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Wednesday, December 17th 2014
| 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...

Tuesday, December 16th 2014

·        PASCO CORPORATION will be equipped with a SPOT Direct Receiving Station (DRS) to distribute SPOT 6 and 7 satellite data in Japan


·        PASCO CORPORATION acquires Tokyo Spot Image KK, a 100% subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space

Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, is selling its subsidiary Tokyo Spot Image KK (TSI) to PASCO...

Monday, December 15th 2014
| 1001 Boulders Parkway Suite 300 Richmond, VA 23225

– Timmons Group welcomes Tim Sheldon as a new team member to their geospatial division. Tim has extensive experience and expertise with planning and implementation of GIS for the transportation industry, including Esri’s Roads and Highways. Tim will provide technical and managerial leadership to assist Timmons Group’s clients with Esri Road and Highways implementation. Initially, he...

GIS People | Queensland, Australia

GIS People has once again taken out the competition in Queensland Government’s Open Innovation Challenge, and this time won the opportunity to develop an intelligent data management solution for the Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing (NPRSR).

Earlier this year GIS People won the Pilot Open Innovation Challenge, organised by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in...

Esri | Redlands, CA

Esri today released its highly anticipated Android version of Explorer for ArcGIS. The native Android app offers access anywhere to data-rich, visually stunning maps. It combines the industry leader in mapping software, Esri, with the world’s most popular mobile-device platform, Android.

Governments, utilities, natural resources, and other commercial businesses have already used Explorer...

Corbley Communications Inc. | Castle Rock, Colorado, USA
Kevin Corbley, president of Corbley Communications Inc., has celebrated 25 years in the Geospatial industry. Corbley began his geospatial career in 1989 when he joined the public affairs office of EOSAT, the commercial operator of the U.S. Landsat program. Four years later, Corbley launched Corbley Communications Inc., the leading provider of business development and strategic...

European Space Imaging | Munich, Germany

European Space Imaging (EUSI) and TotalView successfully completed the provision of DigitalGlobe’s (DG) satellite imagery products for the Land Parcel Identification System (LPIS) 2014 project in Greece.

The project “Digital Services in the Single Application Renewed Land Parcel Identification System” project was announced by the Greek Payment and Control Agency for Guidance and...

GfK GeoMarketing GmbH | Nuremberg, