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Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Brazilian Utilities AES Sul and Eletropaulo Sign Enterprise License Agreement with ESRI

PR – Two major Brazilian electric distribution companies, AES Sul and AES Eletropaulo, signed an enterprise license agreement (ELA) with ESRI’s Brazilian distributor Imagem Geosistemas E Comércio Ltda. The ELA will provide deployments of current ESRI geographic information system (GIS) software for the desktop and server as well as support, training, and maintenance. Both utilities are

Friday, December 19th, 2008

ESA Global Land Cover Map Available Online

PR – ESA’s global land cover map, which is ten times sharper than any previous global satellite map, is now available to the public online from the GlobCover website. It is the highest resolution land cover map that has been completely validated ever released.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Cadcorp GIS Software for UK Fire Use

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced that with the recent signing of contracts with three more of the UK’s fire and rescue services, 37 of the 54 services in England and Wales have now selected Cadcorp SIS – Spatial Information System either on a corporate basis or

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Some Pollutants Declining in Willamette and Columbia Rivers

PR — The Willamette, a large river associated with 70 percent of the population of Oregon, is getting cleaner in regard to some persistent toxic pollutants that are a legacy of past management practices. A 257-mile portion of the Columbia River between Umatilla, Oregon, and Skamokawa, Washington, is also showing a similar trend.

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.