Apr 21, 2008

Planetek Italia Announces New Series of ERDAS Workshops

Planetek Italia S.r.l. announces a new series of ERDAS Workshops in Italy, with its first workshop entitled “What’s New in ERDAS Solutions.” This workshop will be held May 6, 2008 at the University of Tor Vergata, in Rome, Italy.

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The event will highlight the new features in ERDAS IMAGINE 9.2 and LPS 9.2. In addition, the workshop will also introduce ERDAS Image Manager, a new enterprise solution for authoring, managing, connecting and delivering geospatial information.

To find out more about this event (in Italian), please visit http://www.planetek.it/WhatsNewInErdas.

An authorized ERDAS distributor in Italy since 2007, Planetek Italia’s series of workshops showcasing ERDAS’ products will travel throughout Italy in 2008. Customers will be shown ERDAS IMAGINE 9.2 and LPS 9.2, the industry’s leading and most complete collection of software tools designed to manipulate, process and understand imagery and streamline numerous photogrammetry processes. In addition, attendees will be shown a number of new solutions, including ERDAS Image Manager and ERDAS TITAN, a dynamic online solution that allows users and communities to share geospatial data, web services and location-based content internally and externally to an organization, and to a variety of client applications.

“We are excited about Planetek Italia’s new series of workshops, communicating ERDAS’ Earth to Business concept and our broad portfolio of solutions to our Italian customers,” said Thomas Bayer, Vice President, Europe and CIS, ERDAS, Inc. “Planetek Italia is a leader in the geospatial industry, delivering innovative and interoperable solutions.”

With vast experience developing enterprise solutions for the national public administrations, Planetek Italia is the primary source for the realization of spatial data infrastructures and business oriented geospatial systems.

“I am proud to announce this event as the first opportunity for Planetek Italia to show Italian ERDAS’ users how to transform Earth’s data into business information,” said Giovanni Sylos Labini, CEO, Planetek Italia. “The new vision of ERDAS Inc. fits perfectly with Planetek’s competences and know-how in the design and development of integrated geographical data management systems. Our partnership with ERDAS Inc. adds value to geospatial business customers, also offering professional consultancy and first class customer support service.”


About Planetek Italia
Planetek Italia S.r.l. is a leading multidisciplinary Geographical Information Services (GIS) and Earth Observation consultancy company, which focus’s on information land management. Pioneered in 1994, Planetek steadily expanded within the Italian GIS market place by incorporating the latest techniques, coupled with a proficient team of high-level professionals rising the bar of excellence in research and development of new applications.

For further information about Planetek and its products and services please contact zotti@planetek.it or phone +39 080 9644200. http://www.planetek.it

Media Contact:
Antonio Buonavoglia
Marketing Communications
Planetek Italia S.r.l.
Via Massaua 12, I-70123 Bari, Italy
Phone: +39 080 9644200
E-mail: buonavoglia@planetek.it

ERDAS – The Earth to Business Company – helps organizations harness the information of the changing earth for greater advantage.

ERDAS creates geospatial business systems that transform our earth’s data into business information, enabling individuals, businesses and public agencies to quickly access, manage, process and share that information from anywhere.

Using secure geospatial information, ERDAS solutions improve employee, customer and partner visibility to information, enabling them to respond faster and collaborate better. It also means better decision-making, increased productivity and new revenue streams.

ERDAS is a part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden. For more information about ERDAS or its products and services, please call +1 770 776 3400, toll free +1 866 534 2286, or visit www.erdas.com.

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