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Monday, September 17th, 2007

Intermap Technologies Awarded $2.2 M Mapping Contract

Intermap Technologies Corp. today announced that it has been awarded a new $2.2 million radar mapping contract. Under the agreement, the Company will collect and deliver 3D digital elevation models (DEMs) and orthorectified radar images (ORIs) utilizing Intermap’s interferometric synthetic aperture radar (IFSAR) mapping technology. Data will be collected and delivered in 2007. Read More

Sunday, September 16th, 2007

IBM Honors ESRI with Top Star Award for Being “Best of the Best”

IBM, has named ESRI a recipient of its 2007 Public Sector Top Star Award for consistently demonstrating the “Best of the Best” business partner qualities. ESRI was recognized for forging a successful partnership with IBM, as well as building success in the marketplace, at IBM’s PartnerWorld 2007 in St. Louis, Missouri. “IBM and ESRI are

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

Launch of WorldView-1 to be Broadcast Live over the Internet

DigitalGlobe, provider of the world’s highest-resolution commercial satellite imagery and geospatial information products, announced that the launch of the new WorldView-1 satellite will be broadcast live over the Internet. The launch will take place on Tuesday, September 18 at approximately 11:20 AM PDT. The launch is scheduled for 11:35 AM PDT. Read More

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

Topcon Purchases Leading German Distributor IBS

Topcon Europe Positioning announced it has signed a binding agreement to acquire one of the company’s top construction distributors, IBS of Hamburg, Germany.  The IBS company has been founded in 1978 by Hermann Ibs. Starting with construction laser sales, the company steadily grew to include the broad range of construction positioning products. Nowadays the 11

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

Safe Software Increases Commitment to European GIS Community

Vancouver, BC- September 12, 2007 – Safe Software today announced that the latest release of its spatial ETL (extract, transform, and load) platform, FME 2007, offers extensive enhancements focused on the needs of the European geospatial community. Released in June, FME 2007 represents the most recent of several offerings from Safe Software that have allowed

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

Washington State Crisis Management System Receives Homeland Security Award from Harvard University

The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) has won the 2007 Noblis Innovations Award in Homeland Security. The award, which is given by Noblis and the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, seeks to identify, explore, and highlight creative and effective government and

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

Getmapping Multivision Key Resource in Thurrock Thames Gateway Development

The Thames Gateway is one of the biggest regeneration projects taking place in Western Europe today. With a remit to deliver tens of thousands of homes and jobs, even an experienced developer like the Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation (TTGDC) needs help to see the bigger picture. Read More

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Expands with Planetek Italia

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that Planetek Italia is now an authorized distributor of Leica Geosystems’ solutions to customers in Italy. Previously the distributor of ER Mapper’s products in Italy, Planetek Italia specializes in information sciences applied to land management.

Monday, September 10th, 2007

ESRI and Jane’s Information Group Forge Strategic Alliance

PRESS RELEASE — A new alliance between ESRI and Jane’s Information Group, an IHS company (NYSE: IHS), will give Jane’s customers the ability to extract valuable geospatial intelligence from Jane’s data by giving them new ways to visualize, understand, and exploit the information. The relationship draws upon each organization’s unique and complementary strengths. ESRI provides

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Pitney Bowes Creates Single Software Business Unit

PRESS RELEASE – Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) announced today that its Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software and Pitney Bowes MapInfo business units, acquired separately, will combine into a single software company.  The move is effective immediately, and the businesses will merge operations over the next several months. Mike Hickey, currently president of Pitney Bowes MapInfo,