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In-Q-Tel Announces Strategic Investment in Keyhole; NIMA uses technology to support the conflict in Iraq

In-Q-Tel, a private announced a strategic investment in Keyhole Corp., a pioneer of interactive 3D earth visualization. The investment, made in February 2003, was In-Q-Tel’s first engagement with a company on behalf of the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA). NIMA used the Keyhole technology to support United States troops in Iraq. Keyhole’s EarthViewer 3D client application uses videogame-like 3D graphics and access to massive databases of network-hosted earth information, including satellite imagery and aerial photography, to produce an interactive digital model of the earth. In addition to media customers, Keyhole solutions serve a broad range of markets including real estate, transportation, insurance, consumer and government.