ROCHESTER, NY – September 3, 2008 – Pictometry International Corp., a leading provider of geo-referenced aerial image libraries whose proprietary technology is used globally to capture oblique image libraries, has signed a technology license agreement with Sightvision, an emerging Tel Aviv based aerial survey and mapping company.
Signed in Israel earlier this month, the new agreement will expand Pictometry’s coverage for oblique aerial imaging into Israel. Other regions of the world currently covered under similar licensing agreements with Pictometry include population centers in Europe, the Americas, Australia, Asia and Africa. Sightvision is now one of six distinguished international technology
licensees for Pictometry.
"Israeli businesses and organizations lead many regions of the world in adopting high tech, cutting-edge solutions applied to both business and government needs,” said Dante Pennacchia, Pictometry’s Chief Marketing Officer. “With Sightvision as a Pictometry licensee, we are confident businesses and organizations in Israel will recognize and apply the potential of Pictometry technology to improve the way people live and work.”
Under the terms of the agreement, Sightvision will utilize Pictometry’s proprietary image capture and processing technology and market image libraries and software in Israel. Other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“We are truly excited to offer Pictometry technologies to businesses and organizations in Israel,” said Sightvision’s active Chairman of the Board, Eyal Arbel, who added, “the Israeli market is eager to move to the next level in the field of mapping and GIS technology. By combining Israeli experience in these areas with Pictometry’s unique and powerful technology, we can create advanced solutions for the Israeli market and the world.”
Sightvision’s CEO Udi Be’erie added, “Pictometry’s versatile oblique imaging system offers government and commercial users revolutionary tools for addressing their infrastructure planning needs. We believe our customers will find this technology to be a vital tool for short and long term planning.”
Pictometry International Corp. is a leading provider of geo-referenced, aerial image libraries and related software. Pictometry has captured over 50 million digital aerial images in over 600 counties in the United States covering over 70 percent of the United States population. Using its proprietary imaging process, Pictometry® captures geo-referenced, highresolution oblique (at an angle, producing a 3-D like view) and orthogonal (straight down) Intelligent Images®, within which structures and land features can be measured. Pictometry customizes and markets these technologies for government and commercial applications, offering non-traditional software solutions to aerial imaging needs. Pictometry’s imagery and software enables users to “See Everywhere, Measure Anything, Plan Everything”® using a patented digital information system. Pictometry has its headquarters in Rochester, NY and an office in Europe. Pictometry is a second order visualization tool that does not produce authoritative or definitive information (surveying) from its digital, aerial images. For more information on Pictometry, visit www.pictometry.com.
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