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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Merrick & Company Awarded LiDAR and Topographic Data Project

PR – Merrick & Company, a world leader in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was awarded a contract by North Line GIS (Breckenridge, CO) to provide LIDAR, two-foot contours, breaklines, six-inch digital color orthophotography, and a DTM for almost 500 square miles in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

PCI Geomatics delivers automated image correction solution to Korea Aerospace Research Institute

PR – PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, is pleased to announce the completion of a contract with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to build an automated production system for the orthorectification, mosaicking and pansharpening of KOMPSAT-2 satellite imagery.

Monday, November 17th, 2008

GIS Delivers During the Largest Earthquake Drill in U.S. History

PR — At 10:00 a.m. on November 13, 2008, millions of people throughout Southern California participated in the Great Southern California ShakeOut Drill, the largest earthquake preparedness exercise in U.S. history. The drill simulated a magnitude 7.8 earthquake along the San Andreas Fault in Southern California. ESRI supported participating agencies with software, staffing, and resources

Monday, November 17th, 2008

The OGC Announces Updated OGC Reference Model

PR — The Open Geospatial  Consortium (OGC) announced the completion and availability of Version 2.0 of the OGC Reference Model (ORM) at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/orm. The ORM provides a framework for the ongoing work of the OGC and a guide for those who seek to implement interoperable solutions and applications for geospatial services and data. The ORM

Monday, November 17th, 2008

British Transport Police Preparing for 2012 Olympics with ERDAS APOLLO

PR — Looking towards the 2012 Olympic Games in London, British Transport Police is implementing ERDAS APOLLO 2009, a unified enterprise platform for managing and serving large volumes of geospatial data located and distributed across an organization.

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Master Time-Saving Tips and Tricks for Editing in ArcGIS Desktop

PR — Editing and updating data in a spatial database can often be time-consuming. This month’s ESRI live training seminar will offer several tips and tricks that will help ArcGIS Desktop software users save time when they edit data in a topology and work with labels, annotation, and tables in the ArcMap application.

Monday, November 17th, 2008

High-Tech Gründerfonds, Bayern Kapital and SpaceTec Capital Partners to Invest in United Maps GmbH

High-Tech Gründerfonds, Bayern Kapital and SpaceTec Capital Partners jointly invest into United Maps GmbH, Munich. United Maps “fills the gaps in road networks” adding building footprints, pedestrians paths, mass transit information and relevant topical layers. United Maps produces a new generation of fully routable, highly detailled and multimodal vector maps. Basemaps known from vehicle navigation

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Survey of India and Tele Atlas Kalyani India Announce Strategic Agreement

PR – The Survey of India, today announced that the Government of India had formally approved the strategic agreement between the National surveying and mapping organization Survey of India (SOI) and Tele Atlas Kalyani India Ltd., formerly Kalyani Net Ventures Ltd (KNVL) – a joint venture between the Kalyani Group and Tele Atlas. With this

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Autodesk and CDW Government, Inc. Partner to Revitalize Iraq

PR – Autodesk, Inc. and CDW Government, Inc. (CDW-G) today announced they have partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to provide software and hardware solutions to the Iraqi-based manufacturing firm Heavy Engineering Equipment State Company (HEESCO).

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Southwest Florida Water Management District Signs Enterprise License Agreement with ESRI

PR — Southwest Florida Water Management District signed an enterprise license agreement (ELA) with ESRI to support the rapid expansion of an accessible geographic information system (GIS) that provides employees with the right data and tools to effectively perform their work. The agreement also supports the technological advancement of two key information systems built on ArcGIS