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Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

ESRI Received “Strong Positive” Rating from Analyst Firm

PR — ESRI received a Strong Positive rating, the highest possible, from Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry. ESRI received this rating in the report entitled MarketScope for Public Safety Geographic Information Systems, 2H07 by Bradley Williams and Jeff Vining and published October 31, 2007. Gartner

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

The GIS Certification Institute’s (GISCI) Grandfathering Provision Ends Dec. 31, 2008

PR — On December 31, 2008, the Grandfathering Provision of the GIS Certification Institute’s (GISCI) certification program expires. A typical applicant for Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP(r)) certification must claim and document achievement in three distinct categories:

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

LizardTech Launches Express Server Portal Site

PR — LizardTech, a division of Celartem, Inc., and a leading provider of software solutions for managing and distributing digital content, today officially launched a portal site where existing GeoExpress users can upload imagery to Express Server 6. The portal site can be found at http://portal.lizardtech.com/ The key new feature in the recently released version

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

GeoWeb 2008 Extends Call for Papers Deadline to March 7, 2008

PR — Conference organizers of GeoWeb 2008 today announced that due to popular demand, the Call for Papers deadline has been extended to March 7, 2008. The conference will take place from July 21st to July 25th, 2008 and will be held at the Morris J. Wosk Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. The theme for

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Location Intelligence 2008 Agenda Exposes Geospatial Successes

PR – Directions Media today unveils the preliminary agenda for its 2008 Location Intelligence Conference to be held in Santa Clara, California, April 28-30. The two and one-half day event includes presentations with a laser focus on success, measured in dollars, from the use of geospatial and related enabling technologies. New elements suggested by attendee

Friday, February 1st, 2008

GeODC Expansion Set to Help Local Government Improve Information

PR – Data capture specialist GeODC has announced a major expansion of its local government project management team.  The move is in response to demand amongst UK councils for expert help during major projects such as capturing planning records, Geographical Information System (GIS) data digitisation and document scanning.   GeODC’s services enable council’s to provide

Friday, February 1st, 2008

OS OpenSpace – Open to All

PR — OS OpenSpace is a free service that allows users to build mash-ups of Ordnance Survey mapping in scales ranging from the whole of Great Britain down to street level.   The OS OpenSpace API (Application Programming Interface) has been undergoing testing by a dedicated set of developers since a ‘closed alpha’ launch on 14 December.

Friday, February 1st, 2008

SARscape 4.0 Now Available

PR – CREASO introduces SARscape® 4.0 the world leading software for SAR data processing to the Remote Sensing community. By supporting TerraSAR-X-1 and simulated RADARSAT-2 data as well as through the release of the Persistent Scatterers module and the continuous improvement of existing algorithms, the team around SARscape® makes its promise come true to offer

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Cleantech America Announces: California’s Largest Utility Scale PV Solar Farm Gets Final CPUC Appro

CalRENEW-1, the largest utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar facility being developed under California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard program, has received formal approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The 5 megawatts of emissions-free peaking power generated from CalRENEW-1, to be located in the City of Mendota, will be sold to Pacific Gas & Electric under a

Friday, February 1st, 2008

SunEdison and Constellation Energy Sign Solar Renewable Energy Credit Agreement in Maryland

PR – SunEdison, North America’s largest solar energy services provider, today announced a 15-year agreement to sell Constellation Energy Commodities Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG), an estimated four megawatts (MW) of solar renewable energy credits in Maryland. When completed, the installations covered under this agreement will provide 30 percent of Maryland’s