Intermap Technologies and Harris Corporation Renew Partnership to Deliver Highly Accurate 3D Digital Elevation Data to Customers
Denver,CO--Intermap Technologies Corp. today announced that Harris Corporation, a major supplier of commercial, government and defense communications systems and geospatial solutions, has extended its agreement to distribute Intermap’s high-resolution digital elevation and orthorectified radar images.
Harris’ ImageLinks Program is a market leader in providing products and technology that enable effective management and control of geospatial-based information. Using in-house proprietary technology for image processing, they solve problems that can be better explained and solved visually with images. Their advanced technology manages pixels that represent information that is both visible and invisible to the human eye, combining enhanced pixels with terrain data elements to create image-based information that is more effective for decision-making for commercial and government GIS professionals.
According to Scott Bennett, Director of Business Development, for Harris Corporation, ImageLinks Program, “Our ability to help customers solve complex problems, ranging from environmental monitoring for oil companies or training and simulation for the military, is largely reliant on highly accurate and uniform elevation data and imagery. Our partnership with Intermap has allowed us to expand our broad suite of data products to offer extremely reliable wide-area elevation data at an affordable price.”
Commercial market applications for ImageLinks include environmental, forestry/agriculture, mining/oil/gas, telecommunications, and consumer-based businesses. Intermap’s highly accurate and uniform 3D digital elevation models, collected as part of their NEXTMap® countrywide mapping program, are effectively enabling these types of applications worldwide.
“Our relationship with Harris Corporation has been mutually beneficial, in many regards,” states Richard Smolenski, Intermap’s vice president of sales. "Their customer base includes a wide range of environmentally conscious industries and government agencies, and we’re extremely pleased to be part of the geospatial solution Harris has to offer.”
About ESRI Geoinformatik
In Germany, ESRI Inc. is represented by ESRI Geoinformatik GmbH with its principal office in Kranzberg, nearby Munich . Founded 1979 the company has 180 employees in Kranzberg, Leipzig , Hannover, Bonn and its Suisse offices Zurich and Nyon (near Geneva ). The subject of activities is geographical information systems (GIS). As official ESRI Distributor ESRI Geoinformatik is selling standard software of ESRI Inc.
ESRI Geoinformatik cooperates with over 80 partner companies in Germany and Switzerland in all relevant technology and application fields. GIS Software is integrated in existing IT environments. Solutions and applications are developed on demand. As consultant ESRI offers project support, evaluation of solutions, system design and know-how transfer. ESRI Geoinformatik offers German support for the standard software of ESRI Inc. and provides substantial parts of this software with a German-language user surface. Training courses are offered for the standard software and extensions.
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and solutions of ESRI and their partners are used in almost all countries of the world. A global network of specialists of ESRI distributors, ESRI partners and the user community offer a wide range of experience in GIS core technology. For more information visit www.esri-germany.de
About Intermap Technologies
Intermap (TSX: IMP.TO, AIM: IMAP.L) is creating uniform 3D digital models of the earth’s surface and building a library of affordably priced elevation data and geometric images of unprecedented accuracy. The Company is proactively remapping entire countries and building uniform national databases, called NEXTMap®. Demand for NEXTMap® data is growing as new commercial applications emerge within the GIS, engineering, automotive, personal navigation device, insurance risk assessment, oil and gas, hydrology, environmental planning, wireless communications, transportation, aviation, and 3D visualization markets.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 500 people worldwide, with additional offices in Calgary, Detroit, Jakarta, London, Munich, Ottawa, and Prague. For more information, visit www.Intermap.com.
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