Geodetic Systems Inc. Announces V-STARS Photogrammetry User Group Events in France and Germany

Melbourne, FL -- September 13, 2006 -- Geodetic Systems, Inc (GSI), a leading provider of portable 3D coordinate measurement systems, today announced two European User Group events are being held in September and October 2006. GSI exclusively develops and markets the V-STARS photogrammetry systems used by manufacturers and scientists worldwide. Their photogrammetric solutions are used to capture high precision measurements in the most demanding settings (inside or outside), where variable conditions like vibration, movement and extreme temperatures are often found. The company has built a strong user base in the European industrial community via its global distributors and representatives.

Geodesie Maintenance Services (GMS) will host a User Group meeting for V-STARS customers on September 28 and 29, 2006 in Nort Sur Erdre, France. Manufacturing clientele from France and Belgium will convene to update their knowledge and data acquisition techniques using V-STARS photogrammetry for measurement and inspection applications. Founded in 1998, GMS's core business is based on industrial quality control products and services for three-dimensional non-contact measurement. For more information, contact GMS General Manager, Nabil Romman via phone at (33) 0 240 295 709, email:, or visit their website at

On October 10-11, 2006, GDV Systems GmbH has organized a V-STARS User Group event to be hosted by BMW AG Munich at its "FIZ" (Forschungs und Innovationszentrum) facilities in Munich, Germany. More than 40 customers have already signed up for the event. The meeting will include lectures and workshops, and a tour BMW´s research laboratories and MAN Nutzfahrzeuge, a manufacturer of large trucks in Munich. GDV Systems GmbH is co-sponsoring this event, and represents the V-STARS product line in the German and Austrian industrial marketplace. Founded in 1986, GDV Ingenieurgesellschaft Holst was one of the first Metrology service providers in Europe. The company employs 50 engineers and technicians, located in the Hamburg area. For more information, contact Mr. Roland Kinzel at (49) 451-2002-212,, or visit the GDV website at

What is Metrology? What is Photogrammetry?
The science of measurement is known as the field of metrology. Engineers, manufacturers, scientists, and quality control technicians utilize measurement technology in their own unique disciplines.
Photogrammetry is a three-dimensional coordinate measuring technique that uses photographs as the fundamental medium for metrology. GSI offers the most comprehensive product line based on industrial photogrammetry in the marketplace.

About Geodetic Systems, Inc.
Geodetic Systems, Inc. (GSI) is an international supplier of industrial photogrammetry solutions for the industrial measurement/metrology marketplace. GSI develops and markets the V-STARS family of 3D coordinate measurement systems for users involved in measurement and inspection applications in diverse industries such as aerospace, power generation, automotive and shipbuilding. INCA3, the company's flagship product, is a state-of-the-art digital photogrammetry camera with many progressive features. GSI distributes its products via a worldwide network of industry partners. Founded in 1977, the privately-held company is located in Melbourne, Florida. For more information, GSI can be reached at 321-724-6831 or visit their website at

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