Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announced a partnership with VLS to resell VLS Feature Analyst and LiDAR Analyst as add-on programs for ERDAS IMAGINE and ESRI ArcGIS.

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announced a partnership with Visual Learning Systems Inc. (VLS) to resell VLS Feature Analyst and LiDAR Analyst as add-on programs for ERDAS IMAGINE and ESRI ArcGIS. In addition, customers who purchase these extensions have access to technical support for the VLS products through the support professionals at Leica Geosystems. Feature Analyst is an automated feature extraction program that works seamlessly with ERDAS IMAGINE and ArcGIS. The automation saves time over traditional collection methods in feature extraction, editing and attribution. The LiDAR Analyst extension provides 3D feature extraction capabilities for airborne LiDAR data with tools for DEM editing and bare earth extraction. The VLS extensions available for purchase through Leica Geosystems are Feature Analyst Pro for ArcGIS, Feature Analyst Standard for ArcGIS, Feature Analyst Pro for ERDAS IMAGINE, Feature Analyst Standard for ERDAS IMAGINE, and LiDAR Analyst for ArcGIS. (Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging, Norcross, Ga.)(Visual Learning Systems, Missoula, Mont.)(ESRI, Redlands, Calif.)