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Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

City of Encinitas Enhances GIS Basemap Using Cadastral Editor

PR — Encinitas, California, has chosen ESRI’s ArcGIS Survey Analyst with Cadastral Editor software to improve the accuracy of its geographic information system (GIS) basemap and cadastral layers. More than 22 square miles of cadastral data and survey records will be accurately updated and integrated into the city’s enterprise GIS using functionality available in Cadastral Editor.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Topcon Wins Large GIS Handheld Bid in Europe

PR — The country of Romania has acquired 530 hand-held GMS-2 GIS instruments from Topcon in what was described as one of the world’s largest GIS data collection system sales. Two Topcon distributors — the Czech exclusive distributor GEODIS BRNO and its Romanian daughter company GEODIS RO — were awarded the contract.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Efficiency of satellite telecommunications for civil protection agencies

PR – Enhancing interoperability during European civil protection operations is the objective of an ESA project named Decision. In the context of this project, field trials were held in Chartres, France, focusing on satellite solutions to improve cooperation between civil protection agencies in crisis theatres – whether they occur in Europe or outside. Read More

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

1st Pricing to be Awarded Building Information Model (BIM) Pricing Patent

PR – 1st Pricing, a Southern California-based eCommerce and Technology Company, has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the Company a “Notice of Allowance” based on their automated pricing technology application for Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) programs. A “Notice of Allowance” is the immediate precursor to the issuance of a

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Acquires Encom

PR – Pitney Bowes MapInfo, a company within the software division of Pitney Bowes Inc, and the global leading provider of location intelligence, today announces the acquisition of Encom Technology, a leading innovator and major supplier of specialist software, data and services to the global mineral exploration and petroleum industries. Encom’s products enable explorers to

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

OGC Processes Advance GEOSS Interoperability

PR – The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) processes contributed to the interoperability achievements announced in the "GEOSS Report on Progress 2007" accepted by the Member Nations of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) at their EO Summit in Cape Town on 30 November. At the Summit, representatives of 71 member governments, the European Commission,

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

New Grid Version Gridgen Version 15.11 Released

PR – Pointwise announces the release of Gridgen Version 15.11, the latest version of our reliable CFD meshing software. This latest release features upgrades to the Native CAD Readers (NCRs) for importing geometry directly from computer-aided design (CAD) file formats.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Intermap Technologies Signs Agreement with Magellan

PR – Intermap Technologies today announced an agreement with Magellan, one of the fastest growing GPS manufacturers in the world, to provide outdoor map content products for Magellan’s line of handheld GPS devices. Intermap’s AccuTerraTM map products will provide users with outdoor specific map data for the contiguous 48 states and Hawaii.

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Coastal Futures 2008 – Review and Future Trends

The programme for the Coastal Futures 2008 conference is now published and attached to this email. The aim of the 15th Coastal Futures conference is to provide you with the most comprehensive briefing on current issues that relate to the marine environment. In addition to the usual two days there is a day focussing on the

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Sao Paulo orders first fully automated driverless metro in South America

PR – Siemens Transportation Systems (TS) has made a successful entry into the South American market for fully automated driverless metro systems. ViaQuatro, metro operator for Sao Paulo, has given TS, as leader of the consortium, the order to equip its new Line 4 in this bustling Brazilian metropolis. As world market leader in fully