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Monday, September 1st, 2008

Topcon’s New Laser Scanner is Affordable, Perfect for Field Use

PR — A total scanning solution that handles like a total station. That’s what the new GLS-1000 from Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) delivers.

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Spatial Technology Extends UK Presence

PR – Spatial Technology of Sweden has extended its presence in the UK with the launch of Spatial Technology (UK). A well-established provider of leading edge spatial data warehouse solutions and web based geographical information systems (GIS), Spatial Technology already has a number of UK local authorities as customers and a key emergency service.

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Major Developers Back BREEAM for Central and Eastern Europe

PR – Major European property developers have backed the introduction of BREEAM at a recent meeting of the Central & Eastern European (CEE) Developers’ Sustainability Forum. The group includes developers and consultants including AIG/Lincoln, Buro Happold, ING Real Estate, Orco Property Group, ProLogis and Waterman International, who met in Warsaw this month to discuss potential

Monday, September 1st, 2008

ISRO Arm’s Revenue Up On Satellite Launches

PR – ercial satellite launches made from Sriharikota during 2007-08 have driven up the revenue of ISRO’s commercial arm Antrix Corporation to Rs 940 crore for that year. Antrix’s pre-audit revenue grew nearly 42 per cent year on year — up from Rs 664 crore — due to the launch of Israeli defence satellite TecSAR

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Topcon acquires Voxis, Inc., Scanner Technology Leader

PR – Topcon Corporation of Tokyo has announced the acquisition of Voxis, Inc., a United States-based company acknowledged as a global leader in laser scanner technology and high resolution motion systems.

Monday, September 1st, 2008

New Report Available on Ecosystems and Climate Change

PR – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a report that can help reduce the potential impacts of climate change on estuaries, forests, wetlands, coral reefs, and other sensitive ecosystems. The report, entitled Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources, identifies strategies to protect the environment as these changes occur. Managing

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Learn to Secure Web Applications and Services with ESRI’s ArcGIS Server 9.3

PR – Find out how to set permissions to access Web applications and use the other new security features in ArcGIS Server 9.3 for the Microsoft .NET Framework during an ESRI online training seminar in September.

Monday, September 1st, 2008

CrimeAnalyst 1.6 supporting Government “Crime Mapping” Green Paper

PR – ESRI (UK), has launched CrimeAnalyst version 1.6, a GIS software solution, providing a seamless environment for creating, analysing, and publishing crime statistics in line with the Government’s recent crime mapping green paper requirements.

Monday, September 1st, 2008

AUGI Design Academy Aims to Hone Competitive Edge

PR – Following on from last year’s highly successful inaugural event, Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) is holding its second AUGI Design Academy. This two-day training and networking conference for users of Autodesk 2D and 3D design software will take place at the Novotel London West, London from 25 to 26 September 2008. The event

Monday, September 1st, 2008

New Features Unleashed in Blue Marble’s Geographic Transformer 6.0

PR – Blue Marble Geographics has recently released Geographic Transformer 6.0, which contains the most powerful raster transformation tools available today.   This major version upgrade is now driven by the same XML based GeoCalc data source found in Geographic Calculator 7.1.