Infoterra Ltd signs agreement to sell Autodesk® LandXplorer Studio

Strengthens geo-imaging software offering to the UK

17th September 2009 – Infoterra Ltd, a leader in the provision of geographic information products and services, has extended its portfolio of end-to-end geospatial products and services through an agreement with Autodesk Inc to resell LandXplorer Studio in the UK.

LandXplorer Studio, a 3D city modelling software suite, will offer Infoterra customers in local government, engineering and infrastructure network planning a powerful tool to create, analyse and visualise projects using accurate geospatial data.

LandXplorer Studio enables the user to visualise geospatial data in both 2D and 3D, supporting high-resolution terrain textures, large-scale 3D city models, high quality printing, terrain analysis and animation. It also supports, in addition to GIS and 3D formats, CityGML, the future OGC standard for exchanging city model data.

“LandXplorer is a powerful tool for all planners. By viewing real-world scenarios they can gain a better understanding of the impact on our environment so supporting design and planning decisions,” commented Tracey Stone, Emerging Industries Sales Manager- Northern Europe at Autodesk Inc.

“The level of detail and the volume of geospatial data acquired and provided by Infoterra continues to increase, so it is important to recognise that tools are required to make the best use of this geo-information. This agreement with Autodesk furthers our commitment to the generation and support of 3D geo-data product and services for the UK market,” said Phil Cooper, Head of Geospatial Software Unit, Infoterra Ltd.

Infoterra will be demonstrating LandXplorer at AGI GeoCommunity, 22-24 September.

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About Infoterra Ltd

Infoterra Ltd is a leading provider of geographic information products and services. Its portfolio of geographic information solutions includes airborne and satellite data acquisition, geo-information creation, database management and outsourced hosting. Infoterra provides geospatial knowledge to companies worldwide to help them make informed decisions. The company has major customers in government, defence, insurance, utilities, engineering and oil, gas & mineral exploration.

Infoterra Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Astrium, Europe’s leading space systems and services specialist. Infoterra Ltd, which incorporates Imass Ltd, is part of Spot Infoterra, the Earth Observation Division of Astrium Services.

About Autodesk
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art Digital Prototyping solutions to help customers experience their ideas before they are real. Fortune 1000 companies rely on Autodesk for the tools to visualize, simulate and analyze real-world performance early in the design process to save time and money, enhance quality and foster innovation.

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For more information, contact:
Sarah Haslam, Infoterra Ltd, 0116 273 2300,
Cheryl Billson, Infoterra PR, 07791 720460,

LandXplorer Studio is a powerful 3D city modelling software suite that will strengthen Infoterra’s commitment to the generation and support of 3D geo-data product and support services for the UK market

Author: EARSC

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