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Monday, February 4th, 2008

Teledyne Acquires TSS International

PR – Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Limited, has acquired S G Brown Limited and its wholly-owned subsidiary TSS (International) Limited (together “TSS International”) for £29 million (approximately $57.7 million). TSS International, headquartered in Watford, United Kingdom, designs and manufactures inertial sensing, gyrocompass navigation and subsea pipe and cable detection

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

ESRI Received “Strong Positive” Rating from Analyst Firm

PR — ESRI received a Strong Positive rating, the highest possible, from Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry. ESRI received this rating in the report entitled MarketScope for Public Safety Geographic Information Systems, 2H07 by Bradley Williams and Jeff Vining and published October 31, 2007. Gartner

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

The GIS Certification Institute’s (GISCI) Grandfathering Provision Ends Dec. 31, 2008

PR — On December 31, 2008, the Grandfathering Provision of the GIS Certification Institute’s (GISCI) certification program expires. A typical applicant for Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP(r)) certification must claim and document achievement in three distinct categories:

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

LizardTech Launches Express Server Portal Site

PR — LizardTech, a division of Celartem, Inc., and a leading provider of software solutions for managing and distributing digital content, today officially launched a portal site where existing GeoExpress users can upload imagery to Express Server 6. The portal site can be found at http://portal.lizardtech.com/ The key new feature in the recently released version

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

GeoWeb 2008 Extends Call for Papers Deadline to March 7, 2008

PR — Conference organizers of GeoWeb 2008 today announced that due to popular demand, the Call for Papers deadline has been extended to March 7, 2008. The conference will take place from July 21st to July 25th, 2008 and will be held at the Morris J. Wosk Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. The theme for

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Location Intelligence 2008 Agenda Exposes Geospatial Successes

PR – Directions Media today unveils the preliminary agenda for its 2008 Location Intelligence Conference to be held in Santa Clara, California, April 28-30. The two and one-half day event includes presentations with a laser focus on success, measured in dollars, from the use of geospatial and related enabling technologies. New elements suggested by attendee

Friday, February 1st, 2008

GeODC Expansion Set to Help Local Government Improve Information

PR – Data capture specialist GeODC has announced a major expansion of its local government project management team.  The move is in response to demand amongst UK councils for expert help during major projects such as capturing planning records, Geographical Information System (GIS) data digitisation and document scanning.   GeODC’s services enable council’s to provide

Friday, February 1st, 2008

SunEdison and Constellation Energy Sign Solar Renewable Energy Credit Agreement in Maryland

PR – SunEdison, North America’s largest solar energy services provider, today announced a 15-year agreement to sell Constellation Energy Commodities Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG), an estimated four megawatts (MW) of solar renewable energy credits in Maryland. When completed, the installations covered under this agreement will provide 30 percent of Maryland’s

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

OGC(R) Approves Observations & Measurements Encoding Standard

PR – The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) have approved version 1.0 of the OpenGIS® Observations & Measurements (O&M) Encoding Standard. The O&M standard defines an abstract model and an XML schema encoding for observations and measurements. This framework is required for use by other OGC Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) standards as

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

NLI Engineering Oil & Gas Joins Bentley’s Enterprise License Subscription Program

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that Norway-based NLI Engineering Oil & Gas as, a leading supplier of engineering and fabrication services to the oil, gas, and land-based industries, has joined Bentley’s Enterprise License Subscription (ELS) program. Bentley’s ELS program grants organizations unlimited access to the entire ELS software portfolio for a fixed annual