Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging and IONIC Announce Sponsorships at NSGIC Annual Conference

{mosaddphp:mega-house.php}Norcross, GA — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces its silver sponsorship and IONIC its gold sponsorship at the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) Annual Conference, September 23-27, 2007 at The Madison Concourse Hotel, Madison, Wisconsin.

Leica Geosystems is highlighting Image Analysis™ for ArcGIS, a solution for extracting up-to-date information from imagery, Stereo Analyst® for ArcGIS, a stereo feature collection tool for creating and revising a comprehensive database of feature data, and the Beta release of Leica TITAN, the premiere online data-sharing tool.

In addition, Leica Geosystems is also featuring several acquired enterprise solutions, including Image Web Server (IWS), a solution that quickly and efficiently distributes large volumes of geospatial image data to thousands of concurrent users, and Leica ADE, a suite offering web-based and mobile enterprise applications for editing Oracle Spatial data in both a connected and disconnected environment. In their booth, IONIC is showcasing the RedSpider Suite, a seamless interoperable infrastructure for securely discovering, cataloguing and serving data, completely implementing OGC and ISO architectures.

Leica ADE, IWS and RedSpider Suite are new products in Leica Geosystems’ portfolio, technology recently acquired from Acquis, ER Mapper and IONIC.

“This strategic conference promotes State interests, providing a unified voice on geographic information and technology issues,” said Richard McKay, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging. “We are excited to present our enterprise-enabled geospatial solutions, equipped to serve the diverse needs of each State.”

NSGIC is an organization committed to efficient and effective government through the prudent adoption of geospatial information technologies. Members of NSGIC include senior state GIS managers and coordinators, representatives from federal agencies, local government, the private sector, academia and other professional organizations. Additionally, the NSGIC membership includes nationally and internationally recognized experts in geospatial information technologies, data creation and management.

For more information about the NSGIC Annual Conference, please visit http://www.nsgic.org/events/2007_conference.cfm. For more information about Leica Geosystems, please call +1 770 776 3400, toll free +1 866 534 2286, or visit www.gi.leica-geosystems.com.

About Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging
When building image-based maps, you need reliable measurements and solutions for your entire workflow. So when it has to be right, more geospatial professionals trust Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging, to help them collect, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is powering geospatial imaging by putting precise imaging to work. Its broad array of photogrammetry and remote sensing software solutions capture data efficiently, reference imagery accurately, measure and analyze easily and present spatial information, even in 3D. Those who use Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging products every day trust them for their precision, their seamless integration, and their superior customer support. Delivering geospatial imaging solutions with precision, integration, and service from Leica Geosystems. When it has to be right.

Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.  For more information about Leica or its products and services, call +1 770 776 3400, toll free +1 866 534 2286, or visit www.gi.leica-geosystems.com.