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Definiens Partners with Lagen Spatial to Expand Business in Asia Pacific Region

Definiens, the number one Enterprise Image Intelligence™ company, today announced it teamed up with Sydney-based Lagen Spatial to deliver highly-integrated image analysis solutions and services, especially to governmental customers.

(July 2, 2008). Lagen Spatial conducts consulting business, software distribution and reselling for spatial or location based technologies. The company is distributing data and services – from core GIS to imagery and ETL solutions – all over Australia as well as in South Pacific and South East Asia. Under the terms of this partner agreement, Lagen Spatial becomes an authorized Value Added Reseller of Definiens. It will distribute Definiens Enterprise Image Intelligence™ Suite and related geospatial applications and services in Australia and in the Pacific countries.

“Committed to providing the best geospatial products and services, we are delighted to add Definiens image analysis software to our offering”, said Brett Madsen, CEO of Lagen Spatial. “These high-end products will enable us to automatically extract knowledge from digital images and provide our customers with reliable information to – for example – create impervious surface maps.”

Definiens provides the cutting-edge technology for analyzing and interpreting images on every scale, and is the perfect match to Lagen Spatial’s geospatial solutions which include consulting, support, software development and systems integration. Future and existing customers in the government sector, particularly in city councils, will benefit from Lagen Spatial’s enhanced offering – which also includes local contact persons, regional support and market insights.

Lagen Spatial’s strong market presence as well as its network of potential customers and key players in Australia will also strengthen Definiens position in these regions.

“Australia and the Pacific region represent a strategically important and booming market for our products and technologies,” says Ralph Humberg, VP Business Development at Definiens. “By partnering with Lagen Spatial, a well-positioned company with in-depth expertise in providing geospatial solutions and services, we are confident that Definiens products will make further significant inroads into these markets.”

About Lagen Spatial
Lagen Spatial are specialist GIS consulting and solutions providers, and has client base in all three levels of government, as well as utilities, engineering and resource companies. Further information can be found on the Lagen Spatial website

Definiens in Earth Sciences
Definiens enables organizations involved in Earth Sciences to quickly extract accurate geo-information, ready for use in GIS, from earth observation and remote sensing imagery. Definiens’ intelligent feature extraction capabilities accelerate mapping, change detection as well as object recognition and deliver standardized, reproducible image analysis results.

About Definiens
Definiens is the number one Enterprise Image Intelligence company for analyzing and interpreting images on every scale, from microscopic cell structures to satellite images. The Definiens Cognition Network Technology®, developed by Nobel laureate Prof. Gerd Binnig and his team, is an advanced and robust context-based technology designed to fulfill the image analysis requirements of the Life and Earth sciences markets. The technology is modeled on the powerful human cognitive perception processes to extract intelligence from images. Definiens provides organizations with faster image analysis results, allowing deeper insights enabling better business decisions. The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany and has offices throughout the United States. Further information is available at

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Press contacts:
-Definiens: Eva Tietz, Manager Corporate Communications
-Lagen Spatial: Ben Crockett
+61 2 9527 9592
-Lucy Turpin Communications GmbH: Eva Hildebrandt
+49 (0)89 417761-14