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Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

ESRI and Xplore Technologies Announce Mobile Government Grant Winners

PR – ESRI and Xplore Technologies announce the winners of the joint 2008 ESRI and Xplore Technologies Mobile Government Demonstration Project Grant Program. The ESRI and Xplore Technologies software, hardware, and training grants, totaling $95,950, have been awarded to 10 state, regional, and local governments.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

EU-Africa Partnership Aims At Knowledge Access, Technology Transfer

PR – The European Commission and African Union Commission have agreed to launch six projects in science, space and information technology in a bid to strengthen African scientific capacity, promote technical cooperation, facilitate technology transfer and accelerate the development of African education and research through increasing knowledge access and narrowing digital divide.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Barcelona, Spain Emergency Management Center Deploy’s Intergraph Solution

PR – The municipality of Barcelona, Spain will deploy Intergraph®’s leading emergency incident response, planning and reporting solutions. Police and firefighters in Barcelona will join emergency responders in other large European cities including Berlin, Geneva, Zurich, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria, by leveraging Intergraph’s widely deployed public safety solution. The solution, which has also been deployed

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Joint Announcement on United States-Japan GPS Cooperation

PR – The Government of the United States of America and the Government of Japan convened a plenary meeting in Tokyo, Japan, on November 10, 2008 to review and discuss matters of importance regarding cooperation in the civil use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and GPS augmentations, including Japan’s Multi-functional Transport Satellite (MTSAT) Satellite-based

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

CARIS Bathymetric Data Management for Port of Tyne

PR – The Port of Tyne in Newcastle, United Kingdom is the latest port to adopt CARIS software for bathymetric survey management and analyses. The Port of Tyne is a key player in the Tyne and Wear region encompassing over 20 miles of river frontage supporting closely grouped industries dependent upon access to the river

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Global Forces Unite in Water Footprint Network

PR – The Water Footprint Network has been founded. The water footprint of a nation is the volume of water needed for the production of the goods and services consumed by its inhabitants. The idea of the water footprint is quite similar to the ecological footprint, but focusing on the use of water.  The Water

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Autodesk Announces Third Quarter Preliminary Results

PR – Autodesk, Inc.  today announced preliminary financial results for the third quarter ended October 31, 2008.  Based on preliminary financial data, the company expects total revenue to be in the range of $604 million to $607 million.  GAAP earnings are expected to be in the range of $0.41 to $0.43 per diluted share.

Monday, November 10th, 2008

David Arctur Joins OGC as Director, Interoperability Programs

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that Dr. David Arctur has been appointed as a Director, Interoperability Programs for the Consortium.  In his new position, Dr. Arctur plans and manages OGC Interoperability Initiatives which include testbeds, pilots and experiments – all designed to develop, test and validate new standards that promote improved access

Monday, November 10th, 2008

The OGC Announces Successful OWS-6 Testbed Kick-off Event

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) completed a successful kick-off meeting October 14-17 for the OGC Web Services, Phase 6 (OWS-6) Interoperability Initiative, a testbed to advance OGC’s open interoperability framework for geospatial capabilities.

Monday, November 10th, 2008

GeoEye Releases Third Quarter 2008 Earnings

PR — GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY) reported today that its revenues for the third quarter of 2008 were $35.9 million as compared to $53.8 million for the third quarter of 2007.