ROCHESTER, N.Y. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 17, 2010 — ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) has completed the previously announced acquisition of the business operations of EchoStorm Worldwide. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
EchoStorm, founded in 2003, provides a suite of secure, net-centric commercial products that enables users to capture, manage, and disseminate full-motion video in near real time as well as address the common issues involved with system interoperability and bandwidth.
“Today’s full motion video users are drowning in data, and need effective software to manage, share and analyze that information,” said Bruce Wald, vice president of ITT’s Night Vision & Imaging business. “EchoStorm’s proven solutions for full-motion video give operators easy, fast and cost-effective access to critical video and data in real-time, thereby reducing lengthy analysis and putting actionable intelligence in the hands of end users more rapidly.”
EchoStorm's business operations will be integrated into ITT Geospatial Systems' Night Vision & Imaging business area, where EchoStorm's operationally proven software technology products including adLIB, Convene, FunnelCloud, and MDAR/RADAR, will become key additions to the Geospatial Information Solutions business.
ITT Geospatial Systems, headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., is a global supplier of innovative night vision, remote sensing and navigation solutions that provide sight and situational awareness at the space, airborne, ground and soldier levels. ITT Geospatial Systems’ solutions range from image and data capture to processing and dissemination. Key applications include image intensification and thermal imaging; advanced power supplies; multi-spectral image systems; weather and climate monitoring; space science; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; GPS-based positioning, navigation and timing systems; and image exploitation software. Using our technologies, customers can move beyond mere image acquisition to image interchange and true knowledge sharing. www.geospatial.itt.com
About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company reported 2009 revenue of $10.9 billion. www.itt.com
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