Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Silver Sponsor at Map Africa 2007

Norcross, GA —Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces their silver sponsorship at Map Africa, October 29-30, 2007 at Hotel Southern Sun Cape Sun in Cape Town, South Africa.

Richard McKay, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging is a keynote speaker at this conference, presenting “Image Exploitation for the Enterprise.”

Exhibiting in booth #2, Leica Geosystems is showcasing several solutions implementing Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs), including the technologies of RedSpider Suite, Leica TITAN and Image Web Server (IWS). These SOAs solve the various business problems associated with discovering, describing, managing and delivering intelligent geospatial data products to a variety of applications. RedSpider Suite and IWS are new products in Leica Geosystems’ portfolio, technology recently acquired from IONIC and ER Mapper.

Leica Geosystems is also highlighting Leica Photogrammetry Suite (LPS) 9.1, the industry’s leading integrated photogrammetric product for preparing data, ERDAS IMAGINE 9.1, the foremost remote sensing solution for analyzing geospatial imagery, and Leica Virtual Explorer, an innovative 3D visualization tool.

“With vast quantities of natural resources and agricultural capacity, organizations throughout Africa have a growing need to integrate geospatial technology equipped with internal security measures,” said Kaushik Chakraborty, Vice President, India, Middle East and Africa, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging. “Our expanded portfolio offers a broad spectrum of technologies prepared to meet the varying desktop, remote, mobile, web-enabled and enterprise geospatial information needs of this diverse continent.”

Map Africa facilitates interaction, discussion, and collaboration, providing a platform to share the latest developments in the field, promoting products and services. Participants include top decision makers from government and private sectors, as well as prospective users, academicians, vendors, policy makers and representatives of various international organizations promoting the cause of this technology. For more information about Map Africa, please visit http://mapafrica.gisdevelopment.net/2007/index.htm.

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

To be successful in our changing marketplace, you need reliable, enterprise-enabled geospatial information. Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging transforms your raw data to useable information, integrating a broad range of geospatial technology throughout your enterprise, via web-based, mobile and desktop clients. Delivering the most comprehensive solutions in image exploitation, processing, visualization and data management, Leica Geosystems provides robust image compression techniques and the most efficient delivery of imagery over the Internet or within an organization. With Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) interoperability, Leica Geosystems develops solutions with the most advanced service-oriented platform available.

Those who use Leica Geosystems products trust them for their precision, seamless integration, interoperability and superior customer support.  Geospatial solutions from Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right.

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