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Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Only 4 Percent of U.S. Adults Know That Buildings Are Leading Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

PR—According to the American Institute of Architects (AIA), buildings are the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, but in a new poll conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), only 4 percent of U.S. adults were aware of this fact.  Autodesk, a leader of design innovation software

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Team to Pursue Development of Ecologically Sustainable Medical Science Green City in Korea

PR — The government organization in charge of developing the Multifunctional Administrative City (MAC) of Korea has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a government agency and two private entities to develop a first-of-its kind Medical Science Green City.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Urban Mapping Launches Mass Transit Proximity API

PR — Urban Mapping, Inc., the leading provider of location-rich content for interactive applications, today announced the launch of the company’s new proximity API that provides access to Urban Mapping’s comprehensive database of mass transit systems. With Urban Mapping’s URBANWARE(TM) Mass Transit Proximity API, developers and publishers can enhance the value of local content by

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Topcon’s X-TRAC 7 Technology Advances Robotic System Performance

PR — A new advanced technology for robotic total stations – X-TRAC 7 – is now available from Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS).  X-TRAC 7 enhances robotic tracking, RC-3 “Quick Lock” remote control, radio, and data collector performance.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

TerraGo and BAE Systems Technologies Extend the Reach and Utility of Image Analysis Software

PR — TerraGo Technologies and BAE Systems, providers of geospatial collaboration software, announced today a collaborative agreement under which BAE Systems’ SOCET GXP® v3.0 customers can now easily create, mark up and export geographically rich image data and maps to a GeoPDF® file directly from the SOCET GXP workspace. In addition, customers can purchase the

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

BAE Systems Introduces More Effective Geospatial Intelligence Software

PR — BAE Systems has released the latest version of its geospatial intelligence software, providing upgrades that allow users to reduce dependency on multiple tools to record and analyze ground features. The company’s SOCET GXP® v3.0 software combines image analysis and geospatial production tools into a single application for diverse uses — from finding beach

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

DeLorme Releases Free Upgrade for XMap 6 Users

PR — DeLorme, the innovation leader in mapping, GIS and GPS technology, today announced the release of its first upgrade for XMap 6 users, a free service patch update designated as XMap 6.1.  Key features include new or enhanced support for AutoCAD, MrSID, and the DeLorme          Earthmate PN-40 handheld GPS, plus a high value data

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

ekla Corporation and Trimble to Improve Construction Field Layout

PR – Trimble and Tekla Corporation today announced the workflow integration of the Tekla Structures software and Trimble construction layout solutions. Now structural steel, structural concrete, and general contractors can create Building Information Models (BIM) in Tekla Structures software or import BIM from other applications, export the data directly to the Trimble field layout solution

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2009

PR – Under the umbrella of the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign (SEE), the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy and Transport, the European Institutions and major stakeholders concerned with sustainable energy are together putting on the third edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW). It will take place in Brussels, Belgium, and in other cities

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Orbital Ships NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory Satellite to Launch Site

PR — Orbital Sciences Corp, one of the world’s leading space technology companies, announced today that it has shipped the Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) satellite to its launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), California. On Saturday, November 8, the OCO satellite departed from the company’s Dulles, Virginia facilities in a specialized shipping container