DENVER (June 14, 2007) Intermap Technologies Corp., (TSX: IMP.TO, AIM: IMAP.L) today announced a new partnership with East View Cartographic (EVC), a leading distributor of online geospatial products through EVC Store™, to provide greater access to Intermap's high-quality and affordable 3D elevation datasets and geometric images.
EVC specializes in custom GIS data production using data from a variety of in-house or client sources and in helping clients find and manage the right mapping and GIS data production resources for their projects. EVC offers a broad range of geospatial raster and vector data, from high-resolution DEMs to full vector GIS datasets through their web site.
"Our partnership will allow our customers to make direct online purchases of some of the highest quality terrain data on the market today,” said Kent Lee, president and CEO of EVC. "Intermap's highly accurate digital elevation models and images are perfectly suited for a variety of robust geospatial applications, and we are thrilled to be able to make this data easily available with seamless ordering options such as credit card payments and digital delivery."
EVC is in the process of adding Intermap data to EVC Store™. Digital terrain models, digital surface models, and orthorectified radar images can be browsed through the site's user-friendly interactive map or products can be located with advanced coordinates and geonames search options. Off-the-shelf coverage includes all of Great Britain, much of the United States, and will soon feature a complete, seamless dataset of Germany. The company anticipates the rest of the United States and 17 European countries will be added to the database as it becomes available.
According to Richard Smolenski, Intermap's vice president of sales, "this relationship will enable GIS and geospatial professionals worldwide to download elevation models and images that exhibit a combination of accuracy, uniformity, and affordability previously unheard of within the industry. I am genuinely excited about being able to provide EVC with the precision data Intermap is collecting as part of our ongoing NEXTMap®countrywide mapping program."
East View Cartographic (EVC) is a leading provider of authoritative worldwide maps, geospatial data, as well as GIS services and solutions. Since the company's origins in the early 1990s, EVC has acquired a vast archive of global maps and geospatial data, including topographic maps, DEMs, imagery, vector data, geological maps, nautical charts, and related atlases and books.
The company's extensive map and geospatial data supplier network allows quick access to products not in inventory. In addition, EVC provides high quality, cost-effective mapping and GIS services and solutions to support the production of new geospatial products, custom modification of existing data, and electronic organization of data. To browse and purchase products online visit EVC Store at www.cartographic.com.
About Intermap Technologies
Intermap enables customers to facilitate better decision-making and create applications for numerous commercial, governmental, military, and consumer products through the purchase of high quality and affordable 3D geometric datasets. The Company is proactively remapping entire countries and building unprecedented national databases, called NEXTMap®, consisting of highly accurate digital geometric maps that include elevation data.
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/wireless network planning, aviation, simulation, and 3D visualization. Internet applications include virtual tours, topographic maps, and computer games. Datasets are also used to add interactive intelligence to airborne and satellite imagery.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 425 people worldwide, with additional offices in Calgary, Detroit, Jakarta, London, Munich, Ottawa, and Prague. For more information, visitwww.intermap.com.
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