Rochester, NY — May 18, 2010 — Pictometry International Corp., leading provider of aerial metric oblique imagery and measuring software, announces the formation of a wholly-owned subsidiary -- Pictometry Canada Corp.
Using Pictometry’s proprietary geospatial information technology, Pictometry Canada will deliver and market Pictometry solutions to government and commercial customers in Canada with sales and support in both English and French through its offices in the Montreal and Vancouver metropolitan areas. Through this subsidiary, Canadian customers will be able to access imagery coverage across Canada including the cities of Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, St. John, Halifax, and Charlottetown. New image capture flights of existing and new areas are planned to start this fall.
“Pictometry Canada builds on our past success in Canada and provides direct bilingual sales and support to our customers,” said Robert Carroll, Pictometry’s President of International Sales. “This organization’s focus on users’ needs and delivery of world-class information solutions will enable our customers to better fulfill their mission-critical geospatial projects.”
Pictometry’s patented and proprietary technology is licensed in more than 154 countries and territories around the world. The company’s extensive global image library currently contains imagery of Canada that is representative of more than 65 percent of the Canadian population.
Pictometry International Corp. is a leading provider of geo-referenced, aerial image libraries and related software. Pictometry has captured nearly 130 million digital aerial images which represent more than 80 percent of the United States population and all major U.S. markets. Using its proprietary imaging process, Pictometry captures geo-referenced, high-resolution orthogonal (straight down view) and oblique (captured at an angle) imagery within which structures and land features can be measured. Pictometry customizes and markets these technologies for government and commercial applications. Pictometry’s standard oblique imagery includes second order visualization tools that do not produce authoritative or definitive information (surveying). For more information, visit www.pictometry.com.
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