Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Expands Channel with Planetek Italia
September 13, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsNorcross, Georgia, USA — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that Planetek Italia is now an authorized distributor of Leica Geosystems’ solutions to customers in Italy. Previously the distributor of ER Mapper’s products in Italy, Planetek Italia specializes in information sciences applied to land management. Leica Geosystems recently acquired ER Mapper, expanding its product portfolio and distribution network.
With this agreement, Planetek Italia will provide services for a broad array of Leica Geosystems’ products, including data sharing, enterprise, photogrammetry, remote sensing and visualization solutions.
“Known for its unceasing cooperation with the European Union, numerous universities, space agencies and research centers, Planetek Italia has an outstanding reputation both within and outside Italy,” said Thomas Bayer, Sales Director for Europe and CIS, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging. “By partnering with Planetek Italia, Leica Geosystems is empowered to more efficiently deliver the most robust enterprise-enabled geospatial solutions to this part of the world.”
“We are excited to be an authorized distributor for Leica Geosystems,” said Giovanni Sylos Labini, CEO, Planetek Italia. “Enhancing our existing expertise, this partnership increases the availability of new geospatial technology and promotes our continued research efforts for integrating geospatial imaging with GIS.”
For more information about Planetek Italia or its products and services, please visit http://www.planetek.it/eng/index.asp.
About Planetek Italia
Planetek Italia is one of the leading companies in Italy in the data processing and system development for geographic data management. The company delivers systems for storage, elaboration and distribution of cartographic databases and satellite images. As provider of leading technologies for the European Space Agency (ESA), Italian Space Agency (ASI) and other leader research and development entities in Europe, Planetek Italia assures state of the art products to their customers. To better satisfy market needs, Planetek Italia complements its offerings by reselling premiere geospatial solutions and provides consulting and training services. Sister companies of Planetek Italia are Planetek Hellas EPE in Athens, Greece, GEO-K in Rome, Italy.
About Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging
When building image-based maps, you need reliable measurements and solutions for your entire workflow. So when it has to be right, more geospatial professionals trust Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging, to help them collect, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is powering geospatial imaging by putting precise imaging to work. Its broad array of photogrammetry and remote sensing software solutions capture data efficiently, reference imagery accurately, measure and analyze easily and present spatial information, even in 3D. Those who use Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging products every day trust them for their precision, their seamless integration, and their superior customer support. Delivering geospatial imaging solutions with precision, integration, and service from Leica Geosystems. When it has to be right.
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