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Monday, October 8th, 2007

Hexagon to Acquire Leading GNSS Provider NovAtel Inc.

Hexagon AB and NovAtel Inc have entered into a definitive agreement under which Hexagon has agreed to acquire all the outstanding shares of NovAtel for USD 50 per share. NovAtel is a leading provider of precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) components and subsystems. NovAtel develops quality OEM products including receivers, enclosures, antennas and firmware that are

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

12 South Korean Education Institutions to Be Equipped With AVEVA Marine Solutions

AVEVA (LSE:AVV), the leading supplier of engineering IT systems for the marine industry, is proud to equip 12 South Korean education institutions with the latest range of AVEVA Marine solutions. This initiative is aimed at familiarizing students with AVEVA Marine solutions – the marine industry’s main tools for design and production. Out of the 12

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

Getmapping Offer Profitable Alternative

Getmapping Plc has introduced GetPlanning, an alternative to the Ordnance Survey Map Return Scheme, which terminates at the end of September.  Getplanning will allow local authorities to continue offering a vital element of its service to residents wanting to submit planning applications.  Under a revenue share scheme, local authorities will be able to partner with

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

NASA Selects Launch Services Provider for Earth Imagery Satellite

NASA’s Launch Services Program office at the Kennedy Space Center, Fla., has selected Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services of Littleton, Colo., for launching of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission. The $124 million contract award is a competed firm-fixed-price task order. It includes launch services for an Atlas V model 401 rocket, payload processing, launch vehicle

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

EnOcean GmbH: Award-Winning Self-powered Wireless Technology

EnOcean GmbH will demonstrate its innovative self-powered wireless sensor technology for intelligent green buildings on Stand C22 at M&E 2007, The Building Services Event, taking place 10-11 October, Olympia, London. Powered by energy drawn from light, movement or even changes in temperature, EnOcean’s technology is rapidly becoming accepted as the standard for innovative sensor solutions

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

CubeWerx adds direct support for Google Earth to its Web Services

CubeWerx, a leading provider of spatial data warehousing and OGC compliant web services software products, today announced that it has implemented direct support for Google Earth in its Web Map Server product, CubeSERV-WMS.  This new functionality will allow users of CubeWerx’ map servers and Google Earth to:

Saturday, October 6th, 2007

Media Cybernetics Releases IQbase 2.5 Image Management Software

Media Cybernetics announces the release of IQbase 2.5 scientific image management software.  This image management software enables organizations to effectively store, query, and share large numbers of images and related data.  Users can collaborate within their organization and with outside partners by sharing image data through their network or via the Internet. 

Saturday, October 6th, 2007

1Spatial and OSNI briefing on Spatial Data Quality Management

1Spatial, in conjunction with Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland® (OSNI) are holding a half-day briefing that highlights the importance of managing spatial data quality whilst fully exploiting the use of the Northern Ireland Mapping Agreement (NIMA).  The half-day briefing is ideal for those in the Public Sector who want to find out how to manage their

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

Mersea Oil Spill Forecast Demonstrations on the Web

The Mersea project includes demonstrations of the use of Mersea ocean forecast products in marine oil spill modelling and forecasting. A number of demonstrations will be performed during the Fall 2007. In September and October, there will be two deployments of oil-emulating drifters in the Mediterranean Sea for the purpose of validating the forecasts from

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

New Wall Map of Canada, bigger, better

During a visit with local students today, the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, unveiled the brand new 2007 wall map of Canada. The Minister hand-delivered the first map while speaking to a Grade 11 Global Studies class at Parklands School in his home riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands. The new map is 25 percent