Space Imaging Middle East participates at IDEX 2005

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Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) coexhibited with the UAE Armed Forces (Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technologies). IDEX 2005 was held in Abu Dhabi and featured the latest technology and innovations in the industry.

SIME’s participation falls in line with the company’s strategy to be at the forefront of international events. At IDEX, SIME exhibited satellite imagery of several military bases in the region, 3D models as well as imagery applications for military users.

The UAE Armed Forces displayed their 17m Tactical Aerostat System from T-COM, the CAMCOPTER 6.0 by Schiebel (Austria), and the APID 55 tactical surveillance and reconnaissance VTOL UAVs by Cyb Aero (Sweden). The UAVs are currently under development by the UAE Armed Forces, UAVCenter.

On SIME’s presence at IDEX, next to the UAE Armed Forces, Mohammed El-Kadi, SIME’s Managing Director commented: “We are very proud to be co-exhibitng along with the UAE Armed Forces (Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technologies)”. He added

“The exhibition highlighted the strong tie we have with the Space Reconnaissance Center of the United Arab Emirates.”

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