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Monday, November 10th, 2008

David Arctur Joins OGC as Director, Interoperability Programs

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that Dr. David Arctur has been appointed as a Director, Interoperability Programs for the Consortium.  In his new position, Dr. Arctur plans and manages OGC Interoperability Initiatives which include testbeds, pilots and experiments – all designed to develop, test and validate new standards that promote improved access

Monday, November 10th, 2008

The OGC Announces Successful OWS-6 Testbed Kick-off Event

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) completed a successful kick-off meeting October 14-17 for the OGC Web Services, Phase 6 (OWS-6) Interoperability Initiative, a testbed to advance OGC’s open interoperability framework for geospatial capabilities.

Monday, November 10th, 2008

GeoEye Releases Third Quarter 2008 Earnings

PR — GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY) reported today that its revenues for the third quarter of 2008 were $35.9 million as compared to $53.8 million for the third quarter of 2007.

Monday, November 10th, 2008

3-GIS President Named to Board of Directors of Tennessee Valley Corridor, Inc.

PR — The Tennessee Valley Corridor, Inc. (TVC) has named Tom Counts, President of Decatur, Ala. based 3-GIS to its Board of Directors. Counts was appointed to represent Congressman Robert Aderholt and Alabama’s Fourth Congressional District on the TVC Board. Tom Counts has over 25 years of experience and education in product development, project management,

Monday, November 10th, 2008

ShotSpotter Gunshot Location System to go Citywide

PR – The East Palo Alto Police Department has finalized a contract with ShotSpotter, Inc. to expand its ShotSpotter Gunshot Location System® (GLS) from the current coverage of one-half square mile to cover the entire city. The expansion will make East Palo Alto the first city in the country to have citywide coverage and is

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Two Consultation Responses for the Scottish Government

PR – The AGI has published two responses to recent public consultations run by the Scottish Government. One relates to the Marine Bill and the other Climate Change. Produced by AGI Scotland with input on marine issues from the AGI Marine and Coastal Zone SIG, both documents have been approved by AGI Council. Read More

Monday, November 10th, 2008

New Head of Corporate Communications for Ordnance Survey

PR – Great Britain’s national mapping agency has appointed Rob Andrews as new Head of Corporate Communications. From his work as Communications Manager at one of the largest housing associations in Eastern England and Public Relations Manager for Hertfordshire Constabulary, Rob brings a wealth of experience to the post.

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Fairfield & Hays – Euro-Utilities on the Prowl for U.S. Wind Energy Assets

PR – Iberdrola provided the wind-turbine technology that Community Energy was lacking (and ended up buying the company outright), and today the utility provides enough power from the wind to light up about 6,500 homes. Iberdrola is also on the prowl in other parts of the U.S.; buying out two other wind farm developers last

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Blue Marble Introduces the Blue Marble Desktop’s INSPIRE Capabilities to Europe

PR – Blue Marble Geographics recently concluded a trip to Ireland and the United Kingdom during which the company focused on their recently released Blue Marble Desktop and their extensive support for both common and challenging coordinate transformation tasks key to working with INSPIRE.  Time in the UK was spent at the ESRI EMEA conference

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

SmartSynch Acquires Applied Mesh Technologies

PR – SmartSynch Inc., an innovative provider of smart grid intelligence solutions for the utility industry, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Applied Mesh Technologies (AppMesh) of Macon, Georgia. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed.