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Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

“Gaming and Geography” to Help Beat Climate Change

PR – Speaking ahead of his keynote speech at Ordnance Survey’s Terra future conference, Lord Puttnam said: “Serious games based upon real-life geography should be vital tools in our fight against climate change. Educating people about the impact of prolonged changes to our climate in an accessible way is the best catalyst for action I

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

ESRI’s New ArcGIS API for Microsoft Silverlight to be Released at the ESRI Developer Summit

PR — The beta release of the ArcGIS API for Microsoft Silverlight will coincide with the 2009 ESRI Developer Summit in Palm Springs, California, to be held March 23–26. This new API allows application developers to integrate ArcGIS Server and Microsoft Virtual Earth services and capabilities in a Silverlight application. ArcGIS Server delivers maps, geographic

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

ESRI’s Free Online GIS Bibliography Offers a Rich Information Resource about Geospatial Technology

PR — The ESRI GIS Bibliography, available at no cost from the ESRI Education and Training Web site, recently surpassed 75,000 entries, making it one of the world’s largest online repositories for information about geographic information science (GIScience) and geographic information system (GIS) technology.

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Sidwell to Develop GIS for Iowa’s Page County

PR — In their goal to establish an easily maintainable internal land records mapping and workflow management system that provides accurate GIS analysis, Page County, Iowa, has selected The Sidwell Company to design, develop and build a contiguous, digital mapping system delivered as an ESRI® personal Geodatabase that replaces their existing tax parcel maps.  The

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Smithsonian Scientists Receive Coveted BBVA Ecology and Conservation Award

PR — Outstanding leaders in tropical biology and conservation, William F. Laurance, senior staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and Thomas E. Lovejoy, research associate at the Institute and Biodiversity Chair at the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment, have won the coveted 2008 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Autodesk Partnership With Dotted Eyes Brings CAD/GIS Integration

PR – Autodesk has announced that Dotted Eyes, a premier partner of Ordnance Survey and the UK’s largest Pitney Bowes MapInfo partner, has become an official Autodesk partner. As a Value Added Reseller (VAR), the expert in spatial data management will initially concentrate on selling AutoCAD Map 3D, the leading engineering platform for creating and

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

New Video Tutorial Teaches Basics of Gaia Geospatial Viewer

PR –  The Carbon Project has released a multi-part video tutorial providing basic geospatial training on the free Gaia application. The video tutorial demonstrates how to use the Gaia 3.3 geospatial viewer – including how to access and visualize Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI).

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Training – “Building Environmental Monitoring Systems with SensorSA”

PR – The intention of the workshop is to teach the participants which SensorSA-compliant software components are available, and how to configure and deploy them. Furthermore, the workshop will show how OGC Sensor Web Enablement services are used within SensorSA, and how to build a complete SensorSA-compliant Environmental Monitoring Network.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Trimble Introduces Trimble Access Software Offering Surveyors Unsurpassed Flexibility

PR – Trimble introduced Trimble(R) Access(TM) software-a new field and office solution for surveyors that expedites data collection, processing, analysis, and project information delivery through improved workflows, collaboration and control, which is enabled by constant wireless connectivity* between the project team members.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

GlobalMapper Upgraded to V 10.02

PR – GlobalMapper has been upgraded to version 10.02.