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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

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

NEXTMap Europe Countrywide Mapping Program Reaches Key Milestone

Intermap Technologies Corp. today announced at Intergeo 2007 that its market leading NEXTMap® Europe program has reach a key milestone with the completion of the entire country of Germany this month. For the first time uniform 3D digital elevation models at 1 meter accuracy on 5 meter posts and orthorectified radar images at 1.25 meter

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

American, Russian, European or Chinese GNSS?

By the end of this decade, four independent Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) will be operational. Today only the American GPS system is fully operational, and the Russian GLONASS system is rapidly approaching full operational status. These two systems will soon be complimented by the European Galileo system, and the Chinese Compass system. A four

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

GIS Helps Times Books Revolutionize Atlas Production

The 12th edition of The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World, published by Times Books, part of HarperCollins Publishers, was released in September 2007 with the help of ESRI geographic information system (GIS) software for data maintenance, quality assurance, and map creation. Read More

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Intermap Technologies on Schedule to Enable EU with Data

Intermap Technologies, Corp. announced that its commercial initiative to create a uniform high accuracy 3-D map of all of Western Europe called NEXTMap Europe can enable geospatial professionals to meet mandates spelled-out in Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament. The EU Directive mandates the establishment, within the next several years, of an Infrastructure for Spatial

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Magellan Enters China GPS Market

Magellan®, the fastest-growing GPS brand in the world, has officially launched its products in China, with the introduction of three new products, the Magellan Maestro 3200C, 8200C and 8250C. With this new line of premium and affordable auto navigation devices, Magellan is delivering its U.S. industry-leading quality, performance and service to the Chinese market. Designed

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

1Spatial demonstrates first results from AdV ATKIS Generalisation at INTERGEO

1Spatial will be demonstrating the first results from the AdV ATKIS Generalisation (ATKIS-GEN) project, at the 2007 INTERGEO conference and trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. The conference is being held in Leipzig, Germany, from 25th to 27th September. Read More