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Thursday, October 30th, 2008

1Spatial Plays Integral part in European Spatial Data Infrastructure Network

PR – 1Spatial is pleased to announce their involvement in the European Spatial Data Infrastructure Network (ESDIN), established by the European Commission to develop a Best Practice Network and to evaluate the theory of integrating national Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs).

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Crossbow Adds Rich Media Capabilities to Wireless Sensor Platform

PR – Building on its popular Imote2 advanced wireless sensor platform, Crossbow Technology announced today the new Imote2 Multimedia Board (IMB400), an integrated camera sensor board that simplifies the capture of rich media content for wireless sensor network applications.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

GE Energy to Provide Distribution Management System for EDF Energy Networks in London

PR – GE Energy announced today that EDF Energy Networks is installing GE’s power distribution management software system to help manage EDF’s London electricity distribution network. The new distribution system completes the final phase in EDF’s integration strategy that will benefit eight million customers in the United Kingdom.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Lockheed Martin and Pictometry Collaborate to Offer Advanced Mapping and Imagery Solutions

PR — Lockheed Martin and Pictometry International Corp., a leading provider of digital high-resolution aerial imagery for mapping and geographic analysis, have signed a collaboration agreement to provide next-generation geospatial technologies to federal, state and local government customers. The two companies will work together to integrate Pictometry’s unique imagery and algorithms with Lockheed Martin’s geospatial-intelligence

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Sigma Seven Test the Water with the Environmental Protection Agency, Republic of Ireland

PR — Sigma Seven, a leading mobile mapping technology company, are pleased to announce that the Environmental Protection Agency of Ireland (EPA) has selected their innovative field mapping and data capture product, GeoField. The EPA will use GeoField to streamline and enhance their lake and river water quality monitoring service.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

North Las Vegas Fire Department Launches Enterprise GIS Platform

PR — For the City of North Las Vegas Fire Department, the science of firefighting has taken on a geographic approach. The agency uses geographic information system (GIS) software from ESRI to prevent emergencies from occurring, reduce their consequences, and provide first responders with the best information possible while deploying to an emergency.

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

GeoEye Signs Contract With Telespazio as New Commercial Regional Affiliate for GeoEye-1 Satellite

PR — GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite and aerial imagery and geospatial information, announced today that on October 15, it signed a multi-year agreement with Rome-based Telespazio S.p.A. appointing Telespazio as GeoEye’s new Commercial Regional Affiliate for the region of Europe and North Africa. Telespazio, a Finmeccanica/Thales company, will produce, market

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Green Buildings: A ‘Net-Zero’ Energy Research Agenda

PR — Buildings in the United States account for more than 40 percent of the nation’s total energy consumption, and that is just one of their impacts on the environment. In a major statement on “green” building technology, a new report from the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) sets out a broad agenda for

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

ERDAS Announces a Free Webinar on ERDAS APOLLO Image Manager 2009

PR — ERDAS is offering Securely Clip, Zip and Ship Massive Volumes of Data, a free webinar on Thursday, November 6, 2008, highlighting ERDAS APOLLO Image Manager 2009.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Indiana Department of Homeland Security Implements GIS-Based Disaster Response System

PR — The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) recently embarked on an ambitious campaign that provides a communication network built using ESRI geographic information system (GIS) software. The system takes advantage of a Web portal for linking local resources with state and federal stakeholders in the event of a large-scale emergency. This two-way stream of