San Francisco, Calif., March 10, 2015—CycloMedia Technology, Inc. is pleased to announce that Joe Astroth has joined as Chief Executive Officer of USA Operations.
He comes to CycloMedia from Innovation First International, Inc. where he was Executive Vice President of International Sales. Previously at the Fortune 1000 company Autodesk, he served as a senior executive for more than 15 years. During his tenure at Autodesk, he established their presence in both the GIS and LBS industries. With more than 25 years of executive management experience, he brings success in consumer and enterprise software focused on the design, engineering, mapping and navigation markets. A proven entrepreneur and visionary leader, he has an established track record of creating successful new business ventures.
“Joe joining the US operations demonstrates CycloMedia’s determination and commitment to building a long-term and successful business in the US. He has extensive experience in creating strategies designed to expand and establish market presence,” said Frank Pauli, CEO of CycloMedia Technology, B.V., The Netherlands
Early in his early career, Dr. Astroth was a research scientist and professor at the University of Missouri, where he co-founded a research institute focused on computer cartography, remote sensing and geographic information systems. His extensive industry experience and academic training make him an invaluable leader and an exceptional choice to lead CycloMedia USA.
CycloMedia is the market leader in systematic imaging of large-scale environments. We provide an integrated solution for professionals needing rich, spatially accurate 3D street imagery. Our solution provides HD-Cycloramas, which are spherical, 360-degree, high-resolution street level panoramic images. HD-Cycloramas have a unique metadata built in and provide excellent geographic positioning including XYZ orientation. The CycloMedia recording system is like no other. It uses patented technology to determine the exact position and orientation of every picture taken. By creating a dense network of geometric street images, HD-Cycloramas are always focused on the correct address or feature from multiple vantage points. We provide ready-made solutions throughout North America, Europe, and South America. Our technology is widely used in State and Local government for applications in asset management, transportation and property assessment, as well as in utilities, construction, infrastructure management and insurance.