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International Platform for the Data Harmonisation Community

Recent blog posts:
GeoServer App-Schema Integration: HALE 2.9.4 is out
Spatialite and INSPIRE 4.0: HALE 2.9.3 released
wetransform, lat/lon and geosparc receive INSPIRE Conference Excellence Award


ETRA is an industrial group forming part of ACS, the 4th largest Construction Corporation in the World. ETRA Investigación y Desarrollo, S.A. is the hi-tech unit within ETRA Group, one of the leading industrial groups in Spain. Its mission is putting in the market the most advanced solutions and services either directly or through the 10 companies of the Group.

The activity of the company – with a sustained growth of turnover and employees over the years which has reached 240 M€ and 2000 staff – started in the 70's and it is centred in the RTD, implementation and commercialization of advanced real time control and information management systems applied to the sectors of security, energy, mobility, and public services.

ETRA's activities include:

  • Software development dealing with GIS and semantic web: development and management of ontologies as well as web services technology.
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems: Fleet Management, Traffic Management, Electronic ticketing, Access Control, Tolling, Personalized Information services, etc.
  • Security Management Systems in the fields of mobility.
  • Energy Management Systems in the fields of public lighting and smart buildings.
  • And in general, real time control and information management systems aimed at improving the security and efficiency of organizations, increasing the safety, security and quality of life of people and minimizing the environmental impact of socioeconomic activities.

In all the fields above we do from basic research to turnkey systems delivery.