Canadian government awards BCIP contract to CubeWerx for imagery services

Gatineau, May 29, 2015 - CubeWerx announced today that it has received a Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) contract for deploying its new  OpenImageMap Platform at the Department of National Defence (DND). Under this contract, CubeWerx innovations will be tested by DND for publishing and managing large volumes of satellite and aerial imagery in the Defense Wide Area Network (DWAN) infrastructure. This technology will integrate with DND’s GDS image archives and provide access to 200 TB of imagery through CubeWerx OGC-compliant web mapping and image data services.

CubeWerx technology will help the department by: a) directly supporting DND’s mission to provide access to authoritative, relevant and accurate geospatial imagery holdings via lightweight web services; and b) providing internal imagery services in support of DND’s national and international geospatial data production.

CubeWerx OpenImageMap platform innovates by offering a collaborative framework that scales to meet the most demanding requirements for performance, collaborative mapping, and on-line data currency. The primary beneficiaries of CubeWerx products are image providers of all types and sizes, large and small. The efficiency of the technology, combined with an aggressive pricing structure makes the product affordable by a wide range of organizations.

“At CubeWerx, we are pleased by the opportunity offered  by the government’s BCIP program to introduce innovative technology into the federal government, help us bridge the pre-commercialization gap and test late-stage innovative goods and services,” said Edric Keighan President and CEO of CubeWerx Inc.

About CubeWerx

CubeWerx is a geospatial products and services company based in Gatineau, QC, Canada. Founded in 1996, CubeWerx develops open standards-based solutions in response to Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) requirements for interoperable information infrastructures. CubeWerx is an innovative software company whose expertise includes development and deployment of Web Services products and Cloud-based services for the integration, access, and management of very large volumes of geospatial data over the web. CubeWerx technology has helped industries and governments around the world build best-of-breed SDI solutions composed of users and providers of geospatial data and services, based on the most up-to-date Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards.  More information on CubeWerx products and services is available at

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