Intergraph Selected To Boost Security at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games
Intergraph Software Provides Comprehensive Mapping Solution To Enhance Security Operations at the Olympic Games
Huntsville, Ala., March 2, 2006 – Intergraph Corporation today announced that Intergraph customer Istituto Geografico Militare Italiano (IGMI), one of the national institutions providing the Italian government with digital cartography and integrated feature data, used Intergraph software to aid in the security operations at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy.
IGMI’s task was to integrate and validate data from multiple sources to assist in securing Olympic venues, which spread across Italy from the city of Turin to the mountains bordering France. IGMI collected, validated and integrated mapping data to create valuable location-specific information for use by security personnel in the prevention and response to critical incidents.
“Intergraph technology, together with other software, provided us with a strong foundation to meet the stringent requirements of the Winter Games,” said Gen. Carlo Colella, vice commandant, Istituto Geografico Militare Italiano. “Security and safety are of paramount importance during the Olympics. Among others, Intergraph’s capabilities in data integration gave us the power to collect, integrate and validate a vast amount of data from multiple sources – giving Olympic security organizations a complete picture of Olympic venues to protect athletes and spectators.”
Reid French, chief operating officer, Intergraph Corporation, said, “As a leader in combining the power of geospatial software with the needs of public safety agencies, Intergraph is uniquely qualified to provide software solutions that enable security organizations to rapidly detect and respond to critical incidents. We are proud and honored to be a part of the safety and security of the Torino Winter Games.”
Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) is the leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software. Security organizations, businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on the company’s spatial technology and services to make better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph’s customers organize vast amounts of complex data into understandable visual representations, creating intelligent maps, managing assets, building and operating better plants and ships, and protecting critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world. For more information, visit http://www.intergraph.com/.
About Istituto Geografico Militare
Istituto Geografico Militare Italiano (IGMI) is one of the national institutions delegated to produce digital cartography and provide integrated data to the Italian government. IGMI defines the country’s standards and works with other public institutions to define the national cartography and digital data standard specifications for all data scales.
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