GlobeXplorer Releases ImageAtlas 2.0, providing businesses and consumers instant online access to aerial imagery

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Walnut Creek, CA (Dec. 15, 2003) - GlobeXplorer, the leading provider of commercial aerial and satellite imagery, has announced the release of ImageAtlas 2.0, its new aerial imagery viewer.

GlobeXplorer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart REI Data Inc., a Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) subsidiary.

ImageAtlas 2.0 provides instant online access to nationwide aerial imagery and street maps for anyone with a Web browser, with no software downloads needed. Users can order high quality photo prints or download digital files of any selected image online to be delivered to their desktop, home, or business.

"GlobeXplorer is welcoming MapQuest aerial photo users and all others to this wonderful new business tool," said Rob Shanks, president, GlobeXplorer. "With the ability to directly overlay MapQuest street maps on aerial photos, users will love what they see in this new product."

Among its new features, ImageAtlas 2.0 provides a membership system for individual users. For a small monthly fee, registered members receive a 20 to 25 percent discount on all prints and downloads as well as watermark-free imagery browsing. But whether subscribing or not, anyone can go to to use the new application, and instantly purchase high quality aerial prints, digital file downloads and street map/aerial image combo reports called 'Aerial Profiles.'

Once clicking on the "Map and Aerial Overlay Toggle" feature, users can now use their mouse to reveal street map information overlaid on an aerial image. Additional features include a customizable user interface with co-branding capability, ability to search by either street address or latitude/longitude information, and membership signup through Paypal. Coming soon will be perspective viewing that allows any user to view and purchase 3-D imagery.

GlobeXplorer also has increased the number of print and download sizes available for image purchases. Four different print sizes can be ordered, ranging from 8-by-10 inches to 20-by-30 inches, and two digital image download sizes are now available in 200 dpi JPEG format.

With the world's largest online library of commercial aerial and satellite imagery, GlobeXplorer assures that users can obtain current, high-quality images. More than 95 percent of the contiguous United States is available, featuring GlobeXplorer's Citipix six-inch imagery of 65 major metropolitan areas and every major market from top providers like AirPhotoUSA and DigitalGlobe.

Businesses can easily make ImageAtlas available to their employees. Since this application is hosted on GlobeXplorer's servers, companies can simply add a link to their Web site or intranet to give their employees easy access to GlobeXplorer's Online Library. "ImageAtlas is an ideal solution for real estate and insurance agents, engineers, architects, appraisers, web portals, or anyone that wants to see properties and locations without expensive, time consuming site visits," said Shanks.

Business inquiries should be directed to or (800) 417-7808 x243.

About GlobeXplorer

GlobeXplorer LLC is a leading geographic data integration and publishing company providing online access to the world's largest commercial library of georeferenced digital aerial imagery. The company's image library is distributed over the Internet using a proprietary platform that dynamically searches, retrieves, compacts, and delivers high-quality images from an online database within seconds. Using this technology, GlobeXplorer provides fast and affordable access to aerial images and associated database content to thousands of businesses and consumers on a daily basis. Through dynamic Web applications, Web services, Internet portals, and Internet-aware devices, GlobeXplorer distributes interactive maps and aerial imagery via flexible subscription services. The company is headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., and its products are available worldwide. For further information, contact GlobeXplorer at or visit

About Stewart REI Data, Inc.

Stewart REI Data Inc. provides comprehensive information solutions to title agents; lenders; real estate agents and brokers; federal, state and local governments; and other markets with related needs.

About Stewart

Stewart Information Services Corp. is a technology driven, strategically competitive, global real estate information company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services through more than 7,100 issuing locations in the United States and several international markets. Stewart meets the needs of the real estate and mortgage industries through the delivery of information services required for settlement using e-commerce. These services include title reports, flood determinations, document preparation, property reports and background checks. Stewart also supplies post-closing services to lenders, automated county clerk land records, property and land ownership mapping, and GIS for governmental entities. Stewart provides expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information about Stewart can be found at


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