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Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

INSPIRE Work Programme: Transposition Phase 2007-2009

The purpose of this document is to clarify the process of developing and adopting Implementing Rules for the INSPIRE Directive. The intended readership of this document is the stakeholders of the INSPIRE Directive, and in particular Spatial Data Interest Communities (SDICs) and Legally Mandated Organisations (LMOs).

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

European Commission Makes Computer-assisted Translation Easier

PR – The European Commission is going a step further in its efforts to foster multilingualism as a key part of European unity in diversity.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

KeyCreator is a “Design Hub-Solution”

KeyCreator gives the flexibility of unconstrained solid and surface modeling and a large set of data-converters.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

SPOT 5 Aiding Glaciologists for International Polar Year

PR – The French space agency CNES and Spot Image are contributing to a number of research programmes now underway for International Polar Year (IPY), for which they have built up a significant archive of imagery of the polar regions from SPOT 5’s HRS instrument (High Resolution Stereoscopic).

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Fugro EarthData President Selected to Chair National Geospatial Advisory Committee

PR – Anne Hale Miglarese, president of Fugro EarthData, Inc., was appointed by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne to serve as chairperson of the newly created National Geospatial Advisory Committee.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Global Relief Technologies Names Mark Jadkowski, Vice President of GIS Research and Development

PR – Global Relief Technologies (GRT) is pleased to announce the addition of Mark A. Jadkowski, an accomplished geographic information technology professional, as its Vice President of GIS Research and Product Development.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

‘The Wild Center’ is First New York Museum to Achieve Benchmark Green Building Certification

PR – The Wild Center/Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, a new museum complex in Tupper Lake, New York, has earned distinction as the first LEED certified museum in the State of New York. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) system is the recognized international benchmark

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

3 Key Enhancements to Pro/ENGINEER Mechanica

PR – From cell phones and lawnmowers to cookie tins and car seats, today’s products compete more than ever before on design and ergonomics. Software like Pro/ENGINEER lets you create the complex geometries and the large assemblies that make challenging designs possible.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Nokia and Google to 0ffer Google Search to Nokia customers worldwide

PR – Google search will be extended to additional Nokia handset models in the future. Ultimately, Nokia will make Google search available to its customers in over 100 countries around the world, serving mobile owners speaking more than 40 languages.

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Media Sponsors Announced for 1Spatial Conference 2008

PR – 1Spatial is pleased to announce that Vector 1, GEOconnexion, GeoInformatics and GIS Professional will be participating as media sponsors for their 2008 Conference: ‘1 Source of Truth’, being held from 29th April to 1st May at the Radisson SAS Hotel, Stansted Airport, UK.