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Monday, February 11th, 2008

Aberdeenshire extends Scotland’s GIS frontier

PR – Aberdeenshire Council has become one of the leading lights in the use of GIS in Scotland. By providing easy access to GIS across the region and system integration to free up council data, Aberdeenshire has succeeded in making GIS a truly mainstream technology and one that is delivering real operational, financial and customer

Monday, February 11th, 2008

OS MasterMap Address Layer 2 – Supporting Thames Sustainable Development

PR – Planners at Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation – the strategic development control authority for the Borough of Thurrock – have begun using the information to ensure effective public consultation.

Monday, February 11th, 2008

New GEO-8 Exhibition Provides Showcase for Geospatial Technologies

PR – The first new geospatial exhibition for more than 15 years – targeted at engineering, surveying, geomatics and GIS professionals – has been launched in the UK.  GEO-8 combines the hugely successful annual event the World of Geomatics with a new opportunity – GIS Innovations – and is set to become the UK’s biggest

Monday, February 11th, 2008

National Geographic Announces Emerging Explorers for 2008

PR – Eleven visionary, young trailblazers from around the world — including a zoologist, anthropologist, cultural storytellers, musician/HIV activist, and marine, wildlife and environmental conservationists — have been named to the 2008 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers.

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Canon Communications to Launch UK’s First Green Manufacturing Exhibition and Conference

PR – Canon Communications LLC today announced that it will launch a Green Manufacturing Exhibition and Conference next year and co-locate it with the company’s MEDTEC UK, MTEC, Machine Building and Automation, IPOT, 3C, Practical Vacuum, and Vision Technology Exhibition (VTX) shows to form a new event — Advanced Manufacturing UK 2009.

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Grimshaw, SHoP, Zaha Hadid, and Other Leading Organizations to Speak at SmartGeometry 2008 in Munich

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that registration is now open for SmartGeometry 2008, an eight-day, four-event program on the latest developments in computational and parametric design for infrastructure. These much-anticipated events, sponsored by Bentley and hosted by the SmartGeometry Group, run Feb. 27 through March 5 in Munich, Germany.

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Satellite-based Radar Imagery in Europe

PR – On January 21-25, the 2nd International SAR oceanography workshop SEASAR-2008 was held in the ERS research institute ESRIN of the European Space Agency on the perspectives of SAR imagery of oceans from space.

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Hexagon Strengthens its Distribution in North America

PR – Hexagon has entered into agreements to acquire assets of Surveyors Service Company ( and all outstanding shares of Haselbach Surveying Instruments (

Friday, February 8th, 2008

FME Worldwide User Conference Hosts Peter Batty as Keynote

PR – Safe Software, the industry leaders in spatial ETL (extract, transform, and load) solutions, announced today that they are hosting Peter Batty, renowned GIS visionary, as the keynote speaker at their annual FME Worldwide User Conference on March 6 and 7 in Vancouver, BC. “The geospatial world is ever changing, with emerging technologies that

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Steve Jennings Joins Pixxures, Inc. As Vice President of Sales and Marketing

PR – Pixxures, Inc., a division of XēDAR Corporation, a leading provider of geospatial services including data acquisition, processing, image analysis, data storage and Web services, announced today that Steve Jennings  has joined Pixxures’ staff as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Jennings has over 25 years experience in Sales and Marketing. In his new