Richmond Hill, Ontario – September 7, 2006: PCI Geomatics®, a world-leading developer of image-centric software and solutions for the geospatial industry, is pleased to announce the signing of a technology partnership with UltraSpectral Inc.
PCI is working with UltraSpectral to develop its advanced SpectralObjeX™ image analysis software. SpectralObjeX™ brings new object-oriented processing capabilities to multispectral and hyperspectral analysts by integrating Spectral Geographic Information System (SGIS) technology with the proven components of PCI’s Geomatica X platform.
Through the agreement, image analysts can benefit from UltraSpectral’s newly licensed SGIS technology and the powerful GIS and image management tools of Geomatica. The software is intended for advanced users who require superior analysis and data organization for spectral, polarimetric and active remote sensing data. SpectralObjeX™ will use Oracle 10g Spatial in conjunction with PCI’s GeoRaster ETL, an extract, transform, and loading tool that is used to populate an Oracle database.
“The integration of SpectralObjeX™ with Geomatica will bring to the marketplace a mature database management system that enables object-oriented analysis of hyperspectral and multispectral sensor data”, said Fred Portigal, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President at UltraSpectral.
“By leveraging over 20 years of PCI Geomatics experience and extensive channel outreach, SpectralObjeX™ can offer market-leading image processing solutions”, said David Stanley, Chief Technology Officer at PCI Geomatics.
UltraSpectral is a small, privately held corporation, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico founded in 2005 to provide sophisticated spectral data analysis software and solutions. In addition to fielding its commercial SpectralObjeX™ software, UltraSpectral intends to apply the SGIS technology to the processing needs of advanced remote sensing systems. UltraSpectral’s CEO, Mike Hollis indicates that UltraSpectral is obtaining office space in Albuquerque and Honolulu to support SpectralObjeX™ beta testing and services contracts.
For more information, visit www.ultraspectral.com.
About PCI Geomatics
PCI Geomatics is a world-leading developer of geospatial software, specializing in remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, spatial analysis, cartographic production, and, more recently, automated production systems. Today, with our trusted Geomatica® brand, PCI Geomatics provides all the image-centric solutions necessary to meet the expectations of a large and expanding industry. Since 1982, the company and its reputation have continued to grow as a result of innovative leadership, strong technology partnerships, active geomatics community involvement, and a dedication to earn the trust of customers who use PCI Geomatics technology.
For more information, visit www.pcigeomatics.com.