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Monday, April 14th, 2008

Contract signed for ESA’s Sentinel-3 Earth Observation Satellite

PR – The European Space Agency and Thales Alenia Space today signed a €305 million contract to provide the first Sentinel-3 earth observation satellite, devoted to oceanography and land-vegetation monitoring, as part of the European GMES programme. As prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space is responsible for the satellite’s design, development and integration.

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Dotted Eyes to Develop a Community Safety Website for Buckinghamshire Community Safety Partnership

PR – An innovative website to store and map countywide community safety information is in development.

Monday, April 14th, 2008

ERDAS IMAGINE 9.2 Application Products and License Servers Support Microsoft Windows Vista

PR – ERDAS, Inc. announces the full support of the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system in ERDAS IMAGINE 9.2. Microsoft Windows Vista is fully supported throughout the entire ERDAS IMAGINE suite of software products, including IMAGINE AutoSync, IMAGINE DeltaCue and IMAGINE InSAR. This includes support for Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Enterprise and Ultimate for application

Monday, April 14th, 2008

New Member of Staff for STAR-APIC

PR – Following a highly successful year in 2007, STAR-APIC UK has appointed Stuart Miller as Commercial Manager to further develop new business and markets.

Friday, April 11th, 2008

ArcGIS Server Code Challenge Winners Revealed at 2008 ESRI Developer Summit

PR — The winners of the ArcGIS Server Code Challenge were announced at the 2008 ESRI Developer Summit in Palm Springs, California, on March 19. Developers were invited to post their original code samples to the ArcGIS Server Code Challenge blog so that the code could be reviewed by peers in the ESRI developer community.

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Bluesky Aerial Photoprint Aids Conservation of Oxfordshire Countryside

PR – Aerial survey specialist Bluesky has created a giant photographic print to help people understand the main issues facing the future of the South Oxfordshire landscape.  This is part of the Northmoor Trust’s new Project Timescape education and visitor centre, based near Oxford.  Showing 126 sq km of South Oxfordshire from the air, the

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Northumberland’s Road Maintenance Schemes Benefit from Yotta DCL Innovation

PR – Highway surveying specialist Yotta DCL has been awarded a contract worth GBP 54,000 from Northumberland County Council to survey the road surface condition of its 1890km road network. Using its innovative ARAN (Automatic Road Analyzer) scanning vehicle, Yotta DCL will provide Northumberland with accurate data to enable the Council to develop a consistent

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Commercial Launch of NLPG Nationwide Property Identification System Announced

PR – For the first time, probably since the Domesday Book, a complete list of English property addresses is now available, updated in almost real-time. The National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG), the first, definitive, national (England and Wales) address list that provides unique identification of properties and conforms to British Standards is to be

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Sweden Document: This Is the Ministry of Environment

Sweden has published a new document enttitled ‘This is the Ministry of Environment’ which describes the Ministry and its operations. Download

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Innovation First, Inc. and Autodesk, Inc. Co-Develop New Curriculum to Promote Robotics

PR – In an effort to promote greater interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in schools across the globe, Innovation First, Inc. (IFI), a leader in educational and competitive robotics products, has teamed up with Autodesk, Inc., the world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media