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Friday, November 30th, 2007

Dassault Systèmes Announces the General Availability of its 3DVIA Composer

PR – Dassault Systèmes (DS), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today launched its new desktop content authoring system, 3DVIA Composer V6R1. Arriving only weeks after DS’s October 2007 acquisition of Seemage, this release features product enhancements, a new name, simplified packaging and global availability in all DS sales channels. 

Friday, November 30th, 2007

MDIP and MEDAG to merge – Funding commitments made for the future

PR – At a recent meeting held at Defra in London, MEDAG and MDIP sponsors were asked to :   Consider a proposal to merge the activities of the Marine Environmental Data Action Group (MEDAG) and the Marine Data Information Partnership (MDIP) Consider and offer sponsorship funding to support proposals for activities for MEDAG and

Friday, November 30th, 2007

GeoStore helps take professional risk assessment online

PR – Infoterra Ltd, a leader in the provision of geospatial products and services, has launched its GeoStore Explore service to enable professional risk assessment based on location specific imagery and maps. For underwriters and loss adjusters, GeoStore® provides a browser-based decision-support application enabling annotation and measurement of features on a map or aerial photograph.

Friday, November 30th, 2007

RDC ScanEx received and processed new radar images of the oil spills in Kerch Strait

PR – RDC ScanEx acquired a series of new images from Radarsat-1 satellite for the water area of the southern part of the Azov Sea and the Kerch Strait. Images, acquired on November 22 and 23 (fig. 1 and 2 respecctively) with 30 m resolution show dark spots in the northern part of the the

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Telvent Launches Smart Grid Solution Suite

PR – Telvent announces the launch of the Smart Grid Solution Suite. Telvent Energy’s electric utility sector activities and global strategic business development focus has led to the launch of the Smart Grid Solution Suite initiative, which will help utilities transform their grid into one that distributes electricity more efficiently, economically, reliably, and securely.

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Tsunami Recovery Project Wins at Annual APSEA Awards

PR – NGIS Australia Chief Executive Officer, Paul Harris, has been announced as the Spatial Professional of the Year at the prestigious Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) in Sydney last week. The award ceremony, held on Thursday 22 November at Luna Park in Sydney, honored the work Mr Harris undertook in supporting reconstruction and recovery

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Merrick & Company Wins Engineering Excellence Award

PR – Merrick & Company, a world leader in  LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial  solutions received the Engineering Excellence Award from the  American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado for a prototype project delivered to the Kansas City and Omaha  districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

ESRI Expands Regional Presence with Launch of ESRI Asia

PR — Geographic information system (GIS) industry leader ESRI continues to expand its international operations with the opening of ESRI Asia. The new office will allow ESRI to better support its regional distributors, partners, and customers.  Comments ESRI president Jack Dangermond, "Our presence in Asia goes back almost 30 years. During that time, we have built

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

ESRI’s New Director of Product Management to Expand Enterprise GIS Strategies

PR — Dirk Gorter, formerly of Symantec Corporation, has joined ESRI’s senior corporate management team in the newly created position of director of product management. His charter is to implement new processes that will help ESRI create innovative geographic information system (GIS) software products that integrate into the wider business IT solution.

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Gartner’s MarketScope for Energy and Utility GIS Gives ESRI Good Rating

PR—ESRI received a Positive rating in a recent report from Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry. The report, MarketScope for Energy and Utility Geographic Information Systems, 2H07, by Bradley Williams and Jeff Vining and published October 17, 2007, was created for energy and utility customers so