CartoData Argentina Purchases UltraCamLp
Graz, Austria—Vexcel Imaging GmbH, a Microsoft® company, has signed a purchase agreement with CartoData Argentina of Buenos Aires for an UltraCamLp (UCLp).
“The large footprint of the UltraCamLp, combined with the quality of the data, makes it the right camera for our company,” said Ing. Marcelo Marcovich, President of CartoData. “We look forward to providing this additional capability to our clients."
CartoData Argentina will use the UltraCamLp to serve its existing customers in both the public and private sectors of the economy. In addition, CartoData Argentina will be able to participate in larger regional mapping projects in the area around Buenos Aires.
“The purchase of an UltraCamLp by CartoData Argentina tells us we are serving the needs of the market by delivering a range of cameras while maintaining the high quality associated with the UltraCam product line,” said Alexander Wiechert, Business Director of Microsoft and Managing Director for Vexcel Imaging GmbH. “We look forward to serving other regionally-focused companies with the UCLp.”
About the UltraCamLp
The UltraCamLp is the largest-footprint medium-format digital photogrammetric camera on the market. Like its predecessor the UltraCamL, it takes advantage of the computing and storage subsystems introduced with the UltraCamXp. Its data collection at 92 megapixels provides nearly 50% more data than the UltraCamL. The UltraCamLp will be available for flying season 2010 with deliveries beginning in November 2009. Existing UltraCamL customers will be upgraded to the UltraCamLp free of charge.
About Vexcel Imaging, GmbH
Acquired by Microsoft Corporation in May 2006, Vexcel Imaging GmbH brings 20 years of photogrammetry expertise to Microsoft’s Bing Maps business unit and is at the heart of the burgeoning Microsoft Photogrammetry business. The company’s offerings include its series of UltraCam digital aerial mapping cameras and the UltraMap workflow software.
CartoData, Buenos Aires, Argentina, provides geographic information services for the benefit of clients in both the public and private sectors of the economy. CartoData produces digital cartography and develops software solutions on geographic matters. For more information, visit http://cartodata.com.ar .