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Galdos Systems Inc., McElhanney Consulting Services and Inform Network for Management Systems awarded the iTRIM project

VANCOUVER, BC – August 12, 2004 – Galdos Systems Inc today announced that, a consortium led by Galdos Systems, and including McElhanney Consulting Services and Inform Network for Management Systems, was awarded the iTRIM project by the Government of British Columbia Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management (MSRM). The project is to develop technical and data architectures and to design and implement prototypes based on the Open GIS Consortium WFS specification to support the management of MSRM’s TRIM features in a distributed database environment. One of the objectives of this project is to allow MSRM to identify and develop means of using the Internet to disseminate, manage and update the TRIM data.

“We h2ly believe that this kind of distributed architecture is the future of geographic data management. The ability to provide flexible updates from the individual stakeholders to a province wide audience in real time, if required, is a significant step forward. We are very excited to be working with the staff at MSRM, and the consultants from both McElhanney Consulting and INFORM on this project” said Ron Lake, CEO of Galdos Systems.

About Galdos Systems, Inc

Founded in 1998, Galdos Systems revolutionized GIS Technology and mobilized the world-wide Geo-Web by authoring the Geography Markup Language (GML). Galdos is recognized as a world leader in the development of cost effective systems for delivering GML and XML based products for the integrated land and resource management, critical infrastructure planning and protection, telematics, LBS and ITS market sectors. For more information on Galdos please visit:

About McElhanney Consulting Services

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd., established in 1910, was one of the key companies that helped test and enhance the original TRIM I specifications in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. McElhanney was a major contributor of knowledge and applications of photogrammetry, surveying and data usage to TRIM I. The company has produced and updated over 500 digital TRIM mapsheets for the TRIM I and TRIM II program combined. McElhanney is both a compiler of TRIM digital mapsheets as well as an end-user of this product. This allows us to have two views of the TRIM data which will assist us when we review potential cost/benefits for iTRIM partners and users. McElhanney is also a value-added user of DRA and CWB data for their client projects.

About Inform for Network Management

INFORM ? Network for Management Systems Limited is a GIS software development company focused on providing data management application development services and support for government and industry clients. INFORM is a privately held Canadian company with a staff of 18 located in Vancouver, Victoria, and Edmonton. It has officially been in business since January 2000 when it was established through a joint venture of Telus and Timberline Forest Inventory Consultants (TFIC). Prior to January 2000, INFORM core staff operated as a software development department within TFIC.

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