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. With a rich history of more than 30 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 healthy, 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.
Award Winning Developer Tools: LEADTOOLS
LEAD Technologies is the developer and publisher of LEADTOOLS, the award-winning line of development toolkits. LEADTOOLS is a family of comprehensive toolkits designed to help programmers integrate Recognition, Document, Vector, Medical, Imaging, and Multimedia technologies into their desktop, server, tablet, and mobile applications. LEADTOOLS gives developers the most flexible and powerful imaging technology, offering development support for OCR, Barcode, Forms Recognition, PDF, Document Conversion and Viewing, Document Cleanup, Annotations, DICOM, PACS, HL7, Audio/Video Codecs, MPEG-2 Transport, DVR, Streaming, File Formats (150+), Image Compression, Image Processing, Color Conversion, Viewers, Special Effects, Scanning/Capture, Common Dialogs, Printing, and more. A LEADTOOLS toolkit literally puts millions of lines of code at the fingertips of application developers. Whatever your programming needs may be, LEAD has a toolkit specifically designed to give you the best technology available.
LEAD Technologies also has developed end-user imaging applications and utilities—each powered by LEADTOOLS. Our award-winning applications, ePrint and MiPACS, bring the advanced technology within LEADTOOLS to various digital imaging markets throughout the world.