PCI Geomatics Beijing
Richmond Hill, Ontario – July 9, 2008: PCI Geomatics®, a world leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, is pleased to announce plans to launch a new international office in Beijing, China. The new company, PCI Geomatics Beijing, will offer PCI Geomatics technology, services and solutions (under special license), for both the private and government sectors and will be led by Mr. Yubin Xin as Country Manager.
PCI Geomatics has sustained an extensive relationship with the Chinese market, established through a team of geospatial resellers throughout the country. PCI Geomatics Beijing will concentrate on providing imaging solutions to the geospatial market in China while continuing to work with our resellers.
“PCI Geomatics Beijing allows us to dramatically expand our efforts in providing the best technology and expertise to the people of China,” said Yubin Xin. “We look forward to offering our automated image pre-processing solutions (ProLines), as well as our image management and on demand mapping solutions to this marketplace.”
“PCI Geomatics continues to meet the demands of an ever changing industry – and with the opening of this office later in 2008 along with the exciting growth in the Chinese market, we are ideally suited to serving the Chinese geospatial community with our expertise,” said Dr. Robert Moses, President and CEO of PCI Geomatics.
The PCI Geomatics Beijing office will open for business in the latter part of 2008.
PCI Geomatics signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth
(Richmond Hill, Ontario – May 14, 2008) PCI Geomatics announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth (CEODE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Under the terms of the MoU, collaborative plans are outlined for the development of an initial project for a Wetland Environment Monitoring and Applications System in China, with additional projects under review. The MoU highlights the purpose of the first project, which is to automatically monitor and analyze wetland areas with radar imagery focusing on the use of RADARSAT-2 imagery.
Established in November 2007, CEODE offers a national service for the acquisition, processing, archiving and distribution of airborne and spaceborne remote sensing data. In partnership with other institutions, the center engages in research on the scientific and technical development of geospatial information and Digital Earth.
“We are very pleased to have PCI Geomatics as our strategic partner,” said Prof. Guo Huadong, Director-General, CEODE. “We fully believe that the collaboration between the two organizations will make fruitful future progress.”
“We are delighted with the strategic collaboration between PCI Geomatics and CEODE,” said Dr. Robert Moses, President and CEO, PCI Geomatics. “The joint efforts of both organizations will help to benefit both the environment and the people of China.”
About the Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth
The Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth (CEODE) is an independent non-profit research institute affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). It is responsible for the provision of national service for the acquisition, processing, archiving and distribution of airborne and spaceborne remote sensing data. In partnership with other institutions, CEODE also engages in research on the scientific and technical development of geospatial information and Digital Earth.
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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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