• 25 Sep, 2023
Desktop App Public Beta
The Desktop App is now in public beta, meaning anyone can download and try it today!
Use the Koordinates Desktop App to find and get entire geospatial datasets, or regions of datasets, with just a few clicks. No more exporting ZIP's of GIS data and manually updating them.
Visit this link to download the app now https://m.koordinates.com/app-download
With the Koordinates Desktop App you can:
- Search and browse all public data and your private data at once
- 1-click retrieve data in the background
- Open data in QGIS, ArcGIS Pro and other systems
- Get automatic notifications of available data updates
- See the full change history of the dataset in a map
- Apply data updates insitu with just another click
Connect your own Koordinates Site to the Desktop App
- Get a private or public Koordinates site and deploy your own geospatial platform based on distributed data management, with no centralised databases or IT
- Powerful access and permission controls that scale from teams up to corporations and mapping agencies
- Distribute data via a self-service data portal, the App and the QGIS Koordinates Plugin to your staff, customers and partners
Other News & Updates
• 16 Feb, 2022
New License and Site Category ManagementWe have fully rebuilt and are about to launch our license and site category management functions. This brings improved performance and usability to the platform, and helps you to curate and refine your data in more ways.
• 23 Feb, 2022
Latest Desktop App release - v0.9.2The latest version of our Desktop App has been released (v0.9.2) This represents extensive performance increases and other improvements to the App.
• 23 Feb, 2022
Introducing Multi-factor authentication and Okta support for Koordinates IDBuilt with OAuth 2.0, the dominant web authentication standard in 2022
• 23 Feb, 2022
Koordinates QGIS Kart Plugin is now availableAllowing for direct Kart integration, get ready to unlock the full potential of QGIS
• 17 Nov, 2021
Koordinates now supports GDA2020The latest Australian national datum for mapping
• 29 Nov, 2021
Latest Desktop App release (v0.9)Performance upgrades to enhance and improve speed and usability
• 24 Nov, 2021
Spatial filtering for Kart and QGIS Kart PluginThe latest Kart release completes a major new feature for spatial filtering repositories and adds an upcoming plugin for QGIS
• 30 Nov, 2021
New changes to our Data Management functionalityThis feature lets a publisher/owner of data collect layers into a group, name it, and host it on their web portal.
• 04 Mar, 2020
Sno, our new open source tool for distributed data versioningSno brings the distributed, version-controlled workflows of software development to geospatial and tabular data.
• 19 Mar, 2020
Announcing Koordinates’ New Pro User PlanWe’re excited to announce our new entry-level Pro User plan for Koordinates Data Management.
• 10 Dec, 2019
Announcing new-and-improved Data Management for TeamsWe've upgraded our Data Management Team Plan — and reduced the price.
• 22 Nov, 2019
Why the world still struggles with open geospatial data publishingRealising the potential of open geospatial data will require us to think of data publishing in a fundamentally different way.
• 18 Sep, 2019
Why Koordinates supports many (many) different file formatsKoordinates supports a wide range of formats beyond GIS, including DWG, CSV, KML, and geospatial PDF.
• 10 Sep, 2019
How Koordinates Solves the Problem of XML MetadataKoordinates supports connected metadata sources, making it easier to publish and update XML metadata.
• 20 Aug, 2019
How Koordinates Handles Data UploadsKoordinates supports a classic 'drag-and-drop' workflow, with a few special features under the hood.
• 15 Oct, 2017
Data is the key to unlocking the spatial revolutionGeospatial industry CMO Linda Stevens writes about the importance of unlocking Earth's data.
• 22 Jun, 2017
A data service, not a data portalA data service is designed for all users, in all industries, and promises radically higher levels of reuse.
• 23 May, 2017
From open data to active dataIn 2017, it’s no longer good enough to just ‘get open data out there.’
• 11 May, 2017
Solving the problem of dormant dataWe now have the tools — policy, legal, cultural and technical — to solve the problem of data that is open but underused.
• 03 May, 2017
Talking Geospatial Data and DesignNext week our Head of Design, Dan Newman is talking at Techweek as part of the SIBA ‘Talk Geospatial’ breakfast series.
• 23 Mar, 2017
Realising the vision of open dataThe connected data lifecycle shows how agencies can raise the bar and publish their open data better.
• 15 Mar, 2017
Open data and the Stats NZ DataramaWe’re excited to be a partner for the Stats NZ Datarama next Friday, 24 March.
• 10 Nov, 2016
The birds and the bees of softwareA bit of magic happens when people from our various teams get together and cross-pollinate.
• 06 Nov, 2016
The future of open data publishingThe internet is awash in authoritative government data, much of it freely available. But are we seeing a radical increase in reuse?
• 21 Oct, 2016
Design ResearchThe design team at Koordinates has been busy researching the workflows and requirements of our publishers and users.
• 17 Dec, 2015
Welcome Statistics NZ!Statistics NZ recently launched the prototype of their data service on the Koordinates platform, with a view to making their statistical data more easily consumable for users.
• 17 Apr, 2013
Koordinates & the LDS winThe LINZ Data Service, built using Koordinates and supported by our engineers, won both the Spatial Enablement category and the JK Barrie Award for Overall Excellence at the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards.
• 23 Apr, 2013
Our CEO chats with Kim HillKoordinates CEO Ed Corkery was invited by the Royal Society of New Zealand and the National Library to talk about open data with Radio New Zealand’s Kim Hill.
• 05 Jul, 2013
Minister Williamson praises the LINZ Data ServiceBy making it quick and easy to find, check and view datasets, our portals have enabled public agencies to reuse public datasets that already exist, saving a heap of time and money.
• 13 Jul, 2013
New Zealand local government dataLocal government datasets have huge social and economic significance, and are used by everyone from architects and data professionals to home-owners and ratepayers.
• 13 Aug, 2013
Useful (and nice looking) open dataStudents at Auckland University, spent their summer investigating how open data could help two groups, home buyers and professionals, make better decisions.
• 13 Nov, 2013
LINZ Data Service and the Global Open Data BarometerNew Zealand has placed fourth on the Global Open Data Barometer.
• 24 Jul, 2015
New Zealand National Broadband MapThe National Broadband Map allows you to enter your address and get an instant view of the different internet connection types available (or planned) in your area.
• 29 Oct, 2015
Getting what you want - even when it's not in the boxWith cloud technology changing the playing field of publishing and sharing data, more organisations are making the transition to new software.
• 28 Oct, 2015
The changing economics of data publishing and sharingThe business models and subsequent economics associated with making data available are also evolving.
• 04 May, 2016
Mapping an ocean reserve at Cloud BreakKoordinates Customer Experience Manager Anne Harper helped map out the new Kurukuru Ocean Reserve in Fiji
• 24 Sep, 2023
Try the 3D Map ViewerAdd another dimension to your data.
• 23 Sep, 2023
ISO27001 CertificationReady to discover the secure, enterprise-grade geospatial data management capabilities of Koordinates?
• 22 Sep, 2023
Web Plugin added to GiraffeOur web plugin allows you to embed a Data Browser into any map-based web application
• 20 Sep, 2023
Explore v10 UITake a in-depth tour of our new user interface, v10.
• 26 Sep, 2023