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April 21, 2016
Hexagon Geospatial Appoints The Wroclaw Institute of Spatial Information and Artificial Intelligence as a Partner in Linked Data/Graph Database Solutions

NORCROSS, GA and WROCLAW, POLAND – We are pleased to announce that Wroclaw Institute has been appointed as a partner by Hexagon Geospatial — world’s leading producer of geospatial software and platforms. The agreement grants to The Wroclaw Institute right for selling its flagship — Semantic Components solution bundled with Hexagon’s GeoMedia globally. Semantic Components is a unique application designed for blending spatial data with Internet resources. Semantic Components introduces to geospatial world inferencing, ontologies and graph analysis — terms known from Semantic Web domain.

After signing the agreement Hexagon Geospatial President — Mladen Stojic said, “The Wroclaw Institute is known for pioneering innovations that combine computer-readable data (RDF), artificial intelligence, and commercial geospatial platforms. Ultimately, this partnership will enable us to deliver joint solutions that can reshape the way we interpret, analyze, and visualize information.”

The Wroclaw Institute CEO — Adam Iwaniak, Ph.D. replied, “We are proud that our efforts in bringing geospatial and Linked Data worlds together are appreciated by the organization of such an industry esteem. This makes us believe even stronger that combining this two technologies opens new, exceptional possibilities for the geospatial market.”

Semantic Components is powerful suite of tools, designed as a bridge between the geospatial domain and the Semantic Web/Linked Data/graph databases world. It allows import/export, integration, enrichment, analysis and linking of RDF graph data with traditional geospatial resources. The Semantic Components was designed to be a robust tool built as an add-on module to the proven geospatial platform — Hexagon’s GeoMedia.

Semantic Components is intended for data value added re-resellers, organizations responsible for Linked Open Data creation and publication as well as geoinformatics/Semantic Web researchers and education laboratories.

About Hexagon Geospatial

Hexagon Geospatial helps you make sense of the dynamically changing world. Hexagon Geospatial provides the software products and platforms to a large variety of customers through direct sales, channel partners and other Hexagon businesses.

About The Wroclaw Institute

The Wroclaw Institute of Spatial Information and Artificial Intelligence is Wroclaw, Poland based technology company focused on knowledge engineering, data exploration and intelligent GIS, providing products, services and solutions based on cutting-edge scientific and technological achievements.

Hexagon Geospatial is part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information, automate business processes and improve productivity. They are used in a broad range of vital industries. Hexagon (NASDAQ Stockholm: HEXAB) has more than 16,000 employees in 46 countries and net sales of approximately 3.1bn USD.

Learn more at hexagon.com.

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