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Friday, February 8th, 2008

Steve Jennings Joins Pixxures, Inc. As Vice President of Sales and Marketing

PR – Pixxures, Inc., a division of XēDAR Corporation, a leading provider of geospatial services including data acquisition, processing, image analysis, data storage and Web services, announced today that Steve Jennings  has joined Pixxures’ staff as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Jennings has over 25 years experience in Sales and Marketing. In his new

Friday, February 8th, 2008

GeoBase National Hydro Network update!

PR – 2008 promises to be a dynamic year for GeoBase and its development of Canadian watershed data in the National Hydro Network (NHN). By December, national coverage of nearly 1,100 NHN watersheds will be available on the GeoBase Web site.  

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Onset Computer Corporation Announces Free White Paper on Green Roof Monitoring

PR – Onset Computer Corporation, the “HOBO®” data logger company, today announced a free, white paper entitled, “Monitoring Green Roof Performance with Weather Stations.”

Friday, February 8th, 2008

California High-Speed Rail Authority to Study Zero Greenhouse Gas Emission

PR – The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board yesterday authorized a study to determine the feasibility of achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions for the power needs of the 700-mile electric high-speed train system. The study, timed to be completed by June of this year, will focus on costs, potential location of facilities and partnerships with

Friday, February 8th, 2008

FS and ESRI Put Asset Management on the Map

PR – IFS, the global enterprise applications company and a global supplier of enterprise asset management solutions for utilities, announced today its established relationship with world-wide geographical information systems (GIS) specialist ESRI. By combining the capabilities of the two corporations, utility companies will be able to improve efficiency and reduce costs in asset management, while

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

NSF Grant for Geosocial Networking PR from The Carbon Project

PR – The Carbon Project announced today that the National Science Foundation has awarded the company a grant to develop a new geosocial networking application called ((Echo))MyPlace®.

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

City University Masterclass: State of the Art in Location Based Services

This one-day Masterclass will provide participants with a global overview of the current state of the art in location based services (LBS).  The class will take place on Wednesday 5th March 2008 at the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington. The class immediately precedes KTN event ‘Location Based Services 2008 – LBS in the Public Sector’ on

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

GeoVector Nominated for SPIFFY Award for Engineering Excellence in Telecom

PR — GeoVector Corporation, the leading provider of mobile search capabilities for location-based applications, was nominated for the Ground Breaker Award by the Service Providers Forum of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley.   “Our Service Providers review hundreds of telecom startups each year,” said Liz Kerton, President of the Telecom Council.  "The Ground Breaker

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Banro and CARE International to Partner for Sustainable Community in DR Congo

PR — Banro Corporation is pleased to announce that it has formed a partnership with CARE to promote sustainable development at the communities near its operations in South Kivu and Maniema provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"). The partnership will significantly enhance and provide a comprehensive framework for the activities of

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Leica Geosystems presents the Leica Sprinter 50

PR – With the Leica Sprinter 50, Leica Geosystems presents a multifunctional levelling tool for users who rely on a compact and lightweight, yet easy to use, and error free, electronic level. The Leica Sprinter 50 sets new standards in user friendliness – it is even easier to use than a conventional level!