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Friday, November 9th, 2007

Trimble Acquires UtilityCenter Assets from UAI

PR – Trimble announced today it has acquired the UtilityCenter assets from privately-held UAI, Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama in an all-cash transaction. UAI is a leading provider of Geographic Information System (GIS)-based workflow automation and outage management solutions for electric and gas utilities. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Building a Sustainable America – One Community at a Time

PR — Even deep into the political debate season, there is one issue that generates much agreement: the need to go green while keeping the economy growing. That’s the target of the $3 million in grants that The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded today to cities and universities under its Collaborative Science and Technology

Friday, November 9th, 2007

GI_Forum 2008: First Call for Papers

The Geoinformatics Forum Salzburg (GI_Forum) is scheduled for July 1-4, 2008, at Salzburg University, Austria. Audience GI_Forum focuses on an international audience that shares an interest in Applied Geoinformatics. This Call for Papers aims at researchers who design, develop and apply advanced methods and techniques of Geoinformatics to a broad range of application domains. Themes

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Intermap Technologies Reports Strong Third Quarter

Intermap Technologies Corp. today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007. For the third quarter, Intermap reported a 52% increase in total revenue to $14.3 million, as compared to total revenue of $9.4 million for the third quarter of 2006. Intermap’s contract services revenue component grew 92% to $11.9 million and

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Topcon Releases the GTS – 750

Topcon Europe Positioning is pleased to announce the release of a new series of Mid-range workhorse surveying total stations, the GTS-750 Series. The GTS-750 will replace the existing GTS-720 Series.   Now Topcon‘s mid range conventional total station series include all the modern advanced interface features of the new GPT-9000 and GPT-7500 series instruments.

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

TopSat Satellite Imagery to Support Disaster Relief Operations

Satellite images captured by TopSat, the micro-satellite designed and built by a QinetiQ-led consortium of British firms, are to be provided free of charge to relief agencies responding to disasters anywhere in world. QinetiQ and the other consortium members have agreed to include TopSat in the International Charter: "Space and Major Disasters," a joint initiative

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Governors Announce Green Computing Initiative

PR – The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced an innovative clean energy partnership between the NGA Chair’s Initiative Securing a Clean Energy Future (SCEF) and the Climate Savers Computing Initiative (CSCI), founded by Google and Intel, to spur deployment of more energy efficient computers and servers in state offices and agencies.

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Survey Finds Architects Designing Green to Address Demand for Lower Building Operating Costs

PR— Autodesk, Inc. and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced the results of the 2007 Autodesk/AIA Green Index, an annual survey that measures how AIA member architects in the United States are practicing sustainable design, as well as their opinions about the green building movement. The index shows that green building has taken

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Autodesk and U.S. Green Building Council Collaborate to Increase Adoption of Sustainable Design

PR— At the 2007 Greenbuild Expo, Autodesk, Inc. and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) presented an update on their ongoing collaboration to expand the use of technology to facilitate adoption of sustainable design and green building.  Autodesk also showcased a technology concept for a new sustainability analysis dashboard, that could be used in combination

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

AED-SICAD GIS Portal on the Move in German Authorities

In October 2007, the District of Rotenburg, Federal State of Lower Saxony as well as the City of Straubing in Bavaria decided to introduce ArcGIS® based AED-SICAD applications for their specific communal and Web solutions.