Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Silver Sponsor at Map India 2008

Norcross, GA —Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces its silver sponsorship at Map India, February 6-8, 2008 at India Expo Centre EXPO XXI, in Greater Nodia, India.

Brad Skelton, CTO, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging is a keynote speaker at the conference, presenting “Driving the Use of Remote Sensing into the Mainstream.” Additionally, Leica Geosystems is also hosting a seminar on “Enterprise GIS.”

Exhibiting in booth #14, Leica Geosystems is showcasing several products implementing Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs), including innovative solutions for efficiently storing and quickly sharing geospatial data and web services throughout the enterprise. These solutions completely adhere to Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) interoperability. In the OGC, Leica Geosystems recently became a Strategic Member, obtaining the organization’s highest level of membership.

Leica Geosystems is also highlighting Leica Photogrammetry Suite (LPS) 9.1, the industry’s leading integrated photogrammetric product for preparing data, and ERDAS IMAGINE 9.1, the foremost remote sensing solution for analyzing geospatial imagery. Additionally, Leica Geosystems is featuring several other enterprise solutions, including RedSpider Suite, Image Web Server (IWS) and Leica ADE.

“In India, the demand for interoperable geospatial technology is growing at an unprecedented rate,” said Kaushik Chakraborty, Vice President, India, Middle East and Africa, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging. “With a headquarters in Gurgaon (New Delhi), Leica Geosystems India is locally equipped with the company’s world renowned portfolio and the ability to customize geospatial solutions to address business needs throughout the enterprise.”

Map India provides a vital platform for discussing the development and penetration of geospatial information technologies in India and the entire South Asian region. For more information about Map India, please visit http://www.mapindia.org/.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.

A part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden, Leica Geosystems recently acquired ER Mapper and IONIC.  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 http://www.gi.leica-geosystems.com.