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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

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Results of Open Geospatial Consortium Spatial Data Quality Survey Available to Participants

PR — Blue Marble Geographics ( is pleased to announce that after a resounding response to a survey on spatial data quality measures, the results are now available for participants.  The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee’s Spatial Data Quality Working Group, under the leadership of Blue Marble President Patrick Cunningham (Vice Chair), and Seb

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Pixxures Awarded Contract to Provide Imagery to USDA, Agriculture Research

PR — Pixxures, Inc., a Division of XēDAR Corporation, a leading provider of critical infrastructure geospatial services including data acquisition, processing, image analysis, data storage and Web services, has been awarded a contract to provide the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS), with ADS40 aerial imagery of Owyhee County, ID utilizing ADS40

Friday, September 12th, 2008

NASA Report Explores Use Of Earth Data To Support National Priorities

PR — The nation faces challenges in utilizing Earth science information to manage resources and protect public health, according to a NASA-sponsored report issued Monday by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program. The report examines the computer-based decision support tools that many government agencies use to make predictions and forecasts in areas such as agricultural