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Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Cadcorp SIS Fire Brigade Users from Across the UK Meet in Stevenage.

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer, Cadcorp, recently hosted a meeting dedicated to supporting its users in fire and rescue services.

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

OpenStreetMap in India

PR – Though India is changing faster than ever before, the use of digital mapping to track the growth of India’s cities and the transformation of the countryside has not yet fulfilled its potential.Though India is changing faster than ever before, the use of digital mapping to track the growth of India’s cities and the

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Cataloguing Space Images – What Can Be Easier?

PR – ScanEx R&D Center offers all interested to find out more about the new MagicCatalog® software package that has been created to generate and to manipulate with catalogs of space images, setting up archives of remote sensing data.

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Reminder – User Needs Assessment of New GeoBase Land Cover Layer

PR – GeoBase and the Canadian Land Cover Community of Practice have embarked on the National Land Cover Data project, whose main objective is to integrate Land Cover mapping from provincial and federal organizations and to produce a harmonized data base that is consistent with international standards, in order to meet the broadest range of

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Infoterra Group Expands Into Spain

PR – Astrium today announced that it has entered into a joint-venture with the Cartographic Institute of Catalonia (ICC), the Catalan official mapping agency, and Hisdesat, a space services provider, to create Infoterra Servicios de Geoinformación SA (Infoterra SGSA).

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

PPL Electric Utilities Selects Mapframe’s Fieldsmart Software for Mobile Mapping and Field Automatio

PR – MapFrame Corporation today announced that PPL Electric Utilities will implement MapFrame’s FieldSmart® View, FieldSmart® Route, and Field Flow Manager™ to fulfill their mobile mapping and field automation requirements. MapFrame will compress and extend PPL Electric Utilities’ ESRI GIS throughout the enterprise and work seamlessly with the Ventyx (formerly MDSI) mobile work force management

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

OGC Requests Comments on CityGML Encoding Standard

PR – The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) is requesting public comment on the candidate CityGML Encoding Standard. CityGML is a Geography Markup Language 3 (GML3) application schema for the storage and exchange of virtual 3D city models.

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies Opens Middle East’s First Dedicated Service and Training Centre

PR – GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies, part of GE Enterprise Solutions, opened its first dedicated calibration, repair and training service centre in Abu Dhabi today at the CERT Technology Park. Nabil Habayeb, President and CEO of GE, Middle East and Africa opened the service and training facility in the presence of Tim Povall, Global

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Fugro EarthData to Provide New Base Mapping in Georgia

PR — Work is underway by Fugro EarthData, Inc., to acquire color airborne imagery at a 6-inch pixel resolution over Effingham and Chatham Counties in Southeast Georgia. Organized by regional stakeholders to secure updated, high-accuracy orthoimagery and ancillary mapping products, the project is being performed under two separate contracts – one awarded directly by Effingham

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Appoints Retail Strategic Industry Manager

PR – Pitney Bowes MapInfo, part of Pitney Bowes Inc., today announces the appointment of Jonathan Clark to EMEA Strategic Industry Manager for the retail industry, based at Pitney Bowes MapInfo in Windsor.