Barcelona, Spain – The Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya (ICC)—Cartographic Institute of Catalonia—, the mapping agency of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the government of the region of Catalonia in northeast Spain, has entered into a VAR agreement with I.S.M. International Systemap Corp. to distribute PurVIEW, a stereoscopic visualization and mapping extension for ArcGIS.
“PurVIEW will help our efforts in sharing the enormous aerial imagery resources stored in our warehouses, opening the ability to use them stereoscopically to a large number of our customers who are not specialized in mapping”, said Josep Lluís Colomer Alberich, Technical Deputy Director of ICC. “This partnership will empower our customers with an easy-to-use tool, enriching the value of the data we deliver”.
After more than 25 years of experience in digital cartography, and operating 2 DMC cameras and a Lidar, the ICC is a solid institution which has transferred technology to other organizations. ICC has focussed its efforts to place on an innovation and modernity levels either the studies and the cartographic production in Catalonia.
“This agreement with the Cartographic Institute of Catalonia is enlarging our reach into the geospatial market, and it empowers our commitment to expand the use of stereoscopic imagery in geospatial applications”, said Jordi Sendra, Director of ISM.
PurVIEW stereoscopic geodatabase-direct 3D feature digitizing is a powerful extension for ArcGIS, providing fast access and direct exploitation of digital imagery intrinsic in modern thematic applications, from earth sciences to site/facility management.
About Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya.
The ICC (Barcelona, Spain), is the official mapping agency of Catalonia. ICC acquires, produces, reproduces, and disseminates cartographic information throughout Catalonia and ensures the Catalonia Map Library is up-to-date. Besides, the ICC can work worldwide, commissioned by both private and public institutions to provide high-quality cartographic information. For more information, visit
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About International Systemap Corp.
I.S.M. is well-noted in photogrammetry, in Canada and abroad. From a solid background in photogrammetric workstation implementation, the PurVIEW product suite was engineered from the ground up as an extension for ArcGIS 9. Within the ArcMap window, one mouse-click launches an intuitive stereoscopic image viewing and 3D geodatabase-direct QA and digitizing environment familiar to all ArcGIS users, using hardware that are likely already owned.
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Suite 660 – 1188 Georgia Street West, Vancouver BC, Canada V6E 4A2
Toll free: 1.866.PurVIEW (787.8439), or +1.604.669.VIEW (8439)