PCI Geomatics® Certified by Definiens Imaging GmbH to
Deliver eCognition Training
Richmond Hill, Ontario - February 16, 2004 : PCI Geomatics ® and Definiens Imaging are pleased to announce that instruction for eCognition, the popular object oriented image classification software from Definiens Imaging, is now available from certified PCI Geomatics training professionals. This official recognition allows PCI Geomatics to provide user training for eCognition software alongside PCI's other courses for their leading earth observation-based geomatics solutions, including Geomatica 9 and OrthoEngine.
"The same professional training techniques that help Geomatica users become more productive are now being applied to eCognition," states Sean Borman, Customer Support and Training Manager for PCI Geomatics. "By providing customers with this new learning opportunity at our modern training facilities, our instructors can enhance a session's overall value; for example, by combining eCognition and Geomatica lessons."
Certified eCognition courses presented by PCI Geomatics help clients discover the eCognition work environment, its principal features, and its basic procedures. PCI Geomatics and Definiens Imaging are also committed to assisting eCognition users who may have completed introductory training by offering opportunities to develop and share new project approaches. Advanced and customized training developed by PCI Geomatics will provide eCognition users with in-depth instruction on new procedures and productivity methods, often using client-supplied data and project examples. Courses will be offered at one of PCI Geomatics' training facilities, though customized training at alternative locations can be arranged through PCI Geomatics.
Definiens Imaging has provided solutions for the geomatics and earth observation market for over five years. A strategic software and services supplier to customers in the business, government and education sectors, Definiens Imaging's eCognition software offers a unique approach to image classification. Known simply as "Object Oriented Image Analysis", eCognition makes image classification more intelligent, more accurate, and more efficient.
PCI Geomatics provides training for all of its software products, including OrthoEngine photogrammetry software and Geomatica, the company's "all-in-one" geomatics solution. Geomatica 9 Version 9.1, the most complete geospatial software solution for remote sensing, GIS, photogrammetry, and map production, began shipping to customers in January 2004 and is functionally interoperable with eCognition software. New 2004 courses schedules for PCI Geomatics software, eCognition training, and other learning opportunities can be found on the PCI Geomatics web site: www.pcigeomatics.com.
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.
About Definiens Imaging
Founded in 2001 in Munich, Germany, by Professor Dr. Gerd Binnig, Nobel-laureate for physics, Definiens Imaging is the world's sole provider of object-oriented image classification software and associated services. Definiens Imaging's unique eCognition software products are designed to make image classification more intelligently, more accurately, and more efficiently. eCognition was awarded the European Information Society Technology prize in 2001, was evaluated by the NIMA pathfinder process in the same year, and is globally available through international distributors, resellers and system integrators.
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