Rochester, NY, – June 10, 2009 – Pictometry International Corp. was recently honored with the 2009 Excellence in Global Strategy Award from the International Business Council (IBC) of Greater Rochester. The award was presented at the 19th annual International Trade Dinner and Expo held in Rochester last month.
Pictometry’s international business currently has eight international technology licensees, each of whom utilizes Pictometry’s proprietary technology to provide imagery to government and commercial customers, together covering more than 140 countries and territories around the world. Pictometry’s extensive international image library currently includes coverage of more than 1,500 cities and locations in Europe, the Americas, Australia, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.
“The IBC is pleased to be able to recognize regional companies who are thriving in today’s economy. Pictometry is one such company that has excelled in its Global Strategy and is deserving of such notoriety,” said Laurie DeRoller, Executive Director of the IBC. ”We commend Pictometry’s management, commitment to the community and the employees who make it happen.”
The IBC Excellence in Global Strategy Award recognizes and promotes excellence, best practices, and innovation in global business strategy to businesses in the Rochester community. Eligible companies are nominated for the award by peers and are selected for the honor by the IBC board of directors.
“We are pleased to be recognized by the IBC in this way,” said Robert Carroll, President of Pictometry’s International Division. “Through innovative thinking, successful partnering and licensee agreements we’ve significantly expanded our technology offering to users around the world. This award recognizes the success of our international strategy as well as the value our imagery provides to customers around the world.”
Pictometry International Corp. is a leading provider of geo-referenced, aerial image libraries and related software. Pictometry has captured over 50 million digital aerial images in over 600 counties in the United States covering over 70 percent of the United States population. Using its proprietary imaging process, Pictometry® captures geo-referenced, high-resolution oblique (at an angle, producing a 3-D like view) and orthogonal (straight down) Intelligent Images®, within which structures and land features can be measured. Pictometry customizes and markets these technologies for government and commercial applications, offering nontraditional software solutions to aerial imaging needs. Pictometry’s imagery and software enables users to “See Everywhere, Measure Anything, Plan Everything”® using a patented digital information system. Pictometry has its headquarters in Rochester, NY and an office in Europe. Pictometry is a second order visualization tool that does not produce authoritative or definitive information (surveying) from its digital, aerial images. For more information on Pictometry, visit www.pictometry.com.
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