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Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Update of Corine land cover (CLC) for the reference year 2006

The first three chapters of the report describe the background, organisation and main technical parameters of the CLC2006 project. Chapters 4–9 provide guidelines for producing CLC changes and CLC2006 databases. Chapter 10 provides guidelines for delivery of the products. The intended readers are the members of CLC national teams and other organisations involved in the

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Latest Release of ArcGIS Explorer Now Available

PR — ESRI announced today the latest release of ArcGIS Explorer.  The new version (ArcGIS Explorer 440) includes more ways to customize your maps, efficient methods of communicating information about features on your custom maps, and instantaneous navigation to target areas around the globe.

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Mississippi’s Geospatial Cluster Excels in 2007 with Economic Growth, Collaborations, Awards

PR — The Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) is pleased to recognize the achievements of 2007 for Mississippi’s geospatial cluster. The cluster includes 30 private companies as well as university research programs, state agencies, and complementary partner programs.

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Trimble Partners With FleetCor to Introduce FuelGuard Reporting for Mobile Resource Management

Trimble today introduced its FuelGuard(TM) reporting feature, a suite of fuel management reports for improved Mobile Resource Management (MRM). Trimble’s FuelGuard reporting feature combines FleetCor MasterCard fuel purchase information with Trimble’s TrimWeb(TM) fleet productivity services enabling operators to more easily identify the fueling of unauthorized vehicles on company-issued fuel cards. The FuelGuard reporting feature also

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Initiate Systems Teams with Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software

PR — Initiate Systems, Inc., and Group 1 Software, Inc., a Pitney Bowes company , today announced a strategic alliance to jointly market a master data management (MDM) solution. This solution will comprise the Initiate Master Data Service™ Platform for accurate matching and linking of data and Pitney Bowes’ Group 1 customer data quality

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract for GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper

PR — The Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company has been awarded a $96.7 million contract by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to provide the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument that will fly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) GOES-R Series environmental satellites. GLM’s ability to monitor lightning on a global scale will provide

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Topcon GNSS Instruments Benefit from GLONASS Launch

PR — Three additional Russian GLONASS navigation satellites were recently launched into Earth’s orbit. The satellites, launched atop a Proton K rocket, are part of a program to increase the number of GLONASS navigation satellites to 24 by 2009.  Satellite availability of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) receivers will increase, giving users of Topcon precise positioning

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

Regional Leaders and GIS Professionals Find Geospatial Solutions at ESRI Middle East & North Africa

PR — Taking place for the first time in the Sultanate of Oman, the ESRI Middle East & North Africa User Conference (MEAUC), held October 29–31, 2007, provided a collaborative forum for both new and advanced users of geospatial technology. Jack Dangermond, ESRI president, and high-level delegates from Oman, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, the

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

Dutch Ministry of Finance Wins 2007 BE Award

PR — The Dutch Ministry of Finance has won a 2007 BE Award in the “Geospatial Innovation” category for its creation of an integrated Bentley GIS-SAP solution for the management of publicly owned real estate.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

City of Amsterdam Wins 2007 BE Award

PR — The Physical Planning Department of the city of Amsterdam has won a 2007 BE Award in the “Geospatial Government” category for its IJburg project. Covering approximately 420 hectares of recently reclaimed land, IJburg is the first integrated and sustainable urban development project of this size to be built in an environmentally sensitive area.