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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

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

New Executive Director of EuroGeographics

Dave Lovell has been appointed as the new Executive Director of EuroGeographics. Dave is currently the Programme Manager at EuroGeographics, a post he has held for the last year, and will take up his new appointment immediately after the General Assembly in Dubrovnik. We congratulate Dave on his appointment and wish him every success for

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

NovAtel Inc. Achieves Galileo Full Contract Award Program Milestone

NovAtel Inc. a precise positioning technology company, has achieved a Galileo program milestone through the award of a contract worth €6.3M (US$8.6M) by Thales Alenia Space Italia (TAS-I) for the continued development of the Ground Reception Chain (GRC) reference receiver for Galileo, Europe’s state-of-the-art Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). TAS-I, NovAtel and Space Engineering were

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

SWECO to Plan 4 km Tunnel in Norway

SWECO’s consultants in Norway will prepare a construction plan for the E6 motorway through Gudbrandsdalen, including a four kilometre tunnel. This is the first new tunnel project to be undertaken after the collapse of Norway’s Hanekleiv Tunnel last December. The assignment will be carried out on behalf of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and is

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

Earthmine Unveils Urban 3D Mapping Technology

Tackling the growing spatial information management market, earthmine will unveil its ground-breaking technology to collect, deliver and utilize accurate street-level three dimensional geospatial information for urban environments at the DEMOfall 07 Conference. earthmine co-founders, John Ristevski and Anthony Fassero, will lead the DEMO stage presentation on Tuesday, September 25, 2007. The company, founded in 2006,

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

ESRI Geoinformatik and Intermap Technologies Partner to Serve Germany’s Geospatial Community

ESRI Geoinformatik, GmbH and Intermap Technologies Corp. are teaming up to enable Geographic Information Systems (GIS) users to gain access to mapping data, applications, and solutions based on Intermap’s highly-accurate 3D elevation data and ESRI’s GIS and Mapping software. The two companies have agreed to develop and introduce a series of unique products that leverage

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

Mitsubishi Announces High Resolution Display for CAD/CAM

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America’s Presentation Products Division, known for award-winning, high-quality presentation and display products, has introduced the HL650U, its newest SXGA+ (1400 x 1050 pixels) resolution high-brightness LCD projector, designed for applications requiring high, accurate details and vivid colors such as CAD/CAM, geographical and tactical mapping, medical imaging and virtual simulation. The HL650U blasts

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

Bentley – No. 1 Water Resources Modeling Software in National Survey

Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that its Haestad Methods product line has been selected as the No. 1 water resources modeling software in a national survey. The survey, commissioned by Bentley, was conducted across the readership of CE News’ Civil Connection, a leading civil engineering newsletter published by ZweigWhite. This follows on the heels of

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Bridge Rerouting Application Built to Meet Commuter Needs

PR — Minneapolis, Minnesota, commuters who need to navigate the constantly changing barriers that surround the Interstate 35W bridge collapse area can create personal routes via a Web application built with ArcWeb Services, which are ESRI’s hosted GIS Web services APIs. Within three days of the disaster, the city had a complete two-tier application designed