Intergraph® Announces New Spatial Data Infrastructure Solution

PR Newswire

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 21, 2011

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. , Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Intergraph® has unveiled a best-of-breed spatial data infrastructure (SDI) utilizing ERDAS' data management technologies. This includes uniting its proven GeoMedia® SDI suite with the superior data management capabilities of ERDAS APOLLO. Addressing the demand for geospatial information and services among GIS and non-GIS users, the combined package delivers a geospatial management platform that enables direct collaboration among government, business, and the public.

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Recently, Intergraph demonstrated this SDI solution, showcasing the integration of ERDAS APOLLO with Intergraph's GeoMedia® SDI suite.  ERDAS APOLLO manages and delivers virtually any digital object in an organization, and  provides superior data server capabilities such as image streaming (through ECWP and JPIP), image processing and analysis (WPS), coverage access (WCS), active notification of updates using geo-RSS, feature layer editing (WFS-T), and an extremely high level of performance under heavy user demand. Within the context of the demonstrated solution, Intergraph'sGeoMedia SDI suite provides highly-scalable, OGC®-compliant enterprise geo-services, extended SDI services that secure and manage their deployment (such as enhanced security, user event logging, performance measurement, and web portal content logging), and a powerful, yet simple-to-use browser application that enables users to find, access, visualize, and analyze geospatial data published via SDI web services and to integrate data from multiple sources on-the-fly into a single, easily navigated map interface.

This comprehensive solution will maximize the value of geospatial data by providing consistent and simple access to up-to-date enterprise information resources, and facilitating data sharing and collaboration with customers and partners. Additionally, it will manage and even automate many critical data and SDI administration tasks, saving time and controlling costs.

Recent SDI implementations using Intergraph and ERDAS products include the geoportals of the Czech Republic , IGN France, the Austrian air traffic service, and the City of Bilbao in Spain . Both GeoMedia SDI and ERDAS APOLLO adhere to open standards set forth by the OGC and ISO.

To see the demonstration of this joint solution firsthand, please watch the archived webinar, SDI Interoperability and Data Management.

About Intergraph

Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.

Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I).  Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions including ERDAS technologies to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&I's U.S. federal and classified business.

Intergraph is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexagon AB, (Nordic exchange: HEXA B) and (Swiss exchange: HEXN). For more information, visit and

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