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Thursday, March 6th, 2008

ArcGIS 9.3 to Include Support for COLLADA

PR — ESRI’s upcoming ArcGIS 9.3 software release will include support for the Collaborative Design Activity (COLLADA) file format. Using these new capabilities, ArcGIS users will be able to leverage COLLADA files for a variety of purposes in ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Server as well as display more realistic 3D models.

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Masternaut Three X recruits Telematics Pioneer Martin Otter from Norwich Union

PR – Otter joins Masternaut from  Norwich Union where he was Head of Telematics, pioneering the use of vehicle  telematics with the introduction of the first pay as you drive car insurance policy in the UK. As Director of Customer Solutions at Masternaut Three X Martin  Otter will be responsible for developing the company’s portfolio

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Signet Solar Appoints Three Board Members to Support Global Expansion

PR – Signet Solar, a manufacturer of silicon thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules, today announced the appointment of Rich Beyer, Rajesh Jain and Ajit Manocha to its Board of Directors. These industry veterans will help guide the company as it executes on its global expansion plans and pursues its goal of grid parity pricing.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Enormous Growth for the International Lidar Mapping Forum

The 8th annual outing of the International Lidar Mapping Forum that was held in Denver, Colorado from Feb 21 – 22, 2008 saw record growth in attendance from both delegates and visitors. Final figures show that more than 580 delegates registered from 32 countries (up from approximately 250 the year before) all looking to invest

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

China Coal Research Institute Shanxi Coal Machinery Equipment Co., Ltd. Automates Product Info

PR – PTC today announced that China Coal Research Institute Shanxi Coal Machinery Equipment Co., Ltd. has achieved greater automation, improved accuracy and increased efficiency in its production sector using PTC Pro/ENGINEER, PTC’s integrated 3D CAD/CAM/CAE product design solution. Shanxi Coal Machinery Equipment licensed Pro/ENGINEER through PTC channel partner E-Tech Technology Co. Ltd. to enhance its

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Noted Cartographer Illustrates Ways to Design Better Maps

PR — The maps in Cynthia A. Brewer’s Designed Maps: A Sourcebook for GIS Users look lavish enough to hang on a wall. But the author hopes the cartographic work featured in her new book from ESRI Press will be seen not just as pretty maps. She would like the maps to be viewed as

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

London Borough of Havering Reaps Benefits from Geographic Information with GGP

PR — The London Borough of Havering is taking advantage of the latest advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to boost its efficiency and finances.  The council has successfully rolled out a GIS from GGP Systems to 300 users across the authority. GGP has also provided National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) management software and

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Geographic Technologies Group Wins Contracts

PR — Geographic Technologies Group (GTG) was selected for multiple software contracts including:  St. Mary’s County, Maryland—purchased one (1) additional seat of LGdispatch Community Connect.  Whiteside County, Illinois—upgraded to LGdispatch Community Connect and LGmobile Community Connect from LGdispatch and LGmobile.  City of Joliet, Illinois—purchased 10 seats of LGviewer, as well as LGaddress for public administration. 

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Expands Channel in Africa with Geosystems France S.A.R.L.

PR — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that Geosystems France S.A.R.L. is now a master distributor for French speaking Africa, effective March 1, 2008. The master distributor for this entire region, Geosystems France will have a special focus on Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Northrop Grumman Appoints Joseph K. Dodd to V. P., Bus. Dev. and Marketing, Intelligence Group

PR — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today the appointment of Joseph K. Dodd to vice president of business development and marketing for the Information Technology (IT) sector’s Intelligence group (TASC).