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Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Sparx Systems Modeling Tools Adopted by ISO Geospatial Community

PR – ISO/TC 211 committee decides to adopt Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect as modeling tool of choice for development of geospatial interoperability specifications. Read More

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

See GIS in Action at the ESRI UC Special Displays Exhibit

PR — The Map Gallery’s special displays are historically a not-to-be-missed aspect of the ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC). This year, the 2008 ESRI UC special displays will demonstrate, in museum style, how geographic information systems (GIS) are essential to the work of astronauts, botanists, conservationists, and professionals in many other intriguing fields. Open

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Microsoft Virtual Earth to Be Offered with ESRI’s ArcGIS Online Services

PR — Microsoft Corp. and ESRI today announced that ESRI ArcGIS users will have access to the robust mapping and imagery content provided by the Microsoft Virtual Earth platform inside ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Server. With Virtual Earth seamlessly integrated into ArcGIS 9.3 Desktop, ArcGIS users are now able to easily add base maps, which

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

GMS-2 Certified for European Area Measurement

PR – According to the outcome of a recent workshop held by the Joint Research Centre of the European Union, member states will have to use certified GPS equipment for field measurements. Topcon is pleased to announce that the certification of the GMS-2 was done in the past weeks and succeeded in receiving this important

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Signs CRADA

PR – The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, Office of Global Analysis (OGA), International Production Assessment Division, IPAD (formally known as PECAD) and the USDA Agricultural Research Service signed a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) to collaborate on the further development of Crop Explorer, with ASRC Management Services, of Greenbelt, MD.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

ESRI and Xplore Technologies Announce the 2008 Mobile Government Grant Program

PR — ESRI, the leading developer of geographic information system (GIS) software and spatial solutions for local government, and Xplore Technologies, an innovative manufacturer of rugged mobile computing systems, announce the launch of the 2008 ESRI and Xplore Technologies Mobile Government Demonstration Project Grant Program.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Announces Advanced Routing Capability for OS MasterMap

PR — Pitney Bowes MapInfo, the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, today announces the official release of its unique new routing capabilities. The new capabilities deliver unparalleled benefits by converting the OS MasterMap Integrated Transport Network (ITN) layer to server-based and desktop routing solutions.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Tele Atlas/ESRI EdUC Scholarship Program Announces 2008 Recipients

PR — Tele Atlas, a leading global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location based solutions, and ESRI, the world’s leading geographic information systems (GIS) software company, today named the recipients of the 2008 ESRI Education User Conference (EdUC) Scholarship Program. For the sixth year in a row, Tele Atlas and

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

KeyCreator 7.5 – Latest Version of the Popular CAD System Released

PR – Infotech Enterprises GmbH, a leading provider of CAD software and digital design communication solutions, today announced the release of KeyCreator 7.5, a new version of the widely used mechanical design and manufacturing CAD/CAM software. KeyCreator 7.5 includes numerous performance improvements and customer-driven productivity enhancements, as well as additional advances in Kubotek’s Face Logic

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

AGI GeoCommunity ’08 Early Bird Rates Are About To End

PR – Delegate fees for the conference are extremely attractive, but the Early Bird rates mean you can save even more! But hurry because these discounted prices will end on Thursday 31st July or earlier if all the allocated places are sold out beforehand. Early Bird prices are available on a strictly first-come-first-served basis. If