Virtual Geomatics’ VG4D LiDAR software suite extends solution offerings from 3cGeo.
Austin, Texas, June 27, 2008 – Virtual Geomatics, a provider of LiDAR solutions, announced that the company has signed a reseller agreement with Third Coast GeoSpatial (3cGeo), a Texas based leading geospatial industry consulting firm, to serve as a reseller of the VG4D Suite consisting of Production Manager, Data Manager and Viewer.
In a relatively young, high tech field, 3cGeo has a decade of innovative experience in organizing the business development of large scale base mapping projects, including multiple LiDAR and elevation projects totaling over 20,000 square miles. With the addition of the Virtual Geomatics’ software solutions 3cGeo will provide even further into the LiDAR market place.
Hugh Bender, 3cGeo’s Vice President of Business Development, “When starting 3cGeo we immediately realized that exploiting the real value/benefits from LiDAR for end‐users is one the last great frontier s to solve with respect to geospatial data. Virtual Geomatics VG4D software suite is the perfect match for our vision for allowing end‐users to achieve real benefits from exploiting LiDAR data and 3cGeo’s objectives to continue to grow its business and add valueto customers ”
The VG4D suite of LiDAR solutions consist of multiple software products, two of which are Production Manager and Data Manager. VG4D Production Manager provides an end‐to‐end LiDAR production workflow solution including advanced filtering and editing tools, process‐oriented workflow management and production metrics. VG4D Data Manager is a subset (does not include the filtering tools) of VG4D Production Manager which has two deployable paths; 1 for the production workflow for QC/edit operations that do not require the filtering tools and 1 for the end‐user to have immediate functionality to not only visualize but also to exploit processed LiDAR data.
“The VG4D software offers unique opportunities for geospatial value‐add consulting firms to extend further value to their customers,” noted Rick Vincent, chief operating officer of Virtual Geomatics. “3cGeo’s decision to become a reseller for our VG4D LiDAR solutions reinforces our position in the growing market for high qualiy LiDAR solutions that offer enhanced exploitation capabilities for the end‐users of LiDAR data.”
About Virtual Geomatics
Virtual Geomatics provides innovative customer‐centric LiDAR software solutions for geospatial professionals and their customers. With over a decade of LiDAR production projects providing the foundation for our VG4D software suite, VG4D sets a new standard for end‐to‐end production software capability including project/data management, filtering, visualization, rigorous quality controls and exploitation capabilities for end‐users. For more information, visit
www.virtualgeomatics.com or contact Joe Bima, Vice President Sales and Marketing,
Third Coast GeoSpatial (3cGeo), based in Austin, Texas is a woman‐owned company offering Geographic Information System (GIS) services, base mapping business development, fire suppression system design, fire code consulting, municipal and regional planning and floodplain consulting. 3cGeo’s professionals have GIS Professional (GISP) certification, Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) credentials, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and NICET Level IV certifications. Third Coasts’ GIS professionals are recognized on the local, regional, state and federal levels as leaders in the geospatial field. 3cGeo’s experience includes overseeing one of the largest GIS operations in Texas and leading one of the largest and most innvative mapping programs in recent history. For more information contact Hugh Bender, Vice President, Business Development, Email Contact.