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Thursday, October 16th, 2008

ESRI Publishes Open Data Model for Managing Information about Assets and Operations

PR — ESRI, along with other organizations in the facilities management industry, has published a data model for creating, storing, and sharing information about structures and their assets. The building interior space data model (BISDM) is geographic information system (GIS) based and will allow companies to more effectively share facilities data and collaborate with other technologies

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

ESRI’s RouteMAP IMS Is Now Compatible with WeatherBug

PR — Users of ESRI’s RouteMAP IMS software can now access local weather from WeatherBug, the largest weather sensor and camera network in the world, headquartered in Germantown, Maryland. With a network of 8,000 tracking stations, WeatherBug provides up-to-date local weather throughout the United States. The ability to view weather will allow companies to respond

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

NLPG and NSG Exemplar Award Winners Announced

PR – The Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) and Intelligent Addressing (IA) today announced the winners of the 2008 NLPG and NSG Exemplar Awards. The Awards recognise the innovation, commitment and achievement of the local authority community, including the police and fire authorities in the creation, maintenance and utilisation of the National Land & Property

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Appoints Sales Director – UK

PR – Pitney Bowes MapInfo, part of Pitney Bowes Inc., (NYSE: PBI) today announces the appointment of Stephen Deaville to Sales Director for the Retail, Insurance and Banking industry, based at Pitney Bowes MapInfo in Windsor.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Bentley Appoints Baker Egerton Vice President, Lead Generation

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated has appointed Baker Egerton to the newly created position of vice president, lead generation, in Bentley’s marketing group. In this role, Egerton will oversee all lead generation processes, systems, and data to further develop Bentley’s marketing systems.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Hexagon Expands within Agriculture Machine Guidance

PR – Hexagon has entered into an agreement to acquire all assets of Rinex Technology in Perth, Australia. Rinex develops and supplies hardware and software for agricultural tractor and combine guidance. The company was founded in 1995 and today employs 20 people. Rinex has recently released new products and sales in 2008 are estimated to

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

ERDAS Announces a Free Webinar — Bigger, Stronger, Faster (ERDAS Image Web Server 2009)

PR — ERDAS is offering Bigger, Stronger, Faster, a free webinar on Thursday, October 23, 2008, highlighting ERDAS Image Web Server 2009. ERDAS Image Web Server 2009 distributes large volumes of geospatial image data to thousands of concurrent users.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

City of Suffolk Reaps Benefits of Cityworks

PR — The City of Suffolk, Virginia, experienced immediate positive results after implementing Cityworks, the only GIS-centric maintenance management software on the market, provided by Azteca Systems, Inc.  As a result of such quick returns, the City now plans to expand Cityworks throughout the organization

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

ERDAS Announces Automated Feature Extraction Solution: IMAGINE Objective

PR — ERDAS announces the release of IMAGINE Objective, a new tool providing object-based multi-scale image classification and feature extraction capabilities for building and maintaining accurate geospatial content.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Europe’s Top Geographic Experts Meet in Cardiff

PR – EuroSDR – European Spatial Data Research – is a network of national mapping and cadastre agencies; leading universities; and research institutes engaged on the common goal of exploring the future needs of geoinformation at national and European levels. The EuroSDR Science Committee conference is being hosted by Britain’s national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey,