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Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Leica Geosystems extends its sales capability in Ireland

PR – Leica Geosystems, manufacturer of measuring and positioning equipment, today announced that it has added specialist construction and engineering service and equipment provider Coastway to its authorised distribution network for the construction and civil engineering markets in Ireland. Based in County Kildare, Ireland, Coastway have been a supplier of surveying, engineering and construction related

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

First Ever GLONASS Presentation in Australia by the Russian Federation

Sergey Revnivykh of the Central Research Institute of Machine Building, the Russian Federation, will provide the first ever GLONASS presentation in Australia by a GLONASS specialist. Sergey will present on the Status and Development of GLONASS, which is currently in the modernisation phase, aiming to meet present and future user requirements and providing compatibility and

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Bouldin & Lawson Cultivates a Green Approach with SolidWorks

PR – Horticulture equipment maker Bouldin & Lawson is at the forefront of the “green” movement using SolidWorks® 3D CAD software to design a series of machines that will convert household waste into biofuels and electricity. Designing the machines for the company’s WastAway sister division, Bouldin and Lawson engineers have developed a system that is

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Geospatial Data and Imagery Made Available to California Emergency Workers in GeoPDF Format

PR – TerraGo Technologies and GeoEye, Inc. partnered to make detailed imagery in GeoPDF files available to emergency workers and relief organizations battling wildfires and serving those affected by their aftermath in southern California.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Appistry Showcases Scalable Platform for Geospatial Intelligence

PR — The launch of high resolution satellites and a proliferation of other sources are driving an explosion in the volume of data available to the geospatial intelligence community. At the same time, today’s global security environment demands real-time data processing and dissemination to reduce latency in intelligence generation and delivery. Appistry’s flagship product, Appistry

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Tableau Software Extends Its Visual Analytics Solution to the Web

Tableau Software(R), the global leader in fast analytics and visualization software, today launched Tableau Server, a Web-based sharing and publishing solution. Combined with the robust analytical capabilities of Tableau Desktop, already in use by more than 10,000 people worldwide, Tableau Server enables businesses to extend data discovery, analysis and collaboration to an entire organization via

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Accurately Position ArcGIS Maps in AutoCAD

PR — With the new version of ESRI’s ArcGIS for AutoCAD software, CAD users are provided a simplified means of storing coordinate system definitions inside AutoCAD drawings, eliminating the complexities of maintaining external companion files. The new version of ArcGIS for AutoCAD now also supports AutoCAD 2008.

Monday, November 5th, 2007

GIS Helps Multiple Agencies Respond to Southern California Fires

PR — Geographic information system (GIS) software and services from ESRI are helping local, state, and federal agencies with multiple tasks surrounding the recent firestorms in Southern California. Similar to previous efforts for the Zaca fire as well as the large-scale California fires of 2003, ESRI is providing staffing, ArcGIS software, and other resources. More than

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Landscape Architects Release Report on Sustainable Site Characteristics

PR – A report released today will help usher sustainable landscape design into mainstream use. Featuring over 200 recommendations for designing and building sustainable landscapes, the report is part of the Sustainable Sites Initiative, a partnership between the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas

Monday, November 5th, 2007

NEC Monitors Help Shape Innovative Maps Exhibit

PR – NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading stand-alone provider of plasma displays, LCD desktops, commercial large-screen LCDs, and projectors, announced today the deployment of six large-screen displays for an exhibition of the world’s greatest maps at Chicago’s Field Museum. The exhibition, titled “Maps: Finding our Place in the World,” opens today and runs