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Friday, December 28th, 2007

New launchdate set for Atlantis and Columbus: 10 January 2008

PR – The European Space Laboratory Columbus will launch on Space Shuttle Atlantis on 10 January 2008. Wayne Hale, Space Shuttle Programme manager at NASA’s Johnson Space Center said: “Moving the next launch attempt of Atlantis to January 10 will allow as many people as possible to have time with family and friends at the

Friday, December 28th, 2007

IBM: Enterprise Content Management

PR – IBM software for enterprise content management integrates and delivers critical business information that offers new business value, on demand. Read More 

Friday, December 28th, 2007

1Spatial releases free validation tool for Oracle-based spatial databases

PR – 1Spatial have released Radius Check Lite™, a simple health check tool for Oracle-based spatial databases. This tool is available for free from the 1Spatial website at Working on both Oracle Locator and Oracle Spatial this tool provides a simple and easy-to-use way of validating the set-up of a spatial database. It is

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Garmin Goes High-Def With Its Marine Radar Offerings

PR – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. today announced improvements to its two most popular marine radomes — the GMR(TM) 18 HD and GMR 24 HD — providing better target separation and clearer definition, particularly at close ranges. These new radar scanners process up to eight times the information of their predecessors,

Friday, December 28th, 2007

GPS Industries Receives $4M Payment From Dubai Based Investor

GPS Industries, Inc. a provider of WiFi-enabled golf management systems, announced today that it has received from Leisurecorp LLC $4,000,000 representing the final installment payment on Leisurecorp’s $10,000,000 investment under the May 2007 Securities Purchase Agreement. “We are grateful for Leisurecorp’s continuing support of our business and restructuring efforts,” stated Douglas Wood, GPSI’s Chairman and

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

It’s sensors next in Rolta’s defence line-up

Rolta India is planning to set up a sensor manufacturing plant even as it aims to touch the Rs 1,000 crore turnover mark by the end of financial year 2007-08. The plant, to be set up in Mumbai, is expected to have around Rs 400 crore worth of production capacity to begin with. The manufacturing

Monday, December 24th, 2007

ESRI Joins Gridwise Alliance

PR – ESRI has become a member of the GridWise Alliance to support developing technologies for the nation’s energy system. ESRI, the world’s leading developer of geographic information system (GIS) software, will work together with other GridWise Alliance members to advocate change and promote new policies. Founded in 2003, the GridWise Alliance is a consortium of

Monday, December 24th, 2007

China’s first high speed train ready for shipment

PR – The first vehicles of the Velaro CN eight-car train, China’s first high speed train, have meanwhile been loaded on board a ship in Bremerhaven. In all, sixty such trains were ordered by Chinese Railways in 2006 from Siemens and its Chinese partner Tangshan Locomotive & Rolling Stock Works. Three of those sixty units

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

Siemens receives orders to expand metro systems in Shanghai and Guangzhou

PR – A consortium made up of Siemens and its Chinese partner, CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive (ZELC), has been awarded the contract for two further metro projects in China. The orders are worth a total of EUR 431 million. In Shanghai, Siemens Transportation Systems (TS) and ZELC are to supply EUR 289 million worth of

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

Océ to sell Océ Document Technologies GmbH to Captaris

PR – Oce; N.V. and Captaris, Inc. have reached agreement on the sale and purchase of Océ Document Technologies GmbH ) based in Konstanz (Germany). The closing of the transaction is expected to take place in January 2008 and is subject to certain closing conditions. ODT is a provider of software and solutions for document