March 21, 2013 -- Clermont-Ferrand, France - The PlanetObserver team is happy to announce the release of PlanetDEM 30, a new Digital Elevation Model (DEM) covering the entire Earth at 30-meter resolution, offering accurate, homogeneous and voidfree data.
PlanetDEM 30 is a fusion of 30-meter ASTER Global DEM v2.0 and PlanetDEM 90, PlanetObserver high quality 90-meter global DEM product. Further to an extensive R&D programme, PlanetObserver has developed exclusive data fusion processes. Based on this proprietary technology, PlanetObserver has produced PlanetDEM 30, a 100% global product, totally free of ASTER GDEM residual anomalies and artifacts that highly affected overall data quality.
Used as a major source to correct and enhance ASTER GDEM data, PlanetDEM 90 is a unique global elevation product developed by PlanetObserver. Based on the combination of 90-meter SRTM (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission) data v4.1 corrected and completed with cartographic data, this highly accurate product has already been acquired by major players of the spatial and defence industry.
PlanetDEM 30 overall accuracy is a major asset for all applications, even the most sensitive. This worldwide 3D reference dataset is ideal for Defence, orthorectification, mapping, weather systems, terrain modelling applications, energy exploration and geology, just to name a few sectors.
PlanetDEM 30 broadens PlanetDEM product suite, PlanetObserver range of elevation data.
About PlanetObserver: PlanetObserver offers a full range of value-added geospatial products : global imagery mosaics in natural colours with a unique visual quality and truly global high quality Digital Elevation Models. All products are developed internally, backed up by PlanetObserver’s know-how in geospatial data processing and over 20 years of technological expertise.
PlanetObserver imagery and terrain products are perfect for numerous commercial, military and consumer applications, ranging from web-mapping to 3D visualization and simulation solutions, flight simulation, cartographic mapping to audio-visual production.
Sales and Marketing Manager
Tel. +33 4 73 44 19 00