Bentley Systems, Incorporated, announced that it has executed an agreement to acquire Infrasoft Corporation, a
global software and services company with operations based in the United Kingdom.In a separate announcement, Bentley will acquire TransDecision’s DOT division including the Linear Referencing System Extensions (LRSx) software.
MapInfo made a major announcement on January 6th with the acquisition of Thompson Associates for approximately $13 Million.The AnySite Software Division is also included in this purchase.Directions will have more on this story in the Wednesday Digest Newsletter.
As the year draws to a close, Directions Magazine takes a brief look at the performance of the stock prices of public companies that sell to the spatial information industry marketplace.
Microsoft made an announcement in early December regarding the release of MapPoint .NET version 3.We spoke to Microsoft’s Steve Lombardi, a frequent
contributor to Directions Magazine to get an update on the new features and data included with this web service.
In this month’s feature interview, we spoke with Len Kennedy, Vice President of UPS Logistics.Mr.Kennedy provided us with the reason large transportation and distribution companies need to build efficiency into their operations.
The conduct of hydrocarbon exploration and production activities in environmentally sensitive areas is a good reason for developing activities designed to diagnose the condition of each area of operations and establish mechanisms for preventing potential incidents.
National Transportation Safety Board Administrative Law Judge Patrick Geraghty decided a case (pdf) on Thursday concluding the FAA had no basis for the commercial drone ban because there were no formal laws to that effect. The case of Pirker v. Huerta, involved Swiss drone pilot who filmed a commercial in Virginia and was fined $10,000 by the FAA. The pilot was the only person the FAA has fined and Pirker fought back. The judge...