Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions Selects Pitney Bowes' Group 1 Software to Power Home Evaluation Website
LANHAM, Md., September 25, 2007 - Group 1 Software, Inc., a Pitney Bowes Company (NYSE:PBI), today announced that Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions (FNRES), a division of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), has selected Group 1 Software’s GeoStan™ geocoding software and point-level data to provide address cleansing and geocoding capabilities for its Cyberhomes™ home and community evaluation website.
Cyberhomes provides consumers with access to FNRES’ leading property information and evaluation content directly from the websites of participating real estate companies, as well as from cyberhomes.com.
“The GeoStan technology from Group 1 Software enables the accurate, real-time address correction and longitude/latitude assignment capabilities that we required to power Cyberhomes.com,” said Cyberhomes General Manager Marty Frame. “Group 1 Software’s ability to successfully deliver this solution in a timely manner has been key to the successful operation of our website.”
“At Group 1 Software, we pride ourselves on the accuracy and efficiency of our geocoding technology,” said Rob Pipe, vice president of marketing and strategy for Group 1 Software. “We look forward to working with Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions to continue to leverage Group 1 Software’s business geographics capabilities to enhance their offerings.”
Group 1 Software’s GeoStan technology corrects, standardizes, and provides the location coordinates (latitude and longitude) associated with a given address – a process known as geocoding. By combining USPS® postal data with spatial data files from the world’s leading data providers, GeoStan delivers a more comprehensive set of parcel and address-level geocodes at successive levels of precision, including parcel, street segment, ZIP+4®, ZIP+2 and ZIP Code®.
GeoStan's high-definition data is also used by insurance, telecommunications, transportation, finance, and routing companies, among others, for a variety of marketing and operational applications. Those include identifying customers eligible for location-based services, more accurately identifying insurance rate territories, and providing starting and ending locations for optimizing delivery routes.
About Fidelity National Financial
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), is a leading provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services. FNF is one of the nation's largest title insurance companies through its title insurance underwriters - Fidelity National Title, Chicago Title, Ticor Title, Security Union Title and Alamo Title - that issue approximately 28 percent of all title insurance policies in the United States. FNF also provides flood insurance, personal lines insurance and home warranty insurance through it specialty insurance business. FNF also is a leading provider of outsourced claims management services to large corporate and public sector entities through its minority-owned subsidiary, Sedgwick CMS. More information about FNF can be found at www.fnf.com.
About Group 1 Software
Group 1 Software (www.g1.com) turns data into results, providing innovative software solutions that enable our clients to better understand and connect with their millions of customers, prospects, and partners. Group 1 Software helps over 3,000 organizations maximize the value of customer data to improve profitability, increase effectiveness, and strengthen customer relationships, through consolidating, cleansing and enriching corporate data, and generating personalized business documents for multi-channel delivery, customer care and efficient business processing. Our comprehensive Customer Communications Management (CCM) solutions span from database to delivery, adding value to every aspect of communication and allowing clients to integrate intelligence throughout their mailstream. As part of Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), a $5.6 billion company, Group 1 Software’s solutions are utilized by leaders in the insurance, financial services/banking, GIS/mapping, government, mail services, retail, telecommunications, utility, and other industries, including Entergy, ING, L.L. Bean, MapQuest, Microsoft, Safeco Insurance, Wal-Mart and Wells Fargo.
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