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PCI supports newer satellites

Richmond Hill, Canada, November 16, 2007: PCI Geomatics, developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications announced its support of image products from the satellites WorldView-1 and TerraSAR-X, and enhanced coverage for ALOS (Advanced Land Observing Satellite) in the form of additional JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) files support.

“PCI Geomatics remains at the forefront of the geospatial industry by providing software to enable our customers to utilize the best sensors currently available,” said Michael Agnes, Director of Software Sales, PCI Geomatics. “With each release of our software, our list of supported sensors has grown, and we are delighted to include WorldView-1 and TerraSAR-X to this list.”

PCI Geomatics will support the satellites via data import, orthorectfication models, image mosaics and advanced data fusion techniques (including pan sharpening) as well as stereo DEM generation.

Increased Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) file support includes import and orthocorrection of JAXA Level 1.5 PALSAR data. Owned and operated by Digital Globe, WorldView-1 was recently launched to provide highly detailed imagery for precise map creation, change detection and in-depth image analysis. WorldView-1 is a panchromatic imaging system featuring half-meter resolution imagery. TerraSAR-X is an earth observation satellite that uses an X-band SAR to provide high-quality topographic information for commercial and scientific applications. Infoterra holds the exclusive commercial exploitation rights.