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Monday, December 17th, 2007

Siemens receives its biggest ever rail automation order in America

PR – Siemens Transportation Systems (TS) has received its biggest ever rail automation order in America from the Canadian transit authority Go Transit. Siemens will upgrade the entire signaling and communication systems in and around Toronto’s Union Station as well as the traffic control center. All together, the project is worth around EUR140 million for

Monday, December 17th, 2007

PTC® Named First Collaboration Sponsor for First Robotics Competition

PR – PTC announced that it will serve as a FIRST Collaboration Sponsor for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. This important educational initiative was founded in 1989 by inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen and reaches more than 125,000 students in grades K-12 annually. The goal of FIRST is to

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Elite Northeast Engineering Programs Increasingly Building Careers with SolidWorks Education Edition

PR – Engineering graduate and undergraduate students across the Northeast are gaining valuable hands-on 3D CAD skills for professional careers from curriculums incorporating SolidWorks Education Edition software. Some of the institutions using 200 licenses or more of SolidWorks software include : Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Worcester Polytechnic Institute; University of Massachusetts, Lowell; Penn State; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Infoterra wins contract to deliver vegetation survey solution for EDF Energy

PR – Infoterra Ltd, a leader in the provision of geospatial products and services, has won a contract from EDF Energy Networks, one of the UK’s largest energy companies, to map its overhead high-voltage power line network and adjacent vegetation to ensure a continued safe and reliable electricity supply. Infoterra, using the latest high resolution

Monday, December 17th, 2007

SUN Releases Open Source 100% Java PDF Renderer/Viewer

PR – Last week I told you we had a secret new open source project to release. Think of it as an early Christmas present. A project that you’ve never heard of and has nothing to do with JavaFX (which is partially untrue, but I’ll get to that in a second). Well, it’s almost the

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Ordnance Survey opens source code to web 2.0 applications

PR – Web developers are tomorrow (14th December) previewing a free online platform to help them experiment with some of the world’s most advanced geographic information. OS OpenSpace enables web-savvy users to build mash-ups with a range of Ordnance Survey data in line with government aims to make public sector information more accessible. Under an

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Intermap Technologies and Harris Corporation Renew Partnership

PR – Intermap Technologies Corp. today announced that Harris Corporation, a major supplier of commercial, government and defense communications systems and geospatial solutions, has extended its agreement to distribute Intermap’s high-resolution  digital elevation and orthorectified radar images.

Friday, December 14th, 2007

SRI Consulting Publishes Green Building Materials Report

PR – In an effort to reduce their “carbon footprint,” consumers are now looking at ways to make a building green beginning with the initial construction phases. Today, SRI Consulting (SRIC) released its new report Green Building Materials, which explains how the use of green building technology can be incorporated into construction.

Friday, December 14th, 2007

GeoPetro Resources Company Plans 3D Seismic

PR – GeoPetro Resources Company (“GeoPetro” or the “Company”) (AMEX:GPR) (TSX:GEP.S) today advised of plans to conduct a large onshore 3D seismic survey to evaluate recent oil finds by its 12% owned Indonesian subsidiary Continental-GeoPetro (Bengara-II) Ltd. (“CGB2”) in the Bengara-II block East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The recent completion of the drilling of 4 wells in

Friday, December 14th, 2007

earthmine Signs Exclusive Agreement with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

PR – earthmine inc., a 3D, street-side mapping company, today announced it has finalized an exclusive agreement with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to license 3D data-generation software and algorithms created by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and utilized on the Mars Exploration Rover Missions. earthmine recently unveiled its ground-breaking technology for collecting and