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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.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

CyberCity 3D, Inc. Features Paris on Google Earth

PR – CyberCity 3D announced today that it has contributed a massive 3D City Model of Paris, France to Google Earth™. The CyberCity 3D Model features over 75,000 structures in great architectural detail.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Commission Approves Czech State Aid to Promote the Interoperability of Railway Transport

PR – The measure aims at gradually achieving technical and operational interconnection (interoperability) of the railway systems in the Czech Republic and those in the neighbouring countries. It also promotes interoperability among rail transport operators.