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Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Blue Marble’s New ’Geodesy for the GIS User’ Training for ArcGIS Users

PR — Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) will be offering a brand new version of their popular applied geodesy training on August 7th and 8th, 2008, in conjunction with the ESRI User Conference in San Diego, CA.  This course, given for the first time ever at the UC, will focus on the fundamentals of applied geodesy

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Garmin® Completes Acquisition of Distributor in Belgium/Luxembourg

PR – Garmin Ltd.  announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Formar Electronics N.V./ S.A. (“Formar”), the distributor of Garmin’s automotive, outdoor recreation, fitness and marine products in Belgium and Luxembourg.  The company will be renamed Garmin Belux N.V./S.A  and will retain its management, sales, marketing and supporting staff, consisting of 25 people

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Garmin’s Touchscreen Oregon™ Series Gives Outdoor Enthusiasts the World at their Fingertips

PR – Garmin International Inc., today introduced the Oregon series of handheld GPS devices for outdoor, marine and fitness enthusiasts, combining an intuitive touchscreen interface, rugged, resilient design and a variety of preloaded mapping options.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

ProLink GPS Expands International Footprint in Canada

PR – ProLink Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProLink Holdings Corp.  and the world’s leading provider of Global Positioning Satellite ("GPS") golf course management systems and digital out-of-home on-course advertising, today announced that it has partnered with GPS Strategies of Alberta, Canada to install ProLink Solutions GPS at three of Calgary’s finest golf courses.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

ESA Launches Programme in Support of Earth Observation Science

PR – Since the advent of Earth observation from space, satellite missions have become central to monitoring and learning about how the Earth works, resulting in significant progress in a broad range of scientific areas.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Toshiba’s new QosmioF55 features Garmin GPS technology

PR – Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the new Qosmio® F55 laptop series, a 15.4-inch powerhouse that leverages both the Intel® Core™ 2 Duo CPU and NVIDIA® GPUs with built-in GPS(1) to provide an unsurpassed performance in terms of multimedia, gaming and mobile convenience.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Getmapping Announces Online Availability of Urban LiDAR

PR – Getmapping announces the availability of Cities Revealed LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) data to add to its significant portfolio of height data of England, Wales and Scotland. The new LiDAR data covers the main centres of population, including Greater London, Birmingham, Greater Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh and is available online from

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Jason-2 Reaches Operational Orbit

PR – On 4 July, Jason-2 reached its operational orbit some 1,336 km above the Earth at a 66º inclination. Jason-1 and Jason-2 will now fly in formation for a few months, making nearly simultaneous measurements to allow scientists to precisely calibrate Jason-2’s instruments. This will allow Jason-2 to become fully operational by the end

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Safe Software Announces Full Support for the Newly Official GeoJSON 1.0

PR — Safe Software announced today that its FME platform, the recognized standard in spatial ETL, provides full support for GeoJSON 1.0, recently named an official geospatial data interchange format. Users looking to quickly and efficiently exchange spatial information can now convert GeoJSON data into the format and data model they need, as well as

Monday, July 14th, 2008

GeoMax Steps Into Europe

PR – GeoMax, a Hexagon company, steps into Europe, following an all new approach regarding productivity: No more hard to learn and difficult user interfaces due to feature overload which cost time and money in training and everyday use, and no more instrument downtime and inaccurate measurements which have to be repeated! GeoMax now presents