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Wednesday, September 17th 2014
CartoPac Field Solultions | Fort Collins, Colorado
IMMEDIATE RELEASE CartoPac International Inc. and EDM International Inc. have formed a strategic partnership to provide mobile and enterprise workflow solutions for the electric transmission and distribution, and telecommunication utility markets. The companies will present a joint webinar demonstrating how the CartoPac mobile platform can be used by electric utilities for inventories,...

Tuesday, September 16th 2014
U.S. Geological Survey | Menlo Park, CA


Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey have developed a new mapping tool, the Pedestrian Evacuation Analyst, for use by researchers and emergency managers to estimate how long it would take for someone to travel on foot out of a tsunami-hazard zone. The GIS software extension [for ArcGIS], released this week, allows the user to create maps showing travel times out of hazard zones...

Esri Canada | Toronto, ON, Canada

The ‘Report a Pothole’ application collects hundreds of daily reports leading to more efficient work plans

Saskatoon, Esri Canada User Conference – September 16, 2014 The City of Saskatoon received an Award of Excellence today from Esri Canada for developing a geographic information system (GIS) application that allows citizens to report potholes. Built on Esri’s ArcGIS platform,...

| Bristol, UK
Proteus FZC, a provider of satellite-derived mapping and classification services, will discuss its use of high-resolution WorldView-2 imagery to derive accurate forest inventory and tree classification maps in Abu Dhabi during a free webinar with DigitalGlobe.

“Vegetation Analysis in the Desert Using Satellite Imagery,” part of the ongoing DigitalGlobe LEAD Webinar Series.

SPAR Point Group | Portland, ME

The SPAR Europe 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference 2014 Programme has been posted online, event organizer SPAR Point Group announced. The 2014 SPAR Europe Programme contains full abstracts and presenter bios for the more than 30 presentations that comprise this year’s programme.  The event will take place 8-10 December at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (PTA) in Amsterdam, The...

| Huntsville, TX

Police agencies are using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for mapping crime, identifying crime "hot spots," assigning officers, and profiling offenders, but little research has been done about the effectiveness of the technology in curbing crime, according to a study at Sam Houston State University (SHSU).

"This review provides a reality check on the current status of GIS...

U.S. Geological Survey | Reston, VA

Sept 15, 2014 - Newly released US Topo maps for Oregon now feature segments of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Several of the 1,835 new US Topo quadrangles for the state now display parts of the Trail along with other improved data layers.

“Having the Pacific Crest NST finally show up on Oregon US Topo maps is significant for all of the recreational users of the wild spaces...

| Toronto, ON

- Powerful geospatial add-on now compatible with Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud™ 2014 -

Toronto, ON, September 16, 2014 - Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher® cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator® and the popular PDF Maps mobile app, is pleased to announce the release of Geographic Imager 4.5 for Adobe Photoshop. This latest update is compatible with Adobe Photoshop...

Monday, September 15th 2014
| Houston, Texas
LandWorks Inc., a developer of innovative land management solutions, has added linear project mapping capabilities to its online Web AutoMapper service, which converts land legal descriptions into GIS-ready map polygons. At just $2/parcel, Web AutoMapper clients can now download digital parcel polygons with ownership information for every property crossed by a linear right-of-way...

| Calgary, Alberta Canada
Valtus, part of Hexagon’s global network of brands, is pleased to announce the establishment of an authorized sales agent partner agreement with eMap International LLC.

“In looking at securing new partners to increase the amount of reach of our offerings within certain markets and potential customer groups, eMap’s knowledge and experience with geospatial data products in addition to...

Ubisense | Denver, CO

Communication services provider to deploy Ubisense myWorld and Network Operations Portal to gain greater business intelligence for advanced decision support

Ubisense announced today that Comporium, a communication services provider headquartered in South Carolina, has selected Ubisense myWorld and the Ubisense Network Operations Portal, and will implement these location intelligence...

TeleNav | Sunnyvale, CA

Second Location Score Index Indicates Improved Industry Focus on Data Quality

Thinknear by Telenav (NASDAQ: TNAV), today announced the results of its second Location Score Index, an industry-leading initiative to measure the accuracy of location data used in mobile advertising campaigns. This latest report was first covered in MediaPost. The Location Score Index is a quarterly report...

MAPPS (, the national association of private sector geospatial firms, today announced the five judges who will evaluate entries in the eighth annual "Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards Competition". The independent judges have been selected to evaluate projects submitted for the awards competition that highlight the exceptional services, products, software...

LizardTech, Inc. | Seattle, WA

LizardTech®, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, is teaming up with Directions Magazine on a webinar titled “Developing an Aerial Image Workflow for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).” The webinar will be offered twice on September 16, once at 8:00 a.m. EDT and again at 2:00 p.m. EDT. LizardTech’s director of product management, Jon...

Esri Canada | Toronto, ON, Canada

Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) solution gets top honours as the Best Mobile Solution

TORONTO – September 15, 2014 – Esri Canada, a provider of geographic information system (GIS) solutions was named a Gold Winner for Best Mobile Solution at the 12th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards (CEA) gala held in Toronto on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. The Esri Canada Automated Vehicle...

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