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Saturday, December 8th, 2007

Siemens names Division CEOs and Sector CFOs

PR – As planned, Siemens has named the CEOs for the 15 Divisions in the three future Sectors Industry, Energy and Healthcare. All positions were filled with internal candidates. Peter Löscher, President and CEO of Siemens AG, said: “Just as with the Sector CEOs, a careful and thorough selection process for the Divisions resulted in

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

Southampton Implements Yotta DCL’s Innovative Street Mapping Solution

Southampton City Council has chosen innovative mapping technology that converts highway survey results into a standard GIS (Geographic Information System) format to help engineers to assess road conditions. The MARCHmap software from highway surveying specialist Yotta DCL will be used to extract survey data from the councils Pavement Management System (PMS); a computer system used

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

GPS-Photo Link Software Speeds Damage Assessment after California Fires

PR – The U.S. Forest Service deployed GeoSpatial Experts’ GPS-Photo Link software in the Cleveland  National Forest to speed the creation of soil burn severity maps following the devastating California wildfires in October 2007. The software enabled Forest Service personnel to complete the damage assessment more rapidly than would have otherwise been possible, so that

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

ESRI Announces Support for the Spatial Enhancements of SQL Server 2008

ESRI’s ArcGIS 9.3 software, the next scheduled release of ESRI’s ArcGIS suite, will take full advantage of the new spatial technology in the upcoming release of SQL Server 2008.  With the November SQL Server 2008 community technology preview (CTP), Microsoft Corporation is extending the use and value of spatial technology by integrating it directly within

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

GITA Adds Intergraph Executive to Board of Directors

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) and Intergraph Corp. have extended their long-standing relationship through a new executive appointment to the association’s board of directors. Volker H. Elste, business development executive in Intergraph’s utilities and communications unit, has been appointed to GITA’s board.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Galdos Systems Inc. and GITA to Present GeoWeb 2008

PR — GeoWeb 2007 conference organizer Galdos Systems Inc. and conference supporter the Geospatial Information & Technology Association are pleased to announce the hosting of the 2008 GeoWeb conference in Vancouver from July 21-25th, 2008. GeoWeb is one of the only annual conferences focusing exclusively on the convergence of GIS and the Internet and the

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

CARIS Appoints Senior Business Developer Manager in Asia Pacific

PR – CARIS, the leading provider of marine and hydrographic software, has appointed Mark Matthews as Senior Business Developer to focus on fostering business opportunities for the company’s complete Ping to Chart product line across Asia Pacific. Prior to joining CARIS, Mark began his career as a Hydrographic Specialist with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Subsea 7 Announces Contract For BP SKARV and IDUN Field

PR –  Subsea 7 Inc, one of the world’s leading subsea engineering and construction companies, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by BP Norge AS for general subsea construction works in the Skarv and Idun fields in the Northern North Sea.  The contract is valued in excess of US $140 million. The

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

NGIS Success at APSEA Awards

Perth-based geospatial consultancy, NGIS Australia has been announced as the winner of four of the possible 12 awards at the prestigious Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) in Sydney last week

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

NGA and Lockheed Martin Work to Improve Delivery of Geospatial Data to Users

PR — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and Lockheed Martin are working to streamline and speed the delivery of critical maps, imagery and other geospatial data to users worldwide. The Demand-Based Geospatial Intelligence (DBGI) program is an automated supply chain management system that allows users to request and access geospatial data in the format and