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Curious Software Sells To BBC Regional Television

Regional stations using Curious World Maps for news, sports, and more (July 29, 2004)

BBC television viewers are receiving broadcast map graphics, courtesy of Curious Software’s Curious World Maps. A number of BBC regional television stations have acquired the software, which allows graphics departments to create highly detailed and visually effective maps to illustrate everything from news and sports programming through to educational programmes, documentaries and current affairs.

Curious World Maps is being used to create map illustrations for news stories, which viewers like because it helps place the story in context. Curious World Maps can create maps that incorporate satellite data, enabling designers to zoom in from a map of the world to a single city street.

BBC regional stations that have acquired the software include BBC London, BBC Wales, BBC Nottingham, BBC Birmingham, BBC South East, BBC Bristol and BBC Southampton.

Curious World Maps was launched in 2000 as the solution for creating broadcast quality still and animated maps for television, corporate presentations and the Internet. Since then it has fast become the industry standard enabling graphic departments to create highly detailed, broadcast-quality maps with ease. It has already been installed in many of the world’s top broadcast graphics departments, including CNN, ABC, NBC and Sky.

About Curious Software:
Curious Software is an innovative software company with a great pedigree. Founded in May 1999, Curious Software’s aim is to make the highest quality professional information graphics available to everyone creating content for the television, post-production, Internet and corporate graphics industries. Curious Software products provide all the tools required to create stunning animations and presentations in easy-to-use and affordable packages. Our series of professional products are all based on a generic multi-layered animation engine, designed to accelerate the creation of the highest quality graphics.

For more information about Curious Software and its products please visit

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