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Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Tyneside to Be Home to New Marine Management Organisation

PR – Tyneside will be the home of the headquarters of a new body to regulate and manage the sea around England. Marine and Fisheries Minister Huw Irranca-Davies said Tyneside is ideally placed to host the groundbreaking new Marine Management Organisation (MMO). Read More

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

NEC and SAIC Collaborate to Bring SOA GeoSpatial Tools

PR – NEC Sphere Communications, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation and the leader in Unified Communications (UC) Software and Service Oriented Communications (SOC), today announced it is collaborating with Science Applications International Corporation to deliver robust interactive unified communications capabilities as part of their service-oriented architecture (SOA) collaborative infrastructure.

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Bluesky Computer Modelling Maps Easier Walking Routes Around Britain’s Cities

Hi-tech computer modelling is being employed to map walking routes around Britain’s cities for award-winning website www.walkit.com.   Using accurate terrain data captured from the air, the height models from aerial mapping company Bluesky are being used to produce walking routes that avoid the steepest hills and alert walkers to inclines on their selected journey, information

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Telmap Introduces the World’s First Personalised Location Companion

PR — Telmap, the world leader in mobile location services, today unveiled Telmap5, an innovative solution for location based services. Telmap5 addresses a number of key challenges facing the industry today, in as much as personalising the user experience, and providing a service that moves beyond the experience of in-car and pedestrian navigation. Telmap5 becomes

Monday, February 16th, 2009

SHOW®USA Launches: New Website Showcases Animated Maps of U.S. Facts and Figures

SHOW®USA, a website with a mapping application that displays a wide variety of information about the fifty states in a whole new way, launched today. From Spanish speakers to bales of cotton produced to number of UFO sightings, SHOW®USA (show.mappingworlds.com) displays each state’s numbers in animated, easy-to-understand maps that resize the state to the data

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Sergei Vasilieviches Appointed Federal – State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography

PR – By orders of Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation V. V. Putin № 135-r < on heads of the Federal services state registration, cadastre and cartography – main state registrar “On competition for filling vacant posts of state civil service of the, Vasiliev Sergei Vasilieviches Is appointed to the post of

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Environmental Awareness Among Germans is High

GERMAN GOVT – The environmental awareness of Germans remains at a high level: 91 percent of the population rates environmental protection as important, according to the results of a new study on environmental awareness in Germany which was commissioned by the German Federal Environment Ministry and the Federal Environment Agency (UBA).

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Australia – National Earth Observation Group

PR – In line with Geoscience Australia’s business directions, our Remote Sensing Group has been renamed as the National Earth Observation Group (NEO). NEO sits within Geosciene Australia’s Geospatial and Earth Monitoring Division alongside National Mapping and Information, Earth Monitoring, Groundwater and Risk Impact Analysis.

Monday, February 16th, 2009

AGI Geocommunity ’09 Call for Papers Announced

PR – The 2009 AGI Conference Working Group chaired by Steven Feldman is pleased to announce this year’s AGI Conference Call for Papers.

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Sidwell to Offer Oblique Imagery to Customers through Business Partnership with Pictometry

As a full-service photogrammetric firm, The Sidwell Company has been providing aerial imagery to its customers for over 45 years. During that time, they have offered a variety of image products ranging from digital orthophotography to individual photos of prominent landmarks. Signing a partner agreement with Pictometry International Corp. of Rochester, NY allows Sidwell to