Intergraph’s Z/I Imaging DMC Selected by Surdex for Fully Digital Workflow

Surdex to Use Digital Mapping Camera to Build Complete Digital Image Environment

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 30, 2005 – Intergraph Corporation today announced Surdex Corporation, a leading U.S. mapping firm, has selected Intergraph’s Z/I Imagingâ DMCâ digital mapping camera to streamline its aerial mapping operations, establishing a complete digital image environment. Leveraging the DMC’s fully digital workflow, Surdex will more quickly and accurately provide small- to large-scale digital images to customers. The DMC digital acquisition and production process will shorten the delivery time of data, and increase the quality of digital imagery products, enabling Surdex customers to integrate the information quicker, and expand the use of geospatial products.

Surdex has provided mapping data to clients for more than 50 years, and the purchase of the DMC is a strategic move to meet new customer objectives. Surdex President Ron Hoffmann said, “As a leading mapping firm, we understand the increasing requirements for direct digital acquisition of imagery. We believe Intergraph’s Z/I Imaging DMC provides us with the most versatile technology to meet a broad range of customer requirements. Surdex has performed extensive research on large-format digital cameras over the past several years and is confident that the DMC will provide our customers with the timely and quality products they deserve. This new technology, combined with our strong relationship with Intergraph, will allow Surdex to make a positive impact on our firm’s market position and offerings.”

“Intergraph has a long history of innovation and providing our customers with the latest technology to meet their business needs,” said Gadi BenMark, general manager, Transportation and Photogrammetry, Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure division. “With some of the most advanced digital imagery technology available in the market today, we allow our clients to provide faster image processing and production, better-quality deliverables and easier data collection for more efficient digital image analysis and delivery.”


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

About Surdex Corporation

Headquartered in the St. Louis, Missouri, USA area, Surdex Corporation has supplied geospatial data and services for more than 50 years to customers in every state in the country. The company offers photogrammetric and LIDAR mapping as well as GIS services to a broad range of commercial, engineering, local government, state, federal, defense and defense mapping customers. Surdex has a long history of successfully integrating and developing new technology and processes to achieve the highest levels of performance, quality and cost-effectiveness. In 2005 alone, the company is providing imagery and geospatial products covering over 570,000 square miles. For more information, visit

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Rita Roberts, Corporate Communications


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