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Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Cary and Associates Revises Web Site

PR — The recently revised web site of Cary and Associates (www.caryandassociates.com) has simpler navigation while providing more information about geotechnology markets and the process of marketing. New to the site is the Cary and Associates GeoStore, featuring more than a thousand individually selected items organized in such categories as jewelry, atlases, globe puzzles, apparel,

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Licenses Map2PDF

PR –In its largest deal to date with the U.S. government, TerraGo Technologies announced today that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has licensed Map2PDF, the software used to create GeoPDF files.  GeoPDF is the only geospatial data distribution and collaboration format that leverages the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) to give users powerful mapping functionality and

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Bentley Ships All-New StormCAD for StormWater Networks

PR –  Bentley Systems, Incorporated has begun shipping StormCAD V8 XM Edition, an easy-to-use storm sewer network design and modeling solution that is the first to offer multiplatform interoperability. StormCAD was identified as the No. 1 hydraulic modeling solution for stormwater networks in a recent national survey.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Central Networks signs 3-year licence agreement for GeoPerspectives aerial photography

PR – Central Networks, the electricity distribution company for central England, has signed a new licence agreement for GeoPerspectives aerial photography, extending the current agreement by a further 3 years. The licence provides access to aerial photography covering the Central Networks operating region of over 30,000 square kilometres. This will provide an up-to-date imagery dataset

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Laser Rail Awarded the Railway Industry Innovation Award for Engineering

PR – Laser Rail has won the award for Innovation in Engineering at the Railway Forum/Modern Railways Innovation Awards 2006 at a ceremony at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London. Our entry was for the accurate and efficient measurement of London Underground tunnels using LaserPeT™. A full version of our entry can be seen

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Infotech Enterprises in the Forbes Asia List of ‘200 Best under a Billion’

PR –  Infotech Enterprises Limited has figured among the ‘200 Best under a Billion’ listed in the Forbes Asia recent issue. Forbes Asia’s Best under a Billion companies are Asia Pacific’s top small and medium-sized listed companies with revenue of less than $1 Billion.  Forbes’ editors have picked the group of 200 companies with consistent profitability and

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Volvo Construction Equipment’s sales rise 32% in the third quarter of 2007

PR – Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) delivered another strong performance in the third quarter of 2007, with net sales rising in the period by 32% to SEK 12,963 M – up from SEK 9,807 M in the same period of 2006. Order bookings are also substantially up, with the value of the order book

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

SmartDraw + Google Maps = New Territory in Map Graphics

PR – SmartDraw.com today announced the release of SmartDraw 2008.1, an updated version of its latest software. The new release now features more than 35,000 maps from around the world, as well as revamped image charts. “Now users can search maps virtually anywhere in the world, using live data from the Internet,” said Paul Stannard,

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

TopoSys Virtually Eliminates Calibration Flights For Aerial LIDAR Surveys

PR – TopoSys has virtually eliminated the need for calibration flights or “Boresighting” for aerial LIDAR surveys with their line of LiDAR sensors which are highly stable, completely integrated, turn-key systems of IMU, GPS, LIDAR sensor and digital imaging systems. “Calibration” and “boresighting” are two terms for the process to determine the offsets between the IMU

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

New Book Helps Electric and Gas Utilities Discover the Power of GIS

PR—Utilities provide the electric and gas that produce the energy required to run businesses, cook food, and heat and cool homes. Empowering Electric and Gas Utilities with GIS, a new book from ESRI Press, proves that geographic information system (GIS) technology can be a strong ally in every aspect of that mission.