Intergraph Featured on ABC News

Video Analyst System a Weapon Against Terrorism

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 25, 2005 – Intergraph Corporation was recently featured in an ABC News report on high-tech video as a weapon against terrorism. The report by Jake Tapper aired on ABC’s “Good Morning America” program July 15, a day after a surveillance video image of one of the London bombings suspect was released.

In the report, ABC News included Intergraph’s Video Analyst® System, one of the world’s leading forensic video and enhancement technologies, to enhance and analyze critical video imagery. Also included in the ABC News report was camcorder footage of the 1996 Olympic Park bombing. The footage was analyzed using technology incorporated into Video Analyst to determine the shoe size of the bombing suspect. This evidence was later used against Eric Rudolph, who has since confessed to the bombing. More footage was shown highlighting Video Analyst’s ability to analyze and enhance otherwise unusable video in the collection of evidence.

Video Analyst has been used in numerous other high-profile cases. For example, in 2003, Intergraph analyzed footage of then-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein to determine if new video featured a body double or if it proved Hussein had survived a U.S. air strike the previous day. Intergraph experts determined – with 99 percent certainty – that the new footage was of Hussein. Hussein was captured nine months later.

“Intergraph is at the forefront of public safety issues and homeland security offerings that make the world a safer place. The fact that ABC News approached Intergraph for information and input into this real-time report further illustrates our high standing in the field,” said Halsey Wise, Intergraph president and chief executive officer. “We have a strong and proven reputation in the security and government communities as we provide differentiated and leading technology offerings that help public safety agencies capture, organize, analyze, share and act on unorganized and complex incident information. By linking intelligent video, sensor fusion, incident command, spatial awareness, incident decision-making analytics and system integration to the local, state and federal levels, Intergraph continues to lead the market by delivering a much needed common operational picture to the intelligence and first-responder communities.”

Intergraph provides law enforcement and security organizations around the world with software for critical incident management, mobile and handheld capabilities, records management and forensic video analysis, as well as supplying integration services to U.S. federal government agencies and the U.S. Department of Defense.


About Intergraph

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

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Lebron Miles, Corporate Communications


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