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Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

NAVTEQ Reports Annual Fuel Savings Resulting From Navigation System Use

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

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

The Open Group Introduces ArchiMate(R) 1.0 Standard Language for Modeling Enterprise Architectures

The Open Group, a vendor- and technology-neutral consortium focused on open standards and global interoperability within and between enterprises, today announced that it has adopted ArchiMate(R) version 1 as a standard global language for modeling enterprise architectures, including the industry standard architecture framework, TOGAF(TM). Administered by The Open Group’s ArchiMate Forum, ArchiMate 1.0 is a

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Netherlands’ Kadaster Names Intergraph(R) ‘Supplier of the Year’ for 2008

The Netherlands’ Kadaster Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), an independent public body responsible for cadastre, land registration and mapping in the Netherlands, and an internationally renowned leader in land administration, has awarded Intergraph(R) with its supplier of the year honor for 2008. At its annual supplier meeting in March 2009, Kadaster recognized Intergraph, the

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

German Long-Distance Water Supplier Chooses Intergraph(R)

Zweckverband Wasserversorgung Nordostwurttemberg (NOW), a long-distance water supplier in Germany, has chosen Intergraph(R) to fully replace its existing geographic information system (GIS) and improve the efficiency of its water distribution operations. NOW is the third long-distance water supplier in the Baden-Wurttemberg area of Germany to choose Intergraph for its infrastructure management needs.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Raytheon Awarded $23.5 Million Contract for Next-Generation GPS Ground Control Segment

Raytheon Company received a contract extension to perform additional risk-reduction activities for the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation Global Positioning System Operational Ground Control Segment, or GPS OCX. Raytheon will identify and mitigate program risk to create a roadmap to keep the program on budget and on schedule.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Nigerian Engineers Learn to Map African Resources Using NigeriaSat-1

Nigeria will soon be able to map and monitor African resources with local expertise. Nigeria’s first satellite imaging engineers are receiving hands-on training at DMCii in Guildford, UK, to manage and process the images NigeriaSat-1 and the future NigeriaSat-2 and NX satellites upon their return to Nigeria.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

1Spatial Keynotes GI2009: Automated Generalisation Across Europe

1Spatial is very pleased to announce their collaboration with IGN e.V. – the Symposium organisers, and highlight their involvement in this international symposium taking place in Dresden (Saxony / Germany).

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Cadcorp Launches CCTV Mapping System

Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer, Cadcorp, has launched its CCTV Mapping System. The system provides users in local authorities, emergency services and crime prevention agencies with the tools to manage and share CCTV information in their area. The system has been designed and developed to meet emerging national requirements and standards

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Saxon Forestry in Germany Implementing ERDAS APOLLO

ERDAS announces that the Public Enterprise Sachsenforst in Saxonia, Germany has selected ERDAS APOLLO to manage and deliver its massive amounts of vector and raster data to internal and external customers. GEOSYSTEMS, the distributor of ERDAS in Germany, is customizing ERDAS APOLLO to meet Sachsenforst’s specific needs.

Monday, April 20th, 2009

SuperGeo Will Issue SuperPad 3 Beta

SuperGeo will introduce its new mobile GIS software, SuperPad 3.0 Beta, in April 2009. Developed by the brand new operating core- SuperGIS Mobile Engine 3.0, SuperPad 3 includes more powerful functions, speedy operation and more user-friendly manipulation. Moreover, users are able to develop their own plug-in extensions, such as toolbar buttons, the self-defined layer format,