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Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Noted Cartographer Illustrates Ways to Design Better Maps

PR — The maps in Cynthia A. Brewer’s Designed Maps: A Sourcebook for GIS Users look lavish enough to hang on a wall. But the author hopes the cartographic work featured in her new book from ESRI Press will be seen not just as pretty maps. She would like the maps to be viewed as

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

London Borough of Havering Reaps Benefits from Geographic Information with GGP

PR — The London Borough of Havering is taking advantage of the latest advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to boost its efficiency and finances.  The council has successfully rolled out a GIS from GGP Systems to 300 users across the authority. GGP has also provided National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) management software and

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Geographic Technologies Group Wins Contracts

PR — Geographic Technologies Group (GTG) was selected for multiple software contracts including:  St. Mary’s County, Maryland—purchased one (1) additional seat of LGdispatch Community Connect.  Whiteside County, Illinois—upgraded to LGdispatch Community Connect and LGmobile Community Connect from LGdispatch and LGmobile.  City of Joliet, Illinois—purchased 10 seats of LGviewer, as well as LGaddress for public administration. 

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Expands Channel in Africa with Geosystems France S.A.R.L.

PR — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that Geosystems France S.A.R.L. is now a master distributor for French speaking Africa, effective March 1, 2008. The master distributor for this entire region, Geosystems France will have a special focus on Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Northrop Grumman Appoints Joseph K. Dodd to V. P., Bus. Dev. and Marketing, Intelligence Group

PR — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today the appointment of Joseph K. Dodd to vice president of business development and marketing for the Information Technology (IT) sector’s Intelligence group (TASC).

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Leica Geosystems presents the world’s first quadruple constellation GNSS Choke Ring Antenna

PR – With the Leica AR25, Leica Geosystems introduces the next generation of high performance choke ring antenna, covering all present and currently planned GNSS constellations and signals, including L-Band (SBAS, CDGPS and OmniStar).

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Trimble Introduces Flexible GNSS Mapping and GIS Solution

PR – Trimble today introduced a flexible Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver for Geographic Information System (GIS) data collection and mapping—the GPS Pathfinder® ProXRT receiver. The receiver combines a high-performance GPS receiver with Trimble® H-Star™ technology, OmniSTAR correction capability, and optional GLONASS capability to provide various levels of positioning accuracies—from submeter to decimeter (10

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

UK Local Government Data Provides Model for European Standards

PR — Britain is taking a leading role in the standardisation of public information in Europe after local government-backed national property and street ID coding systems were chosen from many submitted from across Europe. Local Government’s address and street datasets, the National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) and the National Street Gazetteer (NSG) have been

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Julia Smith Joins Cadcorp as Marketing Manager

PR — Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer, Cadcorp, has announced the appointment of Julia Smith as marketing manager.  Reporting to operations director, Martin McGarry, she takes on responsibility for Cadcorp’s worldwide marketing activities.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Announces Leica Photogrammetry Suite 9.2

PR — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces Leica Photogrammetry Suite (LPS) 9.2, streamlining numerous photogrammetry processes to save time and increase productivity. In this new version, Leica MosaicPro, a component of LPS, quickly mosaics and displays more rasters than ever before, providing enhanced and added tools to simplify the processes. Optimizing efficiency, Leica MosaicPro automatically