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Digital cartography

Mapping information is strategic for the deployment or management of a network. At ATDI we have accumulated a sizeable catalogue of existing worldwide cartographic data. That information is stored on ATDI's large scale servers.

The ATDI mapping department can produce or convert any type of data including digital reference mapping (maps, satellite photos, aerial images, etc.), land occupancy or Digital Elevation Models (DEM).

System integration & Management solutions
ATDI has developed complete networking, sharing and management solutions for mapping information. Large volumes of data in different coordinate reference systems need to be manipulated to process geographic information. Intranet and Internet solutions can make all these geographic data easily accessible to users in the company, performing complex calculations whenever they are necessary.

Acquiring data
ATDI's expert cartographers can help you acquire and validate raw data. Once ATDI has confirmed the quality of the data, its acquisition is swift. The aerial photos, ground control points, satellite images and maps are then processed and formatted for the customers. ATDI has developed a network of local cartographic partners, and is official dealer of the French National Geographic Institute (IGN), and of the U.K. Ordnance Survey.

Sourcing of existing data
ATDI's skilled professionals have accrued extensive experience in the sourcing of existing cartographic data. Using our partnerships with industry leaders and government agencies around the world, we can identify quickly existing data sets and ensure their quality.

In addition to providing the software used to create the digital images and layers needed for radio planning, ATDI also has impressive production capabilities. Our cartographic department manages a large high resolution laboratory, with extensive production capabilities in digital stereo restitution and high resolution digitizing.

  • Sourcing

  • Data converting

  • Multispectral satellite imagery for clutter extraction (Landsat7, SPOT, etc.)

  • Stereoscopic aerial photography for clutter and building height extraction (USGS National Aerial Photography Program, Canadian National Air Photo Library, etc.)

  • Digitally scanned paper maps for clutter extraction and production of terrain models (topographic maps, etc.)


  • ICS map server is a GIS management companion tool to ATDI's RF modeling software HTZ and ICS. ICS map server's development is focused on converting public or private source raster and vector based GIS information into ATDI's proprietary cartographic formats

  • Global Mapper Plug-in enable the conversion of most custom map data formats into the ATDI format. The Plug-in is used in conjunction with Global Mapper, the GIS tool for map data format conversion - Download brochure

  • ICS viewer allows you to display and check results generated by ICS Telecom, ICS designer, HTZ Warfare and ICS LT. The product is license free and available from the Download area on this site.

  • ICS online represents a powerful and yet simple internet / intranet gate to your network data, and a link between the network design team and the marketing department, the sales force, the customer center and the installation and maintenance services.


Cartographic data generation with ICS map server

High Resolution RF Analysis - The benefits of LIDAR terrain & clutter datasets