Richmond Hill, Ontario – December 15, 2008: PCI Geomatics, developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, announced its support for the New Library of Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in Egypt. Committed to education and community development, PCI Geomatics has provided the library with 2 copies of its premiere software suite Geomatica. The new library is dedicated to recapturing the spirit of openness and scholarship while connecting Egypt’s history to the world via cutting edge technology such as Geomatica. Its mission is to be a center of excellence for the production and dissemination of knowledge, and to be a place of dialogue and understanding between cultures and people.
Geomatica provides users with the tools for producing various geospatial products and is deal for an introduction to remote sensing or research involving image classification, processing, spatial analysis, cartographic map production and more.
The BA is not only a library, but also a beehive of knowledge that includes an internet archive, six specialized libraries, three museums, a planetarium, an Exploratorium, four art galleries, a conference center and many other admirable offerings.