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Saturday, April 5th, 2008

AeroVironment Awarded Patents for Architectural Wind Building-Integrated Energy Generation System

PR – AeroVironment, Inc. has been awarded three utility patents and six design patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) along with 12 European design patents relating to new approaches to renewable energy generation on buildings. The USPTO awarded the patents relating to the incorporation of AV’s Architectural Wind® system on rooftops.

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

PGE to Buy Turbines for Biglow Canyon Wind Project Expansion

PR – Portland General Electric Company (PGE) (NYSE:POR) and Siemens Power Generation, Inc., part of the global Siemens Energy Sector, today announced they have executed agreements for PGE to buy 141 turbines to complete construction of its 25,000-acre Biglow Canyon Wind Farm in Sherman County, Ore.

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

GT Solar Signs $91 Million Contract with The Silicon Mine B.V. of the Netherlands

PR – GT Solar Incorporated, announced today that it has entered into a contract to supply The Silicon Mine B.V., of the Netherlands, with polysilicon reactors and converters worth approximately $91M.

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Rolta India Signs as Principal Industry Partner for Map World Forum

PR —  GIS Development – the Global Geospatial Media Company announced Rolta India as the Principal Industry Partner for Map World Forum, the biannual global confluence of geospatial professionals, scheduled to be held on 10-13 February 2009 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre, India. Having its theme as ‘Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Planet Earth’ Map World

Friday, April 4th, 2008

UK Hydrographic Office Purchases CarbonArc PRO for OGC Development

PR — The Carbon Project announced today that the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s Defence Development Group has purchased CarbonArc PRO for ArcGIS 9.2 to support its OGC development work. 

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Topcon Promotes Strutt and Hinson

PR — Topcon Positioning Systems announces two promotions in its organization. Mike Strutt is moving from professional services manager to the position of product manager.  Jim Hinson has been promoted to the PSG’s professional services manager position; he formerly served as machine control support specialist.

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Bentley Wins FIATECH CETI Award

PR — Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has won a FIATECH Celebration of Engineering & Technology Innovation (CETI) Award in the Lifecycle Data Management & Information Integration category. The award was accepted on behalf of Bentley by Dr. Manoj Dharwadkar, Bentley director, technology management, and Rahul Patil, Bentley software engineer, during FIATECH’s annual

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Topcon’s ‘Multi-pulse Technology’ Boosts ‘Distance’ for Total Station

PR – A new, more accurate, longer distance, wireless total station, the Topcon GPT-3100W model, is now available for the surveying and civil engineering market. Topcon Positioning Systems has developed the industry- leading “multi-pulse” electronic distance meter (EDM) that can take readings at 1,150 feet, further than any competing model.   Additionally, the GPT-3100W has a

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Announcing the New ERDAS, The Earth to Business Company

PR — Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that it has changed its name to ERDAS, Inc. Recently making several acquisitions, the combined company is reintroducing the ERDAS name and will do business under this name moving forward.  Building off an established brand in the industry, ERDAS is known for developing the most advanced geospatial

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Full Support for FDCC Security Policies Included in ArcGIS Desktop Products

PR — ESRI now supports the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) security policies on all ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 products. The FDCC, as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, provides guidelines for implementing security on computer hardware that runs either Microsoft Windows Vista or XP Professional operating systems.