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Friday, July 4th, 2008

California CIO Announces Members of Geospatial Information Systems Task Force

PR – California Chief Information Officer Teri Takai today announced the members of the Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) Task Force. Governor Schwarzenegger recently called for the creation of a task force to develop a statewide strategy to enhance the technology for environmental protection, natural resource management, traffic flow, emergency preparedness and response, land use planning

Friday, July 4th, 2008

GEO Issues Call for Participation in GEOSS Pilot

PR – The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announced that a Call for Participation (CFP) in Phase 2 of the GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems) Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP) has been issued by the GEO (Group on Earth Observations).

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Océ Results Second Quarter 2008

PR – Océ counters adverse economic conditions by expanding savings program. Results second quarter 2008

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Leica PowerGrade: Uniquely Flexible Grading System

PR – Leica PowerGrade, Leica Geosystems’ next-generation Grading Solution, revolutionizes the construction process. The key to the Leica PowerGrade system lies in the unique powersnap concept whose central element is a docking station allowing easy and quick transfer of panels between machines – this allows to change from one configuration to another, just as the

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

3M Completes Acquisition of Quest Technologies Inc.

PR — 3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Quest Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, including noise, heat stress and vibration monitors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

URMC and Power Line Systems Team to Integrate PLS-CADD

PR — URMC announced today that it has entered into a teaming agreement with Power Line Systems Inc. (PLSi) to integrate URMC’s intelligence-based, risk management solution with PLSi’s powerful PLS-CADD platform. The teaming, a first for PLSi, will extend the utility industry application of PLS-CADD overhead line design software by integrating vegetation management intelligence provided

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Topcon Provides Assistance for Earthquake Disaster Relief and Reconstruction

PR — Topcon instruments will be used in disaster relief and reconstruction efforts in areas devastated by the Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan province.   Topcon representatives recently met with officials at the China Earthquake Administration in Beijing to make a donation of instruments and training as well as a monetary donation separately given by Topcon Beijing,

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

ERDAS Announces Free Webinar—Image to Map: Turn up Your Stereo (Feature Collection)

PR — ERDAS announces Image to Map: Turn up Your Stereo (Feature Collection), a free webinar on Thursday, July 10 at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. (EDT).

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

RMSI Opens State-of-the-Art Development Center at Dehradun

PR — Adding to existing facilities at Noida and Hyderabad, RMSI has opened a new 7,500 sq. ft. development center at Dehradun in the state of Uttranchal in India. The office is equipped with high-end IT Infrastructure built on premium workstations, servers and storage products from leading solution providers. The new facility is designed to

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

ERDAS Web Supports Distribution for Norwegian Hydrographic Service

PR — ERDAS announces that ERDAS Web has been selected by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service (NHS) to distribute bathymetric data over the web. NHS is responsible for surveying the Norwegian coast, including polar waters, and preparing and updating nautical charts and descriptions of these waters.