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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 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

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

Bentley Announces Trial Program for Generative Design

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced its trial program for generative design in architecture and engineering. The program, which opens Nov. 16, 2007, will include a no-charge 90-day subscription to GenerativeComponents – Bentley’s generative design software – and a Web 2.0 community “space” for users to accelerate their learning and to share ideas about

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

International Space Exploration Conference 2007 (ISEC 2007)

PR – The International Space Exploration Conference 2007 (ISEC 2007) taking place in Berlin (D) from 8 to 9 November will welcome 500 high-level representatives of stakeholder groups from political institutions, the scientific community, industry and applied research organisations, public organisations and the general public.   ISEC 2007 will be the platform to present the

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

GeoStore Enables Site Surveys from the Desktop

PR – Infoterra Ltd, has launched its GeoStore® service to enable property developers to carry out initial and rapid site surveys from their desks. goes beyond traditional aerial imagery and maps to offer a third dimension. As well as taking a birds eye view, developers can use GeoStore to add a terrain model to

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

SAP to Acquire Business Objects

SAP AG  and Business Objects S.A. announced that the companies have reached an agreement that will bring together two of the information technology industry’s leaders, resulting in an unmatched offering for Business Users, enabling timely and accurate decision-making. Under the terms and conditions of the tender offer agreement, SAP will make a cash offer of