Intergraph's Public Safety Software Enables Aurora to Improve Communication and Speed ResponseHUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 21, 2013 — (PRNewswire) — The City of Aurora, Colorado, has implemented Intergraph® computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and Mobile for Public Safety software for the City's 9-1-1 communications, police and fire departments.
Intergraph's software enables call-takers and dispatchers to communicate with police and fire units and allows field personnel to receive and acknowledge dispatch messages, view incident details and informational databases, and provides easy access to dispatch report data. Call-takers and dispatchers can view the location of police and fire units within the city, allowing for electronic map-based routing.
"We are proud to partner with the City of Aurora to advance multi-agency collaboration and strengthen resource management," said Jay Stinson, vice president, Intergraph SG&I. "By employing Intergraph's proven public safety technologies, Aurora personnel will have access to real-time information where and when they need it."
Located near Denver, the City of Aurora serves more than 335,000 residents and answers more than 400,000 emergency calls per year. Intergraph will also provide Aurora with failover capabilities at a separate physical location to ensure continuous operation and access to all CAD data and system functions in the event of a catastrophic failure of the primary location.
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions, including ERDAS technologies, to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation responsible for the SG&I U.S. federal business.
Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B), a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.
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Stephanie Deemer, Executive Manager Public Relations/Government Relations