Intermap Technologies' Fourth Aircraft Begins Data Collection to Accelerate NEXTMap® Europe Mapping Program

Posted by Rich Mohr

Nov 6, 2006 10:00:00 AM

DENVER, LONDON, MUNICH, (November 6, 2006) Intermap Technologies Corp. (IMP:TSX, AIM: IMAP) today announced the addition of a fourth aircraft to their fleet of planes equipped with Intermap's proprietary industry-leading IFSAR (Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar) airborne data collection system. The new aircraft will begin operating in Europe and is capable of collecting approximately 1,500,000 sq. km. (580,000 sq. mi.) of highly-accurate digital elevation data per year. 

The added capacity provided by this aircraft aids in the completion of Intermap's aggressive plan for the proactive collection of country-wide data throughout Europe by the end of 2007. Starting in November 2006, this aircraft will begin updating elevation data previously collected in the United Kingdom. The aircraft will then spend the bulk of 2007 supporting the remainder of the NEXTMap® Europe program, which covers 13 European countries. 

According to Michael Bullock, Intermap's vice president of Engineering, "The IFSAR development on this aircraft was initiated in April 2006 with the announcement of our NEXTMap® Europe program. The aircraft will be fully operational in less than seven months from the time we initiated development. This is a substantial achievement that clearly demonstrates our ability to quickly respond to our accelerated NEXTMap schedule and the needs of our customers."
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Topics: NEXTMap

Intermap Technologies Spurs Thought Leadership at This Year's ASPRS / MAPPS Specialty Conference

Posted by Rich Mohr

Nov 6, 2006 9:30:00 AM

DENVER; SAN ANTONIO, Texas (November 6, 2006): Intermap Technologies, Inc. (IMP:TSX, AIM: IMAP) announced today that ten of their subject matter experts will be presenting and/or moderating at numerous conference sessions and workshops during the 2006 ASPRS / MAPPS Specialty Conference. The conference, titled "Measuring the Earth (Part II): Latest Developments with Digital Surface Modeling and Automated Feature Extraction," is being held in San Antonio, Texas, November 6 - 10.

This year's conference focuses on the evolving technology, applications, and standards that have been developed over the past two years in the geospatial industry. Intermap's experts will be joined by data users and value-added providers who will share their experiences using these advanced technologies to optimize projects, analyze and solve problems, and explore new applications.

"This is a great opportunity for our team to share lessons learned with users and integrators based on our experience collecting high-quality elevation data and developing digital elevation models," commented Garth Lawrence, senior vice president of Business Operations for Intermap Technologies. "Just as important, the conference allows attendees to learn first-hand about industry best practices from experts engaged in advancing geospatial technology and driving innovative applications on a daily basis." 

More information regarding the conference can be found at: www.asprs.org or www.mapps.org.
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Topics: NEXTMap

Intermap Technologies Reports 2006 Third Quarter Results

Posted by Rich Mohr

Nov 6, 2006 8:00:00 AM

Monday, November 6, 2006

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Topics: Financial Results

Intermap Technologies beendet Kartografie von Deutschland, um Innovationen der deutschen Automobil- und Versicherungsmärkte zu ermöglichen

Posted by Rich Mohr

Nov 2, 2006 10:00:00 AM

DENVER & MÜNCHEN - Intermap Technologies Corp. (TSX: IMP)(AIM: IMAP) gab heute bekannt, seine NEXTMap(R) Deutschland-Initiative abgeschlossen zu haben, indem die Daten von ganz Deutschland (357.000 km�) proaktiv gesammelt wurden. Darüber hinaus hat das Unternehmen im Rahmen seines bis 2007 laufenden NEXTMap Europe-Programms Daten in den Nachbarstaaten erhoben, sodass bisher insgesamt 486.873 km� erfasst wurden. Die beschleunigte Fertigstellung von NEXTMap(R) Deutschland ergab sich aus der Nachfrage der deutschen Automobil- und Versicherungssektoren sowie der öffentlichen Hand. Dadurch werden Anwendungen ermöglicht, die von sehr genauen dreidimensionalen Karten abhängen. Nach ihrer Verarbeitung werden diese Daten die genauesten Höhenmodelle Deutschlands darstellen. 

