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Friday, February 1st, 2008

Location Intelligence 2008 Agenda Exposes Geospatial Successes

PR – Directions Media today unveils the preliminary agenda for its 2008 Location Intelligence Conference to be held in Santa Clara, California, April 28-30. The two and one-half day event includes presentations with a laser focus on success, measured in dollars, from the use of geospatial and related enabling technologies. New elements suggested by attendee

Friday, February 1st, 2008

GeODC Expansion Set to Help Local Government Improve Information

PR – Data capture specialist GeODC has announced a major expansion of its local government project management team.  The move is in response to demand amongst UK councils for expert help during major projects such as capturing planning records, Geographical Information System (GIS) data digitisation and document scanning.   GeODC’s services enable council’s to provide

Friday, February 1st, 2008

OS OpenSpace – Open to All

PR — OS OpenSpace is a free service that allows users to build mash-ups of Ordnance Survey mapping in scales ranging from the whole of Great Britain down to street level.   The OS OpenSpace API (Application Programming Interface) has been undergoing testing by a dedicated set of developers since a ‘closed alpha’ launch on 14 December.

Friday, February 1st, 2008

SARscape 4.0 Now Available

PR – CREASO introduces SARscape® 4.0 the world leading software for SAR data processing to the Remote Sensing community. By supporting TerraSAR-X-1 and simulated RADARSAT-2 data as well as through the release of the Persistent Scatterers module and the continuous improvement of existing algorithms, the team around SARscape® makes its promise come true to offer

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Cleantech America Announces: California’s Largest Utility Scale PV Solar Farm Gets Final CPUC Appro

CalRENEW-1, the largest utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar facility being developed under California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard program, has received formal approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The 5 megawatts of emissions-free peaking power generated from CalRENEW-1, to be located in the City of Mendota, will be sold to Pacific Gas & Electric under a

Friday, February 1st, 2008

SunEdison and Constellation Energy Sign Solar Renewable Energy Credit Agreement in Maryland

PR – SunEdison, North America’s largest solar energy services provider, today announced a 15-year agreement to sell Constellation Energy Commodities Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG), an estimated four megawatts (MW) of solar renewable energy credits in Maryland. When completed, the installations covered under this agreement will provide 30 percent of Maryland’s

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Topcon debuts new X62, X42 excavator grade control systems

PR – Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) recently announced two new additions to its series of excavating control solutions – the X62 and the X42. The new X62 solution for excavators is an affordable basic system that can quickly and easily be upgraded to full 3D GPS+ control. In this system, core sensor infrastructure is installed,

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Topcon Simplifies Construction Layout

PR – Contractors today are doing more and more of their own layout tasks, needing sophisticated construction layout and grade checking tools that are both powerful and easy to use. Topcon delivers the technology needed by busy contractors in a newly developed software solution, Pocket Layout. “Pocket Layout is designed to provide the contractor with

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Topcon’s RL-100 series: New generation of slope lasers

PR – Topcon Positioning Systems’ (TPS) new generation of slope lasers – the RL-100 series – sets a new industry standard for simplicity and accuracy. It features a new encoding system that provides the highest grade repeatability (5 arc seconds) of any laser. Available in single slope (RL-100S1) and dual slope (RL-100S2) models both instruments

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

OGC(R) Approves Observations & Measurements Encoding Standard

PR – The members of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) have approved version 1.0 of the OpenGIS® Observations & Measurements (O&M) Encoding Standard. The O&M standard defines an abstract model and an XML schema encoding for observations and measurements. This framework is required for use by other OGC Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) standards as