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Thursday, March 19th, 2009

CalGIS 2009 – Opening Doors to New Opportunities

Next month, the California GIS community will meet in Sacramento for the 15th Annual CalGIS Conference. This long-standing annual educational event is presented by the four California URISA Chapters: BAAMA, Northern California, Central California and Southern California.

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Alliant Energy Corporation Signs ELA with ESRI

PR – Alliant Energy Corporation has signed a three-year enterprise license agreement (ELA) with ESRI that will provide unlimited deployments of current ESRI geographic information system (GIS) software. Alliant is an investor-owned public utility company that provides regulated electric and natural gas service to approximately 1 million electric and 400,000 natural gas customers in the

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Russian Fresh Graduate is the Next Winner of the Monthly “Experience BIM” Competition

PR – Architect, Dmitry Timchenko has won a free commercial license of ArchiCAD 12 in the “BIM Experience Kit” competition. Dmitry Timchenko is a Masters student graduating this year from the Southern Federal University. After becoming familiar with ArchiCAD during the course of his studies it was a natural step to advance his professional experiences

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Penobscot Bay Media to Deploy a Hosted Version of InVision Portal

PR – Penobscot Bay Media LLC (PenBay), a GIS solutions company, has collaborated with Skygone Inc., a GIS hosting and managed services firm, to help bring PenBay’s In-Vision Portal (IVP) to market.  PenBay will deliver In-Vision Portal on Skygone’s Infrastructure On-Demand (IOD) framework, a flexible and cost-effective preconfigured hardware environment for robust GIS web applications.

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Geosamba Universal Now Provides Direct Connection to ArcGIS Server

PR – The Australian-built GeoSamba Universal technology from iintegrate Systems – a subsidiary of NGIS Australia – has now been integrated with ESRI’s flagship server product, ArcGIS Server.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Topcon Announces GRS-1

Topcon Positioning System’s (TPS) new GRS-1 is the world’s first fully integrated dual-constellation, network-enabled RTK rover system. It is an all-in-one handheld GNSS receiver and field controller with high-speed processor, increased memory, built-in camera, compass and bar code reading function.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

GeoEye Signs Reseller Contracts for Access to GeoEye-1 Earth-Imaging Satellite Imagery and Products

GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite and aerial-based geospatial information, announced today it has signed agreements with several international resellers to provide high-resolution, satellite imagery and value-added products from its new GeoEye-1 Earth-imaging satellite to customers in China, Middle East, Turkey and Russia.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

1Spatial Appointed to Target UK and Ireland Utilities

PR – 1Spatial has announced that it is extending its already successful partner relationship with software giant, Autodesk, to become the first value-added reseller in the UK and Ireland of Autodesk’s infrastructure asset management tool, Topobase. This infrastructure design and management solution has already been installed at around 500 sites worldwide and, because of its

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Networking Evening for Chartered Geographers

PR – The next Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Chartered Geographer networking evening will occur on the 20th April 2009 at the RGS-IBG Building in South Kensington, London.  The event will commence at 18.30 with the Monday night lecture ‘Ocean Acidification’ by Nicolas Owens. This is open to Fellows and members of the Society who

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Bentley Releases U.S. and Canadian Versions of Robust Energy Performance Series for ‘Green’ Building

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced the immediate availability in the United States and Canada of Bentley’s Energy Performance Series, the first robust software for building energy design, analysis, and simulation. Bentley’s Energy Performance Series, which includes Bentley