Präzise dreidimensionale Höhendaten ermöglichen der Automobilbranche die Entwicklung von aktiven Sicherheitsgeräten, Verbesserungen der Treibstoffperformance und zahlreiche Navigationslösungen. Darüber hinaus stellt die vertikale Genauigkeit von mindestens einem Meter für die Versicherungsbranche einen enormen Wert dar. Dadurch sind Risikoeinschätzungen für Überflutungen und sonstige potenzielle Umweltgefährdungen möglich. Auch Unternehmen der öffentlichen Hand und das private Gewerbe können nun auf Informationen zugreifen, die in einer derartigen Genauigkeit bisher nicht zur Verfügung standen. 

"Der Abschluss der Datensammlung in Deutschland ist ein wichtiger Schritt in Richtung unseres eigentlichen Ziels, der Erstellung sehr genauer nationaler Datenbanken, welche den entstehenden Bedarf der öffentlichen Hand und weltweiter Unternehmen nach dreidimensionalen Höhenangaben befriedigen", kommentierte Brian Bullock, Intermaps President und CEO. "Wir haben bereits zahlreiche Höhendaten in Europa erfasst, einschließlich aller Daten von Großbritannien. Das Ergebnis in Deutschland war im Vergleich zu der Datensammlung für Großbritannien um 717% effizienter. Ich habe keinerlei Zweifel, dass die im Rahmen von NEXTMap(R) gesammelten Daten zur Entwicklung zahlreicher innovativer Anwendungen der Automobil- und Versicherungssektoren führen werden. Solche Anwendungen sind von genauen, hochauflösenden 3D-Höhendaten abhängig." 

Über Intermap Technologies 
Unter dem Produktnamen NEXTMap® kartiert Intermap komplette Länder und baut eine bisher nie da gewesene digitale Datenbank auf, die hoch genaue 3D Geo- Informationen enthält. Der Kunde erhält qualitativ hochwertige Daten zu sehr attraktiven Preisen. Die Daten finden Anwendung bei der Entscheidungsfindung in vielen Bereichen rund um Handel, Industrie, öffentliche Hand, Militär und 3D privaten Verbrauchern. 

Mit der zunehmenden Entwicklung kommerzieller Anwendungsgebiete in den Bereichen geografische Informationssysteme, Hoch- und Tiefbau, Transportwesen, Automobilindustrie, Navigation, Überflutung, Bewässerung, Umweltmanagement und -planung, Telekommunikation/Planung von Mobilfunknetzen, Luftfahrt sowie Simulationen und 3D-Visualisierungen wächst die Nachfrage nach NEXTMap-Daten kontinuierlich. Zu den Internetanwendungen zählen virtuelle Touren, topografische Karten und Computerspiele. Die Datensätze werden außerdem genutzt, um Luft- und Satellitenaufnahmen zu einer interaktiven Intelligenz zu verhelfen. 

Intermap hat seinen Hauptsitz in Denver, Colorado. Derzeit arbeiten weltweit mehr als 325 Mitarbeiter in Calgary, Ottawa, München und Jakarta. Ausführlichere Informationen finden Sie unter www.intermap.com. 
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Intermap Technologies Completes Mapping of Germany to Drive Innovations in German Automotive and Insurance Markets

Posted by Rich Mohr

Nov 2, 2006 9:00:00 AM

DENVER & MUNICH (November 2, 2006): Intermap Technologies Corp. (IMP:TSX, AIM:IMAP) announced today that it has completed the proactive data collection of the entire country of Germany (357,000 sq. km. / 137,838 sq. mi.) to complete its NEXTMap® Deutschland initiative. Additionally, the company collected data in surrounding countries resulting in a total of 486,873 sq. km. (187,983 sq. mi). as part of its NEXTMap Europe program, scheduled for completion in 2007. The accelerated completion of NEXTMap® Deutschland was driven by demand within the German automotive, government, and insurance sectors for enabling applications that require highly accurate three-dimensional maps. Once processed, these datasets will encompass the most accurate elevation models of Germany in existence.

