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Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Highland Library and Environmental Learning Center Adds GIS Kiosk

Among the many displays and interactive activities at the new Sam J. Racadio Library and Environmental Learning Center in Highland, California, is a geographic information system (GIS) kiosk. Recently installed by ESRI, the kiosk uses ArcReader and ArcGIS Online software to promote the use of maps for environmental purposes by those doing research or who are

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

ESRI Supports Sounding – Bathymetric Data – Partnership with IVS 3D

ESRI announces that Interactive Visualization Systems (IVS) 3D has joined its business partner program. IVS 3D is a leading vendor of interactive 3D visualization and analysis software for marine information. This partnership will benefit organizations with workflows that visualize and analyze bathymetric data for use in the maritime community including the defense, petroleum, environment, and

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Wallingford Software’s InfoWorks, FloodWorks and InfoNet V10.0 Release

Version 10.0 of InfoWorks, FloodWorks and InfoNet just released further underlines Wallingford Software’s acknowledged position as the pre-eminent modeling software developers for the water industry. A major addition to InfoWorks RS, CS and SD is the new collapsing wall functionality of the 2D engine. Initially developed to model cascades of falling dams V10.0 enables any

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Océ’s Green Commitment Helps Land ISO 14001 Award

The UK and Irish operations of Océ, together with four Océ Business Services customer operations at customers’ sites, have received the certification from the British Standards Institute. This follows on from ISO 9001 Quality Management and OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety Management that were already in place.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Getmapping Team Up with New Zealand Aerial Mapping

Getmapping has teamed up with New Zealand Aerial Mapping (NZAM) in an arrangement which enables both companies to share resources and equipment to increase their flying and aerial survey capabilities. Getmapping has ambitious plans for the UK flying season in 2009 including the completion of its aerial survey of Scotland and a new survey of

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Preston City Council selects Cadcorp SIS and GeognoSIS Software

Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced that Preston City Council has selected Cadcorp SIS – Spatial Information System desktop and Cadcorp GeognoSIS web-based software for its new corporate GIS. Supplied in partnership with Supporta TerraQuest the Cadcorp software will replace existing GIS facilities used by the council.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

OGC Calls for Comment on revision to OGC Web Services Common Standard

The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) request comments to a revision to the OpenGIS® Web Services Common Standard. This document specifies many of the aspects that are common to multiple OGC Web Service (OWS) interface Implementation Standards. These common aspects are primarily parameters and data structures used in operation requests and responses.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Intergraph® Maximizes Smart Grid Management and Performance

Electric utilities are adopting Intergraph® Smart Grid software solutions to maximize system efficiency and performance. From Intergraph G/Technology, which provides the additional technical attributes needed to build and support a Smart Grid beyond the capabilities of conventional geographic information system (GIS) platforms, to InService 8.2, which consolidates Smart Grid command-and-control operations, Intergraph integrated software solutions are

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Blue Marble’s Victor Minor to Head OGC Data Quality Group

Blue Marble Geographics ( announces that Victor Minor has been named Chair of the Open Geospatial Consortium’s Data Quality Working Group.  Matt Beare of 1Spatial was named the Vice Chair at a meeting of the working group in Athens the week of March 30, 2009.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

NAVTEQ Reveals Use of Navigation Systems Has Positive Environmental Impact

NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, has revealed the results of a proprietary research study designed to assess the consumer impact of everyday use of navigation devices. Previous studies in this field focused more on “getting lost” scenarios versus the benefits to