Brandenburg / Havel, Germany, June 1st, 2010 – RapidEye, the only geospatial solutions provider to own and operate a constellation of five identical Earth Observation satellites, announced today that Geoserve BV has signed a contractual agreement with RapidEye to be its sole data distributor in the Netherlands.
John Ahlrichs, Vice President of RapidEye, commented, “We are delighted to add Geoserve to our global distributor network. With more than a decade of European and international sales experience, Geoserve has already proven to be a successful data distributor and will be a great asset to RapidEye in effectively capturing the Dutch geospatial market.”
Frank Wouters, CEO of Geoserve, said, “We are happy that from now on we are able to get primary access to the unique opportunities of the RapidEye organization for our customers. Their daily monitoring capabilities and their many large area coverages in archive will bring new solutions for our clients. I’m looking forward to join our forces and I’m confident that it will become a fruitful cooperation.”
Currently, RapidEye is working on completing its worldwide network of distributors in order to facilitate easy access to RapidEye products in their customers' own language and region. For a full list of RapidEye's distributors, please visit www.rapideye.de/distributors.
Geoserve focuses on selling Earth Observation products to companies and governmental organizations, and help you find the best satellite or aerial imagery for whatever task is at hand. They deliver products from a large number of satellites, and can find your area of interest in multiple resolutions. Maps, elevation data and specific GIS data layers can also be acquired by Geoserve. They provide orthorectification services and format conversions as well; delivering your final product in a ready-to-use format.
For more information please visit www.geoserve.nl.
About RapidEye AG
RapidEye is an ISO-certified geospatial information provider focused on integrating customized and industry specific solutions into the workflow of global customers in agriculture, forestry, energy, infrastructure, government, security and emergency. RapidEye experts and the satellite system – a constellation of five satellites capable of downloading over 4 million km² of high resolution, multi-spectral imagery per day, and a ground segment for processing and archiving data – allow for cost-effective customized services. The unique combination of large area coverage, high spatial resolution and the possibility of daily revisit to an area provide for superior management information solutions. Currently, more than 120 experts from more than 20 countries are employed by RapidEye, with plans to grow the team to 130 in 2010.
RapidEye benefits from a public-private partnership with the Space Agency of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), which is supported by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. RapidEye is also co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the State of Brandenburg in Germany. For more information on ERDF please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about RapidEye, please visit www.rapideye.de.
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