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Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

ETH Zurich – Engineering Science Preferred Choice

PR – ETH Zurich has registered around 2,200 new entrants at Bachelor level, an increase of 7% compared to 2007. Engineering – and computer science in particular – is back in favor with students. 

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Richard Spooner Joins Cadcorp as Account Manager for Central England

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced the appointment of Richard Spooner as account manager for central England and Wales.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Virtual Earth Presents UK Partner Days

PR – Virtual Earth is hosting UK Partner Days events in September for new and existing partners. The Virtual Earth Partner Days and New Partner Days are scheduled for Sept. 18–19 in Brighton, U.K.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Internet-based Loss Estimation Tool Uses Virtual Earth for Modeling Platform

PR – The Microsoft Virtual Earth platform provides the visualization component for online earthquake damage assessment for the Internet-based Loss Estimation Tool (Inlet). Inlet users can set the magnitude and depth of a quake, and the epicenter latitude and longitude are read from where a user clicks on the map.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Vitens, the Netherlands, Purchases Spatial Workshop to Spatially Enable Employees

PR – Spatial Eye announces that Vitens, the largest water distribution company in the Netherlands, purchased Spatial Workshop to give more than two hundred employees access to spatial information within their Smallworld Geographic Information Systems. Spatial Workshop will give users in the office direct and integrated access to:  the network infrastructure data within the Network

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Smiths Detection Launches FirstView iSC3 Security Sensor Management Platform

PR – Smiths Detection today announces the formal launch of FirstView® iSC3 security platform, a powerful network based software solution that enables advanced management of security systems, including cameras and sensors. It is currently being used in the most mission-critical applications by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Defense

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Teradata Releases New Lightning-Fast Data Warehouse Appliance

PR – Teradata Corporation, the world’s largest company solely focused on data warehousing and enterprise analytics, today introduced its newest platform family member, the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance 2550. The new appliance easily delivers up to five to 10 times performance improvement over other appliances at competitive price points, delivering the industry’s best price-performance appliance

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Call for Papers:Spatial Information for Sustainable Management of Urban Areas

PR – FIG Commission 3 (Spatial Information Management) 2009 annual meeting and Workshop will be held in Germany, in February 2009. The Workshop is supported by the European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) Special Interest Group (SIG) Urban Remote Sensing on application issues. The President of FIG Prof Stig Enemark will deliver the key

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Grona Taget Pushes the Swedish Speed Record

PR – Yesterday, a new Swedish speed record was set at 303 km/h by the Grona Taget (Green Train), a BOMBARDIER REGINA train. This is a major milestone for the REGINA platform, which, during regular traffic in Sweden, currently operates at a maximum speed of 200 km/h. The tests conducted, confirm that the REGINA vehicles,

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

HOK and Biomimicry Guild Form Alliance Innovations in the Design of Buildings, Communities and City

PR – HOK and the Biomimicry Guild have forged a first-of-its-kind alliance linking the natural and built environment. This exclusive relationship between one of the world’s largest architectural design firms and the only bio-inspired innovation company will integrate nature’s innovations in the planning and design of buildings, communities and cities worldwide.