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Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Italy Digital Maps Added to Intermap Technologies’ Geospatial Database

PR — Intermap Technologies today announced that digital maps for Italy are commercially available as part of its NEXTMap® Europe program. Uniformly accurate 3D digital elevation models and high-resolution orthorectified radar images are now available for Italy’s 301,318 square kilometers of varying terrain for the first time. Italy joins Germany, Great Britain, Luxembourg, and most

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Climate Change Integration Plugfest to be Launched at FOSS4G

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) have announced a Climate Change Integration Plugfest (CCIP) to be launched at the FOSS4G conference, 20-23 October 2009 in Sydney, Australia, http://2009.foss4g.org .

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Trimble Introduces New FmX Display with Dual Integrated GNSS

PR – Trimble introduced today its latest Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) guidance product that offers a wide range of precision agriculture applications in a single package. Trimble’s new AgGPS® FmX™ integrated display is the first display system in the industry today to work as either a stand-alone manual guidance system or as part of

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Trimble Introduces a Variable Rate Application Option

PR – Trimble announced today that it is adding a Variable Rate Application (VRA) option for its AgGPS® EZ-Guide® 500 lightbar guidance system. The VRA capability provides site-specific application control allowing farmers to apply inputs such as fertilizer, anhydrous ammonia (NH3), and seed only where it is needed and at the rate needed to reduce

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Diverse Group Releases First-of-its-Kind Report Measuring Agriculture Sustainability

PR – Crop production is already making progress toward reducing its environmental footprint, according to a new Environmental Resource Indicators Report developed by a diverse alliance, of which DuPont is a member.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Trimble Introduces the AgGPS 262 and 162 Receivers

PR – Trimble  today introduced two new Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers for agriculture. The new Trimble® AgGPS® 262 receiver is a low profile, combined GPS receiver and antenna, offering a choice of accuracy levels depending on operations. The Trimble AgGPS 162 receiver serves as a low-cost, all-weather, Differential GPS (DGPS) smart antenna when less

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Fugro to Perform GeoSAR Mapping in South America

PR — Fugro EarthData, Inc., has been awarded two contracts for high accuracy elevation mapping over parts of South America. With a combined value of USD 13 million, the contracts will be completed using Fugro’s exclusive GeoSAR airborne radar mapping system and are funded by the U.S. government.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

StreetMapper 360 Takes to the Road in Canada

PR — Canada’s highways are set to benefit from new 3D laser mapping technology following the announcement that Calgary-based Airborne Imaging has successfully tested a revolutionary Anglo-German vehicle-mounted mobile laser mapper. StreetMapper 360, which is being supplied by UK-based 3D Laser Mapping, has been specifically designed for the rapid 3D mapping of highways, infrastructure and

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Event: Biodiversity Hotspots in the Mediterranean

The 45th International Congress of SISV & FIP has a 7-day programme including the 3-day main Congress from June 22nd to 24th, and two post-congress excursions (IGIS 1, from June 25th to 26th, and IGIS 1-2 from June 25th to 29th):

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Infoterra Ltd Signs Agreement to Distribute Safe Software’s FME Technology

PR – Infoterra Ltd has extended its portfolio of end-to-end geospatial prodicts and services through an agreement with Safe Software Inc. to distribute FME from 1st January 2009. FME is the only complete spatial ETL (extract, transform and load) solution available for data conversion and distribution. It provides support for over 200 GIS, CAD, raster