Intermap Technologies Announces Global NEXTMap
Intermap Technologies Announces Global NEXTMap Orthorectification™ for Satellite Imagery
Pictures taken from space, whether radar or optical, are linear representations of terrain, while in reality the Earth's surface is curved. Orthorectification is the process of providing correction to satellite images so they more accurately represent the Earth's true surface. Intermap's high-resolution NEXTMap® elevation provides anchor points on Earth which correct satellite images for their linear distortion and allows these images to rectify and become aligned with other datasets. As satellite resolution and capability improve, Intermap's patented NEXTMap data is critical to enabling accurate imagery, particularly in high-slope areas.
NEXTMap Orthorectification is particularly important today, as the number of Earth observation satellites grows exponentially, with low Earth orbit launches alone expected to more than double the number of satellites in space over the next five years. Anticipating growing demand, Intermap developed NEXTMap Orthorectification, combining the Company's highly-accurate NEXTMap data with an orthorectification service in one package in a cloud-native, pay-per-use service. ...