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DigitalGlobe, GlobeXplorer partner to offer QuickBird imagery

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DigitalGlobe and GlobeXplorer, a subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp., have joined forces to make QuickBird high-resolution satellite imagery available to customers through GlobeXplorer's Internet server technology.   The addition of QuickBird imagery to GlobeXplorer's existing database of aerial and satellite products gives customers instant, online access to high-resolution commercial satellite imagery, and uses standards-based Web Mapping Services technology.   "We anticipate that this will also open up the market for high-resolution imaging products in markets that, until now, have been largely underserved," said Steve Jennings, VP of marketing for DigitalGlobe, a Longmont, Colo.-based Earth imagery and information company.   GlobeXplorer offers customers the ability to retrieve imagery as needed and integrate images into Web applications, mapping and geographic information systems or internal business processes. GlobeXplorer is a geographic data integ...