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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

ESRI President Talks about the GIS Technology of Tomorrow during Visit to China

PR — Praising China for wholeheartedly embracing geographic information system (GIS) technology, ESRI president Jack Dangermond told university students and professors in Beijing yesterday that they’re helping turn GIS into one of the most important technologies of our time.

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Arizona Public Service Selects Autodesk Utility Solution to Meet Increased Design Workload

PR — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced that Arizona Public Service (APS) has selected Autodesk to provide utility transmission and distribution design software and consulting services that will help modernize design processes for its electric distribution system, resulting in an expected 25 percent increase in productivity. The Autodesk solution will streamline the business processes

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Descartes Enhances Routing Solutions With Advanced Mapping Capabilities

PR — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, announced the launch of its enhanced route management solutions with extensive location-based service (LBS) capabilities. The enhanced LBS technology is being applied across Descartes’ Delivery Management Suite of route management solutions and includes new mapping capabilities that leverage expanded road

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

PCI Geomatics Announces Free Availability of GeoRaster Loader for Oracle 10g and 11g

PR – PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, is pleased to announce the release and free availability of Geomatica GeoRaster Loader, a desktop product used to load image data and associated metadata into Oracle 10g and 11g. Geomatica GeoRaster Loader is a scaled down version of PCI Geomatics’

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Bentley BE Conference: Call for Presentations

PR – Bentley invites you and your peers to be part of BE Conference 2008 in Baltimore, Md., May 28 – 30, 2008. We are currently seeking submissions for both agenda presentations and BE Awards of Excellence. Your organization’s involvement in these two programs will help Bentley illustrate the challenge and success in advancing the

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Russian Railways Wins $800 Million Saudi Project

PR – Russian Railways announced on Monday it had won an $800 million tender to build a 520-km (323-mile) rail line in Saudi Arabia. “The company received an official letter of invitation to talks today from the Saudi Finance Ministry for a contract worth around $800 million,” the Russian railroad monopoly’s press service said. The

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Customer Breakthroughs Spotlighted at SolidWorks World 2008

PR – A revolutionary cancer treatment device. Next-generation snowboard bindings. An “exoskeleton” that helps the paralyzed walk. A solar-powered trash compactor. Robots for the masses. These products, all important advances and all developed with SolidWorks® 3D CAD software, wowed an audience of more than 4,600 this morning at the kickoff to SolidWorks World 2008. “We

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

TatukGIS Supporting ESRI ArcSDE and Personal Geodatabase Files

PR – TatukGIS is pleased to announce support for vector data created by the ESRI ArcSDE and Personal Geodatabase. GIS Developer Kernel .NET (.NET WinForms SDK) GIS Developer Kernel ActiveX (OCX based SDK) GIS Developer Kernel VCL (Delphi/C++ VCL SDK) GIS Internet Server (ASP.NET GIS server) GIS Editor (desktop application) The ArcSDE SQL support includes:

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Bentley Acquires Hevacomp, Ltd., Expanding Portfolio of Software to Improve Performance of Buildings

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has acquired Hevacomp, Ltd., a Sheffield, England-based leading provider of building services design software dedicated to improving the performance of buildings. Included in its portfolio is software for energy analysis, heating and cooling load calculations, pipe and duct sizing, and electrical system design and product catalogs.

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

China’s Largest Shared Memory Supercomputer Installed at National Satellite Meterological Center

PR – To ensure the successful launch of China’s new polar-orbiting meteorological satellite, the China National Satellite Meteorological Center (NSMC) turned to high-performance computing (HPC) and storage solutions from SGI (NASDAQ: SGIC). NSMC recently deployed China’s largest shared-memory computer — and the fourth most powerful computer in the country — to support the launch program