September 20, 2016: PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today it has entered into a long term partnership with PrecisionHawk, a leader in the commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry, to deliver improved data analytics to its customers.
PrecisionHawk has attracted a large user base to its online platform, DataMapper, for UAS image processing and analysis across industries including agriculture, insurance and energy. Customers rely on the service to provide rapid and accurate aerial information to assist with decision making on a daily basis. PCI Geomatics will be working with PrecisionHawk to further improve the experience for PrecisionHawk customers, especially as it relates to geospatial imagery processing and analytics.
“PCI Geomatics is excited to work with PrecisionHawk, a company which has been leading the development of the commercial UAS industry and ensuring that UAS operators and end users can operate in the most efficient manner possible”, said Kevin Jones, Director of Marketing and Business Development at PCI Geomatics. “PCI Geomatics began developing technology specifically for the UAS industry less than one year ago. This partnership gives us the opportunity to work with UAS customers through PrecisionHawk and better understand this exciting new market, and what additional services we should develop next”, he added.
“As the market continues to grow under new drone regulation and increased adoption, we believe that strategic partnerships, like this one with PCI Geomatics, allow us to advance our capabilities and technology to best serve our customer needs,” said Patrick Lohman, VP Partnerships at PrecisionHawk. “PCI Geomatics is a proven leader in the remote sensing space, and as we continue to grow our business by making remote sensing accessible through drone technology, they are a valuable asset for our development.”
About PCI Geomatics
PCI Geomatics is a world-leading developer of software and systems for remote sensing, imagery processing, and photogrammetry. With more than 30 years of experience in the geospatial industry, PCI is recognized globally for its excellence in providing software for accurately and rapidly processing both satellite and aerial imagery. PCI has installed more than 30 thousand licenses, in over 150 countries worldwide. Find out more about PCI Geomatics at www.pcigeomatics.com.
About PrecisionHawk Inc.
PrecisionHawk is a terrestrial data acquisition and analysis company founded in 2010. The company provides an end-to-end solution using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for data collection and analysis software tools to deliver better business intelligence to clients across a wide range of civilian industries. PrecisionHawk also owns terrestrial data software, DataMapper, satellite imagery provider, TerraServer, and the Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace Safety platform for drones, LATAS. A privately held company based in Raleigh, NC and Toronto, Canada, PrecisionHawk's investors include Intel Capital, DuPont, Millennium Technology Value Partners, Verizon Ventures, a subsidiary of USAA, NTT Docomo Ventures, Yamaha Motor and Indiana University's Innovate Indiana Fund. More information about PrecisionHawk can be found at www.precisionhawk.com or on Twitter @PrecisionHawk.
Kevin R. Jones
Director, Marketing and Communications
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