Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping, LLC participated in the 46th Paris Air Show from 13th June to 19th June 2005 at Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France. A bi-annual event, the Paris Air Show is an international event for the aviation, aeronautics, and space industries. It is the world’s longest running aerospace event, drawing nearly 1,800 exhibitors, close to a quarter of a million visitors, presenting over 200 of the world’s most innovative aircraft.
For the first time at the Paris Air Show, geospatial information technology was featured in a major geospatial showcase as part of the official US Pavilion. This celebrated the increasing use of geospatial imaging tools in the defence community. Leica Geosystems showcased its photogrammetric and remote sensing solutions in this event. Making its debut at the Paris Air Show was the newly-released IMAGINE Virtual DeliveryTM. IMAGINE Virtual Delivery brings powerful 3D visualization and analysis capabilities to users worldwide without the need to purchase expensive desktop software. Browser-based clients can view published 3D scenes in a fully customizable browser interface, without acquiring additional software.