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Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

ESRI and EuroGeographics Platinum Sponsors of GSDI 11

PR – We are pleased to announce that ESRI and EuroGeographics have signed on as Platinum Sponsors of the GSDI 11 World Conference. ESRI spokesman Frank Holsmuller states: “ESRI recognizes the GSDI conferences as the events for meeting and informing the key players in the spatial data infrastructure field.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

MB 500: Advanced GPS+GLONASS+SBAS Board

PR – Magellan announces the launch of a new OEM board, the MB 500. This product brings to the embedded GNSS board market a unique blend of technologies that increases RTK reliability and assures inter-compatibility with other brands of GNSS receivers.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Trimble Reference Receiver for GNSS CORS Infrastructure and Network Applications

PR – Trimble today introduced an innovative Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) reference receiver for precise scientific and network infrastructure applications—the Trimble NetR8 GNSS reference receiver. The new reference receiver is versatile and can support the most demanding applications for the earth science community and for the surveying, construction, mapping or agricultural industries.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Netezza Partners with Safe Software for Spatial ETL

PR — Safe Software, the leaders in spatial ETL (extract, transform and load) announced today that Netezza, a global data warehouse appliance company, is partnering with Safe Software for spatial ETL. Safe’s proven FME® platform will be used to provide the spatial data loading capabilities for Netezza Spatial™, an extension to Netezza’s leading data warehouse

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Western Australia’s Department for Planning & Infrastructure Implements ERDAS Solutions

PR — Department for Planning & Infrastructure (DPI), a government agency in Western Australia has selected several ERDAS photogrammetry solutions for analyzing coastline movements, engineering, maritime facility mapping and nautical charting.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

MDA Customer Upgrades to RADARSAT-2

PR — MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that it has been contracted to upgrade another remote sensing ground system for a confidential customer to receive and process RADARSAT-2 data and has renewed the annual data supply agreement at a significantly enhanced value representing the increased

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Richard Spooner Joins Cadcorp as Account Manager for Central England

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced the appointment of Richard Spooner as account manager for central England and Wales.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Vitens, the Netherlands, Purchases Spatial Workshop to Spatially Enable Employees

PR – Spatial Eye announces that Vitens, the largest water distribution company in the Netherlands, purchased Spatial Workshop to give more than two hundred employees access to spatial information within their Smallworld Geographic Information Systems. Spatial Workshop will give users in the office direct and integrated access to:  the network infrastructure data within the Network

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

HOK and Biomimicry Guild Form Alliance Innovations in the Design of Buildings, Communities and City

PR – HOK and the Biomimicry Guild have forged a first-of-its-kind alliance linking the natural and built environment. This exclusive relationship between one of the world’s largest architectural design firms and the only bio-inspired innovation company will integrate nature’s innovations in the planning and design of buildings, communities and cities worldwide.

Monday, September 15th, 2008

TNRIS Selects FME for Efficient Data Translation During Emergency Response

PR — Safe Software, the leaders in spatial ETL (extract, transform and load) today announced that their spatial data translation solution, FME, has been selected as a key component for the Geospatial Emergency Management Support System (GEMSS) being developed by the Texas Natural Resources Information System (TNRIS). FME will enable spatial data from disparate formats