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Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Contest Challenges Participants to Save the Earth

The IEEE Committee on Earth Observation (ICEO) is launching "SaveEarthGame," two international computer game design contests " with a top prize of $20,000 USD " that challenge participants to demonstrate how real-world events affect the Earth and impact people. A panel of specialists will award prizes for the two different contests.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Reykjavik City Graffiti Tracking and Cleaning Project with GPS Mapping

PR – Rugged handheld computers with built-in GPS capabilities used in Reykjavik City to clean up graffiti. Download the full article .

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

1Spatial & VISTA’s Drive Towards Saving Streetworks Reductions

PR – 1Spatial has supported the VISTA1 project since 2007. VISTA is being run under the auspices of UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) and is funded by the Department of Trade and Industry. The project involves both Leeds and Nottingham Universities and a wide pantheon of industrial partners seeking to reduce the impacts of streetworks

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

A Globally Integrated Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS)

PR – Fifty-six scientists from 16 countries met at ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya to launch the African Soil Information Service (AfSIS) and conduct its first workshop. AfSIS is a pioneering tool that will address some of the pressing issues facing sub-Saharan Africa, such as food security, environmental degradation, and climate change by producing a web-based freely

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

3D Laser Mapping Launches Global Mine Safety Monitoring Centre

PR – The safety of mines around the world can now be monitored from a Global Operations Centre in Nottingham, UK.   The innovation by 3D Laser Mapping uses the latest web and laser mapping technology to remotely monitor mining operations from as far afield as Africa, Australia and South America. Data is already being continuously

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to Keynote ESRI Federal User Conference

PR – On Wednesday, February 18, 2009, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley will deliver the Keynote Address at the ESRI Federal User Conference (FedUC) in Washington, D.C. O’Malley is a longtime advocate of using geographic information systems (GIS) for improved accountability and transparency in government. He will discuss his successful GIS-based performance measurement initiatives and how

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Grant County Public Utility District Selects Autodesk Utility Software

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced that Grant County Public Utility District (Grant PUD) has selected integrated Autodesk utility solutions to design and manage the utility’s electric distribution and fiber telecommunications networks. Using Autodesk software will help Grant PUD to design their networks more quickly, help reduce operating costs to maintain the networks, and provide

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Students’ Visions: Communal Spaces of the Future

PR – Environmental values and a sense of community were valued above technology in the Happy Working and Living Spaces 2040 vision challenge organised for young students by Tekes and Finnish Association of Civil Engineers (RIL).

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Océ Arizona 350 XT UV-curable Flatbed Printer

PR – The award-winning Océ Arizona® family of digital flatbed printers has expanded yet again with the introduction of the spectacularly large Océ Arizona 350 XT.

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Autodesk Unveils 2010 Software Portfolio for Building Information Modeling

PR—In a virtual press conference on Friday, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced new versions of its software products for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, which are designed to help increase industry adoption of the building information modeling (BIM) process. Updated software in Autodesk’s BIM portfolio includes Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 software, Autodesk Revit