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Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

NOAA-N Prime Satellite Arrives at Vandenberg for Launch

PR — The latest polar-orbiting operational environmental weather satellite developed by NASA for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, called NOAA-N Prime, arrived Tuesday by C-5A military cargo aircraft at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., in preparation for a February 4, 2009 launch. NOAA-N Prime, built by Lockheed Martin, is similar to NOAA-N

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Maersk Line Increases Commitment to IBM in New Services Contract

PR – Maersk Line, a division of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, and IBM  today announced a new agreement for IBM to provide IT services from India and Denmark. Maersk Line is one of the leading liner shipping companies in the world, serving customers all over the globe with a fleet of more than 470 container

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

First Images Received at Azore’s Santa Maria Station

PR –  ESA’s Envisat has delivered SAR (synthetic aperture radar) images to the ESTRACK ground station at Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal. These are the first such images received and processed at the new station.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

NOAA Takes Over Jason-2 Satellite Operations

PR – After four months of tests and qualification of the entire satellite and the ground segment by the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French space agency, command and control operations for the Jason-2 ocean altimetry satellite were handed over to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on 29 October.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Gemalto Receives Sesames Award with “Smart Card Web Mashups”

PR –  Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced it has won the “Best Software” Sesames award at this year’s Cartes & IDentification tradeshow. Gemalto is demonstrating “Smart Card Web Mashups”.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

5D Virtual Construction Software Suite 2009

PR – The 5D Virtual Construction Software suite is a highly integrated solution designed specifically to bring the benefits of BIM to construction companies. The software synchronizes the 3D virtual construction model, estimating and scheduling data and helps construction firms determine how best to construct buildings.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Autodesk Announces Incheon, Korea as Second City of its Digital Cities Initiative

PR – Autodesk today announced it is working with the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) and the Incheon Urban Development Corporation (IUDC) to cooperate in the creation of Asia’s first Digital City for Incheon, Korea — the ‘Tomorrow City’ in Song-do City.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Renews ELA with ESRI

PR — Renewing its five-year enterprise license agreement (ELA) with ESRI, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues its use of geographic information systems (GIS) as a core technology across its nationwide service. The ability to deploy unlimited ArcGIS software allows EPA employees to extend the agency’s existing applications and create new ones to support

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

2009 ESRI Geospatial Technology Grants Available for U.S. 4-H Clubs

PR — The 2009 ESRI geographic information system (GIS) technology grants for the U.S. 4-H Youth Development Program are open for application until December 1, 2008. GIS greatly improves the ability of educators, students, and their institutions to answer personal and community questions with local and global implications.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

A New Version of GeoKettle Released

PR — The GeoSOA research group (http://geosoa.scg.ulaval.ca) of the Centre for Research in Geomatics at Laval University, Quebec City, Canada is proud to announce the release of a new version of GeoKettle (http://www.geokettle.org).