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Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

International Conference On Marine Data and Information Systems

PR – The Conference aims at providing an overview of the existing information on marine environmental data, and showing the progresses on development of efficient infrastructures for managing large and diverse data sets. The Conference will present different systems for on-line access to data, meta-data and products, communication standards and adapted technology to ensure platforms

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

Océ to sell Océ Document Technologies GmbH to Captaris

PR – Oce; N.V. and Captaris, Inc. have reached agreement on the sale and purchase of Océ Document Technologies GmbH ) based in Konstanz (Germany). The closing of the transaction is expected to take place in January 2008 and is subject to certain closing conditions. ODT is a provider of software and solutions for document

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

CGIAR-CSI GeoNetwork Beta Version now Online

PR – GeoNetwork is a search, discovery, and download platform for geospatial data sharing and dissemination of geo-referenced information to support sustainable development, environmental conservation, and poverty alleviation. Read More

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

ESA and EC take major step forward in GMES

PR – ESA and the European Commission have signed a €48 million grant that will allow the space agency to ensure the coordinated and timely supply of satellite-based Earth Observation data for the preoperational phase of GMES from 2008 to 2010. The signing of the grant marks the first real cooperation between the two in

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Update of Corine land cover (CLC) for the reference year 2006

The first three chapters of the report describe the background, organisation and main technical parameters of the CLC2006 project. Chapters 4–9 provide guidelines for producing CLC changes and CLC2006 databases. Chapter 10 provides guidelines for delivery of the products. The intended readers are the members of CLC national teams and other organisations involved in the

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Latest Release of ArcGIS Explorer Now Available

PR — ESRI announced today the latest release of ArcGIS Explorer.  The new version (ArcGIS Explorer 440) includes more ways to customize your maps, efficient methods of communicating information about features on your custom maps, and instantaneous navigation to target areas around the globe.

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Mississippi’s Geospatial Cluster Excels in 2007 with Economic Growth, Collaborations, Awards

PR — The Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) is pleased to recognize the achievements of 2007 for Mississippi’s geospatial cluster. The cluster includes 30 private companies as well as university research programs, state agencies, and complementary partner programs.

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Trimble Partners With FleetCor to Introduce FuelGuard Reporting for Mobile Resource Management

Trimble today introduced its FuelGuard(TM) reporting feature, a suite of fuel management reports for improved Mobile Resource Management (MRM). Trimble’s FuelGuard reporting feature combines FleetCor MasterCard fuel purchase information with Trimble’s TrimWeb(TM) fleet productivity services enabling operators to more easily identify the fueling of unauthorized vehicles on company-issued fuel cards. The FuelGuard reporting feature also

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Initiate Systems Teams with Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software

PR — Initiate Systems, Inc., and Group 1 Software, Inc., a Pitney Bowes company , today announced a strategic alliance to jointly market a master data management (MDM) solution. This solution will comprise the Initiate Master Data Service™ Platform for accurate matching and linking of data and Pitney Bowes’ Group 1 customer data quality

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract for GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper

PR — The Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company has been awarded a $96.7 million contract by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to provide the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument that will fly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) GOES-R Series environmental satellites. GLM’s ability to monitor lightning on a global scale will provide