SAIC Enters into Master Marketing Agreement with Zebra Imaging
Dec 11, 2006 - (SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, VA) - Science Applications International Corporation [NYSE: SAI] announced today that it has entered into a master marketing agreement with Zebra Imaging to advance three-dimensional (3D) holographic imaging for defense, intelligence and related opportunities.
Zebra Imaging, headquartered in Austin, Texas, develops display technologies and products for 3D visual communications. Components of the strategic relationship include a corporate venture capital investment through SAIC Venture Capital Corporation and a master marketing agreement with the SAIC Intelligence and Security Group’s Operational Intelligence Solutions Business Unit in McLean, Va.
“SAIC and Zebra have strong customer base and product line synergies that underscore the potential benefits of the strategic relationship for both companies,” said Albert Wargo, Zebra Imaging chairman and chief executive officer. “With SAIC’s collaboration, we expect to grow our capability to provide unique, useful 3D visualization displays and tools to better serve our mutual customers in defense and federal markets.”
Zebra Imaging provides holograms and displays, including large scale, autostereoscopic, full-parallax (omni-directional 3D viewing), full-color displays for 3D digital imagery. It also offers 3D imaging systems design, development and engineering services to government and commercial clients in defense and intelligence, industrial design, and petroleum exploration.
“Zebra Imaging is widely recognized for its leading-edge expertise in digital holographic recording technology,” said Lawrence Prior, president of SAIC’s Intelligence and Security Group. “Through this strategic relationship, SAIC will have a direct link with some of our nation’s foremost 3D experts. Through this direct link, SAIC plans to further advance and apply this exciting technology to missions of national and global importance.”
SAIC Venture Capital Corporation (VCC), a wholly owned SAIC subsidiary, oversees SAIC’s corporate venture capital program. VCC holds equity investment interests in emerging technology companies that are strategic to SAIC. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
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