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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

EnOcean Bridges the Road to Sustainable Building Automation

PR – EnOcean, the inventor of self-powered wireless sensors and modules, has released 315 MHz versions of their ultra-low power radio modules. The development enables integrators to install wireless sensors networks into buildings using a frequency band that is far less crowded than the others available – such as 2.4 GHz.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

AuScope Geospatial: Towards a High Resolution Four-dimensional Reference Frame

PR – AuScope is an initiative established under the National Collaboration Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) to characterise the structure and evolution of the Australian continent. AuScope includes a Geospatial component that will enhance the accuracy and resolution of the National Geospatial Reference System including its temporal variability. This will have a direct impact on the

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Intermap Technologies Teams with Leading Risk and Reinsurance Specialist

PR – Intermap TechnologiesTM today announced an agreement with Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, the leading global risk and reinsurance specialist to their Instrat(R) unit with high-resolution digital elevation models. The models will enable, in collaboration with hydrological modeling experts JBA Consulting, the development of comprehensive flood hazard maps and a state-of-the-art national flood model

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

USGS to Map Unexplored Arctic Region

PR — A scientific expedition this fall will map the unexplored Arctic seafloor where the U.S. and Canada may have sovereign rights over natural resources such as oil and gas and control over activities such as mining. Both countries will use the resulting data to establish the outer limits of the continental shelf, according to

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Circle Twelve Announces Software Plug-in for ESRI ArcGIS

PR – Circle Twelve Inc announced commercial availability of the DT Collaborate™ extension for ESRI’s ArcGIS software, the world’s leading geospatial information system application. The DT Collaborate extension adds new features and capabilities to ArcGIS when used in conjunction with the DiamondTouch™ table from Circle Twelve.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

GeoEye-1 Satellite Launch Slips Due to Hurricane Hanna Impacting Launch Crew Availability

PR — GeoEye, Inc. announced today a slip in the launch of its GeoEye-1 satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. While the launch vehicle and satellite are on the pad and ready for a launch later this week, United Launch Alliance (ULA) advised the Company today that Hurricane Hanna’s projected path off the east

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Johns Hopkins University Launches Online Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

PR — Students anywhere in the world can now earn a certificate in geographic information systems by taking courses online from The Johns Hopkins University. The online certificate, offered by the university’s Environmental Sciences and Policy Program and endorsed by the Maryland Higher Education Commission in July, is opening for student enrollment in the fall

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Mapping the World: Experts in Science and Society Gather in Aberdeen

PR — Professionals from the world of cartography will join experts in many fields who use mapping in their research and activities, for the 44th Annual Summer School of the Society of Cartographers.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

NAVTEQ Traffic Patterns Now Available in Europe

PR — NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions announces the availability of NAVTEQ Traffic Patterns(TM) in Germany. This is the first NAVTEQ traffic product available in Europe and marks the beginning of a dedicated effort to expand NAVTEQ’s content-rich, high-quality traffic information outside of

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Grey Island’s NextBus Predicts ‘The Better Way’ for the City of Toronto

PR – Grey Island Systems International, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Board of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) approved the recommendation for award of contracts for the Next Vehicle Arrival System to Grey Island for its NextBus System. Total value of the contracts is $9,920,000.