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Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Our World GIS Education Book Series from ESRI Press Wins the Geography Excellence in Media Award

PR — The 2008 Geography Excellence in Media (GEM) award will be presented Saturday, October 11, 2008, to the authors of Our World GIS Education, a book series that teaches students how to think spatially and use geographic information system (GIS) technology to study the world around them.

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

TeraVista Systems Allies with The Institute for Technology

PR – TeraVista Systems announced this week a partnership with The Institute for Technology Development (ITD) and The University Illinois Chicago, Energy Resource Center (ERC) in a joint research project. The project will concentrate on conducting geospatial analysis for carbon offsets. TeraVista Systems also recently announced that Dr. David Schertz, former president of Schertz Consulting

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Optech Releases Its New ALTM Orion

PR – Optech Incorporated, announced today a new addition to its Airborne Survey portfolio, the ALTM Orion. The result of direct input from lidar survey professionals, this high-performance mapping system represents a new era in lidar design and technology.

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Graphisoft – “BIM Experience Kit” – Winner

PR – Cock A. van Eck of PORT-SAID DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE has won a free commercial license of ArchiCAD 12 in the May draw of the “BIM Experience Kit” competition.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

GeoEye Releases First Image Collected by Its New GeoEye-1 Earth-Imaging Satellite

PR — GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite, aerial and geospatial information, released today the first, color half-meter ground resolution image taken from its GeoEye-1 satellite.  The satellite has been undergoing calibration and check-out since it was launched on Sept. 6 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Calif.  The Company will begin

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Essays on Geography and GIS E-book Published by ESRI

PR — Essays on Geography and GIS, the latest offering from the Best Practices series published by geographic information system (GIS) software developer ESRI, is a collection of essays written by many of the top academics in the fields of geography and GIS technology. Previously published individually in the company’s ArcNews magazine, the collection of articles

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Spatially Manage and Optimize Fleet Operations with ArcLogistics 9.3

PR — ArcLogistics 9.3, ESRI’s routing and scheduling solution for fleet management, is now available. ArcLogistics 9.3 improves on the company’s ArcLogistics Route 3 solution with significant usability enhancements and new capabilities to help organizations optimize their fleet operations. Businesses and governments with fleets of any size can use ArcLogistics 9.3 to build the most

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

International Consensus on Forests’ Vital Role in Fighting Climate Change

PR — The world’s forests have immense potential to lessen the impacts of climate change, but if this opportunity is going to be realized, unified global action is now required, according to a remarkable alliance of international forest leaders. The Forests Dialogue’s Initiative on Forests and Climate Change brought together more than 250 representatives of

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Seminar: Manage and Maintain Your Geospatial Data More Effectively

PR – 1Spatial is running a free online seminar that will provide practical and real-life examples of how efficiencies can be achieved in public sector organisations and assist you in improving your operational efficiency, by managing and maintaining your geospatial data sources more effectively. There are two opportunities to attend this seminar, on Tuesday 21st

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

1Spatial Enables Time-savings for Local Government Boundaries Commissioner Review

PR – The Local Government Boundaries Commissioner (LGBC) for Northern Ireland has utilised 1Spatial technology to cut the boundary definition time involved in its current review of all Local Government boundaries in Northern Ireland.