PCI Geomatics congratulates Dr. Geoffrey Hinton on winning Gerhard Herzberg Gold Medal

Richmond Hill, Ontario – April 14, 2011: PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of geo-imaging software and systems, congratulates Dr. Geoffrey Hinton, a Professor in the University of Toronto’s Department of Computer Science, on winning this year’s Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal award. The individual award, widely regarded as Canada's top award for science and engineering, recognizes continued excellence and influence in research in natural sciences and engineering.

“It is with great admiration and respect that I extend congratulations on behalf of myself, and the team at PCI Geomatics, to Dr Hinton,” said Terry Moloney, CEO of PCI Geomatics. “We at PCI see significance in Dr Hinton’s work at the University of Toronto; especially with regards to pattern recognition and artificial intelligence. This award is well-earned.”

Dr. Hinton’s research endeavors to recognize how the human brain functions and replicate those processes with the use of computers. This work is contributing to applied sciences, engineering, social sciences and medicine fields.

PCI Geomatics takes great interest in Dr Hinton’s work as it relates to the company’s commercialization of advanced technology for processing and analyzing satellite imagery.  PCI Geomatics is creating a high-speed computing framework and software suite that uses advanced automation to process large amounts of imagery faster and more cost-effectively. Dr. Hinton’s innovations in perception, learning algorithms, and symbol processing will play a key role in PCI Geomatics’ own research and commercial software development.

The Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering has been awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada since 1993. The award celebrates Canada's most outstanding scientists and engineers, raising awareness about the many scientific achievements made by Canadian researchers every year.

About PCI Geomatics

PCI Geomatics is a world leading developer of software and systems for geo-imaging solutions. Since 1982, we have specialized in remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, spatial analysis, cartographic production, automated production systems, image management and on demand mapping solutions. PCI Geomatics' advanced software systems address a wide variety of industry applications including the environment, agriculture, security and intelligence, aerospace & defense, and satellite receiving stations. We have the expertise and know-how to turn images into useful information. For more information, visit www.pcigeomatics.com.

 

Press Contact

Kevin R. Jones
Director, Marketing and Product Management
T: 819-770-0022 x 214
E: Email Contact
Web: www.pcigeomatics.com
Twitter: @pcigeomatics

 




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Trimble

Harris

Featured Video
Jobs
Analyst Programmer for Palm Beach County at West Palm Beach, FL
Mapping & GIS Sales Rep for California Surveying & Drafting Supply at Sacramento, CA
Upcoming Events
2017 AGICEducation & Training Symposium at 1500 State Route 69 Prescott AZ - Sep 20 - 22, 2017
DRONE BERLIN 2017 at Berlin Germany - Sep 21 - 22, 2017
Esri Eastern Africa Education GIS Conference at Nairobi Kenya - Sep 21 - 22, 2017
Intergeo 2017 at Berlin Germany - Sep 26 - 28, 2017
Teledyne Optech
University of Denver GIS Masters Degree Online
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise