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East View Cartographic Named Authorized Reseller of DigitalGlobe Products

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, USA – April 1, 2009 – East View Cartographic (EVC), a leader in geospatial data acquisition and GIS production services, has signed an agreement with DigitalGlobe to be an authorized reseller of DigitalGlobe’s high resolution commercial imagery. DigitalGlobe is a leading global content provider of world imagery solutions sourced directly from its own commercial constellation of high resolution satellites and aerial network. Its constellation is comprised of QuickBird and WorldView-1, with WorldView-2 scheduled to launch in the third quarter of this year.

“This strategic partnership allows us to provide high-resolution content to our customers in such varied markets as energy and natural resources, government, avionics, and academic libraries,” said Kent D. Lee, President and CEO of EVC. “DigitalGlobe’s timely collections and updates, combined with our vast collection of global topographic maps and geospatial data, will enable EVC to create the highest quality 3D products including digital surface models (DSM) and digital terrain models (DTM) along with a full range of customized imagery solutions.”

EVC has long been a worldwide source of commercial satellite imagery and aerial photography. With access to DigitalGlobe’s up-to-date, comprehensive ImageLibrary of over 600 million square kilometers, EVC’s expert staff can offer services such as feature extraction, orthorectification, mosaicing, imagery analysis, and color/tonal balancing. Imagery can also be used as a basis for the creation of new topographic maps with current features. EVC has also produced maps fully compliant with NGA requirements including TLMs, JOGs, and other standard formats.

About East View

East View was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. East View is comprised of East View Information Services (, East View Geospatial ( and East View Map Link ( East View maintains thousands of supplier/publisher relationships throughout the world for maps and geospatial data and Russian, Arabic and Chinese-produced social and hard science content. East View manages a data center, library and warehouse in Minneapolis where it hosts and stores dozens of foreign language databases, hundreds of thousands of maps and atlases and millions of geospatial, Russian, Chinese and Arabic metadata records. Uncommon Information. Extraordinary Places. East View.