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Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

George Mason Offers Executive Training on a ROI-Driven Geospatial Approach

PR — George Mason University’s School of Management is now offering an Executive Training Seminar that explains how to apply an end-to-end, ROI-driven methodology for large, complex GIS-enabled programs.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

GeoEye Sells ‘Presidential Inauguration from Space’ Poster

PR — GeoEye, Inc. , a premier provider of satellite and aerial-based geospatial information, announced today it is offering for sale a commemorative poster featuring a GeoEye-1 satellite image of the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. The Company had more than 100 times the normal traffic on its Web site after the satellite image was 

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Experience BIM Competition Winner

PR – Rosaria Di Mento has won a free commercial license of ArchiCAD 12 in the “BIM Experience Kit” competition.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Nokia to Acquire Bit-side GmbH

PR – Nokia and bit-side GmbH today announced that an agreement has been signed for Nokia to acquire substantially all assets of bit-side. Bit-side is a privately owned Berlin-based professional services and software company with 39 employees. By acquiring bit-side Nokia will strengthen and accelerate its mobile development for Nokia Maps.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

HOK Appoints Gerry Faubert as Director of Integrated Design

PR – Global architectural design firm HOK has appointed Gerry Faubert, CET, LEED AP, to the position of Vice President and Director of Integrated Design. In this newly created role, Faubert will lead the integration of high-performance solutions into the early design of projects to achieve optimal sustainable outcomes. 

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Make or Break for Severn Estuary?

PR – Natural England welcomes the consultation announced today by DECC into options for tidal energy in the Severn Estuary, but warned that no decisions can be made without a much wider understanding of how the globally significant environment of the Severn Estuary will be affected.

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Demonstration Products of RapidEye Satellite Imagery

PR – Demonstration products generated by the RapidEye system are being made public for the first time today. The samples of the RapidEye Standard Image Products show an area over Griffith in New South Wales, Australia.

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Urban Mapping Enhances Graphserver Mass Transit Routing Engine

PR — Urban Mapping, the leading provider of location-rich content for interactive applications, today announced the company has completed a series of enhancements that further extend the capabilities of Graphserver, an open-source routing engine that permits trip planning via different modes of transportation. Urban Mapping invested in the project to improve the scalability and efficiency

Monday, January 26th, 2009

MapMart Unveils One-Stop Online Portal for High-Resolution Satellite Imagery

PR — The MapMart division of IntraSearch Inc. today unveiled a new interface on its MapMart online mapping portal where satellite imagery customers can search, preview and order high-resolution data from DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, SPOT and KOMPSAT. MapMart (www.mapmart.com) is the only online portal that allows customers to browse imagery from a variety of sources, task

Monday, January 26th, 2009

WhiteStar Offers Wyoming Upgrade for Unlimited Grid Access (UGA)

PR — WhiteStar Corp. today introduced an optional upgrade to the Wyoming land survey grid coverage in its popular Unlimited Grid Access (UGA) product. The upgrade, known as UGA Plus – Wyoming Edition, provides a more detailed land survey grid that includes lots and tracts and quarter-quarter sections in Wyoming.