Astrium signs agreement for distribution of satellite imagery

Astrium signs agreement for distribution of satellite imagery

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Canada: Effigis, a leading distributor of earth observation images, has signed an exclusive agreement to distribute satellite images from the Pléiades satellites operated by Astrium Services. This agreement gives Effigis exclusive rights to the sale and distribution of Pléiades data of Canada to Canadian end users.

The Pléiades earth observation satellites 1A and 1B are known for imagery products of the Earth”s surface with a resolution of 50 cm, which ranks them among the world”s highest-performance sources of very-high-resolution satellite imaging. With unmatched accuracy and quality, they make it possible to view landscapes in 3D and to extract a large amount of useful information from them in various fields like land management, natural resource management and infrastructure monitoring to supporting emergency operations during natural disasters or catastrophes. “With this agreement, we will be able to better serve all those who need access to an accurate, reliable and uniform source of information to quickly find out what is happening on the ground in order to improve the management, monitoring or evaluation of their operations, wherever they are located,” said Pierre Vincent, Executive Vice-President of Effigis.

Source: Newswire