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Sunday, December 2nd, 2007

New GeoBase orthoimagery debuts in 2008

PR – A new generation of satellite orthoimagery will be launched in early 2008. Aligned with other GeoBase data layers, this layer of SPOT 4 and 5 orthoimagery will provide coverage of all of Canada south of the 81st parallel. The SPOT orthoimagery improves upon the resolution of the GeoBase Landsat 7 satellite orthoimagery. Collection

Sunday, December 2nd, 2007

Argo reaches its goal of 3000 active floats

Argo is a global array of 3,000 free-drifting profiling floats that measures the temperature and salinity of the upper 2000 m of the ocean. This allows, for the first time, continuous monitoring of the temperature, salinity, and velocity of the upper ocean, with all data being relayed and made publicly available within hours after collection.

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

Global Mapper v9.01 Released – Adds Google Maps Export

PR – Over 100 significant enhancements and bug fixes have been made to Global Mapper since the v9.00 release. The most significant changes are described below: – Added support for exporting any loaded data into tiles for use in Google Maps. – Made significant improvements to the triangulation and gridding of 3D point, line, and

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

SpeechStorm Continues to Expand with Opening of New Office in Scotland

PR – SpeechStorm, a leading provider of speech enabled business solutions, today announced the opening of its new office in Glasgow. The office will provide a base for the company’s expanding northern sales and service delivery team, enabling them to better serve existing customers and expand into the local contact-centre market.

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

Conference: US/EU-Baltic Symposium “Ocean Observations, Ecosystem-Based Management & Forecasting”

We welcome your participation in the third US/EU-Baltic International Symposium (May 27-29, 2008) and encourage personal interaction to promote the exchange of scientific and technical information. Our program will include notable speakers and a cross section of papers from more than 20 countries, including the nine countries that border the Baltic Sea, other EU countries,

Friday, November 30th, 2007

IABG has opened its new “Geodata Factory” in Dresden

PR – In his opening speech, Thomas Jurk, the Saxonian State Minister for Economics & Employment, underlined the commitment of IABG company within the New ‘Bundesländer’, with over 50 new jobs being created in the Dresden factory. The Minister for Economics & Employment of Saxony paid tribute to the company’s new Geodata project in Dresden:

Friday, November 30th, 2007

AGI Annual Awards Dinner

26th November, 2007: Over 160 people attended the well established AGI Annual Awards Dinner and Ceremony on Thursday, 22nd November at the Thistle Marble Arch, London to celebrate and recognise excellence in the UK GI community. The AGI would like to thank the sponsors of the awards – Cadcorp, IGGI, Oracle, Ordnance Survey and Pitney

Friday, November 30th, 2007

1Spatial aids VISTA’s drive towards streetworks reduction

PR – 1Spatial is supporting the development of a global data model for utility asset data exchange through the VISTA project in Great Britain. The project is predicted to save the UK economy millions of pounds per annum by creating more readily accessible shared information for utility companies. Inaccuracies in existing utility information and a

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Dassault Systèmes Announces the General Availability of its 3DVIA Composer

PR – Dassault Systèmes (DS), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today launched its new desktop content authoring system, 3DVIA Composer V6R1. Arriving only weeks after DS’s October 2007 acquisition of Seemage, this release features product enhancements, a new name, simplified packaging and global availability in all DS sales channels. 

Friday, November 30th, 2007

MDIP and MEDAG to merge – Funding commitments made for the future

PR – At a recent meeting held at Defra in London, MEDAG and MDIP sponsors were asked to :   Consider a proposal to merge the activities of the Marine Environmental Data Action Group (MEDAG) and the Marine Data Information Partnership (MDIP) Consider and offer sponsorship funding to support proposals for activities for MEDAG and