Imaging GmbH, Munich, Germany and GTT NetCorp have signed an agreement, which allows GTT NetCorp to distribute Definiens’ innovative object-oriented image analysis and feature extraction software eCognition to the Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean markets. GTT NetCorp’s President & CEO, J. Armando Guevara expressed, “Given the innovative nature and leadership of Definiens Imaging’s eCognition software technology, this agreement is a very valuable addition to the key alliances that GTT NetCorp has to deliver it’s clients leading-edge, practical and cost-effective spatially enabled information solutions. eCognition will be at the core of the Virtual Satellite System® supporting in an innovative way the integration, analysis and delivery of information extracted from imagery”.
A first joint marketing campaign was already done in December last year, when Ursula Benz, Definiens Imaging’s Director of Professional Services visited key clients together with GTT NetCorp in Mexico. “The very professional organization of these demonstrations and the high level of the clients we visited, confirms that we have an excellent partner who understands the requirements of his customers and the capabilities of our solutions”, she expressed.
Founded in 1994 in Tampa-Florida, GTT NetCorp is a provider of high-resolution satellite and airborne imagery and associated solutions. With headquarters in Guadalajara-Mexico and offices in Venezuela, Central America, Colombia and the Caribbean, the GTT NetCorp staff has over 20 years experience in Latin America in the design, development and implementation of leading-edge solutions that integrate geospatial, information and communications technology aimed at optimizing process work flows, improve the decision making process and reduce operating costs in an innovative way. This integration process GTT NetCorp defines as the “spatial enabling of information®”. eCognition products are designed to make image classification more intelligently, more accurately, and more efficiently. Our award winning software offers a completey new, unique approach to image classification: Object oriented image analysis.
eCognition professional: Our advanced system for power users, production departments, and remote sensing experts with demanding remote sensing requirements. eCognition elements: Our entry-level system for general users and remote sensing novices. eCognition was awarded the European Information Society Technology prize in 2001, was evaluated by the NIMA pathfinder process in the same year, and is globally available through international distributors, resellers and system integrators.
Definiens Imaging was formed in 2001 as a spin-off from the Geomatics and Earth Observation Division of Definiens AG, Germany. Definiens Imaging is based in Munich, home to Germany’s most significant cluster of geomatics companies and organizations. Definiens AG was founded in 1994 by Professor Dr. Gerd Binnig, Nobel-laureate for physics in 1986 and science journalist Dieter Herold. Today, Definiens Imaging is focussing on intelligent solutions and technology for the geomatics and earth observation market, comprising software and consultancy.