ECW Compression

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Enhanced Compression Wavelet (ECW) enables the compression of imagery into ECW format and the result can be easily stored, sent and displayed even on small devices. 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.

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ECW Features:

  • High-performance compressed file format designed specifically for extremely large imagery stores.
  • Achieves 15:1 compression ratios (94% reduction).
  • Fastest compression and decompression (rendering) rates in the industry.
  • ECW file format is supported across all major image server and storage platforms.


ECW Solutions are offered for various Hexagon Products: ERDAS® IMAGINE, ERDAS® ER Mapper, ERDAS® APOLLO, GeoMedia®, ImageStation and more.


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For more information please contact us

Contact person:

Stavros Chlorokostas
Surveying Engineer NTUA, Hexagon Geospatial Solutions Technical Support
       +30 2102846144-145

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