CORDA Technologies Creates Map to Track SARS

Apr 15, 2003


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As a public service, CORDA Technologies, Inc., a Lindon, Utah-based developer of interactive data visualization solutions, is using the company's OptiMap and PopChart technology to create a Web page with a map displaying the worldwide occurrences and deaths from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). CORDA furnishes the map with data gathered from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization. The public can access the map free of charge from CORDA's Web site at www.corda.com/go/sars. The SARS map presents a map of the world, which displays data for each country affected by SARS. As visitors move their cursors over countries, pop up text appears with the number of cases reported. An accompanying graph shows SARS deaths by country.  Visitors can also drill down into the United States map to view how many cases have been reported in each state. This information is updated when the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization issue new reports. The information contained in the SARS map is accessible to those who are visually impaired. In addition to the SARS data, CORDA is providing as a public service a map called Troop Tracker that gives interested parties an up-to-date view of the Coalition troops currently based in Iraq. Troop Tracker is located at www.corda.com/trooptracker.

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