SPOTMAPS AustraliaOn going updates and high location accuracy
- SPOTMAPS Australia is now available in its second version, made with fresh data
- An independent study confirmed the high location accuracy of SPOTMAPS - Australia = 5 m CE90
- In the past 3 years, Spot Image, part of the GEO-Information division of Astrium Services, has produced more than 84 million km² of SPOTMAPS, seamless, natural colour and orthorectified 2.5 m mosaics. Off-the-shelf SPOTMAPS covering more than 100 countries can be purchased by the square kilometre. Updates and fresh data are made available regularly
Toulouse – July 6th, 2011 - Astrium Services is pleased to announce that SPOTMAPS Australia is being updated at the moment. More than 5 million square km² are already available in its second version, made with data majority acquired within the last two years.
The updated Australian SPOTMAPS now include coverage of Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania.
In addition to these refreshed data, SPOTMAPS Australia can boast exceptional location accuracy.
An independent study conducted by McMullen, Nolan and Partners Surveyors Pty Ltd presented at the 15th ARSPC conference in Alice Springs, concluded the absolute positional accuracy of SPOTMAPS Australia is CE90 = 5m.
New mosaics are available regularly, either updates of existing SPOTMAPS or new countries. We are at the moment covering more than 100 countries, ready to be delivered to our clients a few hours after the ordering.
SPOTMAPS are mosaics made from SPOT 5 satellite images acquired at 2.5 metres. Coverage is seamless and uniform over the territory of a country or even several countries. SPOTMAPS is the best georeferenced basemap used by our clients in mapping, defence, agriculture and forestry markets, providing both national vision and local detail, with high location accuracy.
Taking full advantage of the fully-integrated combined resources and skills of Spot Image and Infoterra, the GEO-Information division of Astrium Services has become a recognized world leader in the geo-information market by offering decision-makers sustainable one-stop-shop solutions to increase security, protect the environment, and better manage natural resources. It has exclusive access to SPOT and TerraSAR-X satellite data, while also calling on a full gamut of space data sources and airborne acquisition capabilities, enabling it to offer an unrivalled combination of Earth observation products and services. Its portfolio spans the entire geo-information value chain.
By building on the synergy of Astrium Services extended skills and know-how, the GEO-Information division can also develop innovative solutions combining Earth observation, navigation and communications applications at competitive prices.
(Astrium Services GEO-Information division)
Tel +33 (0) 5 62 19 40 09