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Friday, September 21st, 2007

RMSI Voted Top 5 Amongst Best Indian IT Employers

RMSI continues to expand a reputation as one of India’s employers of choice, as evidenced by the Dataquest-IDC Annual Survey of the Best Indian Employers in IT. For the fifth year running, RMSI has been spotlighted among the leaders in the annual “Top Twenty” ranking, this year finishing in fourth position. Employee satisfaction, career development,

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Registration Open for Bentley 2007 InRoads Regional Training

Registration is open for the Bentley 2007 InRoads Regional Training Event, the premier professional training event for InRoads users. This three-day meeting includes 40 hours of hands-on InRoads workshops; more than 35 hours of InRoads presentations that focus on features, techniques, and workflows; and project presentations by innovative Bentley software users. The event is intended

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Chicago Hosts Festival of Maps

Thirty cultural organizations throughout Chicago have teamed to display thousands of maps in what is being called the Festival of Maps. The event is billed as the biggest show or rare and important maps ever assembled. The festival runs from Nov. 20 to Jan. 27. The festival is being organized by the Field Museum, the

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

ESRI Adds Eredics as Forestry Industry Manager

ESRI is expanding its forestry team with the addition of Peter Eredics as forestry industry manager. Eredics brings 16 years of forestry and geographic information system (GIS) experience to the world-renowned GIS software company. He will work toward engendering a greater understanding of how foresters throughout the world can apply GIS for improved analysis and forest

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

Digital Globe Successfully Launches WorldView-1 Satellite

Digital Globe successfully launched the WorldView-1 satellite on Tuesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. WorldView-1 is the first of two next-generation satellites that Digital Globe plans to launch. The launch was webcast live and a video can be viewed here. The WorldView-1  will capture panchromatic imagery at a half-meter resolution. The satellite will

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

CH2M Hill Creates Solar Mapping Platform

Using Google Maps or Microsoft Virtual Earth as a visualization platform, CH2M Hill’s solar map solution estimates the solar energy potential for commercial and residential structures in a particular city or county, and it allows building owners to visualize the potential environmental benefits and monetary savings that would result from installing solar energy panels on

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

ESRI and ESi Collaborate to Bring Tools to Emergency Management Professionals

Two global technology innovators have collaborated to put the power of geographic information system (GIS) technology into the hands of decision makers.  ESi, the leader in crisis information management technology, and ESRI, the leader in GIS, today announced the release of WebEOC Mapper Professional (WebEOC Mapper).

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

MapServer 5.0 Released

The MapServer team announces the release of MapServer 5.0. Perhaps the most important new feature in this release is support for map rendering using the Anti-grain Geometry (AGG) graphics library (www.antigrain.com). AGG brings high quality 2-D rendering capabilities to MapServer that will allow users to create maps with vastly improved cartographic quality. Equally important is

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

BlueSky Launches ‘Shop for Home: Buy for Business’ Aerial Map Shop

Aerial survey company BlueSky has launched a brand new buy online service; www.bluesky-world.com/mapshop, providing instant access to the most accurate, up-to-date and detailed aerial photomaps covering the whole of England and Wales. BlueSky’s ‘Shop for Home: Buy for Business’ service enables visitors to select an area of interest, view the aerial image and then purchase

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

Blue Marble to Demonstrate European Geographic Areas at INTERGEO

Blue Marble Geographics announced that they will be demonstrating the latest advances in coordinate conversion technology with the Geographic Calculator 7.0 at INTERGEO 2007. This pending major release of their comprehensive, flexible and powerful coordinate conversion tool introduces coordinate transformation that allows users to select the datum shift of their choice. Most coordinate conversion tools available