Charlotte, NC (May 16, 2011) - LEAD Technologies is pleased to announce that the LEADTOOLS Document Imaging SDK is the 2011 winner of The Code Project Members Choice Award in the category of Imaging. These awards are based on the votes of members and The Code Project editors, reflecting which companies and products application developers value most.

LEADTOOLS Document Imaging has been trusted by application developers for over a decade to deliver powerful document imaging features required by financial institutions, government agencies, offices and any other businesses moving towards automated or paperless environments. Features include C++, .NET, Silverlight and Windows Phone libraries for document cleanup, advanced bitonal image display, annotations, Fast TWAIN and support for over 150 file formats. This powerful development toolkit can be extended with advanced document conversion and recognition technologies such as PDF and PDF/A, OCR, ICR, MICR, OMR, Forms Recognition and Processing, and Barcodes.

Jeff Hadfield, president of The Code Project (USA), said, "While development needs and platforms change, developers still need quality tools to get the job done. In fact, as platforms diversify, quality tools are more essential than ever before. The Code Project Members Choice Awards reflect the diversity and depth of developer tools. Congratulations to the award winners, and to the development community for encouraging innovation and excellence."

About LEAD Technologies

With a rich history of more than 34 years, LEAD has established itself as the world's leading provider of software development toolkits. LEAD's flagship product, LEADTOOLS, provides programmers with a powerful set of libraries for Recognition, Document, Vector, Medical, Imaging, and Multimedia development. LEAD boasts a diverse customer base as well as a strong list of corporate partners including some of the largest and most influential organizations from around the globe. For more information, visit

About the Code Project

The Code Project is one of the largest development communities in the world, comprising involved professional developers, development managers, and architects. An industry-leading community since 1999, The Code Project has more than 7.7 million registered members since its inception. Developers worldwide contribute quality, how-to articles about all aspects of development, including Web, mobile, Windows, server, and more. Over 3.8 million developers visit the site each month to access its lively discussion boards and over 32,000 articles, complete with source code and examples. For more information, visit