Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Commits to OGC/ISO Interoperability
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Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Commits to OGC/ISO Interoperability

August 30, 2007 -- Norcross, GA —Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging’s recent acquisition of IONIC brings the power of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the International Standards Organization (ISO) interoperability to a wider customer base.

With this acquisition, Leica Geosystems is committed to provide standards-based geospatial data management solutions to deploy spatial data infrastructures (SDI) and manage the lifecycle of enterprise data. With IONIC’s RedSpider technology, Leica Geosystems meets customers’ OGC/ISO interoperability needs, with plans to integrate the enterprise suite of solutions into new and existing products.  

“We are firmly committed to OGC/ISO interoperability, continuing the IONIC tradition of deep involvement in these organizations,” said Bob Morris, President and CEO, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging. “IONIC provides necessary standards-based technology and expertise to develop the most comprehensive interoperable enterprise solutions.”

In addition to continuing IONIC’s involvement within the OGC Technical Committee, Planning Committee, Architecture Board, Board of Directors and various ISO TC211 committees, Leica Geosystems is also committed to sharing its image processing, exploitation and sensor expertise with the larger geospatial community.  

“Ultimately, OGC/ISO interoperability empowers users, making their systems more flexible, driving ROI for their enterprise,” said Vincent Dessard, Vice President, Business Development, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging. “With our growing portfolio, we are equipped to provide true interoperability to much larger markets.”

For more information on the OGC, please visit http://www.opengeospatial.org. For more information on the ISO, please visit http://www.isotc211.org. For more information on 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

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.

Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.  For more information about Leica or its products and services, call +1 770 776 3400, toll free +1 866 534 2286, or visit www.gi.leica-geosystems.com. 

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