Compression
Compression
ROBUST DATA COMPRESSION AND RAPID DELIVERY WITH ECW TECHNOLOGY

Managing big data can be challenging – especially large volumes of geospatial imagery that are constantly changing. Organizations today require superior solutions for storing massive raster libraries and delivering data on demand.

Hexagon Geospatial’s Enhanced Compression Wavelet (ECW) is a high-performance, image-compression format designed specifically for geospatial imagery. ECW technology provides exceptional compression, capable of reducing terabyte-sized files to five percent of their original size, while retaining the image’s full visual quality. As well as delivering lightning-fast display performance, this optimized compression technology also enables faster processing and transfer of imagery throughout an organization, reducing overall data duplication and storage costs.

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Shrink Big Data

Preserve critical information while saving space with simple, cost-effective and powerful compression for both imagery and point cloud data.

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Rapid Generation & Delivery

Create ECW files faster than 25 MB per second, with delivery benchmarked as the industry's fastest.

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Tremendous Disk Space Savings

ECW can compress imagery to 5% to 10% of the original size, while remaining visually lossless.