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Queensland Police Service Recognised at MapWorld 2008

  • 16 June, 2008 09:31

<p>Sydney — June 16, 2008 — Pitney Bowes MapInfo, the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, has announced that the Queensland Police Service has been recognised with a 2008 MapInfo® Meridian Award™ at its MapWorld™ user conference held in Las Vegas.</p>
<p>The awards program recognises customers who are creatively driving business innovation with new, dynamic uses of Pitney Bowes MapInfo location intelligence solutions.</p>
<p>Public and private sector customers from all over the world submitted entries. Queensland Police Service won The MapInfo Meridian Award for Organisational Impact. Using Pitney Bowes MapInfo location intelligence solutions, the Queensland Police Service created the QPRIME Mapping application, which integrates bi-directionally to their Incident/Records Management System to help officers visualise and analyse addresses, incidents and persons of interest to preserve peace and safety by better protecting residents’ lives and property.</p>
<p>As a result of the improved quality of location records, especially for hard to describe addresses and locations such as complex road intersections, parks and beaches, the Queensland Police Service is implementing strategies for identifying clusters of activity or “hot spots” and geographically linking record entries for improved efficiency and law enforcement.</p>
<p>“We are delighted that a leading Australian public sector organisation has been honoured with a Meridian Award. It is validation that Australian organisations are at the forefront of creating new solutions by implementing location intelligence to address evolving business challenges,” said Jonathan Wright, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Pitney Bowes MapInfo.</p>
<p>Meridian Award judges were made up of a cross-section of Pitney Bowes MapInfo executives and industry experts. For more information about this year’s Meridian Award winners as well as last year’s, please visit http://www.meridianawards.com/.</p>
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<p>About Pitney Bowes MapInfo</p>
<p>Pitney Bowes MapInfo, part of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), is the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, integrating software, data and services to provide greater value from location-based information and drive more insightful decisions for businesses and government organisations around the world. The company’s solutions are available in multiple languages through a network of strategic partners and distribution channels in 60 countries. Visit www.mapinfo.com and www.pb.com for more information.</p>

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