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Galdos Systems Inc. Signs Distribution Partnership with Blue Marble Geographics

Vancouver, BC, CANADA, 23 December 2009 — Galdos Systems Inc. announced today that an exclusive distribution partnership agreement has been signed with Blue Marble Geographics.  The agreement gives Blue Marble Geographics exclusive rights to distribute the Galdos CRS Registry, based on the INdicioTM Web Registry catalogue product, to the oil and gas industry.

Galdos’ INdicioTM CRS Registry provides complementary technology to Blue Marble’s coordinate conversion products, allowing users to store and use their coordinate system data.  The INdicioTM CRS Registry is the base technology currently being used by Shell Oil and the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (OGP) in their Geodetic Parameter Registry, to provide an open standards-based registry of coordinate reference systems (CRS) and units of measure definitions.  Shell Oil is a customer of both Galdos Systems Inc. and Blue Marble Geographics.

“Galdos Systems is very happy to have Blue Marble Geographics as our exclusive representative for the CRS Registry in the Oil and Gas industry,” said Ron Lake, Galdos Chairman and CEO.  “It is a great combination of a leading client (Blue Marble Desktop) and a leading web service (Galdos INdicioTM).  We look forward to a very successful partnership with Blue Marble.”

“Blue Marble is pleased to be working with Galdos.  Our expertise and experience in providing software and services such as the Galdos CRS Registry to address the challenges of securely and efficiently managing geodetic data make this relationship a great fit,” stated Blue Marble President Patrick Cunningham.  “Gone are the days of Access databases and flat file tools.  Companies that need secure, proprietary, efficient and scalable geodetic databases will find the coupling of the Geographic Calculator and Galdos CRS Registry to be an invaluable tool.”

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For media inquiries, please contact:
Richard Brown, VP, Sales, Galdos Systems Inc.
+1.604.484.2757 or rbrownatgaldosincdotcom  (rbrownatgaldosincdotcom)  

About Blue Marble Geographics:

Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, Maine is a leading developer and provider of geographic software products that provide sensible solutions for users and developers of geographic data.  Blue Marble has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for over 15 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.  To learn more visit us at

About Galdos Systems Inc.:

Founded in 1998, Galdos Systems Inc. (Galdos) delivers geospatial infrastructure software and services to businesses and governments.  Galdos revolutionized GIS technology and mobilized the worldwide 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 governments, government agencies and private companies.  For Galdos’ customers this means increased efficiencies in data sharing and significant cost reductions.  For more information on Galdos’ products and services, please visit or for more information on the GeoWeb 2010 conference, please visit