Space Imaging Middle East signs a cooperation agreement with K&A at the ESRI user conference

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Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) signed today a cooperation agreement with Khatib & Alami (K&A), the leading multidisciplinary architectural and engineering consulting company in the region with long-term expertise in GIS.

This agreement will enable SIME to offer specialized GIS solutions to the market place, which consists of satellite and Aerial based imagery, digital maps, and GIS solutions for hosting and publishing data. "The cooperation will give us access to K&A's long term expertise in the field of GIS and will enable us to provide our clients with specialized GIS solutions" said El Kadi.

Through this agreement, SIME will become K&A's preferred provider of imagery and related products. Capitalizing on its recent partnership with Sanborn Inc., SIME will also offer K&A the latest in LIDAR and Digital aerial imagery. On this, Faisal Alami, Finance and Development Director, K&A commented: "As consultants and solution providers handling large-scale projects in the region we have several mapping requirements for which we need a reliable partner who can deliver to us flawless satellite and aerial imagery and related products in a timely manner". He added: "The satellite and aerial imagery that SIME offers will enable us to generate maps with different scales". SIME base maps extracted from satellite and aerial imagery are used in K&A's various GIS and consultancy projects.

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