Meguro-ku, Tokyo - November 20, 2020 – The PASCO Corporation has entered a Memorandum of Understanding with Skyline Software Systems, Inc. the leading 3D visualization software provider. The partnership aims to explore potential collaboration and to work toward the co-development and provision of innovative 3D solutions.
This MOU expands business’ the parties’ relationship expanded and PASCO becomes Skyline’s business partner in the Japanese market. PASCO is well positioned to utilize Skyline’s suite of industry-leading GIS visualization software. TerraExplorer TM, PhotoMesh TM, and other Skyline products, combined with PASCO’s extensive expertise in the areas of the acquisition, processing, and analysis of geospatial information are powerfully positioned to promote digital twins, the driver of Smart City *1 and Super City *2, and advance and develop innovative services, specifically in verticals such as BIM/CIM, infrastructure management for above- and under-ground, disaster risk management, and disaster response.
*1 Smart City aims at introducing and experimenting state-of-art technologies in various fields of urban management.
*2 Super City aims at realizing “future city as a whole” based on cross-sector data linkage and bringing better future from residents’ point of view rather than corporate/engineer point of view.
“Skyline owns the leading software and technology in 3D geospatial information, and we are certain that the partnership will open up many opportunities in efforts towards Smart Cities and realization of Super City, the concept supported by the Japanese government. We are excited to offer innovative 3D geospatial services to the market together with Skyline.” -Hideki Shimamura, President and CEO PASCO CORPORATION
“PACSO’s steadfast commitment to innovative thinking and action, together with its long-standing relationship with Skyline, have paved the way for a successful strategic partnership and future collaboration. We are excited to grow our relationship with such robust and forward-thinking organization.” -Bob Peters, CEO Skyline Software Systems, Inc.
PASCO CORPORATION is Japan’s largest geospatial service provider with its root as an aerial surveyor founded in 1953. PASCO’s wide sensing capability covers various levels from space (satellite) to airborne (fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter), seaborne, mobile mopping and drone, to capture phenomena in society, which it then processes and analyzes to solve issues such as land management and protection, disaster risk mitigation, environmental management, and infrastructure management, with power of geospatial information. (PASCO is listed in First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange. The consolidated revenue in FY2019 is approximately 54.1 billion Japanese Yen and the total headcount is 2,677.)
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