The upgraded system was fully integrated into the Company's production stream last week and is expected to enable Intermap's STAR-4 mapping system to collect 3D elevation data 12% to 15% more efficiently than with the previous antenna configuration.
The Company's STAR-4 mapping system is currently collecting 3D data in the United States as part of Intermap's NEXTMap(R) USA program and will continue to collect data around the world on custom projects. Additionally, the Company has four additional aircraft equipped with IFSAR technology that are being used for data collection in its NEXTMap programs and for its fee-for-service business throughout the world.
According to Michael Bullock, Intermap's vice president of engineering, "The advancements made by our engineering teams are significant to the Company and the industry as this new STAR-4 planar antennae will significantly improve the generation of high-quality NEXTMap(R) products while setting the stage for the development of next generation high-resolution custom data products."
About Intermap Technologies
Intermap enables customers to facilitate better decision-making and create applications for numerous commercial, governmental, military, and consumer products through the purchase of high quality and affordable elevation datasets. The Company is proactively remapping entire countries and building unprecedented national databases, called NEXTMap(R), consisting of highly accurate digital topographic maps that include elevation data.
Demand for NEXTMap(R) data is growing as new commercial applications are emerging, including geographical information systems (GIS), engineering planning, transportation, automotive, navigation, flood, irrigation, environmental management and planning, telecommunications/wireless network planning, aviation, simulation, and 3D visualization. Internet applications include virtual tours, topographic maps and computer games. Datasets are also used to add interactive intelligence to airborne and satellite imagery.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 325 people worldwide, with offices in Calgary, Ottawa, Munich and Jakarta. For more information, visit www.intermap.com.
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