“Pixxures has a strong reputation in the GIS industry for delivering premier aerial imagery products and value-added services,” said Marc Tremblay, vice president and general manager of DigitalGlobe’s commercial business unit. “We chose Pixxures to support our aerial content growth because of their outstanding track record with image collection quality and production services.”
Aerial imagery gives professional imagery users a real-world perspective to improve their location and business decisions. Users of aerial imagery represent a variety of industries ranging from architecture, engineering, construction, real estate and transportation to homeland security, emergency management and other critical civil government uses.
“We are honored to be chosen by DigitalGlobe to support its aerial content program and look forward to supporting their growing imagery library and online image solutions,” said Chuck Killpack, CEO of Pixxures. “This collaboration represents significant validation to the aerial imagery collection and processing infrastructure we have devoted the last four years to developing. The complementary nature of our solutions to DigitalGlobe’s world imagery solutions will create a high-quality, precise source of aerial photos to users across multiple industries.”
DigitalGlobe’s geospatial content collection plan ensures a higher collection rate than any other single aerial or satellite company with a combined collection rate between the company’s two sub-meter imaging satellites, QuickBird and Worldview-1, up to 1,000,000 km2 of imagery per day DigitalGlobe’s commitment to providing the world’s largest online library of highly accurate, high-resolution imagery enables it to provide the broadest depth of coverage for a variety of GIS, professional imagery and mapping applications across varying resolutions, time currencies and geographic regions.
Pixxures, Inc., a division of XēDAR Corporation, is a services company located in the Denver area. Pixxures is focused on developing new and advanced technologies that result in high-quality cost-effective mapping and photogrammetry solutions for its customers. The company serves a broad base of clients including oil and gas, utilities, civil and environmental engineering, telecommunications, real estate, forestry, and federal, state and local governments.
DigitalGlobe ( http://www.digitalglobe.com) is a leading global content provider of commercial high-resolution world imagery solutions. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation and aerial network, our imagery solutions deliver real-world perspective to governments, businesses, technology developers and humanitarian associations worldwide. The company’s imagery solutions consist of one of the world’s largest image libraries, growing at a rate of up to 1 million square kilometers per day distributed and accessed through online search and retrieval, production-ready image layers, development tool kits for Internet-enabled applications and devices, and software solutions for integration with GIS products and services. DigitalGlobe currently operates the highest-resolution commercial satellite constellation with QuickBird and the first of two next-generation satellites, WorldView-1. The company plans to launch its second next-generation satellite, WorldView-2 in mid-2009.
About XēDAR Corporation
XēDAR Corporation is an emerging leader in cyber and homeland security. It does so by providing a unique fusion of strategic consulting, systems analysis, predictive modeling, digital imaging, and geospatial data analysis tools to its customers. Those customers include the U.S. military and intelligence communities, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, and the Department of the Interior, as well as many of the largest oil and gas companies. With these capabilities, XēDAR has earned a secure role in cyber and homeland security, energy, and a host of other lucrative sub-markets. XēDAR operates from offices in Colorado, Maryland, New Mexico, and Virginia. For more information, go to www.xedarinc.com.
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