geomer GmbH considers itself as a committed provider of geointelligent solutions for challenging geographical tasks. We are a young, independent company with private shareholders. Due to our scientific background and our excellence, we provide outstanding solutions – from consultancy to implementation. Our activities focus on products, solutions and project services in the areas of geointelligence, geospatial data, risk management and natural hazards. Our GIS solutions are open, flexible and easily scalable – whether it is a standard product for the visualization of company data, a single workstation solution or a group-wide information system. geomer has a quality management system according to DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008.
The flood protection centre (HSZ) is an administrative department with the Stadtentwässerungsbetriebe Köln, AöR (StEB) (The Group of Municipal Drainage Operations Cologne). The HSZ co-ordinates and watches the flood application in the Cologne city. It prepares the flood management, observes the discharge situation in the Rhine catchment area, provides water level forecast for the city of Cologne and informs the application forces and citizens. The involved offices and organizations act independently. Beside this job in the flood management, are among other things the sensitization of the population, consultation and committee work other important duties. Within this project the role of the HSZ is those of the user, so that the expert’s assessment is introduced, what the flood management supported and improved.
DLR is the national aeronautics and space research center of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures. In addition to its own research, as Germany’s space agency, DLR has been given responsibility by the federal government for the planning and implementation of the German space program. DLR is also the umbrella organization for the nation’s largest project management agency. In the framework of the technology program “Smart Data” the department “Geo-Risks and Civil Security” of the German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD) holds responsible for the project implementation on behalf of DLR. The department’s focus work lies in the development and applications of methods in the context of natural hazards research based on techniques of satellite-based earth observation. DFD and DLR’s Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF) together comprise the Earth Observation Center EOC, which has become a center of competence for earth observation in Germany.
At the heart of Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute’s research work are developments of modern communication networks and multimedia systems. The core competencies of Fraunhofer HHI are in the areas of photonic networks and systems, fiber optic sensor systems and video coding and transmission. The Video Coding & Analytics Department (VCA) addresses all aspects in the research fields of image and video coding, transport of multimedia data, embedded multimedia processing, data analysis as well as image and video understanding, and the in sd-kama involved Image & Video Understanding group (IVU) develops innovative technology and products for automatic extraction, creation, annotation and deployment of semantic information from image and video data from various sources, e.g. digital archives, camera sensors or mobile devices like smartphones
Software AG empowers customers to innovate, differentiate and win in the digital world. Its products help companies combine existing systems on-premise and in the cloud into a single platform to optimize and digitize their businesses. The combination of process management, data integration and real-time analytics in one Digital Business Platform enables customers to drive operational efficiency, modernize their systems and optimize processes for smarter decision-making. Building on over 45 years of customer-centric innovation, Software AG is ranked a leader in many innovative IT categories. Software AG has more than 4,300 employees in 70 countries and had total revenues of €873 million in 2015.