LEAD Technologies

LEAD Technologies, Inc. is a privately held company founded in 1990 by Moe Daher and Rich Little. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, LEAD was established to commercialize Mr. Daher's inventions in the field of digital imaging and compression technology. Over the course of LEAD's 25 year life span, LEAD has become the established global leader in the digital imaging development tool sector, with a leading market position in all major countries throughout the world. LEAD is the developer and publisher of LEADTOOLS, the award winning development toolkit.

LEADTOOLS gave us the possibility to develop the outstanding imaging application with minimum time.
Dmitry Smirnov, Samsung Research Center

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Contact Information

Tel: +1 (704) 332 5532
Toll Free: (800) 637 4699 (US only)
Fax: +1 (704) 372 8161


1927 South Tryon St.
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28203
United States
Mon-Fri, 8:30am-6:00pm EST (UTC-5.00)


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LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro SDK Improves TWAIN engine.
Major update to v19 TWAIN engine provides 64-bit apps access to 32-bit drivers.
LEADTOOLS Medical Imaging v19 Major Update released
Updated to 2015c DICOM Specifications.
LEADTOOLS Document Imaging v19 Major Update released
Significantly increases speed and accuracy of Advantage OCR Engine.
LEAD Celebrates Twenty-five Years of Imaging Excellence
Charlotte based company reaches significant milestone.
LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro SDK v19 released
New version adds MSG, PST, EML and DNG file format support.
LEADTOOLS ePrint adds OCR Features
Recognize text from images in over thirty languages.