Ashtech Selects New GIS Distributor for Portugal
Lisbon, Pt., January 21, 2011 -- DigitalGeo, a startup Portuguese GIS distributor, has been selected to represent the Ashtech® GIS product line in Portugal. “We have high expectations for the innovative newly formed DigitalGeo,” said Ashtech EMEA Sales Director, Jean-Marc Ferre. “They have been fast out of the gate, representing industry leaders ESRI®, Digiterra Hungary, Laser Technology Inc. and now Ashtech.”
DigitalGeo is formed by four specialized technicians working collaboratively in four different but related areas: GIS software, GNSS and GPS receivers, ArcGIS® Technology, and Agriculture and Forestry consultancy. “In our first year of business, our goal is to be one of the top two best-selling companies of GNSS handheld receivers for mobile mapping and GIS data collection in the Portuguese market,” said David Carvalho, manager and director of DigitalGeo.
DigitalGeo markets the Ashtech GIS product line, including the MobileMapper® 6, MobileMapper CX and MobileMapper 100, which offers real time accuracy, from 5 meters to 1 centimeter depending on user need.
For more information about DigitalGeo visit www.digitalgeo.pt
Recognized as an industry innovator, Ashtech (formerly Magellan Professional) has been developing GNSS technology for more than 25 years. Ashtech is the creator of BLADE technology, which introduces a unique patented method to the market using multiple GNSS constellations for high-accuracy positioning. Ashtech has also introduced the MobileMapper® series of products for GIS and mapping, as well as the ProFlex™ 500 and ProMark™ series, including the ProMark 500, ProMark 100 and 200, a well-recognized GNSS Land Survey product line currently on the market. Ashtech S.A.S. is privately held and headquartered in Carquefou, France, with offices in Beijing, China, and Singapore, as well as affiliates in Santa Clara, California (Ashtech LLC) and Moscow (Ashtech A/O LLC). For more information on Ashtech, visit www.ashtech.com.
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