• European Directive INSPIRE
  • SDI (Spatial Data Infrastructure)
  • ISO 19115 / ISO 19139
  • ESRI GIS Portal Toolkit

What is INSPIRE ?

The European INSPIRE directive promotes the production and the exchange of data needed for the various policies of the European Union in the environment domain, with large sense.

By May 2010, certain aspects of the Directive (creation and organization of metadata) should be operational in the various communities.

What should do a community to be INSPIRE – compatible ?

  • Provide data according to common rules
  • Provide data catalogs
  • Apply interoperability rules
  • Allow free access to metadata
  • Provide access to data for the actors performing a task with  INSPIRE framework
  • Develop services to enable these access
  • Ensure the proper implementation of the Directive

What is SDI ?

SDI (Spatial Data Infrastructure) is a computer system that integrates a set of services:

  • Catalog
  • Servers
  • Software
  • Data
  • Applications
  • Web pages

 Offered services

arx iT offers expertise and the development around INSPIRE directive and especially :

  • Infrastructure development of spatial or geographic data (SDI)
  • Development and integration of GIS Portal Toolkit ESRI
  • Development of management and consultation tools according to ISO 19115/19139


  • Conseil Général du Haut-Rhin : implementation of a management solution according to INSPIRES INSPIRE standard
  • International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) : implementation of Geoportal Server in the worldwide geoportal
  • Rhin Meuse water agency : implementation of a management solution according to INSPIRE metadata standard