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Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

UMass Selects Topcon GMS-2 Pro and TreeWorks Software for Benchmark Tree Inventory Project

PR — The University of Massachusetts (UMass) uses Topcon’s GMS-2 Pro GIS data recorder, and TreeWorks software in a comprehensive tree inventory project on its campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. 

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Intermap Teams with Clemson University to Improve Fuel Efficiency for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

PR — Intermap Technologies today announced that Clemson University is entering the second phase of research efforts sponsored by Intermap. The project is focused on developing a control scheme for hybrid powered passenger vehicles that capitalizes on Intermap’s NEXTMap 3D road data to more efficiently manage the use of the gas engine and the electric

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Hexagon Grew Earnings Per Share by 6 to 8 per cent in 2008

PR – Hexagon estimates the full year 2008 growth in earnings per share to be between 6 and 8 per cent. This is below the earlier outlook for the year of 15 per cent growth in earnings per share.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Trimble Statement on Dennis Workman Academic Credentials

PR – Trimble today issued the following statement in response to inquiries and press reports on the academic credentials of Dennis Workman. Workman serves as Trimble’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and has been with the company since 1995.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Air Passenger Transport Up by 7% in 2007 in EU

PR – The total number of passengers transported by air in the EU27 rose by 7.3% in 2007 compared with 2006, to 793 million. In 2006, passenger numbers in the EU27 rose by 4.7%2. In 2007, the highest numbers of passengers were registered in the United Kingdom (217 mn, +3%), Germany (164 mn, +6%), Spain

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Experience BIM Competition Winner

PR – Pedro Manuel Roca L. and Noelia Máiquez H. of Mairoc Interiorismo has won a free commercial license of ArchiCAD 12 in the “BIM Experience Kit” competition.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Océ – Results fourth quarter 2008

PR – Rapidly deteriorating economic conditions affect Océ results; normalized operating income Q4: € 27.8 million.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

New Digital Map of Africa’s Soils to Boost Food Production

EurekAlert – Responding to sub-Saharan Africa’s soil health crisis, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) announced today an ambitious new effort to produce the first-ever, detailed digital soil map for all 42 countries of the region. This project combines the latest soil science and technology with remote satellite imagery and on-the-ground efforts to analyze

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Bilkom Corporation to Distribute ArchiCAD in Turkey

PR – Graphisoft, the global leader in Virtual Building solutions, has announced that Bilkom, the Apple distributor of Turkey will distribute Graphisoft’s award-winning suite of 3D architectural design products in Turkey.

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Positive Signals for Galileo

PR – The in-orbit validation programme for Galileo, Europe’s global satellite navigation system, is celebrating three years since the first signal was broadcast by the GIOVE-A satellite. The programme has been gathering momentum since the launch of the GIOVE-A satellite and its success in securing the critical Galileo frequency filing with the International Telecommunications Union