Global Leaders in ACCURATE Geospatial Solutions
CompassData, Inc. was founded by Margaret J. Howard and W. Brant Howard in Centennial, Colorado in 1994 as part of the CompassCom family of companies. We were incorporated separately in November 2003 as a woman-owned small business led by President Margaret J. Howard.
Mrs. Howard is the "Control Freak" who has led CompassData to collect over 60,000 Ground Control Points on six of the seven continents. We don't have Antarctica.... Yet! CompassData is proud that it has the largest commercially available archive for Ground Control Points all over the globe. CompassData has worked with geospatial professionals in many industries and with our aerial experience and knowledge base for accuracy CompassData was led into the UAV business as well. CompassData established CompassDrone in 2016 to provide our clients with the best mapping drone solutions available.
We are experts in the collection of high-quality, spatially accurate data for Geographic Information Systems (GIS), photogrammetry and remotely sensed data. We use the most recent in Global Positioning System technology (GNSS) and years of field experience to ensure the accuracy of our data.
Denver () is a consolidated city and county, the capital, and most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population was 715,522 at the 2020 census, a 19.22% increase since 2010. It is the 19th-most populous city in the United States and the fifth most populous state capital. It is the principal city of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the first city of the Front Range Urban Corridor. Denver is located in the Southwestern United States, in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.