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Monday, March 2nd, 2009

ArcGIS Software Scores Big with Super Bowl Security

ESRI’s ArcGIS software provided a complete geospatial enterprise for Super Bowl XLIII risk management. ArcGIS software was integrated with Digital Sandbox, Inc., Risk Analysis Center software, a primary security information system that linked more than 10 command posts and the emergency command center with real-time data feeds and analysis.

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

Sidwell Opens On-Line GPS Solutions Store

In order to better serve their clients in search of GPS solutions, The Sidwell Company, the Midwest Distributor of Magellan® GPS navigational solutions, has launched their GPS Solutions On-Line store. The store, which can be found at, features Magellan products and creates a convenient on-line shopping resource for existing and new users of GPS

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) and AGCO Partner to Help Farmers Become More Efficient

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) today announces a strategic partnership between TPS and AGCO Corporation, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AG), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment. The partnership will provide high-performing machine control, machine management and precision farming technology products and services to the global agricultural machinery market. Innovative and industry-leading products will reach

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

GeoSamba Makes Life Easier with Active Directory Single Sign-on Support

The sophisticated mapping and geographic analysis system GeoSamba Universal has become even more effective for business, thanks to its new Active Directory single sign-on support feature.

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

Grand Rapids, MN, Utilizes Cityworks for Budgeting and Reporting

Azteca Systems, Inc. announces that the City of Grand Rapids, MN has greatly benefited from its self-implementation of Cityworks, the leading GIS-centric management software solution.  In using Cityworks, Grand Rapids Public Works has moved to a completely paperless system, utilizing the software for budget analyses, payroll and invoice reporting, along with traditional asset maintenance management

Friday, February 27th, 2009

OGC Requests Comments on Candidate Web Map Tiling Standard

The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) is requesting comments from the public on the candidate OpenGIS® Web Map Tiling Service (WMTS) Interface Standard.

Friday, February 27th, 2009

National Governors Association Honors ESRI with Public-Private Partnership Award

PR – During the closing session of the 2009 National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C., yesterday, geographic information system (GIS) software leader ESRI received a Public-Private Partnership Award for its work with the State of Maryland Office of the Governor. ESRI was acknowledged for its role in developing the innovative, GIS-based performance measurement

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Autodesk Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

PR –  Autodesk, Inc. today reported revenue of $490 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009, a decrease of 18 percent over the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008. GAAP diluted loss per share in the fourth quarter was $0.47, compared to earnings of $0.40 per diluted share in the fourth quarter last year. Non-GAAP

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) Mission

PR – Known as ESA’s ‘Water Mission’, SMOS will improve our understanding of Earth’s water cycle, providing much-needed data for modelling of the weather and climate, and increasing the skill in numerical weather and climate prediction.

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Topcon – State of the Ag Industry Message

PR – “Farming operations embracing increased productivity through technology will help drive the world’s economic recovery.” Ray O’Connor, president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), said the statement above is what drives top-ranked technology companies to continue to support strong research and product development (R&D) efforts.