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PCI Geomatics® Facilitates US Federal Government Purchasing Through GSA Program

Richmond Hill, Ontario - January 15, 2003: The General Services Administration (GSA) has added PCI Geomatics to its list of products and services approved for "GSA Advantage!" purchasing, the Federal Government's premier online shopping site. With millions of products and services, GSA Advantage! provides a one-stop-shopping source to meet procurement needs. The addition of PCI Geomatics provides Federal employees in the United States with fast and affordable access to the company's selection of geospatial software solutions for remote sensing, GIS, photogrammetry, and map production.

"Federal government sales are growing in influence, we are happy to say," notes Arnold Hougham, Vice-President of Sales and Product Marketing for PCI Geomatics. "Improving this distribution channel provides Federal customers with immediate access to our leading earth observation-based geomatics software at a discount. We are pleased to be assisting Federal employees in this way."

US Federal customers can order PCI Geomatics software using the GSA price list at discounted rates. This greatly simplifies the ordering and approval process, passing the purchase savings on to the Federal government and - ultimately - the purchasing department's yearly budget.

The General Services Administration (GSA) was established on July 1, 1949, as a result of a Presidential Commission. The goals of the GSA are to avoid "senseless duplication, excess cost, and confusion in handling supplies," as well as to provide space for the Government to do its work. To fully support Federal employees, GSA provides everything from workplaces, security, and supplies to telecommunications, travel services, fleet and personal property management, and child care centers. 

Geomatica 9 is PCI Geomatics' newest "all-in-one" geospatial software solution.  Released to customers earlier this year, it has received overwhelming customer approval, particularly from members of the government sector. Enhanced remote sensing and GIS capabilities, map production, hyperspectral tools, and an exclusive hyperspectral data compression technology top the list of new features found in Geomatica 9. A completely integrated solution, Geomatica 9 provides superior geomatics capabilities and productivity enhancing features within a seamless environment for remote sensing, GIS, photogrammetry, and cartographic processing. 

For more information on this release, PCI Geomatics software solutions, or PCI Geomatics corporate information, please visit www.pcigeomatics.com


About PCI Geomatics

PCI Geomatics (www.pcigeomatics.com) is a world leading developer of image-centric geomatics software solutions. PCI Geomatics' flagship solution, Geomatica, meets the growing demands of the Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, Cartographic, and Photogrammetry worlds. PCI Geomatics is celebrating the beginning of its third decade as an industry-leading geomatics solution provider and has long been recognized for its premium yet affordable geomatics software solutions, advanced algorithms, excellent customer assistance, and product support of the widest range of spatial data formats in the industry.

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Tricia McIntosh
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