SOURCE: Pictometry International Corp.

Pictometry International Corp.

January 17, 2012 14:30 ET

Pictometry Delivers On-Demand Access to the Transmission Corridor for Alabama Power

Pictometry Imagery and Analytic Tools Bring Field to the Desktop to Improve Right-of-Way Management

ROCHESTER, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 17, 2012) - Pictometry International Corp. -- the leading provider of measurable aerial oblique imagery -- has completed a program to capture approximately 2,800 linear miles of transmission corridor in high resolution 3-inch aerial oblique imagery for Alabama Power.

As a result, Pictometry imagery is now available to the leading utility provider for on-demand access and analysis by operations and maintenance personnel using Pictometry's web-based Pictometry® Online analytic tool. The imagery is being used for a variety of field service applications including right-of-way encroachment management.

"Pictometry is consistently proving to have an innovative and cost-effective solution for Utilities companies that provides them with a comprehensive right-of-way management tool for their transmission and distribution networks," said Kevin Reilley, President of Pictometry Business Solutions. "Our innovative image-based tools enable utility teams to access and view imagery quickly, easily and securely online. These users can also view before and after images of locations to identify damage and structural changes. By planning and prioritizing field work from the desktop, they can reduce costs and deploy field resources more effectively."

Pictometry imagery is captured using a patented process which produces the highest quality aerial oblique and orthogonal imagery in the world. Pictometry imagery is high resolution aerial imagery that is geo-referenced to enable accurate measurement of locations and structures as well as area, distance, height, elevation and more -- directly on imagery.

Alabama Power is a subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the largest electric utilities in the United States. Together, Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Mississippi Power have more than 27,000 miles of transmission line and serve more than 4.4 million customers.

Pictometry delivers image-based infrastructure asset management tools to enterprises in Electric Utilities, Oil & Gas Pipeline, Telecommunications and Transportation which are delivered through Pictometry's web-based analytic tools, integrations as well as integrations with leading CAD and GIS system providers. To learn more, visit www.pictometry.com.

About Pictometry -- Pictometry International Corp. produces aerial oblique imagery that is geo-referenced to enable accurate metric measurement of area, height, distance, elevation, bearing, pitch and more, directly on imagery. Pictometry captures imagery using a patented process and maintains a continually updated global image library which currently contains over 145 million digital aerial images representing over 85 percent of the United States population, including all major U.S. markets and cities in 148 countries and territories around the world. For more information, visit www.pictometry.com.

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