GlobeXplorer(R)'s AirPhotoUSA(R) Releases 2006 Aerials of Major California Regions at High Resolution

April 5, 2006

PHOENIX, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE) -New imagery of San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Lake Counties now available on DVD or online.

AirPhotoUSA announced the release of PhotoMapper(R) aerial photography with one- and two-foot resolution for several key California regions, including San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Bernardino, Lake, Orange and Riverside counties.

The new high-resolution imagery is part of an annual update for California. AirPhotoUSA, now in its ninth consecutive year, offers more than 92,000 square miles of current, seamless, GIS-ready coverage representing 98 percent of the state's population. All markets are available in full color with a high degree of spatial accuracy.

"What we've already accomplished in California and other states this year reflects our aggressive national acquisition schedule for 2006," said Paul Burrows, AirPhotoUSA's vice president. "AirPhotoUSA's coverage, quality and currency continue to be second to none."

AirPhotoUSA provides market imagery with PhotoMapper Web-enabled viewing and annotating software on customer-specified media such as DVDs and hard drives. The imagery is also instantly available through Web services, including GlobeXplorer's APIs and plug-ins for GIS and CAD.

"The combination of GlobeXplorer and AirPhotoUSA makes the industry's best and most current imagery more accessible than ever before," said Rob Shanks, president of GlobeXplorer. "Whether it's offline on DVD or hard drive, or online through Web services, viewers or mapping software extensions, we can deliver it in a form that fits any business need."

PhotoMapper software, combined with AirPhotoUSA's off-the-shelf, nationwide aerial photography, is an inexpensive and user-friendly visual communication tool. Individuals to entire organizations have instant access to seamless aerial images with expansive views and associated data. PhotoMapper can be used as a stand-alone solution or easily integrated to existing graphics, mapping, and GIS programs to enrich any marketing, research, communications or presentation project.

Source: Stewart Information Services Corp.


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