Intermap Technologies and GAF AG Partner to Provide High-quality 3D Digital Elevation Data and Images throughout Europe

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23 Jul, 2007

DENVER & MUNICH - Intermap Technologies Corp and GAF AG, an international geo-information technology company located in Munich, Germany, have signed an agreement to allow GAF AG to immediately begin distributing Intermap's high-resolution 3D digital elevation data and geometric images throughout Germany and the rest of Europe. 

GAF, a private sector enterprise is part of the Telespazio group of companies. The company was founded in 1985 and offers a broad range of geospatial applications, including geodata procurement, image processing, software development, and consulting services.

According to Dr. Peter Volk, CEO of GAF AG, “GAF is very pleased to support the distribution of Intermap's NEXTMapTM Europe 3D data, collected as part of their proactive countrywide mapping initiative. I am sure users within many vertical markets will greatly benefit from Intermap's highly-accurate height models and images, in conjunction with our superior geospatial solutions.”

“GAF is known to be one of the most important “one-stop-shops” in Germany for commercial remote sensing data and a variety of geospatial products,” states Richard Smolenski, Intermap's vice president of sales. “Complementing their suite of services and software solutions with our uniform, high-quality digital elevation models and images will enable them to provide even greater value to their customers.” 

About Intermap Technologies
Intermap (TSX: IMP.TO, AIM: IMAP.L) 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,

About GAF AG: (
GAF AG is an international consulting company with leading competence and expertise in applied remote sensing and spatial information systems. GAF has been active during the last 22 years in more than 100 countries throughout Europe, Africa, South-America and Asia. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including the supply of geo-data (e.g. satellite and aerial imagery, digital elevation models) and geoservices (e.g. image processing, thematic mapping, GIS/DBMS applications and software development), as well as related consulting, capacity building and institutional technical assistance. GAF AG has a proven track-record in performing technical assistance projects in the natural resources and environment sector. The company's activities are overseen by the CEO Dr. Peter Volk.

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