JASTEC Co., a Japanese custom software development and systems integration company, announced that its 100% U.S. subsidiary, JASTEC International Inc., had acquired 100% of the stock of LTU Technologies, the image mining visual search engine software. LTU Technologies will continue to operate as an independent company, with the management team, vertical markets and product development roadmap unchanged. LTU Technologies addresses several vertical markets, including Law Enforcement, Intelligence, Intellectual Property, Corporate search, and online search and filtering. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. http://www.ltutech.com