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Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

City of Amsterdam Wins 2007 BE Award

PR — The Physical Planning Department of the city of Amsterdam has won a 2007 BE Award in the “Geospatial Government” category for its IJburg project. Covering approximately 420 hectares of recently reclaimed land, IJburg is the first integrated and sustainable urban development project of this size to be built in an environmentally sensitive area.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

Petrobrás SA Wins 2007 BE Award

PR — Petrobrás SA, an integrated Brazilian company that performs oil and oil by-product exploration, production, refining, and transportation, has won a 2007 BE Award in the “Geospatial Mapping and Cadastre” category for its Obstacles Management System. This $20 million project enables Petrobrás to systematically map more than 40,000 surface and deep-sea obstacles in Brazil’s

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

Fugawi Launches New Cell Phone Navigator and Free Mapping Website for Outdoor Community

PR — GPS software manufacturer Northport Systems, Inc., has launched Fugawi Touratel, a new cell phone-based outdoor navigation software and interactive web site, today for use in the United States.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

NAVTEQ and American Digital Cartography, Inc. Team Up to Offer Personalized Data Licensing Options

PR — NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, today announced the addition of American Digital Cartography, Inc. (ADCi) as a Zone Partner on the NAVTEQ Network for Developers (NN4D) site. ADCi joins current NN4D Zone Partners Autodesk and DeCarta in providing NN4D members with

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

Dave Waldrup Joins FortiusOne

PR — FortiusOne, a leader in next-generation Intelligent Mapping solutions that make the world’s geographic data accessible to everyone for learning, decision making, and problem solving, announced that Dave Waldrup is joining the executive team as VP of Product Management and Marketing. Waldrup brings over 30 years of combined government and commercial experience where he

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Infotech Appoints Fryhover as Director of Energy Solutions

PR — Infotech Enterprises America, Inc. (Infotech) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Don Fryhover to the newly created position of Director of Energy Solutions within the Geospatial Division.   This appointment adds the experience and network of a 30 year veteran to the Infotech staff.  As the Director of Energy Solutions, Mr. Fryhover

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

New ESRI Licensing Program Facilitates Broad Use of GIS by Small Municipalities and Counties

PR — ESRI now offers a Small Municipal and County Government Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) Program that allows unlimited deployments of ESRI ArcGIS software to municipalities and counties in the United States. The program provides access to the geographic information system (GIS) technology small governments need with a straightforward, tiered pricing schedule.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

French Expert Shares Keen Perspectives on Creating Smart Living Spaces and Transportation Systems

PR — Jean Poulit’s long, distinguished government career in France, mainly as a transportation and urban planner, gave him unique insights into where and how far people will travel for work, recreation, and shopping. In Connecting People While Preserving the Planet: Essays on Sustainable Development, a new ESRI Press book, Poulit presents his vision of

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

City of Encinitas Enhances GIS Basemap Using Cadastral Editor

PR — Encinitas, California, has chosen ESRI’s ArcGIS Survey Analyst with Cadastral Editor software to improve the accuracy of its geographic information system (GIS) basemap and cadastral layers. More than 22 square miles of cadastral data and survey records will be accurately updated and integrated into the city’s enterprise GIS using functionality available in Cadastral Editor.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Topcon Wins Large GIS Handheld Bid in Europe

PR — The country of Romania has acquired 530 hand-held GMS-2 GIS instruments from Topcon in what was described as one of the world’s largest GIS data collection system sales. Two Topcon distributors — the Czech exclusive distributor GEODIS BRNO and its Romanian daughter company GEODIS RO — were awarded the contract.