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Monday, November 5th, 2007

Landscape Architects Release Report on Sustainable Site Characteristics

PR – A report released today will help usher sustainable landscape design into mainstream use. Featuring over 200 recommendations for designing and building sustainable landscapes, the report is part of the Sustainable Sites Initiative, a partnership between the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas

Monday, November 5th, 2007

NEC Monitors Help Shape Innovative Maps Exhibit

PR – NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading stand-alone provider of plasma displays, LCD desktops, commercial large-screen LCDs, and projectors, announced today the deployment of six large-screen displays for an exhibition of the world’s greatest maps at Chicago’s Field Museum. The exhibition, titled “Maps: Finding our Place in the World,” opens today and runs

Monday, November 5th, 2007

3D Systems Reports Record Revenue

3D Systems Corporation announced its operating results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2007. The company also filed its third-quarter Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the SEC today. The company will hold a conference call and simultaneous webcast to discuss its operating results for the third quarter and first nine months of

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Morris Architects Demonstrates the ‘Art’ of Architectural Illustration

Morris Architects (www.morrisarchitects.com) and the American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI) (www.asai.org) today announce that Ana Monnaco is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize, a top honor of the ASAI international juried competition. The winning submission was Ana’s hand-drawn, computer color enhanced, interior rendering of Coral Helix, conceived by Eighth Wonder,

Monday, November 5th, 2007

State-of-the-Art 3D Mesh Optimization in Demicron’s WireFusion 5

The Swedish software companies Demicron and Donya Research today announced their strategic partnership in the area of 3D visualization. Both companies also announced updated versions of their 3D visualization tools WireFusion and Simplygon. With the new releases Donya Research’s 3D mesh optimization tool Simplygon can be integrated with Demicron’s real-time 3D visualization tool WireFusion, giving

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Public consultation on INSPIRE Draft Implementing Rules for Metadata

INSPIRE is a Directive (2007/2/EC) of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community. The purpose of such an infrastructure is to assist policy-making in relation to policies and activities that may have a direct or indirect impact on the environment. The Directive entered into force

Sunday, November 4th, 2007

SPOT – The World’s First Satellite Messenger Now Shipping

PR – SPOT Inc. today announced that SPOT, the world’s first satellite messenger, is available for purchase and activation. SPOT is now offering the messenger and service online at www.findmespot.com. In addition, major outdoor, online, wireless and electronics retailers will carry limited stock of SPOT later in November, in time for the holiday gift-giving season.

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum Presents Top 100 Projects

PR — CG/LA Infrastructure announced today that the world’s Top 100 infrastructure projects will be presented at the Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum, with project presentations describing more than $350 billion in total project value. The Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum will be held from December 12-14 at Seven World Trade Center in New York City. Deputy

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

Polish Ministry of Health Selects Magellan MobileMapper CE

  PR – The Polish Ministry of Health, Main Sanitary Inspectorate, has purchased 120 Magellan MobileMapper CE handheld GIS GPS receivers to more efficiently develop and maintain the nation’s database of potable water resources. The Ministry selected the MobileMapper CE after evaluating proposals submitted by three leading brands of GPS receivers. The MobileMapper CE coupled

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

Google Launches Carbon Calculator

Google has today launched the UK Carbon Footprint Project, allowing you to calculate your personal carbon footprint, choose carbon-reducing steps from a personalised action plan and compare your actions to those of others around the UK by putting yourself on the Google UK Carbon Footprint Map. Read More