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Monday, December 15th, 2008

3D Laser Mapping Wins Major Order

PR – Geomaat, an independent surveying specialist based in the Netherlands, has placed an order for the world’s most accurate mobile laser mapping system, StreetMapper 360. Following rigorous trials of the system Geomaat has selected the vehicle mounted laser scanning solution to support expansion of their international surveying operations.

Monday, December 15th, 2008

PCI Geomatics lends its support to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt

PR – PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, is pleased to announce its support for the New Library of Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in Egypt.  Committed to education and community development, PCI Geomatics has provided the library with 2 copies of its premiere software suite Geomatica.

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Intermap Technologies Signs Partnership Agreement with Lowrance to Provide AccuTerra GPS Maps

PR — Intermap Technologies announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Lowrance, a leader in outdoor navigation and wholly-owned brand of Navico Holding AS to offer AccuTerra™ maps for the Brand’s enhanced outdoor GPS devices. Under the terms of the agreement, AccuTerra GPS maps will provide users with detailed roads, trails,

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Magellan Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell the Magellan Consumer Products Division to MiTAC

PR — Magellan Navigation, Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Magellan consumer products division to MiTAC International Corp. Closing of the transaction is anticipated in January of 2009. Financial terms are not disclosed.

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Merrick & Company Awarded LiDAR and Topographic Data Contract, Australian-American Energy Company

PR — Merrick & Company, a world leader in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was awarded a contract by the Australian-American Energy Company (AAEC) to acquire and deliver LiDAR data, digital orthophotography, and a DTM of approximately 640 square miles at the Crow Reservation of the Crow Tribe of Indians (Apsáalooke Nation),

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Leica Geosystems: Reduced Costs with new CAT Interface Module

PR – Leica Geosystems announced today the release of the CI-14 CAT Interface Module, designed to greatly simplify and reduce cost of installation of its Leica Geosystems 2D & 3D machine control systems on modern Caterpillar® earthmoving equipment.

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Leica PowerGrade: Uniquely Flexible Grading System

PR – Leica PowerGrade, Leica Geosystems’ next-generation Grading Solution, is revolutionizing the construction process. The key to the Leica PowerGrade system lies in the unique PowerSnap concept whose central element is a docking station allowing easy and quick exchange of panels and transfer between machines.

Friday, December 12th, 2008

AGI 2009 Council Election Results Announced

PR – Following an election for places on the 2009 AGI Council, AGI is pleased to announce that the following four candidates were successful:

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Siemens To Fully Automate Helsinki Metro Line

PR – Helsinki City Transport (HKL) and the Siemens Mobility Division officially signed a contract worth around hundred million euros for renovation of the metro network in the Finnish capital. The line will be made fully automated in 2013, without interrupting or disturbing its operation. The contract also includes an option to provide the automation

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Bluesky Expands Sales Team

PR – Aerial survey specialist Bluesky has made two new appointments to their professional sales team. Peter O’Connell, with nearly thirty years experience in the aerial photography industry, joins the team as Business Development Executive while David Pearson, a graduate in Business Studies, will take on the role of Sales Executive. These key appointments are