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Friday, August 8th, 2008

Government of Canada Welcomes New Mapping Data on Canada’s North

PR – Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced that Canada has completed an important step in mapping Canada’s Arctic’s undersea continental shelf. Canadian representatives attending the 2008 International Geological Congress in Oslo, Norway, will present findings to the global scientific community this weekend on joint Canadian-Danish surveys about the natural extent of

Friday, August 8th, 2008

Mobiles Enter a New Dimension

RUSSIA TODAY – Japanese firm Seiko Epson is developing a screen that will make images on mobile phones appear in three dimensions. The display, due to be mass produced in two years, can create the illusion of 3D without special glasses. Read More

Friday, August 8th, 2008

NRTC Invests in GeoNav Group International

PR – Today, the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) announced its investment in the GeoNav Group International, a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services and products firm. GeoNav specializes in project management, GIS implementation, Quality Assurance, and vehicle navigation and tracking products. With its investment, NRTC has acquired on behalf of its members a 35 percent

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

The Carbon Project to Release Gaia 3.2 with Extensions API

PR — The Carbon Project announces the upcoming release of its free Gaia software, Gaia 3.2, including an open API to allow developers to modify and enhance the application.

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Topcon Announces Partnership with Sewall

PR — Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) and James W. Sewall Company (Sewall), one of the nation’s leading providers of GIS services to government agencies, utilities, energy companies and the forestry industry, have formed a strategic partnership designed to provide complete end-to-end solutions for GIS deployments.

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Ordnance Survey welcomes Appointment of Non-Executive Chair

PR – Following the appointment made by Ian Wright MP, the Minister responsible for Ordnance Survey in respect of the government’s shareholding, Ordnance Survey is delighted to welcome Sir Rob Margetts CBE, FREng, FIChemE as the first Non-Executive Chair in the organisation’s 217-year history.

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

P2 Energy Solutions Announces the Development of Enterprise Land Lease Acquisition 1.0

PR – P2 Energy Solutions, is pleased to announce the development of Enterprise Land Lease Acquisition 1.0. Lease Acquisition will provide a way to easily capture and report on lease, mineral and surface ownership information based on legal land descriptions. This module will provide ease and flexibility in leasing activity, tracking of budget, costs and

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

DigitalGlobe and AEgis Technologies to Provide Interactive 3D Digital Model for Beijing Olympics

PR – Satellite imagery provider, DigitalGlobe, has teamed up with an industry leader in expert modelling and simulation services, AEgis Technologies Group, to provide NBC Universal with access to a 3D digital model of Beijing during the network’s broadcasts of the Olympic Games.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Flagship Housing Group selects Pitney Bowes MapInfo

PR – Pitney Bowes MapInfo,  today announces that it has won a contract with Flagship Housing Group to implement a sophisticated asset management system to deliver wide-reaching management and customer service efficiencies throughout the organisation.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Defra Receives Support from Ordnance Survey

PR – Ordnance Survey’s leading GI strategist is being seconded to Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) to help lead the UK’s implementation of the UK Location Strategy (UKLS) and the EU INSPIRE Directive.