Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Signs Agreement with Infoterra Ltd

October 26, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Norcross, Georgia, USA — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that Infoterra Ltd will be the authorized distributor of ERDAS IMAGINE® and Leica Photogrammetry Suite (LPS) to customers in the UK and Ireland. A leading provider of geographic information products and services, Infoterra will expand its geospatial portfolio to handle these solutions effective November 1, 2007.

“Infoterra is known throughout the industry as an organization that provides innovative solutions addressing all aspects of the geospatial information value chain,” said Thomas Bayer, Sales Director for Europe and CIS, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging. “By partnering with Infoterra, Leica Geosystems is positioned to more efficiently deliver ERDAS IMAGINE and LPS to this part of the world.”

“Committed to providing the best geospatial products and services, we are delighted to add ERDAS IMAGINE and LPS to our portfolio,” said Dr. Andy Wells, Director of Sales, Infoterra Ltd. “These market leading products will enhance our geospatial offering to key sectors such as defence.”

Infoterra provides a broad scope of geospatial knowledge for making well-informed decisions. Their comprehensive data services include acquisition, processing, analysis, interpretation, formatting, managing, designing, developing, hosting, delivering and consultancy. Infoterra will provide sales, technical support, training and services to Leica Geosystems’ ERDAS IMAGINE and LPS customers in the UK and Ireland.

For more information about Infoterra or its products and services, please visit www.infoterra.co.uk. 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.
About Infoterra Ltd.
Infoterra Ltd is a leading provider of geographic information products and services. Its portfolio of geographic solutions includes airborne and satellite data acquisition, geo-information creation, database management and outsourced hosting. Infoterra provides geospatial knowledge to companies worldwide to help them make informed decisions. The company has major customers in communications, utilities, engineering, agriculture, defense and oil, gas and mineral exploration.

Infoterra Ltd. Is part of the Infoterra group, which includes companies in France, Germany and the United Kingdom, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Astrium Ltd, an EADS company.

Media Contacts:
Jason Sims
Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging
Phone: +1 770 776 3400 or +1 866 534 2286
Fax: +1 770 776 3698
E-mail: Jason.Sims@gi.leica-geosystems.com

Sarah Haslam
Infoterra Ltd
+44 (0) 116 273 2300