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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Siemens Austria Receives First Export Order for ULF Ultra-Low-Floor Trams

PR – ULF, the Ultra Low Floor tram built by Siemens, will soon be able to show off its advantages outside Austria. The west Romanian city of Oradea has just placed an initial order with the Mobility Division of Siemens’ Industry Sector for ten of these trams, which have the world’s lowest entry height of

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Enersource Selects SmartGrid Solution from Intergraph and Siemens

PR — Enersource Hydro Mississauga, one of the largest distributors of electricity in Ontario, Canada, has signed with Intergraph to integrate and automate the various assets and functions of its power grid. The new SmartGrid implementation will result in greater efficiency and safety, as well as more reliable power to Enersource customers. “Traditionally, we have

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Yotta DCL Cuts Cost of Flood Prevention with Gulley Surveys

PR – Local authorities are being given a helping hand in maintaining gullies and alleviating the risk of flood due to blockages by using Yotta DCL’s precision edge digital inventory surveying service. Using groundbreaking Nano software for extracting gulley asset information from high definition photography, Yotta DCLs service helps highways departments gain a clear and

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Océ Terminates Listings Germany & Switzerland Voluntarily

PR – Océ N.V. (“Océ”), a leading international company in printing and document management organized under the laws of the Netherlands, today announced its intention to voluntarily terminate the listings of its ordinary shares for quotation on the Stock Exchanges in Germany (Frankfurt and Düsseldorf) and Switzerland (SWX Swiss Exchange) and filed a request for

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Tadpole FY Pretax Loss Narrows as Operating Revenue Rises

Tadpole Technology PLC said its full-year pretax loss narrowed to 0.34 mln stg from 6.84 mln a year ago, as operating revenue from the software product developer’s application streaming activities rose sharply. Operating revenue from its activities known as Endeavors Technologies (‘continuing operations’) increased by 56 pct to 3.3 mln stg from 2.1 mln. Read

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Rolta Acquires TUSC for $45 Million

PR – Engineering and geospatial services firm Rolta India Ltd on Wednesday announced the acquisition of TUSC for $45 million. The acquisition is expected to contribute to Rolta’s earnings in the current fiscal year ending June 2008, it said in a statement. Chicago-based TUSC is a consulting company for business software applications. Read more

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

National Research Council Calibrates Research for The National Map

PR — A report recently issued by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies sharpens the research focus of The National Map. The report, A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science at the United States Geological Survey, advocates the integration of highly diverse data from state and local agencies into a consistent, national

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Trimble Acquires HHK Datentechnik GmbH in Germany

PR – Trimble announced today that it has acquired privately-held HHK Datentechnik GmbH of Braunschweig, Germany, a provider of customized office and field software solutions for the cadastral survey market in Germany. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

ESRI President Talks about the GIS Technology of Tomorrow during Visit to China

PR — Praising China for wholeheartedly embracing geographic information system (GIS) technology, ESRI president Jack Dangermond told university students and professors in Beijing yesterday that they’re helping turn GIS into one of the most important technologies of our time.

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Arizona Public Service Selects Autodesk Utility Solution to Meet Increased Design Workload

PR — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced that Arizona Public Service (APS) has selected Autodesk to provide utility transmission and distribution design software and consulting services that will help modernize design processes for its electric distribution system, resulting in an expected 25 percent increase in productivity. The Autodesk solution will streamline the business processes