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Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

EarthCARE Satellite Contract Signed

PR – The European Space Agency and Astrium GmbH have today signed a contract worth €263 million to provide the EarthCARE satellite, the sixth Earth Explorer mission of ESA’s Living Planet Programme. As prime contractor, Astrium GmbH is responsible for the satellite’s design, development and integration.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Blue Marble Geographics Promotes From Within

PR – Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce the promotion of several members of their team over the past few months.  Kris Berglund has been promoted from Director of Sales & Marketing to Vice President of Sales.

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Announces Meridian Award Winners at MapWorld 2008

PR – Pitney Bowes MapInfo today announced the winners of the 2008 MapInfo Meridian Awards at its MapWorld user conference being held this week in Las Vegas.

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Bentley Systems Yearbook Celebrating More Than 230 of the World’s Most Extraordinary Projects

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that its recently published 180-page yearbook, “The Year in Infrastructure 2007,” has won the Graphic Arts Association’s Neographics 2008 award for Best of Book Category. Neographics is one of the largest regional graphic communications competitions in the United States in which graphic arts, packaging, converting, design, and publishing

Monday, May 26th, 2008

GeoEye-1 Satellite Imaging Sensor Scheduled to Launch August 22

PR – Satellite Imaging Corporation, a leading provider of satellite and geospatial information announced that on August 22, 2008 GeoEye Inc. has scheduled a launch date for its next-generation, earth imaging satellite GeoEye-1. Boeing Launch Services and GeoEye finalized this launch date in an amendment to the Launch Service Agreement that was signed on May

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Topcon Announces Three Key Appointments

PR – Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has announced three appointments to key management positions in the agriculture, OEM and asset management groups. David Vaughn of San Jose, Calif., is the company’s new senior vice president, business unit manager of precision agriculture; Mark S. Bittner of Danville, Calif., has been named senior vice president, business unit

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Topcon Precision Agriculture Announces Promotions of Schildroth and Haarberg

PR – Rhett Schildroth has been promoted to product engineering manager and Rod Haarberg has been promoted to national agriculture sales manager. Schildroth served as Topcon’s agriculture products marketing manager beginning in 2006.  Prior to joining Topcon, he served as supervisor of program management with John Deere Company.

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

Nokia Navigation Service Harnesses Ordnance Survey Data

PR – With the launch of Nokia Maps 2.0, Nokia is taking its mapping and navigation experiences to the next level. The new service features improved optional car navigation, enhanced pedestrian navigation, added multimedia city guides, and now  satellite images and a redesigned user interface,

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

European Green Investments Market: Trends, Drivers and Challenges

PR – Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce its 2008 Quarterly Analyst Briefing Presentation on the European green investments market to be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. PDT.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

GyPSii and NAV2 Partner to Link Location Data with Mobile and User-Generated Content in China

PR — GyPSii, the leading geo-location and mobile social networking provider, today announced it has entered into a map licensing agreement with NAV2, a Shanghai-based provider of world class digital map data. The deal means GyPSii users will have complete access to NAV2’s comprehensive China map database.