16 July 2006: Satellite Imaging Corporation (SIC) and EarthData International Inc. (EarthData) have agreed to a joint business alliance that combines SIC’s and EarthData’s core competencies. While EarthData concentrates primarily on airborne sensors, SIC provides satellite-based remote sensing services; together the two partners offer a complete remote sensing service solution.
According to Leo Romeijn, Founder and President of Satellite Imaging Corp., “This strategic business alliance will broaden the customer bases of both EarthData and SIC and dramatically broaden the mapping and remote sensing capabilities for our customers operating around the world. This consolidation of air and space solutions is truly symbiotic.”
“Through this alliance, EarthData will broaden its reach to the commercial private sector, as well as continue its global expansion,” said Maxime Elbaz, Chief Operating Officer of EarthData.