ScanEx R&D Center to take part in Map World Forum 2007

ScanEx R&D Center to take part in Map World Forum 2007


Russia, 20 December 2006 – ScanEx R&D Center will participate in the Map World Forum 2007 that will be held in India on January 22-55, 2007. On the occasion of 10 years of Map India series of conferences, GIS Development ( is announcing a global meet of geospatial leaders known as Map World Forum (

Map World Forum will be the largest event in the global geospatial data business over the past few years. It will be a combination of activities in the form of seminars, workshops and panel discussions, plus a huge exhibition. Around 2,500 participants are expected.

ScanEx R&D Center President Vladimir Gershenzon has received a special invitation from Map World Forum organizers to take part in the ‘Disaster Management’ workshop, dedicated to coordination of joint efforts and technologies of international RS operators aimed to monitor and forecast natural disasters, to do real-time imaging of emergency areas and to mitigate damage. ScanEx Center will take part in the exhibition too.

On January 24, ScanEx company will open a workshop ‘From Pixels to End-Products: Introduction to Software Product Line by SCANEX’ as per the Forum agenda. The workshop is dedicated to remote sensing data processing up to the level of thematic end-products. The entire software product line, worked out by ScanEx Research & Development Center, will be demonstrated to the audience. These powerful but easy-to-use software products make it possible even for beginners to efficiently process the remote sensing data for a wide range of applications.

– About RDC ScanEx
Research and Development Center ScanEx (R&D Center ScanEx) is the leading Russian company on the remote sensing market that offers a complete set of services ranging from acquisition to thematic processing of Earth observation images from space. Today, ScanEx is the only Russian company that has signed license agreements with the top world remote sensing Operators for direct data acquisition from IRS, SPOT, EROS and RADARSAT satellites to UniScan ground stations, for the first time enabling regular near real-time monitoring of territories of Russia and CIS countries with spatial resolution from hundreds to several meters.