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NRCan Selects Compusultís Web Enterprise Suite to Implement Earth Observation Data Management System

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Thursday, November 28th 2013


Natural Resources Canada Selects Compusult's Web Enterprise Suite to Implement the Earth Observation Data Management System (EODMS) Compusult software will provide a streamlined gateway to millions of satellite imagery and derived products.

Mount Pearl, NL, Canada - November 26, 2013: Recognized internationally for its advanced, standards-based geospatial data management solutions, Compusult Limited is pleased to announce it has been selected by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), through the Canada Center for Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO), to develop the Earth Observation Data Management System (EODMS), a turnkey, fully integrated Earth Observation (EO) image access, delivery and archive system.

Through the use of Compusult's Web Enterprise Suite (WES), an end-to-end, Geospatial Data Discovery and Access Solution, CCMEO will obtain a system that effectively ingests data from a variety of earth observation platforms, archives the data, and makes the data available to clients in a secure and user friendly manner. This modular, high performance system will provide increased functionality for NRCan, government users and the general public by archiving and delivering remote sensing data obtained from several sources such as an existing ground station infrastructure, EO derived products, commercially purchased EO products and airborne products.

“We are very excited to work with NRCan’s CCMEO on the development of EODMS”, said Barry O'Rourke, President of Compusult. “EODMS will provide a more efficient way of discovering, accessing and sharing geospatial information, ensuring improved research and decision making processes”.

A goal of EODMS is to not only guarantee increased access for users, but also to ensure that Canada is at the leading edge of accessing, sharing and using geospatial information via the Internet by implementing interoperable solutions. With the deployment of Compusult's geospatial software system, users have increased catalogue search capability, data and product accessibility, and ultimately improved abilities to use geospatial information in a meaningful way. Compusult has established a strong reputation by providing products and services in the defence, aerospace and environmental sectors. By delivering the EODMS for NRCan, Compusult will continue to broaden its capabilities, while at the same time meeting the needs and demands of current and prospective clients.

About Compusult

Compusult, incorporated in 1985, is a privately held information technology company and a developer of highly-interoperable, Web based, geospatial software solutions. Compusult provides many other value-added products and services, as well as design and development of custom and commercial software, systems integration, products for persons with disabilities, solutions for asset tracking and inventory control, electronics design and fabrication services, and consulting. Compusult's Web Enterprise Suite is the most comprehensive geospatially-enabled Web portal system available today. It meets the growing demands of organizations around the world seeking improved decision making through better access to information. Now in its third decade, Compusult continues to build world leading solutions for an international clientele.

About Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) plays a pivotal role in helping shape the important contributions of the natural resources sector to the Canadian economy, society and environment. This sector – forests, energy, minerals and metals, and landmass, as well as related industries – is one of the most productive, high-tech sectors in the global economy. For over 40 years, CCMEO has delivered Earth Science and Earth Observation imagery and derived products relating to Government of Canada priorities including economic development (the North, resource development); safety, security, sovereignty and stewardship; and, environmental monitoring. CCMEO is revitalizing EO leadership through innovative solutions that broaden market share in these three focused areas.

Additional information about this department is available at www.nrcan.gc.ca. Press Information: Robert Thomas, Compusult Tel.: 888-745-7914, extension 212 E-mail: info@compusult.net Web: www.compusult.net/news

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