Jul 05, 2011

Astrium GEO-Information Services has increased investment in i-cubed

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The GEO-Information division of Astrium Services (formerly Spot Image and Infoterra) today announced that it has expanded its investment in i-cubed LLC, a leading worldwide provider of value-added imagery and geospatial data management technologies based in Fort Collins,Colorado, USA.

i-cubed provides secure, proven, leading-edge solutions for imagery, geospatial content and distributed asset management hosted in the cloud or behind the client’s firewall. Core solutions in the i-cubed product line include DataDoors™ and DataDoors™ Geospatial Asset Management Environment (GAME). DataDoors is a geospatial data archive and dissemination system that enables clients to quickly discover and deliver imagery optimized for the current requirement. GAME extends the capability to anything where location matters, including full-motion video, office documents and photos. This solution covers distributed asset management or where a common operating picture can help make the mission a success.

“We continue to see tremendous synergies between our companies and our product lines,” said Antoine de Chassy, President of Astrium GEO-Information Services – North America. “We plan to capitalize on our combined resources across Astrium to assist in delivering i-cubed’s innovative solutions to the global market.”

“We are excited about the new relationship with Astrium GEO-Information Services,” said Russ Cowart, President of i-cubed. “This investment will immediately extend our global reach and establish DataDoors and DataDoors GAME as the clear market leaders in geospatial content management.”

As long-time strategic partner, Astrium GEO-Information Services first invested in i-cubed through SPOT Image Corp in 2007 along with Esri, which remains a shareholder and partner in the company. i-cubed will continue to operate as a separate company with the same leadership team.