Valtus Imagery Service is a division of North West. This entity was formerly called Pixxures Canada Inc. and purchased by North West in 2003. Valtus is a web data hosting/internet delivery service for geospatial data. North West’s proprietary 1m color orthophoto coverage of western Canada is hosted on Valtus. As USDA NAIP states are completed they are also hosted. Users can access the data base and download for a fee the area required.
Valtus also offers companies in need of geospatial data storage and internal distribution a storage and restricted access service. This is very popular due to the complexity of storing large amounts of data and efficiently making it available within a company.
Leica Geosystems is the worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of a suite of airborne imaging and LiDAR technologies. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica has a worldwide network of sales and support offices.