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Measuring software, 3D aerial photos for presidential security

Pictometry International Corp., of US, dealing in digital, aerial oblique imagery announced that several local law enforcement agencies were actively using the company’s measuring software and aerial imaging database of Monroe County, NY in their security preplanning efforts for President George W. Bush’s visit to Rochester recently.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Greece, NY Police Department used the high-resolution visual information system to assess route planning, tactical placement, and other related tasks to the security procedures of the visit. Pictometry’s industry leading software enables users to easily access up to 12 different oblique (at an angle) views of any building, highway, or other feature in a county. The software also enables users to obtain measurements such as distance, height, elevation, and area directly from the 3D-like imagery as well as insert GIS content and other data.