Intergraph software aids information-sharing between public safety agencies in Chester County, PennsylvaniaHUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 20, 2013 — (PRNewswire) — Chester County, Pennsylvania, has selected Intergraph® to improve information sharing between dozens of public safety agencies, helping police, firefighters and paramedics better respond to emergency incidents.
Using Intergraph's computer-aided dispatch (CAD) software, Chester County can coordinate single and multi-agency response among 44 police departments, 57 fire departments and 23 ambulance companies in the Philadelphia area, while Intergraph's mobile products provide 700 first responders with access to incidents, records and maps on laptops, tablets and smartphones. Intergraph's EdgeFrontier® integration software enables seamless integration between CAD and law enforcement records and between the public safety agencies.
"By improving communications among public safety agencies in the area, Intergraph will provide the tools to respond better and faster to incidents," said Deputy Director John Haynes, Chester County. "Getting the right resources to the right place at the right time will improve public safety and reduce the risk faced by our first responders."
This multi-agency solution leverages Intergraph's flexible and scalable platforms for geospatial data management and analysis and incident response. More than 2,500 public safety and security agencies around the world rely on Intergraph software.
"Intergraph makes it easier to see, understand and act on information," said Haynes. "By ensuring agencies can share critical information and coordinate resources in real-time, Intergraph is helping Chester County make smarter decisions."
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