Norcross, GA, USA — ERDAS announces the launch of the 11 World Tour in the Asia Pacific region, hosting a customer event with over 400 participants in Hyderabad, India. As a corporate sponsor of the Geospatial World Forum, ERDAS hosted this event on January 17. The conference is being held January 18-21, 2011 at the Hyderabad Convention Centre.
On the exhibition floor, ERDAS is sharing a large booth with Intergraph and Elcome Technologies. ERDAS is showcasing the newly released ERDAS® 2011 Software, including ERDAS IMAGINE®, LPS, ERDAS APOLLO, ERDAS Extensions for ArcGIS® and other leading desktop and server products. Portfolio-wide changes for ERDAS 2011 include the ability to localize ERDAS products for a global audience, integrated support for Bing™ Maps base imagery and map data, distributed processing throughout the desktop offerings, and a new product, ERDAS Engine. ERDAS Engine is a simple, cost-effective solution that boosts processing power for ERDAS IMAGINE and LPS, leveraging existing hardware resources for increased production needs or situations requiring faster production output.
At the ERDAS 11 World Tour event, featured presenters included Lt. General N.B. Singh VSM, DGIS, Director General of Information Systems, Joel Campbell, President, ERDAS, Peter Russell-Smith, SVP, Asia Pacific, Intergraph, Dr. P. Diwakar, Associate Director, EOS, Indian Space Research Organization and Dr. Kumar Navulur, Principle Scientist, DigitalGlobe. The 11 World Tour events are taking place in key cities worldwide, offering users an opportunity to experience the new ERDAS 2011 Software Release and engage with ERDAS management, business partners and other users. ERDAS and DigitalGlobe will co-host the next world tour event in Alexandria, Virginia on January 26, 2011.
“ERDAS welcomes the opportunity to engage the local user community on a more personal level,” said Kaushik Chakraborty, Vice President, Asia Pacific, ERDAS. “These events foster greater understanding from our users, enabling ERDAS to develop products that not only meet, but exceed customer requests and requirements.“
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