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Monday, March 16th, 2009

Topcon Tierra Solution Selected by AGCO to Provide Advanced Telematics Technology

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) today announced its remote asset management solution, Topcon Tierra™, has been selected by AGCO Corporation, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AG), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, as its sole global advanced telematics provider.  AGCO will market the technology under the AGCONNECT™  brand name.

Monday, March 16th, 2009

VEGA Supports GOCE Gravity Mapping Mission for ESA

VEGA, a Finmeccanica company, is preparing for the launch of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Explorer (GOCE) today, Monday 16 March 2009.

Monday, March 16th, 2009

ERDAS Solutions Used for Tourism 3D Spatial Analysis

ERDAS announces that MFB-Geoconsulting, its distributor in Switzerland has been selected to use several ERDAS solutions in a research project to study the impact of tourism on the alpine environment.

Monday, March 16th, 2009

ArchiCAD BIM Learning Studio Named European Business Award Finalist

PR – Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD BIM Learning Studio has been named a finalist – “Ruban d’Honneur” – in the “Marketing Strategy of the Year Award” category of one of Europe’s most prestigious business awards.

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

ASCE Seminar: David Doyle – Georeferencing with GPS co-located with SPAR 2009

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is hosting an all-day GPS Workshop given by David Doyle, chief geodetic surveyor and Richard H. Foote, geodesist from the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) on Monday, March 30, co-located with the SPAR 2009 conference. The program has been pre-approved for credits toward PLS license renewals in TX, MD

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

2009 URISA Board of Directors & Presidential Slate Announced

The URISA Board of Directors recently approved the slate brought forward by the Leadership Development & Succession Planning Committee for the 2009 Board election. In April, URISA members will receive access to candidate statements and biographical information and will be given instructions to vote in this year’s election. The voting period will end on June

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Users from 12 Countries Join to Learn More About Producing High-quality, Digital Aerial Images

More than 50 leading aerial mapping company representatives and Intergraph® Digital Mapping Camera (DMC®) users from 12 different countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East met for the fourth annual Intergraph European Digital Mapping Camera User Forum. At the event, attendees heard from industry leaders and learned more about producing high-resolution digital aerial images.

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Showcase Best in Generative Design at Upcoming SmartGeometry 2009

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced the key speakers and session topics for SmartGeometry 2009. The speakers at this eight-day, five-event, one-of-a-kind program come from leading architecture, engineering, and research organizations around the world.

Friday, March 13th, 2009

TerraSAR-X Performance Confirmed by NGA

PR – The superb accuracy defined in the TerraSAR-X data product specifications has now been confirmed by the Civil and Commercial Applications Project (CCAP) Group within the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA): The group published the results of their geolocation accuracy evaluation of TerraSAR-X radar satellite imagery during the ASPRS Annual Conference in Baltimore this week.

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

WeoGeo Opens Cloud Computing to Geo-focused Professionals

WeoGeo, known for its geodata all-in-one storage Library ApplianceTM server and internet-based WeoGeo MarketTM service, released a subscription-based geodata storage, retrieval, and customization service for professionals in the engineering, architecture, and geographic analysis fields. This offering will make it easier than ever before for organizations to manage, access, and deliver their spatial data and for