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Monday, June 16th, 2008

NAVCOM Expands Starfire System & Extends RTK Capabilities

PR – NavCom Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Deere & Company, announced today the release of new software for its RTK and StarFireä products providing users access to an expanded StarFire Network of six satellites and NavCom’s new Ultra RTKä capability.

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Director of Defence Geographic Centre is AGI Conference Keynote Speaker

PR – AGI is pleased to announce that Stuart Haynes, Director of the Defence Geographic Centre, will be a keynote speaker at AGI GeoCommunity ’08.

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Bentley Conference and Alumni Summit Proceedings are Now Available!

PR – Bentley is very pleased to announce that the sessions from the Conference and Alumni Summit are now available online as streaming videos at

Monday, June 16th, 2008

German SüdWest Presse: First Online Publication Across Europe to Include Virtual Earth

PR – SüdWest Presse is an online portal for more than 20 local newspapers in the south of Germany, generating roughly 5 million page impressions per month.

Monday, June 16th, 2008

European Environment Agency and Microsoft Launch Alliance to Create Environmental Observatory

PR – On May 14, the European Environment Agency (EEA) and Microsoft announced a new five-year alliance to develop a leading online portal, bringing reliable and timely environmental information to more than 500 million people across Europe.

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Virtual Earth Sponsors “Driving Retail Profit With Visualization Technologies” Webcast

PR – On June 24, Paula Rosenblum, retail analyst and managing partner of Retail Systems Research LLC, and Deena Amato-McCoy, senior editor of Chain Store Age, will speak in an informational webcast to demonstrate how current location-based solutions help drive profit and customer satisfaction.

Monday, June 16th, 2008

FME Addresses INSPIRE’s Critical Challenges: Semantic Translation and Data Sharing

PR – Safe Software, the leader in spatial ETL (extract, transform and load) is helping organizations involved in the INSPIRE spatial data infrastructure (SDI) initiative overcome two critical challenges: semantic translation and data sharing.

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

IISD Board of Directors to Shape New Strategic Plan

PR – International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) international board of directors is meeting in Winnipeg this week to shape a new strategic plan for the organization as it tackles urgent and pressing environmental issues across the globe

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

Release Announcement Enlighten 2.7.0

PR – Open Spatial Australia today announced the release of Enlighten 2.7.0. This release of enlighten contains a roll-up of pataches and a number of new features, more powerful Network Trace and Shut Off reporting and improvements to the Plotting capabilities of Autodesk MapGuide are now available through the new Plot Engine and Plot Applications.

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Remote-sensing Techniques Can Slow Rising Air, Water and CO2

PR — Remote-sensing techniques can make forests more productive, offsetting increased carbon-dioxide (CO2) concentrations in the atmosphere and oceans, Dr. Randolph Wynne, a NASA investigator and Virginia Tech professor of forest biometry and geomatics, recently told a group of forestry professionals and students at a seminar here.