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Friday, October 19th, 2007

Northrop Grumman Wins $220 Million Information Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation recently received from the National Security Agency (NSA) a $220 million contract to develop an advanced information management and data storage system that will support efforts to modernize the nation’s electronic intelligence and broader signals intelligence capabilities. Under the 51-month, cost-plus-award-fee Information Management and Storage (IM&S) system development contract, Northrop Grumman will provide architecture

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Microsoft Virtual Earth and Dassault Systèmes launch of Virtual Earth -3DVIA

Dassault Systèmes and Microsoft Corp. today launched Microsoft Virtual Earth – 3DVIA (Technology Preview). This free online application, developed by Dassault Systèmes, allows consumers to imagine and create realistic 3-D models — such as of buildings and structures — then share them through Microsoft Virtual Earth and online communities. “Virtual Earth -3DVIA users will be able

Friday, October 19th, 2007

How do you demonstrate effective Business Continuity?

On 30 October 2007, BSI Management Systems will be running three Business Continuity events in London, Tokyo and New York. Simultaneously, BSI will explain how BS 25999, the new standard for Business Continuity Management, when coupled with independent assessment and certification, can contribute to the success and, ultimately, the survival of organizations.

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Farmers to Get Soil Fertility in India

THE HINDU – Farmers can soon avail themselves of information about soil fertility at their district and block headquarters that would also help the Department of Fertilisers to prepare and monitor equitable distribution of fertilisers and micro-nutrients. A methodology for preparation of district level digitised soil fertility map has been standardised, which was one of

Friday, October 19th, 2007

New Version of Leica ADE with Oracle 11g

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today released a new version of Leica ADE, with the ability to handle Oracle 11g data. An innovative product suite, Leica ADE contains web-based and mobile enterprise applications for editing Oracle Spatial data in both a connected and disconnected environment.

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Announces Plans for ER Mapper Solutions

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces plans for Earth Resource Mapper’s portfolio of solutions.  By acquiring ER Mapper, Leica Geosystems amplified its enterprise delivery capabilities, supplementing its existing remote sensing applications that author, prepare, compress and deploy imagery.  ER Mapper Professional will immediately benefit from the integration of existing features and functionality from Leica Geosystems’ ERDAS

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

OGC Announces Geospatial Data Quality Survey

The OGC Technical Committee’s Spatial Data Quality Working Group (WG) has been gathering information and requirements from OGC members for the past year and has now begun primary research on spatial data quality measures. Their survey on spatial data quality went live on Monday, October 15, targeting thousands of geospatial data suppliers and users from

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

London: Sustainable City Awards Application Open

For five successful years, the Sustainable City Awards have remained at the top of their field by constantly re-inventing themselves and this year the awards have a new name and new categories to better reflect current issues in the field. Most responsible organisations now understand that sustainability lies at the heart of long-term business success

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

ESA Makes Call for Advanced Radio Navigation Ideas

In the frame of the European Global Navigation Satellite System Evolution Programme, ESA is launching a call for ideas for advanced radio navigation applications concepts. ESA is currently initiating system studies aiming at defining the directions that should be taken for the evolution of the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS): Galileo as the global

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

Annual ‘VLIZ North Sea Award 2007’

To reward a recent innovative scientific contribution on the structure and functioning of the North Sea ecosystem. The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) awards a scientific prize to foster innovative fundamental or applied research on the structure and functioning of the North Sea ecosystem, with emphasis on coastal and estuarine areas of the Southern Bight and