ROCHESTER, NY - November 9, 2006 --. Pictometry International Corp., the worldwide leader in digital, aerial oblique imagery and measuring software systems today announced that it has successfully concluded its first user conference that was attended by over 220 participants. The conference concluded Wednesday, November 1, 2006 in Orlando, Florida.
In addition to attendees from many of Pictometry's customers in county government, 17 companies participated in the event's trade show area. Sponsoring and exhibiting companies included Applanix, Bradshaw Consulting Services, CADD Centers of Florida, Colorado CustomWare, ESRI, Group 1 Solutions, Harris Corporation, Hitachi Software, LPA Systems, Manatron, Mobile Video Services, Orion Technology, Photo Science, Pickett & Associates, Positron Public Safety Systems, Sanborn, Smart Data Strategies, and Tyler Technologies' CLT Division.
Comments from FutureView attendees included:
"Pictometry's FutureView provided an amazing range of information, almost beyond the ability to take it all in. It will take months to process it all. The conference has drastically exceeded my expectations for the event."
-- Jack Maguire, GIS Manager, Lexington County, SC
"Already a highly satisfied Pictometry user for several years, I am very excited to learn at this FutureView conference of the many new applications and supporting software that are being developed by Pictometry and its partners, such as the 3D modeling and new internet options."
-- Gaylord Burke, Executive Director, Merrimack Valley Planning Commission
"The conference was one of the most organized I have ever attended. I found the sessions to be extremely informational. It was exciting to see how the company stands on the cutting edge of technology while respecting its customer needs."
-- Lisa Holzberger, GIS Analyst, City of Myrtle Beach, SC
"I thought I understood everything I needed to with Pictometry, but the conference greatly expanded my knowledge much more than I anticipated. You continue to improve the product dramatically and clearly address the needs of your customers in multiple areas such as public safety and GIS. The conference did a great job in freely explaining how things work. I thought my mind was going to explode. I will be back next year."
-- Tim Wixom, 9-1-1 Director, Steuben County, NY
"You'd never know this was your first user conference. Very good to see new ideas and implementations from other parts of the country, as well as Pictometry's vision for the future. I need to integrate Pictometry with even more agencies."
-- Nick Franchino, AICP, GIS, County of Los Angeles, Department of Regional Planning
"We are very grateful to the many presenters, sponsoring and exhibiting companies, our business partners, and most of all, our customers who, just a few short years ago, saw a revolutionary technology in its infancy, and have helped shape Pictometry into the worldwide leader in digital, oblique aerial imaging solutions," said Pictometry Chief Marketing Officer Dante Pennacchia.
Plans are already underway for next year's Pictometry FutureView 2007 User Conference.
Pictometry International is a rapidly growing software company that provides visual information systems. The company's patented imagingb process captures georeferenced, high-resolution oblique (at an angle, 3D-like view) and ortho (straight down) Intelligent Images(r) of counties and states. Combined with the company's interactive software solution, users can see everywhere, measure anything, and plan eerything. The company has a growing customer base exceeding 250 counties, the State of Massachusetts, the State of Rhode Island, federal government organizations, as well as private business users. Major metropolitan areas using Pictometry(r) include Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. Applications include 9-1-1, appraisers, assessors, emergency management agencies, engineering, financial institutions, fire departments, GIS, golf communities, homeland security, insurance, law enforcement, planning officials, real estate, and transportation. Pictometry is a second order visualization tool that does not produce authoritative or definitive information (surveying) from its digital, aerial images.
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