Clermont-Fd (France), 10/03/14

PlanetObserver presents PlanetSAT 2.5 products, a range of national and regional satellite imagery mosaics with a unique visual rendering and colour quality, resulting of a partnership between Airbus Defence & Space and PlanetObserver. PlanetSAT 2.5 data constitute the perfect addition to PlanetSAT 15 and PlanetSAT 150 imagery products.

PlanetSAT 2.5 products are developed by PlanetObserver from SPOTMaps mosaics, one Geo-Intelligence product from Airbus Defence & Space. Recognized for their geometrical accuracy, SPOTMaps data cover more than 70% of the Earth’s land surface in high resolution satellite imagery. PlanetObserver operates enhanced seamless and colour balance processing on SPOTMaps mosaics and markets resulting value-added imagery data under the brand name PlanetSAT 2.5.

“With this partnership with Airbus Defence & Space, our satellite imagery portfolio is expanding. PlanetSAT 2.5 products are perfect to meet the needs of professionals looking for high resolution basemaps offering a faithful rendering of the Earth”, explains Laurent Masselot, CEO of PlanetObserver.

PlanetSAT 2.5 imagery products are aimed at the communication, media and visualization markets. The accuracy of PlanetSAT 2.5 satellite images constitute a major asset to give value to professional projects across a wide range of sectors: web-mapping, graphic solutions for broadcast and weather, navigation software for entertainment, mapping and illustration (print/web), audiovisual production, etc.

About PlanetObserver

PlanetObserver offers a full range of value-added geospatial products: PlanetSAT imagery mosaics in natural colors with a unique visual quality, PlanetDEM global and accurate Digital Elevation Models, and PlanetAIR aerial photography of France and any places in the world. All products are developed internally, backed up by PlanetObserver’s know-how in geospatial data processing and over 25 years of technological expertise.

About Airbus Defence and Space

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.

Contact : +33 (0) 4 73 44 19 00

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