LEAD Technologies, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. LEAD has become the established global leader in the digital imaging development tool sector, as the developer and publisher of LEADTOOLS, the award winning development toolkits. LEADTOOLS is a family of comprehensive toolkits designed to help programmers integrate raster, document, medical, multimedia, vector and Internet imaging into their applications quickly and easily. LEADTOOLS gives developers the most flexible and powerful imaging technology, offering development support for File Formats (150+), Image Compression, Image Processing, Color Conversion, Image Display, Special Effects, Scanning/Capture, Common Dialogs, Printing, DICOM, PACS, OCR, Barcode, Forms Recognition, PDF, Document Clean-up, Annotations, and more. The result of over 20 years of development, a LEADTOOLS toolkit literally puts millions of lines of code at the fingertips of application developers. Whatever your programming needs, LEAD has a toolkit specifically designed to give you the best imaging technology available.