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Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Humidity Transmitter HMT330 from Vaisala Features Integrated Data Logging

PR – Vaisala HUMICAP® Humidity and Temperature Transmitter Series HMT330 now offers several new features including a data logging option, Chinese as a new user interface language, the new generation Vaisala HUMICAP® 180 R sensor and a USB connection cable for computers. In addition, the HMT330 has a new display with a white background light

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

DeKalb County enters the modeling arena with InfoWorks CS, WS and InfoNet

PR – DeKalb County in Georgia has embarked on a major modeling initiative, purchasing Wallingford Software’s water supply and distribution network modeling solution InfoWorks WS, urban drainage network modeling solution InfoWorks CS and asset management solution InfoNet. Senior Engineer, Nadine Maghsoudlou says: “We have separated the County into 35 sub-basins and as we collect data

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Canada’s Environment Minister Responds to NRTEE Report

Canada’s Environment Minister John Baird today commented on the report provided by the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) titled “Getting to 2050: Canada’s Transition to a Low-emission Future”. “Our Government recognizes that climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today and we have demonstrated leadership by taking

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

GeoBase Orthoimage 2005-2010 has arrived!

PR – The GeoBase Steering Committee and Natural Resources Canada are pleased to announce the launch of a new generation of satellite orthoimagery on the GeoBase website. The new SPOT 4 and 5 derived orthoimagery improves upon the resolution of the GeoBase Landsat 7 satellite orthoimagery. 5000 images will be acquired between 2005 and 2010.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

TerraSAR-X Services now Available

PR – Data acquired by the first commercial highresolution radar satellite TerraSAR-X is now operationally available: Infoterra GmbH, the owner of the exclusive commercial exploitation rights for this data, has announced its commercial sales operations to be up-and-running. Ever since the spacecraft delivered first impressive images a mere four days after the successful launch on

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Dassault Systèmes Announces the Release of SIMULIA SLM for Simulation Lifecycle Management

PR – Dassault Systèmes  announced the early availability of SIMULIA SLM, a new product suite from its SIMULIA brand that will have a positive impact on the way that organizations perform and manage their simulation processes. The use of simulation has become an increasingly vital process in developing innovative products quickly. SIMULIA SLM accelerates the

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

HKR Architects Improve Ranking in Global Top 100 Architecture Firms

PR – HKR Architects (HKR), the international architecture and design practice with offices in Dublin, London, Manchester, Belfast, Prague and Sarasota, has been ranked as Ireland’s number one architecture firm in Building Design magazine’s (BD) World Architecture 100 Survey and is now ranked number 18 in the UK. The BD World Architecture 100 Survey ranks

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

ESRI Offers $25,000 in Cash Prizes for ArcGIS Server Code Challenge

PR — ESRI invites developers to share their creativity and expertise with the geographic information system (GIS) developer community by submitting original code samples to the second annual ArcGIS Server Code Challenge at www.esri.com/codechallenge. Participating developers will have an opportunity to review and vote for the top three entries based on creativity, applicability, and relevance of

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

GGP Innovation Keeps Customer Service Information Alive

PR – GGP Systems has come up with an innovation to ensure that public service information is always up to date.  The Croydon-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) company has developed the live synchronisation software to link the latest service data to ‘front office’ systems using maps to pinpoint locations.  The new product accesses the information

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Winners Announced in National Forestry Competition

PR – Three Canadian graduate forestry students have discovered new insights that could lead to improvements and cost savings in future forest management efforts across Canada. The discoveries of Sarah Weber of the University of British Columbia (UBC), Ian Curran of the University of Alberta (U of A), and Jeanne Moore of the University of