Blue Marble Geographics Presented With Outstanding Team Achievement in Lidar Award

Hallowell, ME — July 17, 2020 — Blue Marble Geographics® ( received the 2020 Outstanding Team Achievement in Lidar Award presented by the International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) and LIDAR Magazine at a virtual ceremony on July 16th.

The Outstanding Team Achievement Award is presented to a company or organization that demonstrates an exceptional achievement in the area of service, project management, product development, or other specialty accomplishment within the realm of geospatial lidar technology. The award selection committee, composed of industry leaders and scholars, recognized the innovative capabilities of the Global Mapper Lidar Module, Blue Marble’s multi-faceted point cloud processing tool. The module provides an extensive set of features and functions for working with lidar or point cloud data, including Pixels-to-Points® for photogrammetric point cloud creation from overlapping drone-captured images, automatic and manual point cloud classification, feature extraction, hydro-flattening, and more.

“We’re very honored to have been selected by industry users for this prestigious award. Being recognized by your peers is the best kind of endorsement and it proves that our product is indeed fulfilling the expectations of the worldwide geospatial community,” explained Patrick Cunningham, President and CEO of Blue Marble Geographics. “As with all of our geospatial technologies, the Lidar Module was initially developed in response to requests from our customers and it continues to evolve as the needs and requirements of these users change to reflect changes in the industry.”

Global Mapper is a cutting-edge GIS software that provides both the novice and experienced geospatial professionals with a comprehensive array of spatial data processing tools, with access to an unparalleled variety of data formats at a genuinely affordable price. This easy-to-learn software includes a full suite of vector and raster editing tools, extensive analysis capabilities, stunning 3D data visualization, and a mobile app for field use.

For more information about Global Mapper Lidar Module and to download a free trial, visit

About Blue Marble
Blue Marble Geographics® is a GIS and geodetic software company that provides cutting-edge yet accessible products designed for both novice and experienced geospatial professionals. For nearly three decades, the company’s products have been used and trusted by organizations around the globe — including government agencies, universities, and Fortune 500 companies. Blue Marble’s expertise spans a broad spectrum of the geospatial technology sector with a particular focus on coordinate conversion, lidar and photogrammetric point cloud processing, geospatial software development, and user-driven product development. Blue Marble’s products include Geographic Calculator®, the industry standard for precise spatial data conversion and advanced coordinate system management; Global Mapper®, an all-in-one GIS application with a comprehensive array of data processing and analysis tools; and the Global Mapper Lidar Module®, a suite of powerful tools for editing and processing lidar and photogrammetric point clouds from drone-captured images.