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Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

BE Conference 2008 scheduled for Baltimore, Md., May 28-30

PR –  2008 features one global conference! 1. BE Conference 2008                                                  Baltimore, Maryland USA                                               May 28 – 30, 2008                                                        (Welcome Reception – May 27, 2008) Click here to sign up for BE Conference 2008 e-mail updates! 2. BE Conference 2008 – Call for presentations Deadline: January 31, 2008 – Submit your abstract! 3. BE Awards

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Landmark for Westport as first 3D digital town

PR – Westport will become the first Irish town and one of the first towns globally to be accessible as a detailed 3D interactive model on Google Earth, the free online virtual globe. Commissioned by Westport Town Council, digital computer-modelling company AMT3D carried out the ‘Westport 3D’ project in order to make urban planning and

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Map Studio History

PR – As a commemorative of our 50th Anniversary MapStudio™ has produced this calendar depicting maps from the past. As one of our valued partners, we invite you to share with us our journey of growth and evolution. • The ancient cartographers • Maps have defined our world since the earliest times, traveling way back

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Nottinghamshire views life from the air with GeoPerspectives aerial imagery

PR – A consortium of Local Authorities in Nottinghamshire has chosen GeoPerspectives aerial photography to aid decision-making, support delivery of essential council services and improve communication with residents. The full colour aerial imagery, purchased from aerial survey specialist BlueSky, covers the whole of the county.   At an impressive 10 cm resolution it is detailed enough

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Vandenberg Air Force Base Enhances Space Launch Imagery With Autodesk Visual Effects and Editing

PR – Autodesk, Inc. today announced that Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, is using the Autodesk Smoke editing/finishing system and Autodesk Flame visual effects system to quickly produce high-definition space launch videos. This suite of products has helped Vandenberg AFB seamlessly transition to HD video and has reduced video production time by 50 percent, with

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America Announces Fl7000U Ultra-Bright 1080p Projector

PR – Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America’s Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality, high-definition presentation and display products, introduced the FL7000U, its first ultra bright 1080p HD projector for commercial, home theater and education installations. At a cost remarkably lower than similar projectors of the same caliber that are available today, Mitsubishi continues to lead

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

GE Energy Releases Oracle-Based Geospatial Solution For Electric Distribution Utilities

PR – GE Energy has announced the availability of its new geospatial network design and maintenance product portfolio built using Oracle® Database, Oracle Spatial and Oracle Fusion Middleware. GE Energy’s Smallworld Electric Office* powered by Oracle is designed specifically to meet the needs of the North American electric distribution market. Oracle is providing the geospatial

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Government of Canada Selects Compusult’s Geospatial Portal Software

PR – Recognized internationally for its advanced geospatial portal solutions, Compusult Limited of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $2M contract to develop next-generation web portals and related software engineering services for GeoConnections, a national program led by Natural Resources (NRCan). GeoConnections is a national partnership program

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Scottish & Southern acquire biomass firm Slough Heat & Power for £50 million

PR – Scottish and Southern Energy plc, one of the UK’s biggest energy firms, has purchased renewable energy firm Slough, the UK’s largest dedicated biomass energy facility. Source:Energy Exec

Monday, January 7th, 2008

HOK Delivers First LEED Certified Project In Singapore

PR – The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® rating system has been applied to the Singapore market because of HOK’s commitment and innovation in applying sustainable principles to its new office design. HOK’s Singapore office earned a Silver designation in the LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED-CI) system and is the first project in Singapore to achieve