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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.

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Farmers to Get Soil Fertility in India

THE HINDU – Farmers can soon avail themselves of information about soil fertility at their district and block headquarters that would also help the Department of Fertilisers to prepare and monitor equitable distribution of fertilisers and micro-nutrients. A methodology for preparation of district level digitised soil fertility map has been standardised, which was one of

Friday, October 19th, 2007

New Version of Leica ADE with Oracle 11g

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today released a new version of Leica ADE, with the ability to handle Oracle 11g data. An innovative product suite, Leica ADE contains web-based and mobile enterprise applications for editing Oracle Spatial data in both a connected and disconnected environment.

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Announces Plans for ER Mapper Solutions

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces plans for Earth Resource Mapper’s portfolio of solutions.  By acquiring ER Mapper, Leica Geosystems amplified its enterprise delivery capabilities, supplementing its existing remote sensing applications that author, prepare, compress and deploy imagery.  ER Mapper Professional will immediately benefit from the integration of existing features and functionality from Leica Geosystems’ ERDAS

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

OGC Announces Geospatial Data Quality Survey

The OGC Technical Committee’s Spatial Data Quality Working Group (WG) has been gathering information and requirements from OGC members for the past year and has now begun primary research on spatial data quality measures. Their survey on spatial data quality went live on Monday, October 15, targeting thousands of geospatial data suppliers and users from