SimActive Software Used by CMM to Complete Large Photogrammetry Project

October 04, 2012 -- SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce that the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) has completed a key project using multiple Correlator3D™ licenses. CMM is a planning, coordinating and funding body serving the entire region of Montreal and the surrounding areas with jurisdiction in land planning, infrastructure and road networks.

The project involved the processing of 6,254 large format aerial images at a ground sampling distance of 24cm into digital surface models, digital terrain models and orthomosaics. SimActive’s software was leveraged to generate a smooth, seamless and accurate final mosaic. The data are now used extensively throughout 82 municipalities, 5 provincial ministries, 3 universities, Hydro-Quebec, the Metropolitan Transportation Agency, emergency services, various governmental / environmental agencies and engineering firms.

“We sought photogrammetry software with the objective to reduce costs and improve delivery times to our clients,” said Alain Hotte, Project Manager at CMM. “Correlator3D™ has performed exceptionally well both in terms of data quality and processing speeds”.

“We are pleased CMM chose our software to perform such an important project”, said Dr. Philippe Simard, President of SimActive. “Correlator3D™ demonstrated yet again its ability to handle large projects efficiently and with optimal performance”.

For a live demonstration of Correlator3D™ at INTERGEO 2012 (October 9-11, Hannover, Germany) please send an email to Email Contact or visit 7H.43.

About CMM
The Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) is a planning, coordinating and funding body serving 82 municipalities. It is home to 3.7 million residents spread over an area of 4,360 square kilometres, including 2,218 km² of farmland (58% of the total surface area) and 525 km² of waterways.  The CMM has jurisdiction in these following fields: land planning, economic development, arts and culture promotion, social and affordable housing, facilities, infrastructure, services and activities of metropolitan importance, public transit and metropolitan arterial road network, waste management planning, air quality and wastewater.  For more information, visit

About SimActive
SimActive is the developer of Correlator3D™ software, a patented end-to-end photogrammetry solution for the generation of high-quality geospatial data from satellite and aerial imagery.  Correlator3D™ produces dense digital surface models (DSM), digital terrain models (DTM), orthomosaics and vectorized 3D features.  Powered by GPU technology, Correlator3D™ ensures matchless processing speed to support rapid production of large datasets.  SimActive has been selling Correlator3D™ to leading mapping firms and government organizations around the world, offering cutting-edge photogrammetry software backed by exceptional customer support.  For more information, visit

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