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Sunday, October 21st, 2007

UNESCO Organizes Exhibition on Sustainable Development and Climate Change

An exhibition entitled “Planet Earth: From Space to Place”, organized by the Science Sector, has been inaugurated by Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden and Goodwill Ambassador, Claudia Cardinale . The purpose of the exhibition, that comes ahead of the proclaimed International Year of Planet Earth in 2008, is to showcase the planet’s diversity, as

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

ESRI to Showcase a Complete Platform for GeoIntelligence Workflows

ESRI will demonstrate the power and flexibility of ESRI’s ArcGIS platform to manage geospatial intelligence at the GEOINT Symposium held in San Antonio, Texas, October 21–24, 2007. ESRI presentations and exhibits provide an opportunity for the national security, defense, and intelligence communities to see the unique capabilities of geographic information system (GIS) technology to integrate and

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Marshall Reiss Joins Pixelweave 3D Visualization

Pixelweave 3D announced today that Marshall Reiss has joined the full-service 3D visualization company as project director and managing partner. Reiss, PMI-certified in project management, will oversee all 3D projects, ensuring that clients consistently receive top quality deliverables on time and on budget. “We are honored to have Marshall join our team,” said Mark Bradshaw,

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

MapDotNet Support for Microsoft Virtual Earth 6.0 Unveiled

MapDotNet Server is the .NET GIS platform that provides extensive support for Virtual Earth integration. Organizations can create interactive maps that provide geospatial visualization and analysis capabilities. Microsoft and MapDotNet innovations result in an elegant but powerful package According to ISC, customers worldwide are eager to take advantage of the latest innovations in mapping and

Friday, October 19th, 2007

MapCruncher Beta for Microsoft Virtual Earth

MapCruncher Beta for Microsoft Virtual Earth makes it easy to publish maps overlaid in an application using the Virtual Earth map control. Once you are familiar with the tool, it will take you about ten minutes to generate a new tile layer.

Friday, October 19th, 2007

ESF, VR, FORMAS sign MOU to promote Global Environmental Change Research

The European Science Foundation (ESF), the Swedish Research Council (VR), and the Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS) have agreed to join forces to promote Global Change Research through an international, interdisciplinary conference series. The three partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement on 10 October 2007. Read More

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Bluebeam Releases Bluebeam Conversion Server v3.0

Bluebeam Software, Inc., announced the release of Bluebeam Conversion Server v3.0, for automated conversion of CAD, Office and Windows files to 11 formats including PDF, DWF, and TIF. Bluebeam adds management and reporting tools to its latest version that simplify software configuration, add administrative control and provide web-based status reports.

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Northrop Grumman Wins $220 Million Information Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation recently received from the National Security Agency (NSA) a $220 million contract to develop an advanced information management and data storage system that will support efforts to modernize the nation’s electronic intelligence and broader signals intelligence capabilities. Under the 51-month, cost-plus-award-fee Information Management and Storage (IM&S) system development contract, Northrop Grumman will provide architecture

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Microsoft Virtual Earth and Dassault Systèmes launch of Virtual Earth -3DVIA

Dassault Systèmes and Microsoft Corp. today launched Microsoft Virtual Earth – 3DVIA (Technology Preview). This free online application, developed by Dassault Systèmes, allows consumers to imagine and create realistic 3-D models — such as of buildings and structures — then share them through Microsoft Virtual Earth and online communities. “Virtual Earth -3DVIA users will be able

Friday, October 19th, 2007

How do you demonstrate effective Business Continuity?

On 30 October 2007, BSI Management Systems will be running three Business Continuity events in London, Tokyo and New York. Simultaneously, BSI will explain how BS 25999, the new standard for Business Continuity Management, when coupled with independent assessment and certification, can contribute to the success and, ultimately, the survival of organizations.