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Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

GeoEye Releases First Image Collected by Its New GeoEye-1 Earth-Imaging Satellite

PR — GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite, aerial and geospatial information, released today the first, color half-meter ground resolution image taken from its GeoEye-1 satellite.  The satellite has been undergoing calibration and check-out since it was launched on Sept. 6 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Calif.  The Company will begin

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Essays on Geography and GIS E-book Published by ESRI

PR — Essays on Geography and GIS, the latest offering from the Best Practices series published by geographic information system (GIS) software developer ESRI, is a collection of essays written by many of the top academics in the fields of geography and GIS technology. Previously published individually in the company’s ArcNews magazine, the collection of articles

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

International Consensus on Forests’ Vital Role in Fighting Climate Change

PR — The world’s forests have immense potential to lessen the impacts of climate change, but if this opportunity is going to be realized, unified global action is now required, according to a remarkable alliance of international forest leaders. The Forests Dialogue’s Initiative on Forests and Climate Change brought together more than 250 representatives of

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

1Spatial Enables Time-savings for Local Government Boundaries Commissioner Review

PR – The Local Government Boundaries Commissioner (LGBC) for Northern Ireland has utilised 1Spatial technology to cut the boundary definition time involved in its current review of all Local Government boundaries in Northern Ireland.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Croydon Steps Back in Time Using Bluesky Historic Photomap

PR – Croydon Council has taken delivery of an historic photomap providing a snapshot of the South London borough shortly after the end of WWII. Created by aerial survey company Bluesky, the image database is produced from original aerial photographs captured by the RAF during the late 1940’s. Consisting of more than 300 unique images

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

3D Laser Mapping Launches StreetMapper 360

PR – 3D Laser Mapping has launched StreetMapper 360, giving the world’s most accurate mobile laser mapping system 360-degree vision.  StreetMapper 360, which is designed for the rapid mapping of highways, infrastructure and buildings using vehicle mounted lasers, also incorporates a new lifting sensor platform to improve protection and maintenance of the sensors.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

ERDAS Improves 3D Compilation in LPS 9.3

PR – ERDAS announces the release of LPS 9.3. Formerly known as Leica Photogrammetry Suite, LPS efficiently transforms raw imagery into accurate, reliable geospatial data. With LPS Core and its add-on modules, any photogrammetry workflow can be completed, uniquely combining ease of use and high accuracy.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

DigitalGlobe Announces New Content Partnership for Virtual Earth With Microsoft

PR – DigitalGlobe, a leading global content provider of high-resolution world imagery solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Microsoft Corp. for a multi-year contract under which DigitalGlobe will provide Microsoft’s Virtual Earth with its premium, high-resolution satellite and aerial imagery.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

ESRI Education Staff Receive Distinguished Teaching Award from NCGE

PR – The National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE), which works to enhance the status and quality of geography teaching and learning, is recognizing ESRI staff George Dailey and Angela Lee with the Distinguished Teaching Achievement (DTA) award. Dailey and Lee are part of the education program at ESRI, the worldwide leader in geographic information

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Karen Siderelis Selected as Interior Department’s First Geospatial Information Officer

PR — Karen Siderelis has been named the first Geospatial Information Officer (GIO) for the U.S. Department of the Interior.