Norcross, GA, US: ERDAS hosted its first ERDAS Rocks World Tour event in Australia. Partnering with GeoEye for this event, there were over 80 local users in attendance. Attendees came from various sectors with geospatial interests, including land agencies and local governments, as well as mining, oil and gas, photogrammetry, water resources, environment and health organisations.
In addition to promoting the overall software release, the Perth event sought to specifically address the needs of the former ER Mapper customers. ERDAS acquired ER Mapper in 2007. Steve de Plessis, Business Development Manager, ERDAS, said,