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Friday, December 19th 2014


 - The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC KML 2.3 Standard.

KML is an XML grammar used to encode representations of places and objects for display in an earth browser, such as a 3D virtual globe, 2D web browser application, or 2D mobile application. KML can be used to accomplish various map and Earth image functions, such...

Inmarsat-2 F2 satellite retired after more than 23.5 years of successful operation in geostationary orbit, far outliving its projected life of ten years

Second longevity record for Airbus Defence and Space following first Eurostar satellite Inmarsat-2 F1 retired after 22.5 years in orbit

Inmarsat-2 F2, the second Eurostar satellite designed and built by Airbus Defence and Space,...

Ordnance Survey | Southampton,UK

Mrs Anne Jessopp and Mr Stephen Lake took up their appointments with effect from 10 December 2014.

Welcoming both new members to the Board, Chairman Sir Rob Margetts said: “I am delighted that Anne and Stephen have agreed to join us. They both have a wealth of experience in developing commercial strategies and implementing business change projects. I am confident that they will make...

Thursday, December 18th 2014
Blue Marble Geographics | Hallowell, Maine

 - Blue Marble Geographics ( is pleased to announce the release of the Geographic Calculator 2015. This major release features several new Administrative Tools, support for Geoid Creation in conjunction with Global Mapper v16, and support for Magnetic Declination. Blue Marble's geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide...

MagellanGPS | Norfolk, VA

- Quin Suhay’s dad is now “Officially Amazing,” according to the Guinness Book of World Records (GBWR) certificate that just arrived in the mail from London, England as an early Christmas gift for dad. “That’s because Magellan is AWESOME!” said Quin, age 11 when he saw the proof of his father’s accomplishment.

“If it weren’t for this Magellan eXplorist510 GPS unit I would never have...


Solution will support road infrastructure planning and design


The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has selected Intergraph® along with partners Unisys and e-Spatial to provide a nationwide Crash Analysis System (CAS). The CAS solution will assist road planners, analysts and engineers with planning and design of the national road infrastructure.

Under prime contractor...

DMTI Spatial Inc. | Toronto, ON, Canada

DMTI Spatial, a Neopost company, enables the success of this new listing with its data quality solutions

As part of Neopost, DMTI Spatial, Canada’s leading provider of location intelligence solutions, is pleased to announce its listing in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools 2014.  Recognized as a visionary for its excellence in its deep comprehension of customer data...

MarketMAPS | Irvine, California, USA

MarketMAPS, America’s leading source of Business Maps for 28 years, launches its latest sales territory management solutions to help businesses create, analyze, realign and optimize sales territories. MarketMAPS allows businesses to clearly define sales boundaries with the most up-to-date geographic and demographic data. MarketMAPS promises, “On Target, On Time: you get what you need...

CompassData Inc. | Centennial, Colorado
CompassData, a worldwide provider of geospatial data and services, is excited about the announcement that the FAA has granted five regulatory exemptions for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) commercial operations. Under Section 333 of the 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act (FMRA), the exemptions have been granted to four companies representing several industries that promise to benefit...

| Helsinki, Finland

–The Qt Company has announced it is working with ESA (European Space Agency) to develop a 3D rendering software module that will be used in the ESA MAPPS planning and analyzing tool. The rendering algorithms that can deal with irregular bodies in addition to normal spheroid shaped planets are first needed in the survey mission currently studying comet 67P by the Rosetta spacecraft.


Clark Labs | Worcester, MA, USA
Clark Labs is pleased to announce the release of TerrSet – an integrated constellation of software applications for monitoring and modeling the Earth system. Developed in close cooperation with leading institutions focused on sustainable development and environmental conservation, TerrSet provides groundbreaking tools for addressing major challenges to smart growth – climate change:...

Boundless (formerly OpenGeo) | 50 Broad Street, Suite 703, New York, NY 10004

Marketing Expert Sean Brady Adds to Boundless’ Executive Leadership Team

New York, NY, December 18, 2014 — Boundless has announced the hire of Sean Brady as Chief Marketing Officer as the company expands and evolves its product line and builds a strong outbound marketing effort.

“Sean has extensive experience as a marketing strategist and a rich background in evangelizing...

deCarta | San Jose, CA

Now Available in 140+ Countries Including Japan


deCarta, the leading independent location-based services (LBS) platform company, today announced significant updates to its L2 Geospatial Search Engine (L2) and the expansion of availability to 144 countries worldwide. L2 is deCarta’s advanced single line local search and geocoding engine that has had recent success replacing...

Wednesday, December 17th 2014
| Reston, VA

MAPPS and National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) today announced they will jointly host a national surveying, mapping, and geospatial conference, Collaboration: The Map to the Future, April 13-16, 2015 at the Hilton Hotel in Crystal City (Arlington), VA.

The conference will bring together associations, professional societies, companies and government agencies in the...

| Huntsville, AL


Computer-aided dispatch solution provides emergency dispatching and integration with local public safety community while improving situational awareness on base

- Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt, home to the Maritime Forces Pacific Naval Base and home port to Maritime Forces Pacific and Joint Task Force Pacific Headquarters, has implemented Intergraph®’s computer-aided...

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