Given the simplicity and universality of the Global Spatial Data Model (GSDM), it and the associated BURKORD® data base are used by many people in various disciplines the world over. Are your customers (software users) among them?
1. Anyone desiring to use the GSDM and the BURKORD® label should be able to do so conventiently and economically. In advertising, seminars, and other places (such as the www), spatial data users will be asked, "Does your favorite software support creation and use of a BURKORD® database?" 2. Upon payment of a modest BURKORD® licensing fee, developers and software vendors should be at liberty to implement the GSDM in a non-prescriptive manner while enjoying the "standardization" benefits of using a BURKORD® 3-D data base. 3. It should be easy to obtain a BURKORD® license so GSDM software vendors can legitimately advertise compatibility with a BURKORD® data base.
1. Purchase existing copyrighted FORTRAN77 source code of prototype BURKORD® software and program documentation. Click here to request a free demo copy of BURKORD® which handles up to 5 points. A self-extracting file will be sent via return email. 2. Purchase right to advertise "BURKORD®" compatibility in your software products. 3. Purchase right (after appropriate testing) to claim "Global COGO Tested" for integrity and compatibility. 4. Other
1. The term global spatial data model (GSDM) is generic. All equations used in the GSDM are published in existing references. 2. A document defining and describing the GSDM is copyrighted and on file with the U.S. Copyright Office. 3. The label BURKORD® is registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 4. Prototype BURKORD® software is also copyrighted and on file.
Interested parties are invited to ask questions and/or submit an offer stating what non-exclusive rights you would like to purchase. Also include desired terms and conditions for same. Suggestion: Including a modest "per copy" royalty can be used to offset the initial licensing fee required. Click here to contact Global COGO.
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