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Thursday, March 20th, 2008

DeLorme Earthmate Chosen by BNSF for Maintenance Tracking

PR – DeLorme, a long-time innovation leader in GPS receiver technologies, today announced that Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) has standardized on the Earthmate GPS PN-20 as the GPS receiver of choice in support of track maintenance crews throughout the organization.

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Book Tackles Topic of How to Improve Poverty-Stricken Areas Using Geospatial Technology

PR — Architects and urban designers Rosario Giusti de Pérez and Ramón A. Pérez spent years working on projects to revitalize barrios in their home country of Venezuela. In Analyzing Urban Poverty: GIS for the Developing World, their new book from ESRI Press, they explain how people can use geographic information system (GIS) technology to identify

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

GTG’s GIS Manager’s Workshop Coming to West Sacramento, California

PR — Geographic Technologies Group, Inc. (GTG) is offering their GIS Manager’s Workshop in West Sacramento, California, on Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Cadcorp Enhances Support for OSI and OSNI Data Formats

PR — Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer, Cadcorp, has announced the launch of two new applications to enable loading and maintenance of Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) and Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland (OSNI) large scale data into Oracle and PostGIS databases.

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Yotta DCL Provides State-of-the-Art Road Surveying to Nottinghamshire

PR – Highway surveying and geospatial data collection specialist Yotta DCL is helping the UK’s Nottinghamshire County Council to improve their highway maintenance process with road surface condition surveys performed using state-of-the-art laser technology. Yotta DCL will map 1505km of the County’s A, B and C roads using its US$2million ARAN survey vehicle which incorporates

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

National Geographic Maps and i-Cubed Form Alliance To Provide Premium Topographic Maps

PR — National Geographic Maps, a leader in topographic map data, and i-cubed, a renowned provider of imagery solutions, announced today an agreement to provide National Geographic’s TOPO! maps and i-cubed’s domestic aerial imagery (USA Nationwide Prime) through i-cubed’s DataDoors imagery services. The agreement signals an important fusion of high-quality topographic maps with one of

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

GeoCommunity ’08 Builds on ’07 Success

PR — The Association for Geographic  Information (AGI) has used feedback from last year’s hugely successful 2007  conference to shape the formation and content of this year’s event, which will  take place from the 23rd to 25th September 2008 at the Holiday Inn, Stratford  Upon Avon. Over 90% of attendees polled at the 2007 conference

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Vision Solutions Publishes White Paper on Leica TITAN GeoHub

PR — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces NVision Solutions’ publication of an Emergency Response Data-Sharing white paper, outlining the benefits provided to organizations implementing a Leica TITAN GeoHub. A strategic partner of Leica Geosystems, Nvision Solutions previously created a MyWorld in the Beta release of Leica TITAN, featuring both vector and image layers of Mississippi,

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

New Portrait of Earth Shows Land Cover as Never Before

PR — A new global portrait taken from space details Earth’s land cover with a resolution never before obtained. ESA, in partnership with the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, presented the preliminary version of the map to scientists last week at the 2nd GlobCover User Consultation workshop held in Rome, Italy. Earth’s land cover has

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Bentley Names Volker Mueller Research Director for Computational Design

PR — Bentley Systems, Incorporated has appointed Volker Mueller to the position of research director for computational design in Bentley’s Applied Research group. In this capacity, Mueller is responsible for identifying and pursuing innovative ways to employ computation in the infrastructure design professions. In addition to exploring new approaches to rules-based design, generative design, and