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Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

LDK Solar Provides First Quarter 2008 Financial Outlook

PR – LDK Solar Co., Ltd. today provided an outlook for the first quarter of 2008. Due to the recent severe weather conditions in China over the past two weeks, LDK Solar has experienced some delays in shipments to customers and from suppliers as a result of highway closures and power outages associated with snow

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

New JAVAD ‘Justin’ Surveying/GIS software

PR – Justin is a new generation of GNSS data processing software integrated with elaborate spectrum of GIS features. In its GNSS data processing segment, it employs the most rigorous and sophisticated techniques of classical surveying and geodetic formulations for baseline and trajectory calculations as well as network adjustments. In its basic standard package, Justin

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

New JAVAD ‘Victor’ GPS

PR – Victor is pre-loaded with our Tracy field software. When turned on, Victor automatically connects to TRIUMPH-1 or TRIUMPH-4X via its internal Bluetooth and guides you through field operations. It manages the GNSS receiver and modem operations automatically. Victor is rugged, powerful, waterproof, shockproof and versatile. It meets IP 67 and Mil-Std-810F standards for

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

JAVAD is Back: The TRIUMPH Chip… with 216 channels

PR – At the heart of our TRIUMPH Technology is our TRIUMPH Chip. In a 17×17 millimeter power-efficient 352-TFBGA chip we have packed impressive amount of state-of-the-art functions using 0.09 micron (90 nm) integrated circuit technology. The TRIUMPH Chip has 216 (two hundred and sixteen) channels for tracking all types of GNSS signals. These 216

Monday, February 4th, 2008

The President’s FY 2009 Budget Request for USGS

PR — The President has proposed a budget of $968.5 million for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in fiscal year 2009, a decrease of $38.0 million from the 2008 enacted level. The FY 2009 budget focuses on the highest priorities for research while ensuring that the USGS builds the expertise it needs to continue answering

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Incorporates IMAGINE Subpixel Classifier into ERDAS IMAGINE 9.

PR — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces that IMAGINE Subpixel Classifier™ will be licensed and available to all ERDAS IMAGINE® Professional customers with the upcoming release of ERDAS IMAGINE 9.2.   Previously sold separately, IMAGINE Subpixel Classifier is the world’s leading image classification tool for advanced spectral analysis and interpretation. Subpixel Classifier provides dynamic searching

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Teledyne Acquires TSS International

PR – Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Limited, has acquired S G Brown Limited and its wholly-owned subsidiary TSS (International) Limited (together “TSS International”) for £29 million (approximately $57.7 million). TSS International, headquartered in Watford, United Kingdom, designs and manufactures inertial sensing, gyrocompass navigation and subsea pipe and cable detection

Monday, February 4th, 2008

NXP Fuels Rise of Mobile Location-Based Services

PR – Quickly following the January 23rd closing of its acquisition of GPS technology provider GloNav, Inc., NXP Semiconductors announced its first single-chip, Assisted-GPS (A-GPS) solution, designed for use in both mobile phones and standalone personal navigation devices (PNDs). Built on an advanced architecture, NXP’s GNS7560 is the industry’s smallest, lowest power, lowest system cost

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

ESRI Received “Strong Positive” Rating from Analyst Firm

PR — ESRI received a Strong Positive rating, the highest possible, from Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry. ESRI received this rating in the report entitled MarketScope for Public Safety Geographic Information Systems, 2H07 by Bradley Williams and Jeff Vining and published October 31, 2007. Gartner

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

The GIS Certification Institute’s (GISCI) Grandfathering Provision Ends Dec. 31, 2008

PR — On December 31, 2008, the Grandfathering Provision of the GIS Certification Institute’s (GISCI) certification program expires. A typical applicant for Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP(r)) certification must claim and document achievement in three distinct categories: