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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1927 South Tryon St.
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28203
United States


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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.
LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro SDK updated
New release adds support for Microsoft TypeScript to the LEADTOOLS JavaScript libraries.
LEADTOOLS Document Imaging improves OCR
FNew version adds faster, more accurate results for all OCR engines and support for OCR on Linux.
LEADTOOLS Medical Imaging improves DICOM support
New release expands DICOM localization support for international character sets.