A POWERFUL PARTNER

Geospan delivers accurate spatial intelligence, offering businesses & communities actionable insights into properties.

Empowering Our Customers with Accurate Intelligence.

We provide accurate spatial computing solutions to those inspired to discover optimal solutions for real-world business and community challenges. For three decades, Geospan has been a steadfast partner with businesses and government entities, consistently collaborating to unlock the full potential of each endeavor. 

Beginning in 1990, Geospan pioneered the field of Visual Geographic Information™.  Today, we continue to innovate as a leader in the areas of geospatial imagery and spacial computing. 

Geospan’s patented technologies provide remote geospatial property information, data management and applications for construction, insurance, local governments and the real estate market. Geospan’s patented technologies turn imagery and raw data into insights so clients can confidently make well-informed, actionable business decisions. 

Geospan Timeline

1992

Introduced Visual Geographic Information™

Completed first GEOVAN

Introduced Visual Geographic Information™. First
project captured the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew (Homestead Florida).

1992

1995

Completed first virtual metro area. Introduced City Tour™

US Patent Number 5,633,946 awarded in for its GEOVISTA® Direct Image Measurement technology 

(Equivalent patents approved in Europe, Australia, and Canada)

1997

1998

Introduced 360º Visual Surveyor™. 

Awarded first project to complete the City of Boston

Completed first oblique aerial power transmission line survey for the Electrical Power Research Institute

1999

1999

First Oblique Aerial Survey Completed

Awarded Cook County, IL drive-by assessment contract to capture all 1.7 million properties

2000

2001

Completed the first spatially accurate assessment property imagery contract for Cook County, IL

Implemented City Tour Online

2002

2004

Completed over 40,000 kilometers of data collection for the US Census Bureau Centerline MAF/TIGER Accuracy Improvement Project

Introduced high-resolution Oblique Aerial Imagery with Integrated Street-Level Imagery

2005

Completed multiple oblique aerial imagery projects for Google

2006

2007

US Patent for GEOVISTA® 3D Spatial Imaging™ allowed

Awarded US Patent Number 7,233,691 “Any Aspect Volumetric Image Processing Method”

2007

2008

Introduced Oblique Property Views online for the City of Calgary

Introduction of 21 MB Oblique Aerial Camera systems

2010

2014

Introduction of 36 MB Oblique Aerial Camera systems

GeoAssist Beta distributed to select customer base

2016

2016

Introduction of GeoAssist™ for validating and updating Assessor Tax Roll data

Contracted with Microsoft to process Bing oblique imagery enhancement project

2017

2018

GeoAssist Missouri State-wide Initiative Launched

Standardized on Vexcel UltraCam Osprey Mark 3 Premium for capture of GeoVista Imagery

2018

2019

Introduced 3D perspective sketching and Change Management of taxable structures

Finalized Vexcel Integrator agreement for nationwide oblique and DSM orthographic imagery

2020

2021

Awarded US Patent Number 11,200,353 B2 “GIS for Creating 3D Structure Models using Perspective View Drafting”

Introduced GeoAssist

2022

2024

Ground breaking roofing technology introduced at IRE

1992

Introduced Visual Geographic Information™

1992

Completed first GEOVAN

Introduced Visual Geographic Information™. First
project captured the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew (Homestead Florida).

1995

Completed first virtual metro area. Introduced City Tour™

1997

US Patent Number 5,633,946 awarded in for its GEOVISTA® Direct Image Measurement technology 

(Equivalent patents approved in Europe, Australia, and Canada)

1998

Introduced 360º Visual Surveyor™. 

Awarded first project to complete the City of Boston

1999

Completed first oblique aerial power transmission line survey for the Electrical Power Research Institute

1999

First Oblique Aerial Survey Completed

2000

Awarded Cook County, IL drive-by assessment contract to capture all 1.7 million properties

2001

Completed the first spatially accurate assessment property imagery contract for Cook County, IL

2002

Implemented City Tour Online

2004

Completed over 40,000 kilometers of data collection for the US Census Bureau Centerline MAF/TIGER Accuracy Improvement Project

2005

Introduced high-resolution Oblique Aerial Imagery with Integrated Street-Level Imagery

2006

Completed multiple oblique aerial imagery projects for Google

2007

US Patent for GEOVISTA® 3D Spatial Imaging™ allowed

2007

Awarded US Patent Number 7,233,691 “Any Aspect Volumetric Image Processing Method”

2008

Introduced Oblique Property Views online for the City of Calgary

2010

Introduction of 21 MB Oblique Aerial Camera systems

2014

Introduction of 36 MB Oblique Aerial Camera systems

2016

GeoAssist Beta distributed to select customer base

2016

Introduction of GeoAssist™ for validating and updating Assessor Tax Roll data

2017

Contracted with Microsoft to process Bing oblique imagery enhancement project

2018

GeoAssist Missouri State-wide Initiative Launched

2018

Standardized on Vexcel UltraCam Osprey Mark 3 Premium for capture of GeoVista Imagery

2019

Introduced 3D perspective sketching and Change Management of taxable structures

2020

Finalized Vexcel Integrator agreement for nationwide oblique and DSM orthographic imagery

2021

Awarded US Patent Number 11,200,353 B2 “GIS for Creating 3D Structure Models using Perspective View Drafting”

2022

Introduced GeoAssist

2024

Ground breaking roofing technology introduced at IRE