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MFB-GeoConsulting and Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announce installation of Leica SW-Solutions at UN Operational Programme on Satellite Applications (UNOSAT) Site

Leica Geosystems Geospacial Imaging (LGGI) and MFB-GeoConsulting as there local distributor for Switzerland are pleased to announce the installation of Leica SW-Solutions at UNOSAT Cern Site.

Both sides have agreed so serve UNOSAT with Leica SW Solutions under special conditions for the non-profit consortium working under the umbrella of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). All provided SW tools are used mainly in humanitarian relief, disaster prevention and post crisis reconstruction.
The UNOSAT core team consists of highly qualified UN fieldworkers as well as satellite imagery experts, geographers, database programmers and internet communication specialists. This unique combination gives UNOSAT the ability to understand the needs of there users and to provide them with suitable, tailored solutions.
Under the framework of the agreement MFB-GeoConsulting provided UNOSAT with the latest version of ERDAS IMAGINE® 9.0. IMAGINE 9.0 offers high-end geospatial image processing for an enterprise environment, leveraging the capabilities of spatially-aware databases such as ESRI ArcSDE and Oracle Spatial 10g. Furthermore the new Leica Virtual Explorer 3.0. – developed to facilitate collaborative decision making through 3D visualization and sharing of geospatial information – was installed. Leica Virtual Explorer seamlessly integrates terabytes of spatial data into an interactive digital earth that can be distributed to thousands of users worldwide. Technical support for UNOSAT experts is guaranteed by MFB-GeoConsulting whenever requested.
UNOSAT agreed to announce MFB-GeoConsulting & Leica Geosystems Geospacial Imaging Division as official UNOSAT Partner on
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UNOSAT is a United Nations programme created to provide the international community and developing countries with enhanced access to satellite imagery and Geographic Information System (GIS) services.
It is a programme of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) implemented in co-operation with the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS). In addition, partners from public and private organizations constitute the UNOSAT consortium funded by ESA‘s Earth Observation Market Development Programme, together with the Centre National d‘Etudes Spatiales of France (CNES) and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
UNOSAT procures geographical information products for UN agencies and the international humanitarian and development communities, having struck deals with leading data providers, as well as value adding companies who work to turn raw satellite data into usable products and maps. UNOSAT also employs satellite data in ongoing development projects in various locations. UNOSAT is a partner of the RESPOND Consortium – a GMES Services Element (GSE) activity working with the humanitarian community to improve their access to maps, satellite imagery and geographic information.

About MFB-GeoConsulting
MFB-GeoConsulting GmbH – on marked since in 1999 – is specializing in “Solutions in Geographic Imaging” for optical and radar earth observation. The company’s services do cover a complete range of distribution services including the full range of earth observation data as well as, software solutions for image processing, photogrammetry, 3-D visualizations (exclusive sales partner for Leica Geosystems in Switzerland) and 3-D hardware components. Furthermore we provide advanced services for project management and realization, training and education.
The integration and interfacing of image and auxiliary geo data with geographic information and database management systems including the data transmission (field-to-office) is one of the strength of MFB-GeoConsulting. Depending on the customer’s need, we offer customer-adapted solutions. Our highly specialized team has a long-term experience in applied remote sensing and earth observation. For further information please contact
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