Pictometry begins expansion in U.K. and Italy

Pictometry begins expansion in U.K. and Italy

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Pictometry International Corp, provider of a patented information system that captures geo-referenced, digital aerial oblique and orthogonal images as well as related software, has announced that it has secured its first and second letters of intent for new license agreements with prominent aerial imaging and mapping firms for the United Kingdom and Italy.

Simmons Aerofilms, provider of aerial photography and digital mapping solutions in the United Kingdom, will become the exclusive distributor of the Pictometry software and image capture process for the UK and Ireland. Compagnia Generale Ripreseaeree (CGR) Group, a UNI-EN-ISO 9001 certified company with technical innovation in photogrammetry and remote sensing, will become the exclusive distributor of Pictometry solutions for Italy. Under terms of the letters of intent, Pictometry will be working to establish image capture criteria, processing facilities, and software distribution channels for each company in their respective countries. The agreements are subject to approval by the Boards of Directors for all companies.

Pictometry’s software enables users to quickly and easily access up to 12 different high-resolution views of any property, building, highway, landmark, or other feature in a region. The software also enables end users to obtain measurements directly from the imagery as well as insert GIS content and other data. Potential applications for Pictometry in Europe include law enforcement, fire and ambulance, national security agencies, central and local government, emergency reaction agencies, planning agencies, transportation, telecommunications, and utilities.