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Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Bravofly Enhances Its Search Capabilities With Multimap and Virtual Earth Technology

PR – Bravofly S.A. launched its new online mapping service to help customers locate and compare more than 100,000 hotels around the world by integrating the Multimap application programming interface (API) and Virtual Earth aerial and bird’s-eye imagery.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Diabetes Australia Raises Awareness With the Help of Virtual Earth

PR – Diabetes Australia launched its first diabetes map developed by Hands-on Systems on the Virtual Earth platform. It is the only national map to monitor the spread of diabetes in Australia.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

PCI Geomatics acquires TGIS Technologies Inc.

PR – PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications announced today the acquisition of TGIS Technologies Inc., a company specializing in geospatial collaboration software.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Stabilizing the Grid

PR – Smart electric meters permit precisely timed measurement of consumption, enabling customers to continually monitor and control their consumption as well as reduce their electricity costs. According to an estimate by the German Federal Ministry for Economics and Technology, German households could save around 9.5 terawatt hours per year by using such smart electric

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Conservation Science Leader on Discipline’s Changing Landscape

PR — John G. Robinson, Ph.D., executive vice president for conservation and science at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), will explore the intersection of conservation and science and how the conservation movement is adapting to confront increasingly complex and global issues in the conservation of biodiversity on Thursday, December 11, 2008, at 6 p.m. in

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Abengoa Solar Receives Site Approval for Solana Electrical Plant in the Arizona Desert

PR — Abengoa Solar on Friday, Dec. 5 received a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility from the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), one of several key permits necessary to begin construction on its Solana Generating Station solar power plant in Gila Bend, 80 miles southwest of Phoenix.

Monday, December 8th, 2008

ITT Appoints Two to Key Executive Positions

PR — ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced two key executive appointments.  David Melcher, previously head of strategy, business development and international sales for ITT’s defense business, was named president of ITT Defense Electronics & Services.  Melcher, 54, who was also elected a corporate vice president, succeeds Hank Driesse, who had served as acting president

Monday, December 8th, 2008

IUCN Focuses Climate Change Debate on Women

PR — Women’s lives are more at risk than men’s because of climate change, according to IUCN. Climate change will affect all countries, but poor women in developing countries will be disproportionately affected. Despite this, most of the UNFCCC debate on climate so far has been gender-blind.

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

1Spatial Enhances Functionality of Radius Check with Ver. 2.1

PR – 1Spatial is pleased to announce the release of version 2.1 of its Radius Check suite of products. Version 2.1 features enhanced functionality, such as easy to view dashboards and new accessibility features, as well as additional operational capacity that enables users to effectively manage large datasets.

Friday, December 5th, 2008

ERDAS Announces 3D City Construction Workflows: From Collection to Presentation

PR – In the past, construction in urban areas has been difficult to capture with traditional geospatial tools and workflows. These important, densely populated areas are constantly changing. City planners, environmental groups, utility companies and other associated businesses require the most up-to-date geospatial information, and seamlessly integrated tools to perform detailed analysis and visualization.