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Thursday, July 17th, 2008

PCI Geomatics Becomes OGC Principal-Plus Member

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announced today that PCI Geomatics has upgraded its membership level from Principal to Principal Plus. PCI Geomatics’ decision to participate at this new level underscores its commitment to geospatial interoperability, the geospatial industry, and the OGC. PCI Geomatics (as PCI Remote Sensing) was one of the eight

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

ESRI’s Peter Eredics Joins University Advisory Council

PR — Peter Eredics, forest industry solutions manager at ESRI, brings a spatial technology perspective to the Forestry and Natural Resources/Environmental Management and Protection (FNR/ENVM) Advisory Council at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, California. The university’s natural resources management graduates are employed throughout the world in careers related to the protection

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

OGC Elects Two New Directors

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) has held its biennial election and two new directors, Lisa Campbell and Dr. John C. Curlander, have been elected to the Board of Directors.

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

3D Laser Mapping Supports Anglo Platinum Growth

PR — Anglo Platinum’s South African mining operations are employing the latest laser scanning technology to improve safety and increase production.  Supplied by UK based 3D Laser Mapping to support expansion of Anglo Platinum’s Rustenburg Mine, the systems combine the latest laser scanning technology with sophisticated software to capture and continuously analyse highly accurate measurements

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

WhiteStar Unveils Enhanced Unlimited Grid Access (UGA) Product

PR — WhiteStar Corp. today unveiled its Enhanced Unlimited Grid Access (UGA) mapping product, which supplements the Standard UGA map database by filling in land boundary gaps in the U.S. Public Land Survey. WhiteStar will offer new and renewed subscriptions to Enhanced UGA at the original Standard UGA rate until Sept. 30, 2008.

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

UN-HABITAT and Lebanese Army in GIS Cooperation

PR  – UN-HABITAT and the Lebanese Army have concluded a cooperation framework to promote and further develop nationwide Geographical Information Systems (GIS) using satellite photographs from space.

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Dr. Bradley Doorn Keynoting ESRI Remote Sensing and GIS Summit

PR – Dr. Bradley Doorn will keynote the ESRI Remote Sensing and GIS Summit being held August 3 in conjunction with the 2008 ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC) at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The ESRI UC is the largest conference in the world devoted to geographic information system (GIS) technology and draws

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Virtual Worlds Forum Europe

PR – Back in London for the second year; VWF08 is three days of congress, expo and workshops, brought to you by the people who host the regular Virtual Worlds Salon.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Alpine Energy Group on Shortlist of Bidders to Provide Alternative Energy to Virgin Islands

PR – Alpine Energy Group, a full-scale project development company serving the power and energy industries, announced today that its proposal to build, own, and operate an alternative energy facility has been selected by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (VIWAPA) as a final bidder to participate in negotiations to enter into a 20-year

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Geomagic Makes Euro 2008 Players Larger Than Life in Zurich Train Station

PR – For fans throughout Europe, the image of star soccer players is larger than life. With the help of Geomagic digital reconstruction software, Adidas transformed image into reality. Visitors to Zurich’s central rail station during the final stages of the Euro 2008 soccer championship last month were greeted by 56-foot-tall models of 11 players