African satellite centre purchases new software for inclusion in fully automated preprocessing...

African satellite centre purchases new software for inclusion in fully automated preprocessing chains

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Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, 7 November 2006 – PCI Geomatics has announced that its software and solutions have been selected by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Satellite Applications Centre. CSIR is the regional ground receiving station for Southern Africa to automatically process satellite images. It provides telemetry, tracking and command services, dissemination of low, medium and high resolution satellite data, and archives this Earth observation data to be made available to the public.

The centre has purchased Geomatica 10 and Geomatica X software suites in remote sensing, for their inclusion in fully automated preprocessing chains for the radiometric and geometric correction of up to 100 satellite images per day.

– About CSIR Satellite Applications Centre
The centre, situated at Hartebeeshoek in South Africa, provides technical support for space policy formulation and implementation processes, both in South Africa and abroad. It provides scientific and technical support to satellite operators. The centre also acts as a satellite imagery reception station for the South African and regional spatial community. For more information, visit www.csir.co.za

– About PCI Geomatics
PCI Geomatics is a developer of geospatial software, specializing in remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, spatial analysis, cartographic production, and, more recently, automated production systems. For more information, visit www.pcigeomatics.com.