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Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Trimble Announces the First Real-Time Corrections Service for In-the-Field, High-Accuracy Mapping

PR — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced a significant advancement in high-accuracy, in-the-field mapping with its new Trimble® VRS Now™ H-Star™ service. This revolutionary service provides instant access to H-Star corrections throughout Germany, Great Britain, and the Madrid region of Spain. A subscription to the Trimble VRS Now H-Star service gives users working in utilities, local

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

RMSI Shares Success Stories at ESRI User Conference, San Diego

PR — RMSI is planning to have its largest presence ever at this year’s 28th Annual ESRI International User Conference, scheduled to take place from the 4th to the 8th August at San Diego, California. The RMSI entourage will deliver the company message at two conference venues – as exhibitors and through multiple poster presentations

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

ESRI to Host GIS Pavilion at American Public Works Association Congress and Expo

PR — ESRI will host a GIS Pavilion at the 2008 American Public Works Association International Public Works Congress and Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana. The GIS Pavilion will be open August 17–19 in the exhibit hall, booth #2031.

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

mobilePeople and Yell.com provide mobile maps for UK

PR — mobilePeople, a global leader in local mobile search and advertising solutions for directory publishers, today announces its latest collaboration with Yell.com. The new application based on mobilePeople’s liquid MAPs+ product will significantly enhance Yell’s existing suite of free-to-use mobile products by providing map-based information which allows users to locate different businesses and services

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

PCI Geomatics Becomes OGC Principal-Plus Member

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announced today that PCI Geomatics has upgraded its membership level from Principal to Principal Plus. PCI Geomatics’ decision to participate at this new level underscores its commitment to geospatial interoperability, the geospatial industry, and the OGC. PCI Geomatics (as PCI Remote Sensing) was one of the eight

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

ESRI’s Peter Eredics Joins University Advisory Council

PR — Peter Eredics, forest industry solutions manager at ESRI, brings a spatial technology perspective to the Forestry and Natural Resources/Environmental Management and Protection (FNR/ENVM) Advisory Council at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, California. The university’s natural resources management graduates are employed throughout the world in careers related to the protection

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

OGC Elects Two New Directors

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) has held its biennial election and two new directors, Lisa Campbell and Dr. John C. Curlander, have been elected to the Board of Directors.

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

3D Laser Mapping Supports Anglo Platinum Growth

PR — Anglo Platinum’s South African mining operations are employing the latest laser scanning technology to improve safety and increase production.  Supplied by UK based 3D Laser Mapping to support expansion of Anglo Platinum’s Rustenburg Mine, the systems combine the latest laser scanning technology with sophisticated software to capture and continuously analyse highly accurate measurements

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

WhiteStar Unveils Enhanced Unlimited Grid Access (UGA) Product

PR — WhiteStar Corp. today unveiled its Enhanced Unlimited Grid Access (UGA) mapping product, which supplements the Standard UGA map database by filling in land boundary gaps in the U.S. Public Land Survey. WhiteStar will offer new and renewed subscriptions to Enhanced UGA at the original Standard UGA rate until Sept. 30, 2008.

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

UN-HABITAT and Lebanese Army in GIS Cooperation

PR  – UN-HABITAT and the Lebanese Army have concluded a cooperation framework to promote and further develop nationwide Geographical Information Systems (GIS) using satellite photographs from space.