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Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

DMCii Pioneers New Framework for Satellite Imaging Quality Control

PR — Remote sensing solution provider DMCii’s Chief Scientist, Dr Steve Mackin, has pioneered a new approach for deriving quality control indicators from Disaster Monitoring Constellation data. The new framework, which is being implemented by DMCii, holds great potential for quality control and consistency in multi-source imaging projects such as the European Global Monitoring for

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

World’s Most Powerful OGC SDI Security Framework Demonstrated

PR — The Carbon Project in collaboration with CubeWerx announces the first demonstration of the world’s most powerful security framework for Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI). OGC SDI is a suite of standards used by government agencies around the world to promote digital geospatial data sharing and exploitation.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Homeland Security Infrastructure Protection Program Extended to ERDAS

PR — ERDAS has been awarded the fifth extension of its contract to provide critical infrastructure/key resource data to the Homeland Security Infrastructure Protection (HSIP) program.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

GeoEye Successfully Resolves Nasdaq Compliance Issue

PR — GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite, aerial and geospatial information, today announced the Company had received notice from Nasdaq that as a result of filing its restated financial reports and current quarterly report on Form 10Q on Sept. 8, all compliance issues have been resolved, and GeoEye remains in good

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Bentley Launches Building Performance Group

PR — Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced the launch of a new group dedicated to helping architects, engineers, construction professionals, and owner-operators design, build, and operate better-performing, more sustainable buildings. Bentley’s new Building Performance Group will focus on software solutions and products that address the immediate global need to create and maintain energy-efficient, environmentally friendly,

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Florida Department of Transportation Adds Autodesk’s AutoCAD Civil 3D for Road and Highway Design

PR — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will implement AutoCAD Civil 3D software, part of the Autodesk building information modeling (BIM) product portfolio, to develop roadway designs. FDOT’s implementation of AutoCAD Civil 3D enables its engineers to access and integrate existing data from across the Department, including

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

ITT Achieves FAA Milestone on ADS-B Air Traffic Modernization Program

PR — ITT Corporation today announced it has successfully deployed the Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) essential services system for southern Florida, achieving Initial Operational Capability (IOC) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  ADS-B is a key component of the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) intended to increase safety and efficiency to

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Independent Research, Government Data Show Increasing Congestion on I-5 Costs $174 Million Annually

PR — Commuters currently waste up to $174 million annually in lost time and increased fuel costs because of growing congestion on Interstate 5. Completing the 241 Toll Road will reduce congestion on Interstate 5 and arterial roads in South Orange County, resulting in improved productivity, better gasoline mileage and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, based

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

A Sustainability Blitz at UC Santa Barbara

PR — UC Santa Barbara’s commitment to sustainability is getting a boost of energy as the 2008-09 academic year begins.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Kopernikus to Take Environmental Monitoring One Step Further

PR — The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) initiative is today being re-launched under a new name: Kopernikus. To mark the start of its pre-operational phase, a major Conference on this initiative is taking place under the French Presidency of the EU at Lille. Kopernikus will contribute to the better collection and dissemination