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Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Coastal Remote Sensing Toolkit

PR – The aim of this toolkit from the University of Queensland is to show managers, scientists and technicians working in coastal environments how images collected from satellites and aircraft (remote sensing) can be used to map and monitor changes to indicators of coastal ecosystem health.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Geospatial Holdings Names Todd Porter to Head Worldwide Energy Operations

PR – Geospatial Holdings, Inc. today announced the hiring of Todd Porter as Executive Vice-President/Worldwide Energy Operations. Prior to joining Geospatial, Mr. Porter served as the Director – Pipeline Integrity Management at Tuboscope Pipeline Services, a division of National Oilwell Varco a worldwide leader in energy production and oilfield inspection services.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

ESRI and EuroGeographics Platinum Sponsors of GSDI 11

PR – We are pleased to announce that ESRI and EuroGeographics have signed on as Platinum Sponsors of the GSDI 11 World Conference. ESRI spokesman Frank Holsmuller states: “ESRI recognizes the GSDI conferences as the events for meeting and informing the key players in the spatial data infrastructure field.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

MB 500: Advanced GPS+GLONASS+SBAS Board

PR – Magellan announces the launch of a new OEM board, the MB 500. This product brings to the embedded GNSS board market a unique blend of technologies that increases RTK reliability and assures inter-compatibility with other brands of GNSS receivers.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Trimble Reference Receiver for GNSS CORS Infrastructure and Network Applications

PR – Trimble today introduced an innovative Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) reference receiver for precise scientific and network infrastructure applications—the Trimble NetR8 GNSS reference receiver. The new reference receiver is versatile and can support the most demanding applications for the earth science community and for the surveying, construction, mapping or agricultural industries.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Garmin Introduces the GWS 10

PR – Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. , the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the GWS 10 wind sensor, a NMEA 2000 compliant marine instrument that provides essential wind speed and direction data.  This precision instrument was introduced in advance of the 2008 boat how season.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Learn to Use the New Role-Based Security Features for ArcGIS Server

PR – ESRI will host an online live training seminar this month that will demonstrate how to set security options for geographic information system (GIS) services and Web applications for ArcGIS Server 9.3 for the Java platform.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Netezza Partners with Safe Software for Spatial ETL

PR — Safe Software, the leaders in spatial ETL (extract, transform and load) announced today that Netezza, a global data warehouse appliance company, is partnering with Safe Software for spatial ETL. Safe’s proven FME® platform will be used to provide the spatial data loading capabilities for Netezza Spatial™, an extension to Netezza’s leading data warehouse

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Second Annual URISA Student Paper Competition Winners Announced

PR — URISA is pleased to announce the results of its Second Annual Student Paper Competition.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Western Australia’s Department for Planning & Infrastructure Implements ERDAS Solutions

PR — Department for Planning & Infrastructure (DPI), a government agency in Western Australia has selected several ERDAS photogrammetry solutions for analyzing coastline movements, engineering, maritime facility mapping and nautical charting.