ROCHESTER, NY – April 28, 2008 –– Pictometry International Corp., a leading provider of geo-referenced aerial image libraries whose patented technology is used globally to capture oblique image libraries, announced today that its lawsuit with Aerial Cartographics of America; Ofek Aerial Photography International; and Greenman-Pedersen Inc., has been settled with Ofek admitting patent infringement. In August 2005, Pictometry filed suit alleging that the defendants willfully infringed on Pictometry’s patent (U.S Patent No. 5,247,356). As a result, Ofek will leave the U .S. market immediately.
Pictometry International Corp. is a leading provider of geo-referenced, aerial image libraries and related software. Pictometry has captured over 50 million digital aerial images in over 600 counties in the United States covering over 70 percent of the United States population. Using its proprietary imaging process, Pictometry® captures geo-referenced, high-resolution oblique (at an angle, producing a 3-D like view) and orthogonal (straight down) Intelligent Images®, within which structures and land features can be measured. Pictometry customizes and markets these technologies for government and commercial applications, offering non-traditional software solutions to aerial imaging needs. Pictometry’s imagery and software enables users to “See Everywhere, Measure Anything, Plan Everything”® using a patented digital information system. Pictometry has its headquarters in Rochester, NY and an office in Europe. Pictometry is a second order visualization tool that does not produce authoritative or definitive information (surveying) from its digital, aerial images. For more information on Pictometry, visit www.pictometry.com
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