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Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Launch of AeroGRID Aerial Imagery Alliance

PR — Today sees the official launch of AeroGRID, a new partnership that delivers high-resolution aerial photography from across Europe and beyond. AeroGRID founding partners are AeroData of Belgium, Getmapping from the UK, and GeoContent from Germany; each holds nationwide coverage for their respective countries and more with total coverage exceeding 1.5m sq km including

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 to Unveil New Open Source, Web-based, Editable GIS Software

PR — A team of expert GIS developers from Belgium have released today Geomajas Version 1.3.0. Geomajas is an open source web-based, thin client GIS software with editing capabilities, and support for complex relation models in the browser. The software has an open architecture enabling easy sharing, integrating and updating of GIS data on multiple

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Autodesk Student Engineering and Design Community is Redesigned and Reaches Record Numbers

PR — Just in time for the Back to School season, Autodesk has redesigned its Student Engineering and Design Community website with a new look and feel that is more closely aligned with other popular social networking sites frequented by students. The enhanced Student Community offers several new features and benefits to more than 350,000

Monday, September 29th, 2008

New Report on European UAV Market

PR — Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan’s new report "European Civil and Commercial UAV Markets" to their offering.

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Metro Systems Corporation to Distribute ArchiCAD in Thailand

PR – Graphisoft, has announced that Metro Systems Corporation, Thailand’s leading software supplier, will distribute Graphisoft’s award-winning suite of 3D architectural design products in Thailand.

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Merrick & Company Awarded Texarkana Water Utility Parcel Conversion Project

PR — Merrick & Company, a world leader in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was awarded a parcel conversion project for the Texarkana Water Utility (TWU).  The project was awarded in August 2008 and is expected to be completed in February 2009.  

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Intelligent Addressing Reach Electoral Register Milestone

PR — Intelligent Addressing (IA) has successfully helped over 50 Local Authorities to match the addresses in their Electoral Registers to those in the NLPG (National Land and Property Gazetteer). To date IA has processed over 4m individual addresses and report a match rate of 96.72%.

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Trimble Sets Date for International User Conference in Las Vegas

PR — Trimble announced today that it will hold its International User Conference February 23-25, 2009 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Ordnance Survey Promotes 3rd Sector Use of Geographic Information Systems

PR — Ordnance Survey is launching a campaign to raise awareness among third sector organisations of their ability to gain access to mapping data as contractors to government.

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Digital Topographical Base Mapping Service Sets New Industry Standard for Accuracy, Speed, and Price

PR — New View Digital Mapping’s team of surveyors and engineers has developed an innovative software application that incorporates highly accurate and reliable digital data from multiple sources into the production of extremely precise topographic maps, meshes, 3D solids, hydrological studies, flow arrow maps, and earthwork studies. This technological breakthrough increases accuracy, lowers costs, and