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Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Improved Risk Intelligence to Insurance Professionals

PR – Infoterra Ltd, has launched a new Managed Service solution to enhance business decision support for insurance professionals by delivering improved risk intelligence.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Culver’s Restaurant Chain Relies on ESRI GIS to Continue Successful Franchising

PR — Culver’s, a Wisconsin-based restaurant chain, is using ESRI geographic information system (GIS) software to optimize store locations and demographics when assisting franchisees in site selection. Culver’s is rated the best burger chain in the country according to the 2007 annual survey of diners conducted by Restaurants & Institutions magazine. The chain consists of more

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

College Students Use GIS in Business Intelligence Competition

PR — For the second year, ESRI provided geographic information system (GIS) software and staff resources to assist in the design, staging, and judging of the Business Intelligence (BI) Competition at the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) annual National Collegiate Conference held March 27–28, 2008, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Atheros Enhances GPS User Experience with Advanced Navigation and Low Power

PR — Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR), a leading developer of advanced wireless and wired network communications solutions, today announced a new member of its Radio-on-Chip for Mobile (ROCm(r)) family of GPS solutions – a hardware and software GPS combination that targets mobile phones, Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) and Personal Media Players (PMPs).

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Map World Forum Welcomes Speck Systems as Corporate Partner

PR — GIS Development is pleased to announce Speck Systems as a Corporate Partner for the upcoming Map World Forum. Speck Systems Ltd. is a pioneer in the field of geospatial technology and applications in India. They offer a range of comprehensive geospatial solutions in land administration, defence, urban planning and mangement, utilities, natural resources

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

New Océ CrystalPoint Color Technology

PR – Océ (, an international leader in digital document management, today announced the launch of a fundamentally new printing technology called Océ CrystalPoint. The first product based on this new technology is the Océ ColorWave 600, also unveiled today in The Netherlands.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Bluesky Launches 3D City Models

PR – Aerial survey specialist Bluesky has launched a new range of highly accurate and detailed 3D city models. The new product range will be available off the shelf and will help improve the management of urban centres providing a new understanding of the built environment with applications including planning and development control, security and

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

London & Leeds Based Architectural Firm Wins the BIM Experience Kit Grand Prize

PR – Chris Cook of DLG Architects, already the winner of a free commercial license of ArchiCAD 11, has won a trip to Budapest as the grand prize winner of the “BIM Experience Kit” Competition.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Leica IPAS20 – New Compact Airborne Direct Georeferencing System

PR – Leica Geosystems has been a pioneer in integrating direct IMU georeferencing systems into airborne sensors. The new Leica IPAS20 modular standalone system delivers direct georeferencing for a wide range of airborne sensors such as imaging, LIDAR, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), thermal and multispectral systems. Leica IPAS20 is equipped with the latest GPS/GLONASS technology

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Mapping Geohazards in the Balkans

Southeast European Times – The Balkan Peninsula has the most complicated tectonics in Europe. Seismic activity has produced a succession of devastating earthquakes in the region, flattening entire villages and costing many lives. A grant from the US Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF), a small team of specialists from Albania, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro