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Friday, August 15th, 2008

FME Server Workshop at the AGI GeoCommunity ’08 Conference

PR – STAR-APIC and Safe Software are pleased to announce that they will jointly host a workshop demonstrating the new FME Server solution at the AGI 2008 conference being held in Stratford-uponAvon, England, from 24-25 September.

Friday, August 15th, 2008

China TransInfo Technology Corp. Announces Record Second Quarter Results

PR – China TransInfo Technology Corp., (”China TransInfo” or the ”Company”), a leading provider of public transportation information systems technology and comprehensive solutions in the People’s Republic of China (the ”PRC”), today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008.

Friday, August 15th, 2008

ESRI Offers Web Seminar on Generating Caches for Map Services on ArcGIS Server

PR – Do you want your online maps to run faster? ESRI will show you how to accomplish this during a complimentary demonstration-driven Web seminar this month that will focus on caching strategies with ArcGIS Server 9.3 software.

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Microsoft China and CCTV.com Partner for New Site, Leveraging Virtual Earth Content

PR – Microsoft China and CCTV.com announced a collaboration to build a new-generation digital media platform. CCTV.com has exclusive broadcast rights for 3,000 hours of Olympic events via CCTVolympics.com.

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Entergy Gives Customers Electrical Outage Information With Microsoft Virtual Earth

PR – Power company Entergy Corp. relaunched several online services that now integrate with the Virtual Earth platform. The services include both its Storm Center and outage maps. Entergy powers parts of Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.

Friday, August 15th, 2008

UltraCamX Powered by Virtual Earth Sells Its 100th Camera

PR – The UltraCamX large-format digital aerial camera, developed and distributed by the Microsoft Photogrammetry division, Vexcel Imaging, continued its successful trend with multiple sales in the second quarter of the calendar year, including the sale of its 100th camera.

Friday, August 15th, 2008

New Perspectives of Planet Earth

PR – With all of the necessary components for the launch of the RapidEye satellite constellation currently waiting in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, nothing seems to be standing in the way of an August launch for the German company RapidEye AG.

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Web3D Consortium Builds Momentum with X3D-Earth

PR – Web3D Consortium’s X3D Earth team is now creating and deploying large model archives for developmental use. X3D mappings of world terrain, cartography and imagery is now available for use in X3D scenes, making it easy to geospatially reference and share X3D models while using royalty-free standards, the Web architecture, XML languages and open

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

EADS Defence & Security to Protect German Army Training Area

PR – EADS Defence & Security (DS) is to protect the German Armed Forces’ air defence firing range in Todendorf with its tried-and-tested TRS-3D naval radar. As the company reported on Monday, Defence Electronics (DE), an integrated activity of EADS Defence & Security (DS), handed over the first naval radar in the world to be

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Astrium wins Chilean Optical Earth Observation System

PR – In the presence of the Chilean Minister of Defence, José Goñi, Astrium signed a contract for the development of the SSOT system (“Sistema satelital para Observación de la Tierra”). SSOT comprises one high resolution Earth observation satellite and associated ground segment, a complete partnering and training programme and the satellite launch planned for early