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GeoEye and JSI Support Japanese Government with EyeQ



             GeoEye and JSI Support Japanese Government with EyeQ

Partnership Provides Government Ministry Access to Satellite Host Layer of
Japan

PR Newswire

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 27, 2012

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a
leading source of geospatial information and insight, has partnered with the
Japan Space Imaging Corporation (JSI), a Mitsubishi Corporation subsidiary, to
provide a major Japanese ministry with access to comprehensive high-resolution
satellite imagery of all of Japan through GeoEye's EyeQ™ platform.

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Under the agreement, which extends a deal first established earlier this year,
JSI will use EyeQ to provide Japanese ministry analysts with on-line,
on-demand access to the GeoEye- and JSI-owned satellite imagery covering
Japan. JSI will manage the flow of online product to the ministry to ensure
that ministry analysts receive imagery on-demand and they are able to view the
data through Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) services as part of their work
flow process. EyeQ will allow a wide array of non-specialist analysts to
quickly and easily access GeoEye's accurate, high-resolution content in near
real-time, within hours of its collection.

"This agreement with JSI to serve a Japanese ministry marks an important
milestone for GeoEye. The Japanese government is the first major international
government to benefit from EyeQ managed services. This will allow the
ministry's analysts to access geospatial data previously accessible only to
highly advanced users," said Chris Tully, GeoEye's senior vice president of
Sales.

JSI is a leading provider of satellite imagery and geospatial solutions for
government and commercial customers. GeoEye has had a working relationship
with JSI since 1998 for JSI to collect and sell Earth imagery and related
products, initially from IKONOS and eventually including GeoEye-1. JSI has
used EyeQ since 2010 and is currently the service's largest commercial
customer.

About GeoEye
GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision
makers and analysts, who need a clear understanding of our changing world to
protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in
defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy and
online media rely on GeoEye's imagery, tools and expertise to support
important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in
high-resolution satellite imagery, GeoEye has evolved into a complete provider
of geospatial intelligence solutions. GeoEye's ability to collect, process and
analyze massive amounts of geospatial data allows our customers to quickly see
precise changes on the ground and anticipate where events may occur in the
future. GeoEye is a public company listed on NASDAQ as GEOY and is
headquartered in Herndon, Virginia with more than 700 employees worldwide.
Learn more at www.geoeye.com.

About JSI
JSI is a Mitsubishi Corporation subsidiary, which is a provider
of satellite imagery and geospatial solutions for government and commercial
customers. Learn more at
http://www.spaceimaging.co.jp/english/tabid/59/Default.aspx.

About Mitsubishi Corporation
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is Japan's largest general trading company (sogo
shosha) with over 200 bases of operations in approximately 80 countries
worldwide. Together with its over 500 group companies, MC employs a
multinational workforce of approximately 54,000 people. MC has long been
engaged in business with customers around the world in virtually every
industry, including energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, food and general
merchandise. In space and defense industries, MC, through its Ship, Aerospace
& Transportation Systems Division, provides government users and system
integrators with high quality services in marketing, logistics and financing
in various stages of national-scale projects. For more information, visit
http://www.mitsubishicorp.com/en/.

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1995
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include, but are not limited to, those described in "Risk Factors" included in
our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, which we
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on March 13, 2012,
as updated in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the periods ended March
31, 2012, June 30, 2012, and October 31, 2012, which we filed with the SEC on
May 4, 2012, August 7, 2012, and November 6, 2012, respectively. Copies of all
SEC filings may be obtained from the SEC's EDGAR Web site, http://www.sec.gov/
or by contacting: William L. Warren, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
and Secretary, at 703-480-5672.

 

SOURCE GeoEye, Inc.

Website: http://www.geoeye.com
Contact: Investors, Randy Scherago, GeoEye, +1-703-480-6325,
scherago.randy@geoeye.com, or Media, Caitlin Carroll, Gibraltar Associates,
+1-202-258-9118, ccarroll@gibraltar-llc.com
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