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Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Autodesk Launches Academic Certification Program

Autodesk, Inc. announced the launch of its academic certification program for secondary and post-secondary students. The Autodesk academic certification program enables students to earn a credential in recognition of their knowledge of specific Autodesk software applications. The credential that students earn is the same credential that design professionals earn, but it is offered at an

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

GE Energy Releases Software For Oil And Gas Transmission Pipeline Industry

GE Energy has released Smallworld Global Transmission Office* 4.1-the latest version of a suite of natural gas and liquid applications with a comprehensive global data model for the management of the assets in a pipeline transmission network. This spatially-enabled network management solution brings together the essential applications needed to help pipeline transmission customers manage their

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Topcon’s GMS-2 Pro takes GIS a step further

Topcon broke new barriers in GIS applications by incorporating our industry leading dual-constellation satellite tracking into a small hand-held GNSS receiver, the GMS-2. An integrated electronic compass and digital camera powered by Topcon’s revolutionary imaging technology meant endless new possibilities. The powerful combination of dual-constellation satellite performance and digital imaging technology has set a new

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Topcon’s Laser Scanner GLS-1000

Topcon Europe Positioning is proud to present its new laser scanner to the surveying and civil engineering community. The Topcon GLS-1000 handles like a total station but delivers a total scanning solution. At an affordable price it takes the pain out of investing in a laser scanner, offers reliable measurements and opens a whole new

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Carlson Survey 2008 Standalone Now Available

Carlson Survey 2008 Standalone is ready to be shipped for those surveyors – and designers at civil engineering firms – who want to be outstanding in their field. Representing the culmination of 25 years of progress by Carlson Software in the development of surveying software, Carlson Survey 2008 Standalone features more than 70 improvements based

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Algeria Claims Largest Public Works Project

With an expected completion date in 2010, Algeria’s $11.2 billion East-West Highway is the largest public works project in the world. Its cost will be covered by Algerian oil revenues, a major source of income, part of which is funding the North African country’s current $60 billion economic development program. Begun in 2005, the six-lane

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Trimble Introduces New Solutions for Survey and Engineering Applications

Trimble today introduced new and enhanced surveying products as part of its Connected Site model—the new Trimble® S8 Total Station and Trimble 4D Control Software for engineering and monitoring applications; advances in Spatial Imaging with the next-generation Trimble GX™ 3D Scanner and enhanced field and office software that works with the Trimble VX™ Spatial Station; an

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Trimble Acquires Ingenieurbüro Breining GmbH in Germany

Trimble announced today that it has acquired Ingenieurbüro Breining GmbH of Kirchheim, Germany, a provider of customized field data collection and office software solutions for the cadastral survey market in Germany. Financial terms were not disclosed. The addition of Breining software resources, expertise and products enable Trimble to further address local application requirements and provide customized

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

GSA and Bentley Collaborate on New GSA BIM Guide

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that Bentley collaborated with GSA on the development of “The Building Information Modeling (BIM) Guide Series 02 – Spatial Validation Program.” The guide helps designers developing Final Concept designs for GSA’s Public Buildings Services (PBS) meet GSA’s spatial program BIM minimum requirements. The

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Autodesk Furthers Leadership Role in Geospatial Open Source Community

Autodesk, Inc. today announced it plans to donate coordinate system and map projection technology to the geospatial open source community. The software, acquired from Mentor Software and its founder Norm Olsen, will help users to more easily support geographic coordinate conversions and allow accurate and precise geospatial analysis. The announcement was made today at the annual