Rochester, NY, October 13, 2009 – Pictometry International Corp. announced today that it has filed a patent infringement suit against Geospan Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York in Rochester, New York.
The suit, filed October 13, alleges that Geospan has infringed on a Pictometry patent, U.S. Patent No. 5,247,356 which relates to Pictometry’s digital aerial oblique imagery and its photogrammetric method and apparatus.
Pictometry International Corp. is a leading provider of geo-referenced, aerial image libraries and related software. Pictometry has captured over 130 million digital aerial images in over 700 counties in the United States covering over 80 percent of the United States population. Using its proprietary imaging process, Pictometry® captures geo-referenced, high-resolution oblique (at an angle, producing a 3-D like view) and orthogonal (straight down) Intelligent Images®, within which structures and land features can be measured. Pictometry customizes and markets these technologies for government and commercial applications, offering non-traditional software solutions to aerial imaging needs. Pictometry’s imagery and software enables users to “See Everywhere, Measure Anything, Plan Everything”® using a patented digital information system. Pictometry has its headquarters in Rochester, NY and an office in Europe. Pictometry is a second order visualization tool that does not produce authoritative or definitive information (surveying) from its digital, aerial images. For more information on Pictometry, visit www.pictometry.com.
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