- December 8, 2008
- Posted by: EARSC
- Category: EARSC News
Richmond Hill, Ontario – December 8, 2008: PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications announced today the acquisition of TGIS Technologies Inc., a company specializing in geospatial collaboration software.
TGIS Technologies Inc., based in Chelsea, Quebec, is the developer of GeoConference® Software – a unique enterprise solution that allows groups to share and view maps and imagery interactively over the web, in real-time. GeoConference contains tools for hosting interactive geospatial teleconferences, linking clients in remote locations, and facilitating connections to geospatial databases.
“The acquisition adds an important element to PCI Geomatics’ solutions portfolio, and strengthens its position as a best of breed technology provider,” said Dr. Robert Moses, President and CEO of PCI Geomatics. “The combination of PCI with TGIS and their Geoconference technology, allows us to reach this growing segment of the geospatial web conferencing market by providing decision makers with information on demand.”
“Customers will benefit the most from this acquisition given PCI’s expertise in delivering and supporting systems and solutions,” said Yves Carbonneau, CEO of TGIS Technologies Inc. “Joining forces with PCI Geomatics and its extensive customer base will allow for greater exposure of GeoConference.”
Existing agreements between each company, its customers, partners and service providers will be honored.
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.
For more information, visit www.pcigeomatics.com
About TGIS Technologies Inc.
TGIS Technologies Inc. specializes in new technologies in the field of geomatics; concentrating on non-commercial software for image treatment, remote sensing, and geographic information systems. A Canadian company that has operated since 1990, TGIS Technologies Inc. is the winner of a GeoInnovations Program contract for GeoConference® – the development of a complete client-server, real-time geocollaboration system.
To learn more about TGIS, visit www.tgis.ca
Tel: 819-770-0022 × 233