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April 1, 2013
PCI Geomatics Releases GXL 2013

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada, March 26, 2013—PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today the release of its GeoImaging Accelerator (GXL) 2013 - the latest version of the company’s proven, high-performance, and scalable image processing solution.

“With this year’s release, we have focused on key areas that will improve the overall workflow and quality of output imagery,” said David Piekny, Product Manager at PCI Geomatics. “GXL 2013 provides new tools that allow users to generate Digital Surface Models from large data sets of hundreds to thousands of stereo pairs, and apply new, innovative 2.5D hybrid editing techniques – users can make changes to their elevation models and inspect the resulting quality of orthos at full resolution, in real time. This approach will greatly reduce the manual adjustments and editing, which are typically required in post-production steps, since errors can be spotted instantly and addressed.”

Other key development areas include a redesigned true-ortho capability, as well as improved automated cutline generation methods that model the presence of features in overlapping imagery (such as buildings, trees, vehicles, etc.) to avoid them, resulting in cleaner, nicer-looking ortho-mosaics.

“We believe ortho-mosaicked products generated by GXL 2013 will significantly reduce overall production timelines and provide substantial cost savings over more traditional methods,” said Brad Schmidt, VP, Sales and Marketing at PCI Geomatics. “GXL 2013 continues our legacy of providing cutting-edge geoimaging technology for both the satellite and aerial image processing markets.”

About GeoImaging Accelerator (GXL)

GXL technology combines high-performance computing with PCI Geomatics expertise to provide significant improvements in automation, speed and efficiency. By optimizing and distributing automated workflows, traditional image-processing is elevated to industrial-strength production.

For more information about the GXL software solution, visit www.pcigeomatics.com/gxl.

About PCI Geomatics

PCI Geomatics is a world-leading developer of software and systems for remote sensing, imagery processing, and photogrammetry.  With more than 30 years of experience in the geospatial industry, PCI is recognized globally for its excellence in providing software for accurately and rapidly processing both satellite and aerial imagery.  PCI has installed more than 30 thousand licenses, in over 150 countries worldwide. Find out more about PCI Geomatics at www.pcigeomatics.com.

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