Imagery originator and provider RapidEye announced the availability of more than 6.5 million square kilometers (2.5 million square miles) of its satellite imagery taken over North and South America.
RapidEye Geodata Kiosk. Over 4 million square kilometers (1.55 million square miles) of the United States can be searched for, purchased and delivered entirely online including the states of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas. The additional 2.5 million square kilometers (nearly 1 million square miles) are some of the larger states of Brazil including Bahia, Mato Grosso, Paŕa, Paraná and São Paulo.
“This is the next step in expanding our Geodata Kiosk with global imagery. We are excited about having these new large areas of North and South America available with low percentages of cloud cover, which is quite an achievement, especially in much of Brazil,” commented Wolfgang G. Biedermann, CEO of RapidEye. “Now, anyone globally that needs imagery over these areas will have a quick online source for some beautiful terrain in high resolution. We are planning on having more and more imagery over the U.S., Europe and additional countries available in quick succession over the next few months, which will please many customers on both sides of the Atlantic.”
The RapidEye Geodata Kiosk, RapidEye’s online source for satellite imagery, became available in early December 2009, and was introduced with the entire country of Germany available for purchase. This became the foundation of RapidEye’s commitment to making a selection of its ever-growing catalog of data from around the globe available online to anyone at anytime. Over the course of 2010, its online source for RapidEye imagery will continue to expand on a daily basis. Regular updates will be announced via RapidEye’s Twitter account at www.twitter.com/rapideye_kiosk, or via enewsletter. To subscribe to the enewsletter, send an email to [email protected] and ask to subscribe.
The RapidEye Geodata Kiosk can be accessed through www.geodatakiosk.com, or through the company’s website at www.rapideye.de. If you are interested in RapidEye imagery from other parts of the world that are not currently available on the Kiosk, the RapidEye Library can be accessed by contacting a local distributor (for a full list, visit RapidEye’s website at www.rapideye.de/home/about-us/distributors/index.html; or by contacting RapidEye’s Customer Service department at [email protected].