Brandenburg/Havel, Germany, January 14, 2011 – RapidEye, the only geospatial solutions provider to own and operate a constellation of five identical Earth Observation satellites, announced today that East View Cartographic has signed a distributor agreement with RapidEye and will join its distribution team. John Ahlrichs, Vice President of RapidEye commented, “We are pleased to add East View Cartographic to our U.S. distribution network. East View's global network of customers and the expansion of their product line to include RapidEye imagery will result in new opportunities for both of our businesses.” Kent Lee, CEO of East View Cartographic said, “East View Cartographic has customers all over the world from more than a dozen major industries whose geospatial production needs are highly variable. RapidEye gives us a very flexible medium-resolution imagery option with quick order fulfillment and the ability to cover very large areas of interest. Joining the RapidEye distribution team was a 2010 priority and we are pleased to formally be able to offer this option to our customers.”
Currently, RapidEye is working on completing its worldwide network of distributors in order to facilitate easy access to RapidEye products in their customers' own language and region. For a full list of RapidEye's distributors, please visit www.rapideye.de/distributors
About RapidEye AG
RapidEye is an ISO-certified geospatial information provider focused on integrating customized and industry specific solutions into the workflow of global customers in agriculture, forestry, energy, infrastructure, government, security and emergency. RapidEye experts and the satellite system – a constellation of five satellites capable of downloading over 4 million km² of high resolution, multi-spectral imagery per day, and a ground segment for processing and archiving data – allow for cost-effective customized services. The unique combination of large area coverage, high spatial resolution and the possibility of daily revisit to an area provide for superior management information solutions. Currently, more than 130 experts from more than 20 countries are employed by RapidEye.
For more information about RapidEye, please visit www.rapideye.de .