News: Portfolio 2008

ImageTree Corp. Inks Lidar Licensing Deal with Blom Group, Europe’s Largest Collector, Processor of Map, Image Information

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., July 15, 2008 – ImageTree Corporation, the precision forestry company, has signed a 12-year agreement with Blom Group (Blom), the European leader in collection of geographic information, for North American licensing rights to Blom’s lidar technology.


Lidar, a remote-sensing system used to aerially collect topographic data, is a critical component of ImageTree’s ForestSense technology platform, which provides precise, timely and cost-effective forest inventory analysis, and enables assessment of carbon sequestration.


“This formalizes a longstanding technology relationship between ImageTree and Blom in the United States and Canada, and extends ImageTree’s marketing presence to the European front,” said ImageTree CEO Mark Redlus.


Redlus explained that the Oslo, Norway-based