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Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

High-Precision GNSS Positioning Launched in Madrid with Trimble VRS Now Service

PR – Trimble announced the launch of Trimble VRS Now Service in Madrid, Spain. The commercial service provides surveyors, civil engineers and geospatial professionals in the area with instant access to real-time kinematic (RTK) Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) corrections without the need for a base station.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

50% Reduction in Energy Consumption for the New alkiTECHNIK HQ

PR – No oil tank, gas lines, radiators or air conditioners.  The new headquarters of alkiTECHNIK in Ingolstadt is not only distinguished in its high-quality architecture but also in its innovative sustainable energy concept.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

PCI Geomatics’ Web Coverage Server

PR – PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, is pleased to announce that its Web Coverage Server (WCS) used in the Open Geospatial Consortium’s (OGC) OWS-5 project, passes all preliminary testing with the Open GIS Web Coverage Service V1.1. PCI Geomatics’ WCS is the only commercial grade product

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Cube Now Incorporates ESRI’s ArcGIS Technology

PR — Citilabs, the world leader in transportation modeling software, is proud to announce the release of its next generation product-line, Cube 5. This new version of Cube has been developed using ESRI’s ArcGIS technology, providing our software users significant advancements in productivity, analysis, and data-sharing. Cube users will now be able to store transportation

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

GMES Sentinel-2 Satellite Contract Signed

PR — The European Space Agency and Astrium today signed a €195 million contract to provide the first Sentinel-2 earth observation satellite, devoted to monitoring the land environment, as part of the European GMES programme. As prime contractor, Astrium is responsible for the design, development and integration of the satellite, which will perform a high-end

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

GGP Transforms Public Information at Lake District Council

PR — GGP Systems is helping Cumbrian local authority Copeland Borough Council transform customer service with a specially developed address management system that simplifies access to council information.  The NGz Gazetteer Management System holds geo-referenced land, property and street details and provides an instant link to council systems, websites and to the National Land and

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Network Rail Maps Assets to Cut Roadwork Disruptions

PR — The NSG (National Street Gazetteer), the definitive source of road information for the notification and coordination of street works has been substantially enhanced by asset data supplied by Network Rail.  The NSG now includes details of every bridge, tunnel or level crossing, owned and managed by Network Rail, which interface with the public

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

STAR-APIC UK Event, “Managing and Publishing Spatial Data”

PR — STAR-APICis pleased to announce that the STAR-APIC UK Event entitled “Managing and publishing spatial data” will take place on Thursday 12th June at Ordnance Survey, Southampton.

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

ERDAS Announces ERDAS TITAN Web Cache Servers

PR — ERDAS announces the release of ERDAS TITAN Web Cache Servers, adding performance to data sharing within ERDAS TITAN 2008. Recently released, ERDAS TITAN is a dynamic online solution that allows users and communities to share geospatial data, web services and location-based content internally and externally to an organization, and to a variety of

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

ViaMichelin Incorporates Virtual Earth Imagery

PR – ViaMichelin, the leading provider of digital travel assistance services, and Microsoft Corp today announced an agreement to utilise Microsoft Virtual Earth imagery in ViaMichelin’s flagship services for European road users. The agreement will enable ViaMichelin’s million European customers to benefit from Virtual Earth’s high-resolution imagery following the launch of the new ViaMichelin Beta