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ImageLinks Provides Baghdad Imagery to Media Outlets

Melbourne, Fla., 7 April 2003 – ImageLinks has created an Active Archive that generates color-fused imagery of Baghdad centered on Baghdad International Airport for use by media outlets. Acquired by DigitalGlobe’s QuickBird satellite on March 7, 2003, the images can be accessed through the Active Archive at The high-resolution imagery was created by combining QuickBird 0.625-meter panchromatic and 2.5-meter color images.

After reviewing an image overview and defining an area of interest, users can generate, display and download the resulting image to convey spatial information. Pull down menus allow users to set image size and desired scale, up to approximately 0.5 meters. Media users of the imagery must provide attribution to “ImageLinks/DigitalGlobe” as outlined on the Active Archive.

“This imagery of Baghdad allows media outlets to provide background information for their news coverage,” says Mark Lucas, ImageLinks Chief Technical Officer and Vice President of Development. “Such visuals help viewers and readers grasp the region’s geography.”

Additional coverage of Baghdad is being added to the Active Archive.

About ImageLinks

ImageLinks is a multi-faceted geosolutions technology company offering all types of geospatial data and image processing services, advanced automated software technology, and customer software development. ImageLinks Digital Image Products are terrain-corrected geospecific data sets created from a variety of aerial/satellite image sources that are processed for many vertical markets, including oil/gas, mining, environmental, engineering, agriculture/forestry and federal/state/local governments. TrueTerrain™ products are created by merging and mosaicking multi-source, multi-resolution imagery data sets specifically for the visualization and simulation market.

ImageLinks is also a leader in the development and implementation of raster processing technology. The Professional Services Group provides customer engineering, software development, systems integration and project management. The ImageLinks RasterWare Appliances are imagery management and delivery systems that allow end users to define and produce customized geospatial products on demand via a web interface.

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