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Monday, September 29th, 2008

Ordnance Survey Promotes 3rd Sector Use of Geographic Information Systems

PR — Ordnance Survey is launching a campaign to raise awareness among third sector organisations of their ability to gain access to mapping data as contractors to government.

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Digital Topographical Base Mapping Service Sets New Industry Standard for Accuracy, Speed, and Price

PR — New View Digital Mapping’s team of surveyors and engineers has developed an innovative software application that incorporates highly accurate and reliable digital data from multiple sources into the production of extremely precise topographic maps, meshes, 3D solids, hydrological studies, flow arrow maps, and earthwork studies. This technological breakthrough increases accuracy, lowers costs, and

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Federal Operator to Distribute Glonass Services

PR – A federal operator to distribute the information services provided with the use of the GLONASS global satellite navigation system will be established within the next two or three months, said Vladimir Yevtushenkov, the head of AFK-Sistema, a major Russian diversified consumer services corporation.

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

New Digital Atlas of Sustainability Indicators for Coastal Municipalities

PR – The Virtual Institute to the Sustainable Development (IVIDES.org), from Brazil, launched the product of a research with 41 sustainability indicators for 34 coastal municipalities of the state of Rio de Janeiro. The product of research, called as "Atlas of Sustainability Indicators for Coastal Municipalities of the State of Rio de Janeiro", distributed through

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

EDINA Newsline: New Map Production Software for Digimap

PR – The Digimap service has now been delivering digital mapping data to the academic community for nearly nine years. During this time the underlying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) platform which produces Digimap’s high-quality mapping has remained unchanged. Now, with an ever-increasing user base, technological advances and changing user expectations, it is time for an

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Catalyst Enters Temperature Sensor Market with 12-bit Digital Device

PR – Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ:CATS) a supplier of analog, mixed-signal and non-volatile memory semiconductors, has unveiled its first device in a new line of temperature sensors.

Friday, September 26th, 2008

QCoherent Software Announces the Availability of LP360

PR – QCoherent Software, provider of Limitless LIDAR™ software tools, announces the release of LP360 v1.6 and LP360 Classify v1.6.  With an advanced architecture for accessing and processing LIDAR points, LP360 is the LIDAR tool of choice for integrating and processing LIDAR point clouds in ArcGIS.  LP360 v1.6 provides ESRI GIS users with an uncompromised

Friday, September 26th, 2008

(DOE) Phase 1 Technology Award for Atmospheric Monitoring

PR – Daylight Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer of molecular detection and imaging solutions in the mid-infrared, announced today that the company has been awarded a Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the Department of Energy (DOE). The SBIR will be used to further advance Daylight’s platform sensor technology as it applies

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Austin Energy Launches One of the First Smart Grid Deployments

PR – Texas utility Austin Energy is embarking on the first phase of its smart grid deployment, which is also one of the first in the nation. This phase-one deployment will help Austin Energy to better manage its assets using GE Energy’s smart grid software solutions. The software will improve Austin Energy’s ability to prevent

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Trimble Enters into Agreement to Acquire TopoSys to Extend its Geospatial Solutions Business

PR — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TopoSys GmbH of Biberach an der Riss, Germany in an all-cash transaction. TopoSys is a leading provider of aerial data collection systems comprised of LiDAR and metric cameras. Closing of the transaction, anticipated to occur in the fourth