GeoEye Announces Agreement with Fugro
HERNDON, Va., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced an agreement with Fugro for online imagery dissemination through Fugro World, Fugro’s global portal for delivery of data and solutions. GeoEye’s EyeQ platform will be integrated with Fugro World to support online access to satellite imagery.
“GeoEye is pleased that Fugro has chosen to add EyeQ services to its range of offerings via the Fugro World global customer portal,” said Paolo Colombi, GeoEye’s vice president for International Sales. “In addition to serving Fugro World’s existing customers, this agreement will also allow GeoEye to welcome new EyeQ and imagery end-users in new markets and regions.”
Fugro is one of the world’s leading service providers for the collection and interpretation of data about the earth’s surface and sub-surface. Through Fugro World, clients are able to seamlessly discover, order and obtain data from multiple sources and suppliers in a single Web site.
“We pride ourselves on offering our global customers access to the satellite imagery they need in order to explore, develop, produce and transport the world’s natural resources,” said Louise Gibbons, manager of Fugro World. “We are pleased to partner with GeoEye and to use EyeQ as part of our suite of online delivery capabilities.”
Fugro chose GeoEye’s EyeQ platform for its ability to provide online access to premium high-resolution satellite imagery content from an extensive global catalogue, as well as new collections using the GeoEye-1/IKONOS constellation. EyeQ offers fully managed service in the cloud, a scalable infrastructure and the availability of open and secure standard Web services.
GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts, who need a clear understanding of our changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy and online media rely on GeoEye’s imagery, tools and expertise to support important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in high-resolution satellite imagery, GeoEye has evolved into a complete provider of geospatial intelligence solutions. GeoEye’s ability to collect, process and analyze massive amounts of geospatial data allows our customers to quickly see precise changes on the ground and anticipate where events may occur in the future. GeoEye is a public company listed on NASDAQ as GEOY and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia with more than 740 employees worldwide. Learn more at www.geoeye.com.
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