XeDAR Corporation To Support ASI in Aerial Imagery Collection & Processing
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XeDAR Corporation To Support ASI in Aerial Imagery Collection & Processing

DENVER—(BUSINESS WIRE)—January 20, 2009— Pixxures, Inc., a division of XeDAR Corporation, (OTCBB: XDRC), provides aerial photographic mapping products and services, direct-digital orthophotography, planimetric and topographic mapping, vector alignment, and GIS products and services via the Internet. Pixxures partnered on a two-year contract with Aerial Services, Inc. (ASI) of Cedar Falls, IA, to support ASI’s effort to collect and process comprehensive geographic aerial imagery for the State of Iowa. The value of the contract is just under $350,000 per year; the work will begin in Q1, 2009.

The contract stipulates that ASI and Pixxures provide high-resolution aerial imagery of the great majority of Iowa’s 99 counties, to a 2-foot resolution, using state-of-the-art Leica ADS digital sensors and equally proficient processing capabilities. ASI brings the latest highest-resolution ADS SH82 available while Pixxures, which has been acquiring and processing ADS imagery for over four years, will provide the bulk of the processing capability experience and expertise for the project.

“Pixxures is well suited and has been working hand-in-hand with Aerial Services to provide the State of Iowa the level of quality, service, communication, and speed required for their statewide orthophoto project,” stated Steve Jennings, Pixxures’ Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We feel our strong partnership with Aerial Services will prove beneficial to this immediate project and other large area collections in the United States.”

A potentially substantial tertiary benefit to this contract is the significant buy-up potential. The initial costs of producing these high-resolution images are born by this contract, but the State of Iowa has agreed that interested third parties can avail themselves of the aerial missions. Entities such as local governments, conservation groups, GIS firms and others in need of precise geospatial solutions capitalize on this opportunity to attain very high resolution imagery — to 6-inch accuracies — at competitive prices, since the mobilization costs of initiating the project are covered.

“We anticipate that the buy-up sales could provide substantial sales for us and for ASI well into the future. These are very precise, high-resolution images, available at reduced costs to the client — but at solid margins for Pixxures and ASI. We think it’s a win-win,” Jennings said.

Pixxures also anticipates that this contract with the State of Iowa could lead to other, similar contracts in the near future, further “solidifying what is already a promising and valuable partnership” with ASI.

About Pixxures

Pixxures, Inc., a division of XēDAR Corporation, is a leading provider of critical infrastructure geospatial services company located in the Denver, Colorado area. Pixxures is focused on developing new and advanced technologies that result in high-quality cost-effective mapping and photogrammetry solutions for its customers. The company serves a broad base of clients including oil and gas, utilities, civil and environmental engineering, telecommunications, real estate, forestry, and federal, state and local governments. For more information, please go online to www.pixxures.com.

About Xedar Corporation

Xedar Corporation provides strategic consulting, systems analysis, predictive modeling, digital imaging, and geospatial data analysis tools and services to the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense and other national intelligence agencies, as well as commercial clients.

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