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Friday, December 14th, 2007

Terrorism Risk Modeling: GeoCritical, LLC Announces the Release of the GeoCritical Terror Index Scor

PR – GeoCritical, LLC announces the release of the GeoCritical Terror Index Score (GTIS) ™ an analytical tool which allows end users to assess the vulnerability of their corporate assets relative to the location of historical terror attacks. GTIS ™ creates simple to understand geographic representations of extensive terrorism data — drawn from official US

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Mixed-use Development Strategies Preferred

PR – In order to help offset rising homeowner utility costs and lengthening commuting times, homeowners are looking for neighborhoods and communities designed to include greater access to public transportation, recreation, commercial and entertainment options. Mixed-use developments are projects where residential units are blended with retail, dining and other commercial activities in the same facility.

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

3D Nature Holiday special

PR – As a holiday gift to our customers we are offering a sale through the end of this year. These sale prices are lower than we have EVER offered and therefore the deadline can not be extended for any reason. New Copies of VNS Between now and December 31, 2007 if you purchase a

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Top Ten Classic Articles in Cartographica now Free Online

The top ten most-cited articles in the history of Cartographica are now freely available online at http://utpjournals.metapress.com/content/120327/. Also available by subscription is the complete back file of articles going back to issue 1:1, when Cartographica was known as The Cartographer. To register for a free trial of Cartographica Online, contact journals@utpress.utoronto.ca.

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

EMEP/CORINAIR Emission Inventory Guidebook – 2007

PR – The 2007 update of the third edition of the emission inventory guidebook prepared by the UNECE/EMEP Task Force on Emissions Inventories and Projections provides a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art atmospheric emissions inventory methodology. Its intention is to support reporting under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution and the EU National Emission Ceilings

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Wiener Linien orders 15 metro trains from Siemens-led consortium

PR – Wiener Linien of Vienna, Austria have ordered 15 metro trains from a consortium led by Siemens Transportation Systems (TS). The total order is worth more than €135 million. The lion’s share of it – €94 million – will go to Siemens, while the remaining €41 million will be divided between consortium partners Bombardier

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

TENET is awarded MoD Contract

PR – TENET is awarded MoD contract to investigate opportunities in the European Union’s Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE) Directive. TENET has successfully secured a follow-on contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to investigate and critically evaluate the impact and potential opportunities for the MoD relating to the European

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Ordnance Survey Podcast – explore

PR – Bridget Kendrick, head of the team behind Ordnance Survey’s online outdoor exploration portal – explore, talks to Paul Beauchamp about the site and how it can help people get out and about this Christmas. With almost a 1 000 routes posted so far, explore is the perfect tool for finding the inspiration to

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Announcing Volta: Web Development Using Only the Materials in the Room

Microsoft Live Labs Volta – Today, we are announcing the Volta technology preview, a developer toolset for building multi-tier web applications using existing and familiar tools, techniques and patterns. Volta’s declarative tier-splitting enables developers to postpone architectural decisions about distribution until the last possible responsible moment. Also, thanks to a shared programming model across multiple-tiers,

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Geographic Technologies Group was selected for multiple software

PR – Geographic Technologies Group® (GTG®) was selected for multiple software contracts including: Greenville, North Carolina Utilities Commission—purchased GeoBlade toolset based on ArcGIS Server technology. The City of Hallandale Beach, Florida—purchased one (1) additional seat of LGcrimes. Cabell County, West Virginia—purchased automated vehicle location (AVL) functionality for their existing LGdispatch product. Brunswick County, North Carolina—