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Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Arup Moves High Speed Rail Debate Forward

Today, Arup outlined how high speed rail should be extended to Birmingham. At a conference attended by Lord Adonis the Minister of State for Transport and Alison Munro, the Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd, Arup Director, Dr Peter Gist, presented the firm’s findings on the topical issue of extending the high speed rail network to

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Crossrail Selects Bechtel, Halcrow, and Systra Team for London

Bechtel, Halcrow, and Systra welcome the announcement made today by Crossrail that it intends to select the Bechtel, Halcrow, and Systra team for the role of Project Delivery Partner.

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

SuperGeo Formally Releases SuperGIS Server Beta

The enterprise GIS Server –SuperGIS Server (Beta version) is released today, and the official version is going to be released in Q3 2009. The trial version can be downloaded from today on.

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

MaxVision Launches Industry’s Fastest Rugged 3D Workstation

MaxVision today introduced the MaxPac® 8242XRA, a new high-end rugged 3D computer for in-the-field advanced modeling and analysis including geospatial intelligence operations, advanced pre-mission simulations and post-mission reviews. MaxVision develops rugged portable servers and desktop solutions for some of the world’s most demanding problems and environments. MaxVision has mastered the art of injecting the most

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Trimble Introduces Tiny GPS Timing Receiver

Trimble introduced today a new embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver for timing applications—the Trimble® Resolution-SMT™ GPS receiver. With major advancements in performance, ease of integration and software flexibility, the Resolution-SMT GPS receiver enables system integrators to add precise GPS to provide location, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and synchronization to many products or systems where

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

China and the Netherlands Join Forces for Research Into Water Management

During a recent working visit to China, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts & Sciences (KNAW) reached agreement with their Chinese counterparts regarding the theme for the new Joint Scientific Thematic Research Programme (JSTP). For the first round, the partners have selected the theme of ‘Integrated water

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Clearer Mountain Forecasts from the UK Met Office

New and improved mountain weather forecasts will provide hill walkers with information to help keep them safer, whilst making the most of some of the most spectacular countryside in the UK.

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

EU Call for Tender: Supplies of Data on Soil Parameters

The purpose of the Call is that JRC will draw up a list of candidates, meeting the cri­teria set in the Call, able to deliver soil data in future. In this case JRC will invite all the candidates on the list, or some of them, to submit a tender.The list of candidates will remain valid

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Bedfordshire & Luton Fire & Rescue Service Selects Imass

Imass Ltd has been selected by Bedfordshire & Luton Fire & Rescue Service (BLFRS) to implement a fire hydrant and water source asset management system. This will be utilised by the service’s water officer and will provide accurate information to front-line fire crews on location via their Imass vehicle-mounted data systems.

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Off-the-Shelf Products from EVC e-STORE

Take advantage of this special 20% discount right now for our in-demand off-the-shelf digital geospatial datasets. This exclusive discount is only offered for the month of April and only available for purchases made at the EVC e-STORE.