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Space Imaging Middle East to Conduct Multiple Aerial Surveys over the City of Dubai

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SIME recently hosted the 2nd Google-SIME Geo Event at the Yas Viceroy Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) has announced that they will be conducting biannual aerial surveys over the city of Dubai on behalf of Dubai Municipality. The surveys, which will commence in October 2013, will cover an area of 3000 km­­­­2, capturing imagery at the resolution of 35cm over the city.

The Geographic Information Systems Department at Dubai Municipality will use SIME’s high­resolution aerial images to update its existing GIS database of maps and the data collected from this project will be used to accurately reflect recent changes in the city’s critical infrastructure, and will provide a current and reliable foundation raster data over the city of Dubai. from which to plan any future expansion and development.

Dubai Municipality will provide up­to­date Aerial Images to its Strategic Partners and shall plan to have such projects to get new sets of data twice yearly.

About Space Imaging Middle East
Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) is the leading geospatial and GIS solutions provider in the MENA region. We offer a full spectrum of products and services ranging from imagery collection and processing, to highly customized and sophisticated GIS database and software solutions. SIME is also a founding member of the WorldView Global Alliance, a partnership between SIME, DigitalGlobe, Inc. and European Space Imaging. A first in the industry, the Alliance offers our clients a single channel through which to access best-in-class high-resolution satellite imagery products and services combined with local, direct access service for rapid collection and tailored GIS solutions, supported by expert customer service. For more information on SIME or the WorldView Global Alliance, please visit http://www.spaceimagingme.com

About Dubai Municipality
Is one of the biggest government organizations in Dubai taking care of municipal activities ranging from urban planning, environment, waste management, drainage & irrigation, public parks and landscaping, public health and Dubai Municipality has played an important role behind Dubai’s unparallel growth that is characterized by With the vision of ‘creating a city that provides the essence of success and comfort of sustainable living’ Dubai Municipality is striving its best to keep Dubai an excellent global city and constantly trying to take it to new heights safety, food control, building control and so on. Dubai Municipality has played an important role behind Dubai’s unparallel growth that is characterized by sustainability. As the civic body of Dubai. With the vision of ‘creating a city that provides the essence of success and comfort of sustainable living’ Dubai Municipality is striving its best to keep Dubai an excellent global city and constantly trying to take it to new heights and progress. Please visit Dubai Municipality website www.dm.gov.ae for more information.