21 Sep, 2005 Denver, Colorado (September 21, 2005): Intermap Technologies, (TSX:IMP) announced today that its subsidiary Intermap Federal Services Inc. has received a contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for Intermap's NEXTMap USA data. Under the contract, Intermap will provide NGA with NEXTMap USA imagery and elevation map data for regions in Southern California and Alabama. All data is available for immediate delivery. This initial purchase is valued at US$280,000.
"Our NEXTMap USA program is very attractive to our federal government customers," explained Michael Bullock, Intermap's vice president of sales and marketing. "We can provide highly accurate terrain and image data for large regions of the country at a very affordable price. It is our NEXTMap USA program that makes this a reality. Covering a large region in Southern California and the region in Alabama, this data is accurate, consistent and complete and will be valuable in helping to train United States military forces and to protect the United States homeland."
The states of California, Florida and Mississippi are now substantially complete. Large portions of NEXTMap data for these states are currently available and sales in these regions have already begun. Data has also been acquired in Texas, Alabama, West Virginia, Louisiana, Arizona and Michigan.
Intermap is digitally remapping entire countries, building unprecedented national databases, called NEXTMap, of highly accurate digital topographic maps (including elevation). Customers purchase Intermap's high-quality, low-cost data to facilitate better decision-making for numerous commercial, governmental, military and consumer applications.
Demand for NEXTMap data is growing as new commercial applications are emerging, including geographical information systems (GIS), engineering planning, transportation, automotive, navigation, flood, irrigation, environmental management and planning, telecommunications network planning, aviation, simulation and 3D visualization. Internet applications include virtual tours, topographic maps and computer games. The products are also used to add interactive intelligence to airborne and satellite images.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 260 people worldwide, with offices in Calgary, Ottawa, Munich and Jakarta. Intermap is publicly traded on the TSX under the symbol IMP. For more information, visit www.intermap.com.
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