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PCI Geomatics Announces Geomatica LidarEngine

November 16, 2006
Orlando, Fla. PCI Geomatics announces the signing of an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Ambercore Software Inc. for the creation of Geomatica LidarEngine, which is being officially launched and demonstrated today at the GEOINT 2006 conference in booth #928.

Geomatica LidarEngine is a high performance data management, analysis, and visualization tool for LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) data. Powered by Ambercore Software, Geomatica LidarEngine's architecture and algorithms are exceptionally well suited for processing the very large volumes of LiDAR data.

"Ambercore saw an exciting opportunity within PCI Geomatics to incorporate proven technologies together, as well as to leverage their worldwide customer base and distribution channels," said Martin Sendyk, President and CEO of Ambercore Software.

PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of image-centric software and solutions for the geospatial industry, prides itself on enabling users to obtain the most from their geospatial data. Geomatica LidarEngine features easy to use workflows, which encompass a wide array of processing and analytical tasks.

Capabilities include batch processing, data integration, enhanced pyramiding, 3D visualization and geo-referencing for raster data.

"Our agreement with Ambercore allows us to quickly respond and meet our customers increasing demand for a LiDAR management tool," said Terry Moloney, Vice President of Corporate Services at PCI Geomatics. "When combined with our Geomatica product line, LidarEngine will allow rapid, accurate ortho-image processing, and we expect this product to be of great interest to our existing customers in order to meet their LiDAR data processing needs."

About Ambercore Software Inc.

Ambercore Software is expanding the geo-information systems market with intelligent spatial analysis products and applications. Ambercore provides enterprise-scale software knowledge solutions for Energy and Mining sectors. The Company has a proven reputation for deploying powerful decision support systems, capable of delivering sophisticated business intelligence into the hands of international tier-one clients. Ambercore is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with offices in Europe.

For more information, visit: www.ambercore.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(r) 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.

Source: PCI Geomatics, November 15, 2006.