Richmond Hill , Ontario – December 14, 2009: PCI Geomatics is pleased to announce its support for The ISPRS Foundation Inc. (TIF) which offers assistance to the photogrammetric, remote sensing and spatial information sciences and technologies.
The ISPRS Foundation Inc. is a non-profit scientific and educational entity managed by a Board of Trustees for, but independent of, the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS). The Foundation provides grants that assist individuals, especially from emerging markets and regions, who wish to further their knowledge, skills and experience in the sciences and technologies associated with the disciplines embodied by the ISPRS.
PCI Geomatics has provided sustainable support to TIF over the past four years through significant financial contributions as well as through in-kind donations of its desktop software Geomatica®.
“PCI Geomatics is dedicated to supporting initiatives such as the ISPRS Foundation, which encourage development and growth within the photogrammetry and remote sensing areas,” said Dr. Robert Moses, President and CEO of PCI Geomatics, as well as a TIF Trustee. “We are pleased to participate and embrace the idea of giving back.”
“Our donors are providing the means to enable many skilled individuals from developing countries to participate in our profession with the ultimate benefit of providing advancement of their country,” said Larry Fritz, TIF Finance Officer. “Thank you to Dr. Moses and PCI Geomatics for their generous donations to TIF, and we encourage other companies and individuals to join in and take part in this positive initiative.”
For further information, including grant opportunities and application criteria, visit www.isprs.org/foundation.
The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of knowledge, research, development, education and training in the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences, their integration and applications, to contribute to the well-being of humanity and the sustainability of the environment. The Society operates without any discrimination on grounds of race, religion, nationality, or political philosophy.
About PCI Geomatics
PCI Geomatics is a world leading developer of software and systems for geo-imaging solutions. Since 1982, we have specialized in remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, spatial analysis, cartographic production, automated production systems, image management and on demand mapping solutions. PCI Geomatics' advanced software systems address a wide variety of industry applications including the environment, agriculture, security and intelligence, aerospace & defense, and satellite receiving stations. We have the expertise and know-how to turn images into useful information.
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