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Monday, September 10th, 2007

Pitney Bowes Creates Single Software Business Unit

PRESS RELEASE – Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) announced today that its Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software and Pitney Bowes MapInfo business units, acquired separately, will combine into a single software company.  The move is effective immediately, and the businesses will merge operations over the next several months. Mike Hickey, currently president of Pitney Bowes MapInfo,

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Canon Introduces Two New Large Format Printers for CAD and GIS Applications

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of office imaging systems, inkjet technology and digital photography equipment, today announced two new large format printers – the imagePROGRAF iPF710 and imagePROGRAF iPF610 – for Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) applications as well as general office large format printing. The new imagePROGRAF iPF710 and iPF610

Monday, September 10th, 2007

T-Kartor now Leica Geosystems Solutions Distributor in Scandinavia

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that T-Kartor is now an authorized distributor of Leica Geosystems’ solutions in Scandinavia. Specializing in mapping services with an emphasis on data handling and cartography, T-Kartor will handle a full range of Leica Geosystems’ products, including data sharing, enterprise, photogrammetry, remote sensing and visualization solutions.

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Windlab Systems Successfully Completes a A$5 million Capital Raising

Windlab Systems, a world-leader in the development and application of atmospheric modeling systems used globally to locate and develop wind energy sites, today announced the successful close of a A$5.0million equity financing. Read More

Monday, September 10th, 2007

“Nobelprize” for Environmental Technology Proposed

NORWAY POST – The proposal hs been put forward by the the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters and The Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences. The aim is to promote technology which will stimulate sustainable development. Carrying the name of Brundtland, with her background and involvement, Norway has a unique opportunity and a special responsibility for

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Management of River Catchments

GERMAN GOVERNMENT – How can the basic interdisciplinary principles for the management of river basin units in Germany be extended, taking into account ecosystem and socio-economic aspects? Read More

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

Leipzig Charter on Sustainable European Cities

Introduction To achieve the objective of sustainable cities, an integral approach to urban issues must be chosen. In addition, the European structural funds should be made available for local projects that embrace this integral approach. This is the most important message of the Leipzig Charter, which was adopted by the European ministers responsible for urban

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

High-Flying Lasers Reveal Forests Ancient Secrets

Laser beams shone down from the sky are revealing archaeological and other treasures hidden in Britain’s forests – by “seeing through” the trees. Scientists, archaeologists and foresters are using pulses of laser energy beamed down from aircraft flying about 1000 metres (3300 feet) up to reveal forests’ hidden secrets. These can include sites of ancient

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

Hemisphere GPS Introduces Outback Level Guidance System

Hemisphere GPS introduced Outback S-Lite(TM) from the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. As the entry-level product of its popular Outback brand, S-Lite is a low-cost, portable, entry-level GPS guidance solution for non-precision spraying, spreading, and broad-acre tillage and seeding. Offering many of the same features as its popular Outback S(TM) series products, Outback S-Lite

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

John Deere Biomass Harvesting System Delivers

John Deere is demonstrating how a fully mechanized harvesting system can economically remove merchantable trees and biomass while adhering to environmentally sound harvesting practices. Read More