back prints by removing layers of information because the printer can't handle the file size and detail. Or they may constantly interact with the printer, checking job status to be sure that the right media is loaded.

Large Format Map Plotting Workflow Solutions

A river swells and poses a disastrous flood risk. Local officials need to notify homeowners and businesses. The data needed to communicate the message combines satellite imagery, geospatial data from the last engineering flood plain survey, and county data. Because the information is multijurisdictional, color-coding the prints indicates the various jurisdictions and clearly identifies who is responsible for notifying homeowners and businesses. Additionally, there is an immediate need to print maps for the water crews to use in the field. They must locate all water valves within each sector and make sure the affected areas don't contaminate the clean water supply.

The Solution:

The Océ ColorWave® 650 printer ensures you meet tight deadlines. You can rely on a printer that can produce up to 30 full-color 30" x 42" maps per hour! An embedded Océ PowerM® controller ensures processing times of your complex GIS files are not a bottleneck. And Océ CrystalPoint technology delivers instantly dry prints, so there is zero drying time, and you can handle and fold your GIS maps immediately. All images are waterproof, because you can print maps onto durable Tyvek® media for field work in all conditions.

Large Format Map Plotting Workflow Solutions

As technology advances at an ever-increasing pace, the demand for GIS information, such as topographic maps, population overlays and aerial photographs increases as well. Often this demand is in the form of printed output such as maps and annotated aerial imagery. But the print production process for these types of applications is usually time-consuming and unwieldy, which can lead to delays and mistakes. Now more than ever organizations that rely on printing these GIS-related applications must be sure that they select a printing solution to maximize productivity, reduce turnaround time and be user-friendly to operate.

The Solution:

The Océ ColorWave® 650 printer allows you to meet tight deadlines. You can rely on a printer that can produce up to 30 full-color 30" x 42" maps per hour! An embedded Océ PowerM® controller ensures processing times of your complex GIS files are not a bottleneck. And Océ CrystalPoint technology delivers instantly dry prints, so there is zero drying time, and you can handle and fold your GIS maps immediately. All images are waterproof, because you can print maps onto durable Tyvek® media for field work in all conditions.

 

 

 

 

Customer quotes:

“Planning department used to send an aerial map to the HP plotter. It would take 15 minutes to get across the services to the memory in the plotter. Then 18 minutes to plot and five minutes to dry – total of 38 minutes for the plot. With the Océ ColorWave printer, it takes eight minutes to send and receive the plot. No drying time saves 30 minutes per plot.”

Larry Wachel – Civil Engineer Tech, NRCS – National Resources Conservation Services


 

“[The] customer needed 30 sets of two originals completed in a two-hour window. Would have been impossible with inkjet, but got the job done (and folded) within the time frame on the Océ ColorWave printer.”

Steve Tye – Reprographic branch Manager Nevada Blue Ltd.


 

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