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Monday, October 27th, 2008

Tele Atlas Releases Industry’s First Global Digital Map Database to Use Community-Provided Data

PR — Tele Atlas, a leading global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location-based solutions, today announced that the new version of its MultiNet(R) digital map database is the first global digital map database to use community-provided data to validate changes. Released in October, MultiNet version 2008.10 incorporates community input provided

Monday, October 27th, 2008

New Services from Yotta Are Set to Transform Property Valuations in the UK

PR — For the first time ever property owners and Local Authorities throughout Great Britain will have access to field verified digital imaging that maps properties in 3D using street level surveys matched to aerial photography and street maps. This innovation is the result of the recent acquisition of Mobile Video Services Inc of North

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Maps Out a Quicker Response with GGP

PR — Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is introducing new technology to improve services after becoming one of the first in the country to adopt a new national address database. Using specially developed software from GGP Systems, the use of the National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG) will initially form the foundation for the Service’s

Monday, October 27th, 2008

ESRI’s EMEA User Conference Expected to Be Largest-Ever GIS Gathering in the UK

PR — ESRI (UK) Ltd. has announced that more than 1,500 GIS professionals were expected to attend its European, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Conference from over 60 countries, making it the largest-ever GIS event in the UK. The conference will take place 28–30 October 2008 at London’s QEII Conference Centre and will showcase over

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

Pacific Gas and Electric Plans for 3.3 Million GE SmartMeters

PR – Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) of California plans to deploy as many as 3.3 million GE meters equipped with SmartMeter™ technology to utility customers in northern and central California. These meters will help customers manage their energy consumption and costs, while helping the utility improve customer service. Overall, PG&E plans to deploy 10.3

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Peirce Eichelberger Receives URISA’s Horwood Distinguished Service Award

PR — Peirce Eichelberger, with a long and distinguished record of leadership and contributions to URISA and the GIS community, was the recent recipient of URISA’s prestigious Horwood Distinguished Service Award during the association’s 46th Annual Conference in New Orleans. This award is URISA’s ultimate award for service and leadership to URISA and the geospatial

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Northrop Grumman Showcases Comprehensive Suite of Geospatial Applications At GEOINT 2008

PR — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will feature solutions to support national security and defense next week at the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s GEOINT 2008 Symposium.

Friday, October 24th, 2008

GOCE Launch Delayed Until 2009

PR – The Russian authorities responsible for the Rockot launcher that shall carry ESA’s GOCE Earth Explorer satellite into orbit have completed the investigation of a failure in the guidance and navigation system of the launcher’s Upper Stage (Breeze KM).

Friday, October 24th, 2008

France: UNESCO Publishes 1st World Map of Underground Transboundary Aquifers

PR – UNESCO is publishing the first-ever world map of shared a quifers to coincide with the submission to the UN General Assembly on 27 October of a draft Convention on Transboundary Aquifers, according to a press statement from the world body here.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

ERDAS IMAGINE Utilized by AAAS to Reveal Damage in South Ossetian

PR — Recently, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) released high-resolution satellite imagery to communicate the changes in South Ossetian following the clash between Georgia, South Ossetian separatists and Russia. The satellite images, processed and classified by ERDAS IMAGINE®, reveal that 424 civilian structures near Tskhinvali were damaged by 19 August. These