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Monday, December 17th, 2007

SUN Releases Open Source 100% Java PDF Renderer/Viewer

PR – Last week I told you we had a secret new open source project to release. Think of it as an early Christmas present. A project that you’ve never heard of and has nothing to do with JavaFX (which is partially untrue, but I’ll get to that in a second). Well, it’s almost the

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Ordnance Survey opens source code to web 2.0 applications

PR – Web developers are tomorrow (14th December) previewing a free online platform to help them experiment with some of the world’s most advanced geographic information. OS OpenSpace enables web-savvy users to build mash-ups with a range of Ordnance Survey data in line with government aims to make public sector information more accessible. Under an

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Intermap Technologies and Harris Corporation Renew Partnership

PR – Intermap Technologies Corp. today announced that Harris Corporation, a major supplier of commercial, government and defense communications systems and geospatial solutions, has extended its agreement to distribute Intermap’s high-resolution  digital elevation and orthorectified radar images.

Friday, December 14th, 2007

SRI Consulting Publishes Green Building Materials Report

PR – In an effort to reduce their “carbon footprint,” consumers are now looking at ways to make a building green beginning with the initial construction phases. Today, SRI Consulting (SRIC) released its new report Green Building Materials, which explains how the use of green building technology can be incorporated into construction.

Friday, December 14th, 2007

GeoPetro Resources Company Plans 3D Seismic

PR – GeoPetro Resources Company (“GeoPetro” or the “Company”) (AMEX:GPR) (TSX:GEP.S) today advised of plans to conduct a large onshore 3D seismic survey to evaluate recent oil finds by its 12% owned Indonesian subsidiary Continental-GeoPetro (Bengara-II) Ltd. (“CGB2”) in the Bengara-II block East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The recent completion of the drilling of 4 wells in

Friday, December 14th, 2007

earthmine Signs Exclusive Agreement with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

PR – earthmine inc., a 3D, street-side mapping company, today announced it has finalized an exclusive agreement with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to license 3D data-generation software and algorithms created by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and utilized on the Mars Exploration Rover Missions. earthmine recently unveiled its ground-breaking technology for collecting and

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Top Ten Classic Articles in Cartographica now Free Online

The top ten most-cited articles in the history of Cartographica are now freely available online at Also available by subscription is the complete back file of articles going back to issue 1:1, when Cartographica was known as The Cartographer. To register for a free trial of Cartographica Online, contact

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

EMEP/CORINAIR Emission Inventory Guidebook – 2007

PR – The 2007 update of the third edition of the emission inventory guidebook prepared by the UNECE/EMEP Task Force on Emissions Inventories and Projections provides a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art atmospheric emissions inventory methodology. Its intention is to support reporting under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution and the EU National Emission Ceilings

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Wiener Linien orders 15 metro trains from Siemens-led consortium

PR – Wiener Linien of Vienna, Austria have ordered 15 metro trains from a consortium led by Siemens Transportation Systems (TS). The total order is worth more than €135 million. The lion’s share of it – €94 million – will go to Siemens, while the remaining €41 million will be divided between consortium partners Bombardier

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

TENET is awarded MoD Contract

PR – TENET is awarded MoD contract to investigate opportunities in the European Union’s Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE) Directive. TENET has successfully secured a follow-on contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to investigate and critically evaluate the impact and potential opportunities for the MoD relating to the European