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Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies Opens Middle East’s First Dedicated Service and Training Centre

PR – GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies, part of GE Enterprise Solutions, opened its first dedicated calibration, repair and training service centre in Abu Dhabi today at the CERT Technology Park. Nabil Habayeb, President and CEO of GE, Middle East and Africa opened the service and training facility in the presence of Tim Povall, Global

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Fugro EarthData to Provide New Base Mapping in Georgia

PR — Work is underway by Fugro EarthData, Inc., to acquire color airborne imagery at a 6-inch pixel resolution over Effingham and Chatham Counties in Southeast Georgia. Organized by regional stakeholders to secure updated, high-accuracy orthoimagery and ancillary mapping products, the project is being performed under two separate contracts – one awarded directly by Effingham

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Appoints Retail Strategic Industry Manager

PR – Pitney Bowes MapInfo, part of Pitney Bowes Inc., today announces the appointment of Jonathan Clark to EMEA Strategic Industry Manager for the retail industry, based at Pitney Bowes MapInfo in Windsor.  

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Magellan Introduces Rugged, Entry-level, Professional GIS and Mapping Solution

PR – Magellan today introduced the latest addition to its MobileMapper GIS and mapping line of products – the MobileMapper 6. A rugged, waterproof, handheld GPS/GIS receiver, the MobileMapper 6 fulfills the requirements for low-cost, professional GIS field data collection.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Magellan Announces ProMark 500 Multi-Constellation GNSS RTK Receiver

PR – Magellan, the originator of GPS + GLONASS™ GNSS signal processing is this month introducing the ProMark 500, a dual-frequency GNSS receiver that processes GPS, GLONASS and SBAS signals to offer land surveyors fast, real-time centimeter-level accurate surveying.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Pitney Bowes MapInfo selected for framework agreement

Pitney Bowes MapInfo has been selected as a Catalist supplier on’ Geographic Information Services and Systems framework agreement, which was awarded this month.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Expands Channel with Data Design

PR – Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that Data Design is now an authorized distributor of Leica Geosystems’ solutions to customers in southern Africa.

Monday, February 18th, 2008

New Forest and Timber Monitoring System in the Republic of Liberia

PR — SGS Société Générale de Surveillance S.A. (SGS) announced today the signature of a 5-year contract with the Forest Development Authority (FDA) of Liberia for the management of a nationwide system to monitor and verify forest logging and timber chain-of-custody across the territory of Liberia. Concurrently, Helveta Ltd. announced an exclusive supply agreement with

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Tallahassee-Leon County GIS Rolls Out First Phase of Incident Management System

PR — Tallahassee-Leon County GIS (TLC GIS), a partnership program between the City of Tallahassee, Leon County, and the Leon County Property Appraiser’s Office in Florida, recently rolled out the first phase of an ESRI ArcGIS Server technology-based incident management system known as the Emergency Operations Center Incident Mapper (EOC Incident Mapper). Released as part

Monday, February 18th, 2008

TopoSys Presents Advantages of Simultaneous Aerial LIDAR/Ortho Image Acquisition at ILMF

PR – TopoSys North America Inc., Denver, Colo., will feature the advantages of simultaneous LIDAR/Ortho Image acquisition at the International LIDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) in Denver, Colo. February 21-22 and will conduct a workshop titled “Complete, End-To-End, Workflow of Typical LIDAR Projects from Pre-Flight Planning through to Data Processing and Final Deliverables.”