ESRI France and Intermap Technologies Partner to Provide High-Resolution Map Data to France’s Geospatial Community

DENVER & MUNICH — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 13, 2009 — Intermap Technologies today announced that ESRI France, the leading French geographic information system (GIS) technology provider, has partnered with Intermap to sell the Company’s highly accurate 3D digital elevation models (DEMs), high-resolution orthorectified images, and advanced solutions to its customers.

The Company completed the production of NEXTMap digital maps for all of Western Europe in May 2009. This agreement allows ESRI to provide its customers with the only uniformly accurate 3D digital elevation models and high-resolution orthorectified radar images for all of France and the rest of Western Europe.

According to Kevin Thomas, Intermap vice president of marketing, “This is a synergistic relationship for both parties. Combining ease of access to some of the most reliable and uniform digital elevation data with sophisticated GIS applications simplifies the end-user’s experience across a vast array of markets and industries. The superior suite of geospatial software offered by ESRI France, combined with our recent completion of the entire France dataset, is a win-win for everyone.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Intermap’s existing core datasets will be made available to ESRI France customers and solution providers through its network of six regional offices and its headquarters in Meudon. In addition, the agreements calls for the creation of market-specific geospatial solutions optimized for use with ESRI applications.

“Accurate 3D elevation data for GIS applications is vital to addressing the broad range of needs identified by our end users,” states Rony Gal, ESRI France CEO. “From telecom engineering to flood risk assessment, Intermap’s comprehensive database of countrywide geospatial datasets, combined with our broad expertise and advanced software tools, provides an outstanding value for every ESRI France customer.”

About ESRI France

ESRI France has existed for 20 years and offers comprehensive services to enterprises and organizations to manage their geographic data: software sales, consulting, application development, data supply, and technical support. ESRI France is currently ranked as the leading supplier of Geographic Information Systems in France. With six regional offices and more than 120 employees, ESRI France works closely with a network of partners throughout Europe.

About Intermap Technologies

Intermap (TSX: IMP.TO)(AIM: IMAP.L) is a preeminent digital mapping company creating uniform high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth’s surface. The Company has proactively remapped entire countries and built uniform national databases, called NEXTMap®, consisting of affordably priced elevation data and geometric images of unprecedented accuracy. Demand for NEXTMap data is growing as new commercial applications emerge within the GIS, engineering, automotive, GPS maps, insurance risk assessment, oil and gas, hydrology, renewable energy, environmental planning, wireless communications, transportation, aviation, and 3D visualization markets.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 850 people worldwide, with additional offices in Calgary, Detroit, Jakarta, London, Munich, Ottawa, Paris, Prague, and Washington D.C. For more information, visit or

NEXTMap® is a registered trademark of Intermap Technologies Corporation


Intermap Technologies
Kevin Thomas, 303-708-0955
Vice President, Marketing
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Adam Denman, +49 (0) 89 3090799-19
Vice President & General Manager, Europe
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Jean-Michel Cabon, +331 (01) 46 23 60 66
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