Sep 03, 2008

PCI Geomatics signs Memorandum of Understanding with the National Geomatics Center of China

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Richmond Hill, Ontario – September 4, 2008: PCI Geomatics is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC). The MoU outlines plans for collaboration on the development of a project for change detection with satellite imagery. Project results will include the creation of a dynamic digital map generation and updating system, along with a capability for large image storage.

The project will take full advantage of existing PCI Geomatics solutions technology. This includes PCI Geomatics’ Professional Software Development Kit (ProSDK) and pluggable functions (ProPacks) along with NGCC’s data source for the China region. The research and development capabilities of both organizations will be utilized.

The National Geomatics Center of China is a government agency which functions as a National Archives for Surveying and Mapping. NGCC is regarded as the national team in the field of fundamental geographic information, in terms of engineering projects, technological research, application development and information dissemination. It has undergone the transition from traditional analogue surveying systems to modern digital systems comprising of GPS, remote sensing, GIS and internet technology.

“We are delighted to be working with PCI Geomatics on upcoming projects that are both innovative and beneficial to the people of China,” said Chen Jun, President of NGCC.

“Collaboration between NGCC and PCI Geomatics is a natural and highly complementary partnership,” said Dr. Robert Moses, President and CEO of PCI Geomatics. “With the dramatic increase of requirements for the delivery of near real time information, the combination of NGCC expertise and PCI Geomatics world leading solutions technology will ultimately assist the Chinese people.”

About the National Geomatics Center of China

The National Geomatics Center of China is a government agency which functions as a National Archives for Surveying and Mapping. NGCC is responsible for the collection, processing, construction, maintenance, dissemination and service, and application research development of national fundamental geographical information. It also plans, designs and executes major surveying and mapping projects with an objective to establish “Digital China” geospatial infrastructure.

For more information, visit http://ngcc.sbsm.gov.cn/English/about.asp

About PCI Geomatics

PCI Geomatics is a world leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications. For over 25 years we have specialized in remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, spatial analysis, cartographic production, automated production systems, image management and on demand mapping solutions. Our flagship software Geomatica® enables users with the necessary tools to address a wide variety of industry applications including sustainable agriculture, forestry management, wetlands, carbon management, public security, disaster management and more. PCI Geomatics technology turns images into useful information for effective decision making.

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