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Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Announcing the New ERDAS, The Earth to Business Company

PR — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that it has changed its name to ERDAS, Inc. Recently making several acquisitions, the combined company is reintroducing the ERDAS name and will do business under this name moving forward.  Building off an established brand in the industry, ERDAS is known for developing the most advanced geospatial

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Full Support for FDCC Security Policies Included in ArcGIS Desktop Products

PR — ESRI now supports the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) security policies on all ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 products. The FDCC, as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, provides guidelines for implementing security on computer hardware that runs either Microsoft Windows Vista or XP Professional operating systems.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Bentley Announces Bridge Infrastructure Modeling

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced a strategic initiative to deliver Bridge Information Modeling (BrIM) technology for the entire bridge lifecycle. A new business unit, Bentley BrIM, will drive the initiative under the leadership of Bentley Senior Vice President Gabe Norona. Bentley BrIM will provide broad access to newly acquired advanced bridge products in

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Spiegleman Joins GeoSpatial Experts Sales Force

PR – GeoSpatial Experts is pleased to announce that Ralph Spiegleman, a 35-year veteran of the surveying and mapping industry, has been hired as the company’s new Customer Relationship Manager.   “Ralph is an excellent addition to our sales and customer support team because he has a wealth of experience in surveying and mapping,” said

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Bombardier and Finmeccanica Sign Train Agreement

PR – Bombardier Transportation and AnsaldoBreda, Finmeccanica’s subsidiary for the railway sector, announced today their signature of an agreement to jointly develop, bid and manufacture a new high speed train capable of travelling at more than 300 km/h and which eliminates the shortcomings of existing concepts.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Lifts Service with New Property Locator

PR – Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Service, part of Oxfordshire County Council has built and deployed a new property based Job Management System, which is underpinned by the NLPG (National Land and Property Gazetteer).

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Wärmebetriebe GmbH Chooses Bentley Solutions

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that Wärmebetriebe GmbH, a leading provider of district heating that operates more than 50 pipeline networks in Austria, is implementing a geographic information system (GIS) based on Bentley sisNET, Bentley sisIMS, Bentley sisVIEW, and Bentley sisFLOW.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Arch Rock Unveils First Enterprise-Class Wireless Sensor Network

PR — Arch Rock Corporation has introduced the first wireless sensor network (WSN) to address large-scale enterprise applications by forming large, resilient IP-based WSNs and letting users centrally manage collections of those WSNs as an integral part of the enterprise IP infrastructure.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

GITA’s Infrastructure Message Well Received in Seattle

PR—The Geospatial Information & Technology Association’s (GITA’s) move to refocus its direction and rename its flagship conference paid off at the Geospatial Infrastructure Solutions Conference, held at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, Wash., March 9-12, 2008. The total of 1,531 participants included a significant increase in attendees from user organizations.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Gainesville Regional Utilities Earns GITA Excellence Award

PR — Gainesville Regional Utilities took home the 2008 GITA Excellence Award at the Geospatial Infrastructure Solutions Conference held March 9–12, 2008, in Seattle, Washington. The award, given by the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA), recognizes dedication, insight, and a high degree of initiative in the outstanding application of geospatial technology. The utility’s award-winning