New distribution channels bring industry leading software products for understanding imagery and complex data to a wider base of users.
Boulder, CO – July 7, 2009 – ITT Visual Information Solutions (ITT VIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of ITT Corporation, (NYSE: ITT), announced the signing of international distribution agreements with six independent companies, covering fourteen countries worldwide, for its leading image processing software solution, ENVI. Under these authorized distribution agreements, key distributors of ESRI® ArcGIS® software products will now make the ENVI family of image processing and analysis software products available to their customers. The agreement helps a growing number of professionals get information from geospatial imagery and integrate it with their GIS applications in a variety of industries, including environmental monitoring, urban planning, defense and intelligence, oil and gas, and agriculture.
"We are pleased to welcome this group of highly respected partners to our global team," said Richard Cooke, President of ITT Visual Information Solutions. "Each of these distributors offers integrated geographic and geospatial solutions based on ESRI’s ArcGIS products, to a well-established customer base, and we are eager to help them meet the growing demand of GIS professionals worldwide for integrated image processing and geospatial information solutions."
The companies signed to distribute ENVI products in their geographic areas are:
• ESRI Romania – Romania
• ESRI Spain – Spain
• GISDATA Group – Croatia, Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo
• ESRI Bulgaria Ltd. – Bulgaria
• QS4IT – Egypt
• Geodata AS – Norway
In addition to the newly signed ENVI agreements, ITT Visual Information Solutions also entered into international distribution agreements with three independent companies in Europe to sell IDL, ITT’s computing environment for data visualization and analysis. Under the distribution agreements, the new distributors will make IDL’s modern, interactive data visualization and analysis capabilities available to professionals in their regions who need to extract meaningful information from complex data.
The new companies signed as IDL distributors are:
• Softbooks s.c. – Poland
• Inforest Research – Greece
• Jeodijital – Turkey
About ITT Visual Information Solutions
ITT Visual Information Solutions of Boulder Colorado, a wholly owned subsidiary of ITT Corporation, provides integrated software solutions that help scientists, engineers, researchers, and medical professionals turn complex data into useful information. The company’s 150,000 customers from more than 80 countries use IDL, ENVI and IAS to analyze data and imagery and deploy imaging applications. ITT Visual Information Solutions’ products are used in a variety of industries, including remote sensing, engineering, earth sciences, aerospace, defense and intelligence, medical imaging, oil and gas exploration and biotechnology. Combined with a host of support services including training, consulting and technical support, ITT Visual Information Solutions offers the most complete data visualization, image analysis and image delivery solutions available. For more information visit: www.ittvis.com
About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated 2008 sales of $11.7 billion. www.itt.com <http://www.itt.com/>