USA, 15 June 2007: NVision Solutions Inc, has announced an international partnership to cross-market geospatial technology in the U.S. and Europe with French geospatial companies, Magellium and Pole Star.
Pole Star and Magellium are both founding members of the CECILE Group, a cluster of French small and medium enterprises for space-based applications development in satellite positioning, navigation & timing and in environment applications clustered in the South West of France. The CECILE group’s proximity to the proposed French Aerospace Valley combined with NVision Solutions’ headquarters at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in South Mississippi demonstrates a common belief in space-based technology and a desire to integrate that technology to address complex and common problems alike for societies in Europe and the U.S.
The agreement was signed at the European Navigation Conference, GNSS – TimeNav ’07 conference in Geneva Switzerland by corporate representatives Craig Harvey of NVision Solutions Inc., Christian Carle of Pole Star sur., and Jean-Pierre Madier of Magellium in the presence of Georges Estebal, Deputy Mayor of Toulouse and Richard Reclus, Head of International Development for Grand Toulouse Group.
NVision is a provider of GIS-based decision support systems in the U.S. Magellium deals in remote sensing, GIS and architecture development for space systems in France. Pole Star is a provider of space-based, location aware applications.