Intergraph Launches GeoMedia 4.0 Seminar Series.Business Editors/High Tech Writers
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GIS (1) (Geographic Information System) An information system that deals with spatial information. Often called "mapping software," it links attributes and characteristics of an area to its geographic location. and IT Professionals Experience First-hand the Powerful
New Features of GeoMedia
Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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Seminar attendees will witness live demonstrations and learn why GeoMedia is the industry's only GIS that offers real-time data Real-time data denotes information that is delivered immediately after collection. There is no delay in the timeliness of the information provided.
Some uses of this term confuse it with the term dynamic data. integration and how its open, flexible architecture easily fits into the IT enterprise workflow. The free, half-day seminar series spotlighting the "Take the GeoMedia 4.0 Challenge" launches on June 20 in Detroit, MI and Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, resort city (1990 pop. 393,069), independent and in no county, SE Va., on the Atlantic coast; inc. 1906. In 1963, Princess Anne co. and the former small town of Virginia Beach were merged, giving the present city an area of 302 sq mi (782 sq km). , VA and continues through Fall in major cities throughout the U.S. Special promotions and a free copy of GeoMedia will be given away at each seminar. Participants can register online today at www.intergraph.com/gis/4Seminars or by phone at 800/791-3357.
Announced in May, the new GeoMedia 4.0 product suite delivers expanded data access and integration tools with full support for Oracle 8i(TM) Spatial and Microsoft(R) SQL Server An earlier relational DBMS from Sybase and from Microsoft. Sybase introduced SQL Server in 1988 for various Unix versions. In that same year, with help from IBM, Sybase created an OS/2 version that Microsoft licensed and branded as Microsoft SQL Server. databases, improved plotting workflow featuring the new GeoMedia SmartPlot tools, and more than 75 customer-driven enhancements. Seminar attendees will learn how GeoMedia 4.0 employs these hallmark capabilities for increasing the value of their organization's geospatial data:
-- Open Architecture - live remote connections, up-to-date
information, real-time access
-- Live Data Integration - the only GIS offering real-time
integration of disparate data
-- Real-time Analysis - what-if scenarios using advance
-- Versatile Data Capture - smart editing, live error checking
-- Advanced Plotting - integrated plotting workflow, new GeoMedia
-- Web-Enabled - communicate up-to-date spatial information
broadly and cost-effectively
GeoMedia was the industry's first open geospatial solution on the Microsoft Windows See Windows.
(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then. NT(R) platform and delivers an open, easy-to-use, and cost-effective platform for enterprisewide GIS. GeoMedia continues to revolutionize rev·o·lu·tion·ize
tr.v. rev·o·lu·tion·ized, rev·o·lu·tion·iz·ing, rev·o·lu·tion·iz·es
1. To bring about a radical change in: Television has revolutionized news coverage.
2. the GIS marketplace with its superior data access and integration capabilities, unmatched ease-of-use and productivity, and solid support for open standards Specifications for hardware and software that are developed by a standards organization or a consortium involved in supporting a standard. Available to the public for developing compliant products, open standards imply "open systems;" that an existing component in a system can be replaced . The GeoMedia product suite includes GeoMedia, GeoMedia Professional, GeoMedia Web Map, and GeoMedia Web Enterprise.
"We're excited to bring this seminar series to GIS and IT professionals and enable them to experience first-hand the technological advances and innovative new features in the GeoMedia 4.0 product suite," said Preetha Pulusani, executive vice president, Intergraph's Mapping/GIS division. "In our marketplace, customers are setting decisive goals to maximize the value of their geospatial data and increase return on investment. Our GeoMedia technology provides the performance, functionality, and robustness for enterprise solutions that help organizations reach those business and IT goals."
For More Information
Space is limited at each seminar. Participants are encouraged to register today at www.intergraph.com/gis/4Seminars or by phone at 800/791-3357. Visit the Web site often for new dates and locations. For GeoMedia product information visit www.intergraph.com/gis.
Intergraph Background Information
Intergraph Corporation is a worldwide provider of technical solutions and systems integration. Its vertically focused business units develop, market, and support software and services for local and national governments and for the following vertical industries: transportation, utilities, communications, process, marine, and public safety. Other business units deliver software, hardware, and services across multiple industries. Built on 30 years of technology innovation, Intergraph is consistently ranked by industry analysts as a leading vendor in the global markets it serves. Intergraph common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market Nasdaq stock market
The first electronic stock market listing over 5000 companies. The Nasdaq stock market comprises two separate markets, namely the Nasdaq National Market, which trades large, active securities and the Nasdaq Smallcap Market that trades emerging growth companies. under the symbol INGR. Visit www.intergraph.com for more information.
Intergraph and GeoMedia are registered trademarks of Intergraph Corporation. Other brands and product names are trademarks of their respective owners.
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