Groupe ALTA Takes Earth Imaging Process Digital in Canada With Intergraph Digital Mapping Camera

Digital Solution Improves Quality, Flexibility, While Reducing Time, Costs

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 2, 2006 – Intergraph Corporation <NASDAQ: INGR> today announced that Groupe ALTA, a leading Canadian data acquisition, processing and diffusion company known for map quality and accuracy, has purchased an Intergraph Z/I Imaging DMC® (Digital Mapping Camera).

The Intergraph DMC will allow Groupe ALTA to provide its customers with precise, high-quality orthophotos while reducing time and costs associated with processing and developing images, resulting in quicker, more efficient turnover times. It also provides Groupe ALTA with a completely digital, end-to-end Intergraph-based workflow.

“After careful consideration we selected Intergraph’s Z/I Imaging DMC as the best digital mapping camera suited for our customers and our company,” said Benoit Raymond, executive vice president, Groupe ALTA. “The DMC’s speed, ability to perform in a broader range of light and weather conditions than analog cameras, and our longtime relationship with Intergraph were the key factors in our decision. The DMC will enable us to streamline our workflows to address a growing need in the industry for extremely accurate earth imagery.”

Gadi BenMark, general manager, Intergraph Transportation and Photogrammetry, said, “Groupe ALTA is an innovator in aerial imaging and we are pleased that it has selected Intergraph’s DMC as it transitions to a digital imaging platform. The purchase reflects the growing demand for high-quality, digital cameras for full digital end-to-end production workflows – leaving behind the costs and time resources required with analog imagery processes.”


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 Groupe ALTA

Groupe ALTA is a North American leader in the field of data solutions and exploits the most advanced technologies and techniques in the industry of data acquisition and processing as well as diffusion. Groupe ALTA’s mission is to supply to its customers integrated geospatial solutions and support them in their geomatics implementation process so as to offer lasting solution to their needs. For more information, visit

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Carlos DellaMaddalena
Director, Corporate Communications

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