Toulouse, France, November 15th, 2007 -- Infoterra France, a leading provider of geo-information products and services for managing the development, environment and security of our changing world, has landed an agreement with popular search engine Google, to provide them with a unique image processing technology that will be employed in particular to process geographic images. This technology inherits from more than 15 years of Infoterra France experience in the domain, having led to world class products such as the Pixel Factory.
Infoterra France's revolutionary photogrammetric suite, the Pixel Factory, is an entirely digital, highly
automated production chain, which, using a multiple choice of sensors, can process industrial volumes of
geographic data while maintaining a superior product quality.
"Needless to say, we are very excited about this venture with such a prestigious partner, says Jean-
Michel Darroy, CEO Infoterra France. It is always gratifying to be recognised and acknowledged for your
companys excellence, but this is particularly special coming from a world wide innovative player like
Google", he added.
About Infoterra France
Infoterra France, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EADS Astrium, is specialising in the production of
cartographic data and development of applications and services using Earth Observation imagery.
The company develops and provides unique multi-sensor processing systems and software (Pixel Factory
and Overland) and also offers a wide range of products featuring a combination of true orthophotos and
highly detailed 3D models that are setting new standard in the GIS industry. Products and services can be
purchased as needed or the photogrammetric suite, the Pixel factory, can be procured for full production
autonomy. Furthermore, the company develops advanced applications for agriculture, environment, risk
management, telecommunications, as well as for defence & security.
Infoterra France is part of the Infoterra group which comprises companies in France, Germany and the
United Kingdom, with more than 300 employees.
Infoterra France is a wholly owned subsidiary of EADS Astrium.
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