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Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

OGC Adopts CityGML Encoding Standard

PR — The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) have adopted version 1.0.0 of the OpenGIS® CityGML Encoding Standard (http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/citygml  and www.citygmlwiki.org ) as an official OGC Standard.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

ISPRS Congress Approves Beijing Declaration

PR – A Declaration approved by delegates at the ISPRS Congress calls on international communities to work together and commit adequate resources to promote the peaceful use of geospatial technology for the benefit of society and the environment.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Topcon and Reson BV Sign Distribution Agreement

PR – Last year the Topcon Corporation, a leading global developer and manufacturer of positioning equipment for the survey, construction and agriculture markets, announced to be expanding its business to include the rapidly growing international mobile control business.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

State of Qatar’s Centre for GIS Is Recipient of ESRI Enterprise Application Award

PR — The Centre for GIS (CGIS) in Qatar was honored with the prestigious Enterprise Application award at the Twenty-eighth Annual ESRI International User Conference held in San Diego, California, August 4–8, 2008.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Autodesk Unveils First Flexible Software Delivery Model for CAD Industry

PR – Autodesk, is adopting a new Flexible Software Delivery model for AutoCAD Autodesk is the first company in the CAD industry to introduce this new software development and delivery model, which is designed to increase customer satisfaction and subscription value by providing AutoCAD customers with earlier access to new features, delivered on demand, and

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Govt of Canada Invests in Renewable Energy in British Columbia

PR – The Government of Canada is investing in renewable energy projects across Canada, thanks to investments in seven projects through the ecoENERGY for Renewable Power program. The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the first project, the Kwalsa low-impact hydro project near Harrison Lake, which will benefit from an investment of

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

World’s Most Powerful Geospatial Security Framework Added to SDI Extension

PR — The Carbon Project is pleased to announce the addition of the world’s most powerful geospatial security framework to its Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) 1.0 extension for ArcGIS 9.2 desktop. SDI 1.0 is a selected suite of OGC standards endorsed by government agencies to promote interoperability.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Yotta Launches 60 Megapixel Street-level Imaging Vehicle

PR – Yotta, the 3D mapping division of OMG plc , has introduced an innovative vehicle-based imaging service that will provide unique high-resolution panoramic street-level views of property and highway features. The high-tech vehicle is equipped with a 60 megapixel panoramic camera developed by Yotta and uses Applanix satellite positioning technology to log the exact

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

The Carbon Project Selected for US, Canada Cross-Border SDI Initiative

PR — The Carbon Project announces it has been selected by the 2008 National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Cooperative Agreement Program (CAP) for a joint Canadian-United States cross-border initiative.  The project will deliver the foundations of an online mapping environment that can help identify critical infrastructure during emergencies. 

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

City of Philadelphia Receives Prestigious President’s Award at ESRI’s 2008 User Conference

PR — The City of Philadelphia was presented with the President’s Award in front of 14,800 attendees at the 2008 ESRI International User Conference. Jim Querry, director of enterprise GIS, City of Philadelphia, accepted the award from ESRI president Jack Dangermond. The city received the honor for its leadership and innovation in developing enterprise geographic