TORONTO – February 16, 2011 – ESRI Canada today announced that it has signed an agreement to resell high-resolution earth imagery solutions from leading global content provider DigitalGlobe. The partnership enables users of ESRI’s geographic information system (GIS) technology to access the most current and comprehensive library of earth images and data available to enhance their applications.
“Whether you’re developing Web maps of neighbourhoods, real estate properties, city services or news events, adding aerial and satellite imagery to your applications provides users with an accurate view of the world,” said Alex Miller, president, ESRI Canada. “This enhances situational awareness and allows you to deliver a richer online experience. Through this partnership, we’ll be able to provide our customers with quick and easy access to the imagery and data they need to produce effective applications. This will allow them to move beyond simple image overlays to more advanced image processing, analysis and publishing, and ultimately get the most out of their GIS.”
DigitalGlobe’s constellation of satellites, advanced Cloud-based infrastructure and vast ImageLibrary allows the company to offer a full range of constantly refreshed satellite imagery and complementary products and services to customers worldwide. They can access clear, accurate and up-to-date images delivered in the way they need it – online, offline, on mobile devices or directly into their GIS.
DigitalGlobe Vice President David Singer said, “As a reseller of DigitalGlobe imagery, ESRI Canada can now provide an integrated solution and the best imagery-enhanced products to enterprise customers across the mining, oil and gas, natural resources, utilities, telecommunications, entertainment, real estate and insurance industries.”
DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation, our imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals and navigation technology. With our collection sources and comprehensive ImageLibrary (containing more than one billion square kilometers of earth imagery and imagery products) we offer a range of on- and off-line products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate our imagery into their business operations and applications. For more information, visit digitalglobe.com.
About ESRI Canada
Founded in 1984, ESRI Canada provides enterprise geographic information system (GIS) solutions that empower businesses, governments and educational institutions to make timely, informed and mission-critical decisions by leveraging the power of geography. The company distributes the world’s leading GIS software from ESRI, Telvent, Azteca Systems and other technology partners. Headquartered in Toronto, the company serves over 10,000 customers from 16 regional offices across Canada and has been named as one of the top 250 Canadian IT companies and top 25 IT professional services providers in Canada by the Branham Group. Information about ESRI Canada can be found at esricanada.com.
Racepoint Group for DigitalGlobe