Norcross, US: ERDAS will team with GeoSystems Group for Information Technology in Saudi Arabia to host a Middle East Scenesseries of 11 World Tour events in the Middle East.
The first event will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 7, in conjunction with the Saudi Arabian national science agency, the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). On March 8, the tour will move to Muscat, Oman. The final event will take place on March 9, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
During the events, presenters will demonstrate new enhancements in the ERDAS 2011 Software Release, including portfolio-wide changes such as the ability to localise ERDAS products for a global audience, integrated support for Microsoft 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.
“GeoSystems Group for Information Technology is exceedingly knowledgeable about the specific needs of the Middle Eastern remote sensing, GIS and photogrammetry market,” said Martin Ehrhardt, EMEA Vice President, ERDAS. “We are excited about introducing ERDAS 2011 Software Release with this organisation and even more pleased at the consummate local support it provides customers in the region. The cost-efficient accuracy and high productivity of ERDAS 2011 Software and the high-calibre services of GeoSystems Group for Information Technology are a winning combination.”