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Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Sigma Seven Test the Water with the Environmental Protection Agency, Republic of Ireland

PR — Sigma Seven, a leading mobile mapping technology company, are pleased to announce that the Environmental Protection Agency of Ireland (EPA) has selected their innovative field mapping and data capture product, GeoField. The EPA will use GeoField to streamline and enhance their lake and river water quality monitoring service.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

North Las Vegas Fire Department Launches Enterprise GIS Platform

PR — For the City of North Las Vegas Fire Department, the science of firefighting has taken on a geographic approach. The agency uses geographic information system (GIS) software from ESRI to prevent emergencies from occurring, reduce their consequences, and provide first responders with the best information possible while deploying to an emergency.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

GeoEye Signs Contract With Telespazio as New Commercial Regional Affiliate for GeoEye-1 Satellite

PR — GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite and aerial imagery and geospatial information, announced today that on October 15, it signed a multi-year agreement with Rome-based Telespazio S.p.A. appointing Telespazio as GeoEye’s new Commercial Regional Affiliate for the region of Europe and North Africa. Telespazio, a Finmeccanica/Thales company, will produce, market

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Green Buildings: A ‘Net-Zero’ Energy Research Agenda

PR — Buildings in the United States account for more than 40 percent of the nation’s total energy consumption, and that is just one of their impacts on the environment. In a major statement on “green” building technology, a new report from the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) sets out a broad agenda for

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

ERDAS Announces a Free Webinar on ERDAS APOLLO Image Manager 2009

PR — ERDAS is offering Securely Clip, Zip and Ship Massive Volumes of Data, a free webinar on Thursday, November 6, 2008, highlighting ERDAS APOLLO Image Manager 2009.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Indiana Department of Homeland Security Implements GIS-Based Disaster Response System

PR — The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) recently embarked on an ambitious campaign that provides a communication network built using ESRI geographic information system (GIS) software. The system takes advantage of a Web portal for linking local resources with state and federal stakeholders in the event of a large-scale emergency. This two-way stream of

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

OGC Standards Are the “Bedrock” of Global Geology Mapping Project

PR — Standards developed by the members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) play a key role in OneGeology (  www.onegeology.org  ), a global project to produce the first digital geological map of the world. OneGeology is supported by UNESCO and six other international umbrella bodies. It is the flagship project for the UN

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

ITT Employee Recognized with 2008 Geospatial Intelligence Award

PR — ITT Visual Information Solutions’ Christopher Jengo has been named the recipient of the 2008 Geospatial Intelligence Award in the Industry Achievement category.  The award is offered and presented annually by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). Mr. Jengo is being recognized for his exceptional work in the development of SPEAR (Spectral Processing

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Space Data for Higher Education

PR — Universities all over the world will soon be provided with the unique opportunity not only to improve their own educational process but to achieve a truly qualitative breakthrough in the area of training specialists in various fields of activities. Even today Russian Research and Development Center ScanEx and Israeli Company ImageSat International N.V.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

ESRI Honors GIS Innovators in Health and Human Service

PR — Individuals and organizations that promote the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology in health and human services recently received recognition from ESRI, the world leader in GIS technology, for their contributions. Receiving awards were the Alabama Department of Children’s Affairs (ADCA); Pat Libbey, executive director of the National Association of County and City