Wednesday, April 27, 2011

GeoImaging Accelerator (GXL) Technology sold to defense customer in Republic of Korea

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada—April 27, 2011: PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of geo-imaging software and systems, has announced it was awarded a contract to deliver a GeoImaging Accelerator (GXL) Satellite processing system to a defense customer in the Republic of Korea.
The GXL system includes support for six commercial high resolution optical satellite sensors, and the ability to generate orthorectified tiled mosaic products at high speed using PCI’s multi-threaded and GPU enabled technology. The GXL-Satellite system will consist of locally procured off-the-shelf hardware integrated with PCI’s GeoImaging Accelerator-Satellite high volume multi-CPU/GPU production software. The complete system will enable the customer to transform uncorrected Level 1 frame based data from multiple satellite sensors into thousands of orthorectified and mosaicked products on a monthly basis.
The adoption of PCI’s GXL software by this defense customer underscores the value provided from high speed multi-sensor processing for mission critical, time sensitive operations. PCI Geomatics has delivered other GXL systems to numerous customers in North America, Europe and Asia.
Brad Schmidt, VP of Sales and Marketing at PCI Geomatics commented on the announcement: “We are pleased to have won this important contract for our GXL-Satellite technology, and to offer leading edge technology to this defense customer. Our customer has recognized the value of high speed, multi-sensor image processing as it relates to coalition warfare. Our technology will provide them the ability to generate standardized products and help them address operational production challenges in a timely manner."

About GXL-Satellite
GXL-Satellite 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

About PCI Geomatics

PCI Geomatics is a world leading developer of software and systems for geo-imaging solutions. Since 1982, we have specialized in remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, spatial analysis, cartographic production, automated production systems, image management and on demand mapping solutions. PCI Geomatics' advanced software systems address a wide variety of industry applications including the environment, agriculture, security and intelligence, aerospace & defense, and satellite receiving stations. We have the expertise and know-how to turn images into useful information. For more information, visit

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