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Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

EU Commission – LIFE+ Call for Proposals

LIFE is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental and nature conservation projects throughout the EU, as well as in some candidate, acceding and neighbouring countries. Since 1992, LIFE has co-financed some 2,750 projects, contributing approximately €1.35 billion to the protection of the environment.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

DMCii Satellite Imaging Monitors Indonesian forests

DMC International Imaging Ltd (DMCii) has won a €100,000 contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) to demonstrate the value of its coordinated multi-satellite optical imagery for tropical forest monitoring in Indonesia. There is an urgent need for the monitoring of global forests with varying spatial resolutions and regularity, and Earth Observation techniques can make

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

NASA Selects Capturx Software for Digital Pens to Streamline Facilities Management for the Langley

In today’s economy, every organization including NASA is looking for ways to improve employee productivity and efficiency. Adapx  today announced that NASA has selected Capturx™ for ArcGIS to significantly streamline data collection for campus facilities at its Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA. NASA joins more than 500 organizations that are using Capturx software for

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

NAVTEQ Powers Daimler Trucks’ RunSmart Predictive Cruise Solution

NAVTEQ announced that Daimler Trucks North America LLC, a top medium- and heavy-duty truck manufacturer, has selected the NAVTEQ map to power the new RunSmart Predictive Cruise solution for its Cascadia™ line of vehicles. This innovative application will utilize the NAVTEQ map of the U.S. which includes attributes collected by NAVTEQ’s geographic analysts that enable

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

OGC Calls for Sponsors for Major Interoperability Testbed

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a call for sponsors of the OGC Web Services, Phase 7 (OWS-7) Testbed. OGC also seeks to establish alliances with standards bodies having technology relevant to this initiative.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Government of Azerbaijan Using LPS in Real Estate Project

The government of Azerbaijan has selected LPS to generate digital orthophotos for the country’s Real Estate Registration Project. The World Bank is providing financial support for the project.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Dynamic Geocoding and Routing Services Now Available through ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Desktop users can now complement their GIS projects with geocoding, place-finding, and routing capabilities. Composed of World Geocoding and World Routing, these new professional ArcGIS Online location services use the most current and detailed Tele Atlas reference data and are hosted and maintained by ESRI.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Topcon GRS-1 and GeoAge FASTXchange

Topcon has partnered with GeoAge to create a real-time, field-to-office data exchange for GIS.  Combining the new hand-held GRS-1 with GeoAge’s FASTXchange server, users can connect to a server, download data forms and upload information, including photos, from the field.   No additional hardware is required.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Topcon Receivers Track New L5 Signal

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) engineers have successfully tracked the new L5 signal transmitted from a U.S.-based GPS satellite.

Monday, June 1st, 2009

DS SolidWorks Education Edition 2009 Expands Access To Advanced CAD Functionality

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. (DS SolidWorks) today announced a new version of its SolidWorksâ Education Edition 3D CAD software that features a 65 percent performance boost and new resources that help educators use the software as an effective tool for teaching math, science, and technical concepts.