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Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Network Rail Maps Assets to Cut Roadwork Disruptions

PR — The NSG (National Street Gazetteer), the definitive source of road information for the notification and coordination of street works has been substantially enhanced by asset data supplied by Network Rail.  The NSG now includes details of every bridge, tunnel or level crossing, owned and managed by Network Rail, which interface with the public

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

ERDAS Announces ERDAS TITAN Web Cache Servers

PR — ERDAS announces the release of ERDAS TITAN Web Cache Servers, adding performance to data sharing within ERDAS TITAN 2008. Recently released, ERDAS TITAN is a dynamic online solution that allows users and communities to share geospatial data, web services and location-based content internally and externally to an organization, and to a variety of

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Cities Sign Up for ESRI’s New Licensing Program

PR―Governments of cities or counties with 100,000 residents or less continue to enter the new ESRI Small Municipal and County Government Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) program to support their visions for strong, organization-wide geographic information systems (GIS). The City of Aspen/Pitkin County, Colorado; the City of Midland, Michigan; and the City of Albany, Oregon, are

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Safe Software Named “Cool Vendor” by Leading Analyst Firm

PR – Safe Software announced that Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, has named Safe Software in its “Cool Vendors in Data Management and Integration, 2008” report. The March 26, 2008 report was written by Ted Friedman, Andreas Bitterer and Donald Feinberg.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Masternaut Three X Acquires Microsoft Gold Partner ICM Business Solutions

PR — Vehicle tracking and mobile solutions company Masternaut Three X has acquired ICM Business Solutions, a Microsoft Gold Partner and leading UK provider of Microsoft business application software.  Masternaut Three X supported a management buyout of the business from Phoenix IT Group plc.  The new business, which will be run by the previous management

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Balfour Beatty Keep Lights Bright with Real-time Mayrise System

PR — Balfour Beatty is boosting its services using advanced asset management software from Mayrise Systems to deliver three Private Finance Initiative (PFI) street lighting contracts. The three projects, with a combined value of £198 million, include the maintenance of more than 115,000 street lights and illuminated signs together with the installation of 63,000 new

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

DigitalGlobe Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

PR — DigitalGlobe, Inc. announced today that the company has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

Monday, April 14th, 2008

OGC Approves KML as Open Standard

PR — The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) today announced the approval of the OpenGIS® KML Encoding Standard (OGC KML), marking KML’s transition into an open standard which will be maintained by the OGC. Developers will now have a standard approach for using KML to code and share visual geographic content in

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Contract Signed for ESA’s Sentinel-3 Earth Observation Satellite

PR — The European Space Agency and Thales Alenia Space today signed a €305 million contract to provide the first Sentinel-3 earth observation satellite, devoted to oceanography and land-vegetation monitoring, as part of the European GMES programme. As prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space is responsible for the satellite’s design, development and integration.  

Monday, April 14th, 2008

New Member of Staff for STAR-APIC

PR – Following a highly successful year in 2007, STAR-APIC UK has appointed Stuart Miller as Commercial Manager to further develop new business and markets.