Attendees Gather for Presentations and Discussions on Applications and Advances in 3D Street Level Imagery
July 11, 2011 – Berkeley, CA – earthmine, a world leader in 3D street level imagery, held its first-ever Partner Conference last week, hosting nearly 100 current and potential partners representing 13 countries at the two-day conference. Kicking off the conference on Thursday, July 7 was the keynote presentation by Lawrie Jordan, Director of Imagery for Esri and founder of ERDAS. Throughout the conference earthmine previewed for attendees emerging products, technologies and partnerships, while presentations and panels featuring more than 20 guest speakers highlighted customer successes with the earthmine solution.
“The conference really highlighted the value of the earthmine platform in the geospatial community and it provided a great forum to learn from each other,” said earthmine co-founder and co-CEO Anthony Fassero. “With this success and such enthusiasm from all the attendees we are looking forward to making this an annual event.”
Some of the guest speakers’ topics included earthmine solutions in areas such as transportation, telecommunications, asset identification and management, utilities, facilities mapping and ADA accessibility evaluation. There were also lively panel discussions on transportation and augmented reality. Among the presenting guest speakers were Julian Ware, City of Oakland; Pascal Thomas, Pages Jaunes Groupe of France; Randall Frantz and Gary Waters from Esri; Peter Markham, Landgate of Australia; Avideh Zakhor of UC Berkeley; Igor Kozinsev of Intel; Eric La Brie of ESM Consulting and Justin Lokitz of AutoDesk.
“We easily surpassed our registration target for this first Partner Conference, and we were excited to provide our conference attendees with such a depth and range of content,” said Anthony Fassero of earthmine. “We were very proud to host what we feel was a gathering of the best and the brightest — people really pushing the technology forward and using it in ways to improve efficiency and create better solutions for a host of issues.”
Attendees of this inaugural earthmine Partner Conference, held at the Doubletree Berkeley Marina, also enjoyed a dinner cruise excursion on San Francisco Bay Thursday evening, and a wine tasting event after the close of the conference on Friday, July 8.
earthmine inc is a world leader in 3D street-level imagery delivering a full end-to-end solution from 3D mobile mapping systems, automated data processing pipelines, cloud-based hosting services and server software, to desktop software, client side developer tools and direct integration with leading GIS software. earthmine has 24 partners across the Americas, Europe and Asia/Pacific regions that provide market and customer specific solutions in conjunction with earthmine technology. earthmine technology is being used in local search, mobile, mapping, GIS, safety, and security markets worldwide in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, France, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, Saudi Arabia, as well as other countries around the world. For more information, visit www.earthmine.com, follow earthmine on Twitter at http://twitter.com/earthmine or find us on Facebook, earthmine Inc.