Definiens expands image intelligence business in US
4 August 2005
Munich, Germany. The Munich-based advanced image intelligence solutions
supplier, Definiens AG, has opened a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, Definiens
Inc. to cater for the increased demand for its products and solutions.
To better serve its customers Definiens will open offices in Boston
(Massachusetts) and Boulder (Colorado). "Definiens is experiencing
significant growth in the U.S. for its image intelligence software solutions
and services," said Thomas Heydler, Definiens' CEO. "Our expansion into the
United States is a major step in developing our international business. A
U.S.-based branch will enable us to expand our presence in our most
important market and demonstrates our commitment to our North American
"Definiens is now increasingly focusing on developing the next generation
of image intelligence solutions such as for high-content screening,
histopathology, and diagnostics in the Life Sciences market, and for urban
analysis, forestry and military/security purposes in the Geospatial market,"
Heydler adds. "Our new facilities in the U.S. will give us access to 'best
of the best' scientific and business communities in one of the world's most
innovative areas. Furthermore we will be able to strengthen our current
partnerships and be closer to our growing base of North American clients."
The Company will retain its main offices in Munich (Germany) which houses
its R&D and the European operations.