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Friday, November 30th, 2007

1Spatial aids VISTA’s drive towards streetworks reduction

PR – 1Spatial is supporting the development of a global data model for utility asset data exchange through the VISTA project in Great Britain. The project is predicted to save the UK economy millions of pounds per annum by creating more readily accessible shared information for utility companies. Inaccuracies in existing utility information and a

Friday, November 30th, 2007

RDC ScanEx received and processed new radar images of the oil spills in Kerch Strait

PR – RDC ScanEx acquired a series of new images from Radarsat-1 satellite for the water area of the southern part of the Azov Sea and the Kerch Strait. Images, acquired on November 22 and 23 (fig. 1 and 2 respecctively) with 30 m resolution show dark spots in the northern part of the the

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Tsunami Recovery Project Wins at Annual APSEA Awards

PR – NGIS Australia Chief Executive Officer, Paul Harris, has been announced as the Spatial Professional of the Year at the prestigious Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) in Sydney last week. The award ceremony, held on Thursday 22 November at Luna Park in Sydney, honored the work Mr Harris undertook in supporting reconstruction and recovery

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Merrick & Company Wins Engineering Excellence Award

PR – Merrick & Company, a world leader in  LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial  solutions received the Engineering Excellence Award from the  American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado for a prototype project delivered to the Kansas City and Omaha  districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

ESRI Expands Regional Presence with Launch of ESRI Asia

PR — Geographic information system (GIS) industry leader ESRI continues to expand its international operations with the opening of ESRI Asia. The new office will allow ESRI to better support its regional distributors, partners, and customers.  Comments ESRI president Jack Dangermond, "Our presence in Asia goes back almost 30 years. During that time, we have built

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

ESRI’s New Director of Product Management to Expand Enterprise GIS Strategies

PR — Dirk Gorter, formerly of Symantec Corporation, has joined ESRI’s senior corporate management team in the newly created position of director of product management. His charter is to implement new processes that will help ESRI create innovative geographic information system (GIS) software products that integrate into the wider business IT solution.

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Gartner’s MarketScope for Energy and Utility GIS Gives ESRI Good Rating

PR—ESRI received a Positive rating in a recent report from Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry. The report, MarketScope for Energy and Utility Geographic Information Systems, 2H07, by Bradley Williams and Jeff Vining and published October 17, 2007, was created for energy and utility customers so

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

WorldView-1 Reaches Full Operational Capability

PR – DigitalGlobe, provider of the world’s highest-resolution commercial satellite imagery and geospatial information products, today announced that WorldView-1 has completed its commissioning, meets all of its requirements, and is delivering imagery to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) as part of the NextView program. Full Operating Capability (FOC) with NGA began on November 17th. Following

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Google’s Goal: Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal

PR – Google announced a new strategic initiative to develop electricity from renewable energy sources that will be cheaper than electricity produced from coal. The newly created initiative, known as RE<C, will focus initially on advanced solar thermal power, wind power technologies, enhanced geothermal systems and other potential breakthrough technologies.  RE<C is hiring engineers and

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Valtus Imagery Launches New Customer Solutions Group

PR – Valtus Imagery Services, a division of North West Geomatics Ltd. announced today that Ms Tammy Peterson has joined the Valtus team as Customer Solutions Manager. The addition of Peterson will continue the company’s expansion in Canada and the United States.