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Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Getmapping Provides The National Trust with Imagery of its Complete

PR —  Getmapping has provided the National Trust with 9000 sq km of aerial photography covering all of their UK regions and properties. The data, taken from two datasets, in order to monitor recent change, will be used for both management and display purposes and accessed via their intranet GIS Browser mapping system.

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Australia National Coastal Website Released

PR –  Geoscience Australia, the national custodian for coastal geoscientific data and information, launched the OzCoasts web-based database and information system in August. The website will contribute to improving natural resource management and the conservation of Australia’s coastal zone, estuaries and near-shore environments. The website was designed with input from over 100 scientists and resource

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Geographic Technologies Group Opens New Regional Office in Illinois

PR — Geographic Technologies Group, Inc. (GTG) is pleased to announce the opening of a new regional office in Illinois.  The new office is located in Aurora, Illinois, approximately 40 miles southwest of Chicago.

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Intergraph Names John K. Graham President of Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) Division

PR — Intergraph has named John K. Graham president of its Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) Division. Graham, an experienced industry executive with significant software, services and technology experience, will be responsible for global sales, operations, services and product development for the division.

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

QinetiQ Awarded 15-year £150m Maritime Facilities Contract by MoD

PR – A 15-year agreement between the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and QinetiQ was announced today which secures access for the MOD, other government and commercial customers to QinetiQ’s diverse range of maritime facilities and subject expertise. The agreement, called the Maritime Strategic Capabilities Agreement (MSCA), is worth more than £150m over the next 15

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Topcon Announces Henderson as GIS National Sales Manager

PR – Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announces Dave Henderson is the company’s new GIS national sales manager.  Henderson is responsible for  GIS sales activities for Topcon’s GIS dealer network in the United States and Canada.

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Garmin Announces Completion of the Acquisition of its Distributor in Portugal

PR – Garmin Ltd. announced today that it has completed the acquisition of SatSignal- Equipamentos de Comunicações e de Navegação, S.A., the distributor of Garmin’s consumer products in Portugal.  The company will be renamed Garmin Portugal– Equipamentos de Comunicação e Navegação, S. A. and will continue operations at its current headquarters located in Cacém, near Lisbon,

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Future and Emerging Technologies Open Scheme (FET-Open)!

PR – FET-Open is a ‘roots-up’ approach for exploring promising visionary ideas that can contribute to challenges of long term importance for Europe. The scheme stimulates non-conventional targeted exploratory research cutting across all disciplines and acts as a harbour for exploring and nurturing new research trends and helping them mature in emerging research communities.   

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Tender: “Using State-of-the-Art Models and Tools for the Assessment of ICT Impacts and Growth…”

PR – The main objective of the present call for tender is to provide DG INFSO with an enhanced quantitative tool (a macro-model) allowing better understanding and analysis of the information society developments and to carry out relevant policy simulations using available data and indicators. In order to do that, an existing macro-model needs to

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

EUGISES 2008

PR – This will be the tenth anniversary of the biannual European GIS in Education Seminar – EUGISES. After very successful meetings in the Netherlands (1998), Hungary (2000), Spain (2002), Austria (2004) and Poland (2006), it will come to the campus of the Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester, the United Kingdom in 2008. The basic