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Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Autodesk Announces Autodesk Topobase 2009 Software

PR – Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a leader of design innovation software and technologies, today announced Autodesk Topobase 2009 software. This product will help utilities to more easily integrate accurate as-built information into their processes to manage their utility assets.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

GOCE Begins Its Journey to Launch Site

PR – GOCE, the first of a series of Earth Explorer satellites to be launched into orbit, has taken off aboard an Antonov-124 cargo aircraft for its flight to the Arkhangelsk Airport in Russia, en route to Russia’s Plesetsk Cosmodrome, about 800 km north of Moscow.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Dry Lake Wind Project Assessment Continues

PR – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Safford Field Office is continuing to assess the Dry Lake Wind Project in Navajo County. The BLM issued its Environmental Assessment (EA) and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on February 12 and was available for public review through March 28. Many public comments on the

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

OPT Secures 2MW Berth at European Marine Energy Centre at Orkney Islands, Scotland

PR – Ocean Power Technologies Ltd., a subsidiary of Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. today announced it has signed a Berth Agreement with the European Marine Energy Centre (“EMEC”) located in Orkney, Scotland.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

MDA Wins Contract From Digital Globe to Upgrade WorldView System

PR – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. said Monday it has won a multi-million dollar contract from DigitalGlobe Inc. to upgrade the company’s WorldView system.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Sparx Systems Modeling Tools Adopted by ISO Geospatial Community

PR – ISO/TC 211 committee decides to adopt Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect as modeling tool of choice for development of geospatial interoperability specifications. Read More

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

See GIS in Action at the ESRI UC Special Displays Exhibit

PR — The Map Gallery’s special displays are historically a not-to-be-missed aspect of the ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC). This year, the 2008 ESRI UC special displays will demonstrate, in museum style, how geographic information systems (GIS) are essential to the work of astronauts, botanists, conservationists, and professionals in many other intriguing fields. Open

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Microsoft Virtual Earth to Be Offered with ESRI’s ArcGIS Online Services

PR — Microsoft Corp. and ESRI today announced that ESRI ArcGIS users will have access to the robust mapping and imagery content provided by the Microsoft Virtual Earth platform inside ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Server. With Virtual Earth seamlessly integrated into ArcGIS 9.3 Desktop, ArcGIS users are now able to easily add base maps, which

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

GMS-2 Certified for European Area Measurement

PR – According to the outcome of a recent workshop held by the Joint Research Centre of the European Union, member states will have to use certified GPS equipment for field measurements. Topcon is pleased to announce that the certification of the GMS-2 was done in the past weeks and succeeded in receiving this important

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Signs CRADA

PR – The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, Office of Global Analysis (OGA), International Production Assessment Division, IPAD (formally known as PECAD) and the USDA Agricultural Research Service signed a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) to collaborate on the further development of Crop Explorer, with ASRC Management Services, of Greenbelt, MD.