Precise 3D height data will enable the automotive industry to drive the development of active safety devices, fuel performance improvements, and a host of navigation solutions. Additionally, the vertical accuracy levels of 1 meter or better creates tremendous value for the insurance industry to perform accurate risk assessments for flood and other potential environmental hazard scenarios. Likewise, government and enterprise entities will now have access to information at a level of accuracy previously not available in the market.

"The completion of data collection in Germany is a major step toward our ultimate goal of creating highly-accurate national databases that satisfy the emerging 3D elevation needs of governments and enterprises worldwide," commented Brian Bullock, Intermap's president and CEO. "We've already collected considerable elevation data in Europe, including all of Great Britain. In fact, the results in Germany represent a 717% increase in efficiencies over our collection efforts in Britain. I have no doubt that the data collected under the NEXTMap® umbrella will escalate the development of countless innovative applications in the automotive and insurance sectors that rely on accurate, high-resolution 3D elevation data in order to gain momentum."

Contact:
Intermap Technologies
Kevin Thomas, Vice President, Marketing
[email protected] 
(303) 708-0955
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Topics: NEXTMap

Intermap Technologies and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Sign $1.3M Contract for Geospatial Data to Streamline Operations

Posted by Rich Mohr

Nov 1, 2006 9:00:00 AM

Agreement Expected to Make More Efficient Use of U.S. Tax Dollars

DENVER, (November 1, 2006) Intermap Technologies, Corp. (IMP:TSX.TO, AIM: IMAP.L) today announced that its Intermap Federal Services, Inc. subsidiary has received a US$1.3M contract to provide digital elevation data to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The contract will deliver data collected as part of Intermap's ongoing NEXTMap® USA mapping program for various applications, including assistance in preparing soil surveys. 

NRCS provides soil surveys for the privately owned lands of the nation. Via its National Soil Survey Center, the agency provides scientific expertise to enable its National Cooperative Soil Survey program - a partnership led by NRCS of Federal land management agencies, state agricultural experiment stations, and state and local units of government - to develop and maintain a uniform system for mapping and assessing soil resources; thereby ensuring that soil information from different locations can be shared, regardless of which agency collects it. 

Intermap's highly accurate and cost-effective elevation models, based on the company's Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) technology, will be used primarily by the NRCS to speed up and improve soil survey mapping by reducing time spent in the field. 

According to George Rohaley, national remote sensing leader, NRCS (USDA), "NRCS has obtained the Intermap NEXTMap® USA elevation product because it is an unusually good value for the price, considering the amount of coverage and accurate representation of today's landscape. Initially obtained for application in our soil survey work, we believe the data will only increase in value by allowing us to pursue other application areas as we become more experienced using the data." 

The agreement is contracted through AERO-METRIC and includes data for all of Hawaii and significant portions of Texas, Wyoming, California, Arizona, and Oklahoma. Much of the data is contracted for immediate delivery, with the balance being procured through 2007 as new data becomes available. 

"One of our organization's core objectives is to help solve problems that make a positive difference for society," states Brian Bullock, Intermap's president and CEO. "Knowing that our data enables the NRCS to cost effectively assist farmers and ranchers with improved soil production and land conservation techniques means a lot to our employees and shareholders." 

Contacts:

Intermap Technologies
Kevin Thomas, Vice President, Marketing
[email protected] 
(303) 708-0955

Canada - Financial 
Corbet Pala, Investor Relations 
E-vestor Communications Inc.
[email protected] 
(416) 657-2400 

United States - Financial 
Budd Zuckerman, Investor Relations
Genesis Select Corporation
[email protected]
(303) 415-0200

United Kingdom - AIM, Nominated Advisor
Canaccord Adams Limited
Neil Johnson
Clayton Bush
+(44) (0) 207 518 2777
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