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Monday, March 24th, 2008

ArcGIS 9.3 to Offer Full Support for Vista

PR — ESRI’s upcoming ArcGIS 9.3 software release will fully support the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system across the ArcGIS family of products. The new support now makes ArcGIS fully compatible with Vista for increased reliability.

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Merrick & Company Wins Wichita, Kansas LiDAR and Digital Imagery Project

PR- Merrick & Company, a world leader in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was awarded a LiDAR and digital imagery project by the City of Wichita to collect geospatial data for the City and in the remaining areas of Sedgwick County.  Merrick will deliver six-inch pixel resolution color digital orthophotography that was

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

DeLorme Earthmate Chosen by BNSF for Maintenance Tracking

PR – DeLorme, a long-time innovation leader in GPS receiver technologies, today announced that Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) has standardized on the Earthmate GPS PN-20 as the GPS receiver of choice in support of track maintenance crews throughout the organization.

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Book Tackles Topic of How to Improve Poverty-Stricken Areas Using Geospatial Technology

PR — Architects and urban designers Rosario Giusti de Pérez and Ramón A. Pérez spent years working on projects to revitalize barrios in their home country of Venezuela. In Analyzing Urban Poverty: GIS for the Developing World, their new book from ESRI Press, they explain how people can use geographic information system (GIS) technology to identify

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Yotta DCL Provides State-of-the-Art Road Surveying to Nottinghamshire

PR – Highway surveying and geospatial data collection specialist Yotta DCL is helping the UK’s Nottinghamshire County Council to improve their highway maintenance process with road surface condition surveys performed using state-of-the-art laser technology. Yotta DCL will map 1505km of the County’s A, B and C roads using its US$2million ARAN survey vehicle which incorporates

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

National Geographic Maps and i-Cubed Form Alliance To Provide Premium Topographic Maps

PR — National Geographic Maps, a leader in topographic map data, and i-cubed, a renowned provider of imagery solutions, announced today an agreement to provide National Geographic’s TOPO! maps and i-cubed’s domestic aerial imagery (USA Nationwide Prime) through i-cubed’s DataDoors imagery services. The agreement signals an important fusion of high-quality topographic maps with one of

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Vision Solutions Publishes White Paper on Leica TITAN GeoHub

PR — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces NVision Solutions’ publication of an Emergency Response Data-Sharing white paper, outlining the benefits provided to organizations implementing a Leica TITAN GeoHub. A strategic partner of Leica Geosystems, Nvision Solutions previously created a MyWorld in the Beta release of Leica TITAN, featuring both vector and image layers of Mississippi,

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Bentley Names Volker Mueller Research Director for Computational Design

PR — Bentley Systems, Incorporated has appointed Volker Mueller to the position of research director for computational design in Bentley’s Applied Research group. In this capacity, Mueller is responsible for identifying and pursuing innovative ways to employ computation in the infrastructure design professions. In addition to exploring new approaches to rules-based design, generative design, and

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Pixxures Earns High Marks as U.S. Census Bureau Project Comes to an End

PR — Pixxures, Inc., a division of XēDAR Corporation, a leading provider of geospatial services including data acquisition, processing, image analysis, data storage and Web services, has received their fourth consecutive Certificate of Recognition from Harris Corporation for their work on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Master Address File/Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Accuracy

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

ESRI Survey & Engineering GIS Summit Continues to Grow

PR — Geographic information system (GIS) technology is rapidly reshaping the survey and engineering industries. The 2008 ESRI Survey & Engineering GIS Summit to be held August 2–5, 2008, at the San Diego Convention Center in California, will help attendees explore how GIS is building new opportunities for their businesses. Surveying, engineering, and GIS professionals will