HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 2, 2006 – Intergraph Corporation <NASDAQ: INGR> today announced at the 2006 American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Conference that it has received the Type Certification from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the sole science agency serving the U.S. Department of the Interior, for the Intergraph Z/I Imaging® DMC® (Digital Mapping Camera).
Intergraph is the first organization to receive the USGS certification on a large format sensor – assuring DMC customers that their high-quality digital mapping camera is certified by an unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization.
“The Z/I Imaging DMC has established a reputation for versatility, quality and reliability among customers worldwide, so it is particularly gratifying to receive the first-ever certification for a large format sensor from such a prestigious organization,” said Gadi BenMark, general manager, Intergraph Transportation & Photogrammetry.
To earn the USGS Type Certification, Intergraph’s DMC underwent extensive reviews, which included submitting a detailed description of the camera system including hardware, software, factory calibration procedures, quality control processes and procedures, system documentation, user documentation and manufacturer best use recommendations. In addition, USGS inspected all applicable manufacturing and testing areas to certify that these processes were followed.
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 www.intergraph.com.
The U.S. Geological Survey stands as the sole science agency for the Department of the Interior. It is sought out by thousands of partners and customers for its natural science expertise and its vase earth and biological holdings. The USGS is the science provider of choice in accessing the information and understanding to help resolve complex natural resource problems across the nation and the world.
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