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Thursday, August 21st, 2008

MapMart to Offer Virtual Earth UltraCam Imagery for Offline Use

PR — MapMart, a division of IntraSearch, Inc., announced today that aerial UltraCam orthoimages from Microsoft Virtual Earth are available via download from the MapMart.com website. For the first time ever, Microsoft’s archive of high resolution, ortho-mosaicked aerial photography is available for offline usage – ideal for GIS, engineering, environmental and other applications.

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

PECO Launches First Phase of Five Year Environmental Initiative With Opening Of First Green Building

PR – PECO today unveiled the first phase of a five year major environmental initiative aimed to make the company more environmentally friendly through energy efficiency and other cutting edge efforts. The comprehensive program – totaling more than $15.3 million of work – includes the opening of PECO’s first ‘green building’ in West Chester, the

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

More Than 550 Firms Register in Intl UK Design Competition

PR- More than 550 companies from across the world have registered their interest in an international design competition to create inspirational public spaces in six town centres in Lancashire. The brief for Pennine Lancashire Squared will be launched this Friday (August 15) in Nelson, but the competition has already attracted interest from more than 40

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Govt of Canada Continues to Support Efforts to Mitigate Wildfire Risk

PR – The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development on behalf of Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources today announced additional funds of up to $10.8 million from the Mountain Pine Beetle Program for continued efforts to reduce wildfire risk to Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) affected First Nation Communities.

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Geomatic Technologies and 1Spatial Partner for Australia

PR – 1Spatial is pleased to announce their partnership with Geomatic Technologies in Australia to deliver their Radius Studio and Radius Topology products. Geomatic Technologies (GT) is Australia’s leading provider of location-based business intelligence solutions, information products and services and has a range of clients across both Government and industry. GT specialise in geospatial and

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

OGC Adopts CityGML Encoding Standard

PR — The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) have adopted version 1.0.0 of the OpenGIS® CityGML Encoding Standard (http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/citygml  and www.citygmlwiki.org ) as an official OGC Standard.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

ISPRS Congress Approves Beijing Declaration

PR – A Declaration approved by delegates at the ISPRS Congress calls on international communities to work together and commit adequate resources to promote the peaceful use of geospatial technology for the benefit of society and the environment.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Topcon and Reson BV Sign Distribution Agreement

PR – Last year the Topcon Corporation, a leading global developer and manufacturer of positioning equipment for the survey, construction and agriculture markets, announced to be expanding its business to include the rapidly growing international mobile control business.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

State of Qatar’s Centre for GIS Is Recipient of ESRI Enterprise Application Award

PR — The Centre for GIS (CGIS) in Qatar was honored with the prestigious Enterprise Application award at the Twenty-eighth Annual ESRI International User Conference held in San Diego, California, August 4–8, 2008.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Business Opportunities Explored at the 2008 ESRI Survey & Engineering GIS Summit

PR — More than 300 surveyors, engineers, and geographic information system (GIS) professionals from more than 25 countries attended the ESRI Survey & Engineering GIS Summit, held August 2–5, 2008, at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The summit is the only event of its kind, designed to address the latest geospatial trends, challenges, and