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Perceptive Pixel Joins Esri Partner Network

Industry Leaders Partner to Develop Professional Multi-Touch GIS Solutions (October 18, 2011)

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/18/11 -- Perceptive Pixel, the leading developer of advanced user interface solutions, today announced that it has joined the Esri Partner Network, a worldwide community of companies that develop and deliver cutting-edge geospatial solutions and services based on Esri technology.

Through this new partnership, Esri, the market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, and Perceptive Pixel will together develop revolutionary new GIS solutions that leverage Perceptive Pixel's advanced multi-touch technology platform, giving business and government professionals the ability to analyze, collaborate on, and present complex geospatial information using the power and ease of true, unlimited multi-touch interfaces.

"This new relationship will immediately benefit both companies' significant customer base in the government, defense, intelligence, broadcast media and energy industries, as well as the broader GIS community," said Esri president Jack Dangermond. "GIS technology is about to take another leap forward with the emergence of new and innovative ways to interact with geospatial information. We are thrilled to be with Perceptive Pixel."

"Esri understands the enormous possibilities that multi-touch offers for sharing and manipulating complex geospatial data," said Jeff Han, founder and CEO, Perceptive Pixel. "They also understand that harnessing these possibilities requires new ways of thinking about developing software. We are proud to join the Esri Partner Network and anticipate that the solutions we build together will truly impact the way GIS is done."


To see a prototype of Esri and Perceptive Pixel's joint development efforts, visit Perceptive Pixel at booth #911 at the GEOINT 2011 Symposium, October 16-19, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas. To schedule an appointment, please contact Mary Bentley Houk, director of marketing for Perceptive Pixel, at mbhouk@perceptivepixel.com.

About Perceptive Pixel:
Perceptive Pixel was founded in 2006 by Jeff Han, a recognized leader in the touch technology field, and focuses on the research, development and production of multi-touch interfaces for the knowledge worker. The company's patent-pending technologies enable users to manipulate complex datasets through intuitive, powerful and visually rich interface techniques. The company's products are used in broadcast, defense, energy exploration, geo-intelligence, industrial design and medical imaging. The company's large screen, multi-touch products gained early recognition for transforming the way television covered the historic 2008 U.S. Presidential elections. Perceptive Pixel was awarded the 2009 National Design Award from the Smithsonian in the inaugural category of Interaction Design. Perceptive Pixel is privately held and headquartered in New York, with offices in Portland, OR; Mountain View, CA; Atlanta, GA; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.perceptivepixel.com.

About Esri:
Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at Esri.com/news.

Esri, the Esri globe logo, ArcGIS, GIS by Esri, esri.com, arcgis.com, and @esri.com are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of Esri in the United States, the European Community, or certain other jurisdictions.

Perceptive Pixel and the Perceptive Pixel logo are trademarks of Perceptive Pixel Inc.


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