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Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Trimble Launches a New Online Rover Tracking Service

PR – Trimble announced today that it has launched Trimble® VRS iScope™ service in Europe. The add-on service offers Trimble VRS Now™ subscribers the ability to track and manage their assets in real-time, as well as view their session history and rover information.

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Competitive Mobile Mapping Solution

PR – An OxTS Inertial+ and a Riegl Q120 economical laser scanner can be used together to make a cost-effective mobile mapping solution. The OxTS Inertial+ is a low-cost inertial and GPS navigation system, ideal for correcting LIDAR systems. The Riegl Q120 timestamps its data using GPS time so that it can be merged accurately

Friday, February 13th, 2009

ArchiCAD Virtual Building Models Made Accessible for Anyone – Anywhere

PR – The Graphisoft Virtual Building Explorer (VBE) allows architects to present their virtual building projects in a revolutionary new way. It combines the fun and easy navigation of a first-person video-game with the power of intelligent virtual building models to let users easily share designs with colleagues and partners.

Friday, February 13th, 2009

SMOS at Thales Alenia Space ESA’s Water Mission on Track for Launch

PR – Following word from Eurockot that launch of the Earth Explorer SMOS satellite can take place between July and October this year, ESA, CNES and the prime contractor Thales Alenia Space are now making detailed preparations for the last crucial steps before ESA’s water mission is placed in orbit.

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Intergraph Opens Nominations for 2009 Carl Pulfrich Award

PR – Intergraph is now accepting nominations for its biennial Carl Pulfrich Award to recognize significant design and manufacturing contributions to the industries of photogrammetry, remote sensing and earth imaging.

Friday, February 13th, 2009

IDRISI Taiga Now Shipping!

PR – Clark Labs is pleased to announce that the 16th version of its flagship IDRISI GIS and Image Processing system is now shipping. Among the major new features of the Taiga Edition are the Earth Trends Modeler and a suite of segment-based image classification tools.

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Océ Maps out Service Improvements with Masternaut Satellite Tracking

PR – Océ has boosted its field service productivity with satellite tracking over the web.  The global printing and document management company successfully completed a trial of a Masternaut Three X vehicle tracking service, achieving a significant return on their investment with 15% increased productivity and improved customer service.  The Masternaut Three X solution –

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Leica Geosystems Partners with Maptek for Long Range, Mine Scanning Products

PR – Leica Geosystems’ Spatial Solutions Division, which includes HDS™ terrestrial laser scanning products, has selected Maptek, a leading mining technology developer, to supply a long range laser scanner and associated mine scanning software to be sold under the Leica Geosystems brand.

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Siemens to Supply Signaling Systems for Intercity Mass transit System in China

PR – A consortium comprising Siemens Mobility and the Chinese company Beijing Huatie Information Technology Development Corporation has been awarded a contract by Guangdong Guangfo Inter-City Co. Ltd (GFGS) for the supply of signaling systems for the Guang-Fo Line (from Guangzhou to Foshan).

Friday, February 13th, 2009

VELCO Electric Transmission Company Develops GIS-based Vegetation Management Program

PR – Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) has developed a vegetation management program that is saving the utility hours of work and significantly improving the accuracy of treatment on its 12,000 acres of rights-of-way. VELCO is a statewide, transmission-only company that maintains 660 miles of electric line through the Green Mountain State.