Richmond Hill, Ontario – February 6, 2008: PCI Geomatics, the world-leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, announced today the launch of a new international office in India. The new company, PCI Geomatics Pvt Ltd. will be led by Dr. Ashok Kaushal, Director and Country Manager, and, under special license, will offer PCI Geomatics technology, services and solutions for both the private and government sectors.
PCI Geomatics has maintained a long term relationship with the Indian market, established through a team of geospatial resellers located throughout Calcutta, Hyderabad, Pune and Nepal. While continuing to work with these resellers, the new company will focus on providing imaging solutions to the geospatial market in India.
“The new Indian office exemplifies PCI Geomatics’ continued commitment to serve the region and will provide services and support for a variety of new imaging solutions being launched by PCI Geomatics – including PCI’s highly automated image processing chains and on-demand mapping solutions,” said Dr. Ashok Kaushal, Director and Country Manager, PCI Geomatics Pvt Ltd.
In addition, the Honourable Herb Dhaliwal has been appointed as Chairman of PCI Geomatics Pvt Ltd. In accepting this position, Mr. Dhaliwal said, “PCI Geomatics clearly recognizes India as a major emerging market and as such has taken decisive steps to become the top provider of geospatial imaging applications and solutions to India.”
The PCI Geomatics Pvt Ltd. office will open for business immediately, with full operations up and running by mid-year. Furthermore, PCI Geomatics Pvt Ltd. will be participating in an Expression of Interest related to interoperability, national spatial data infrastructure and international standards.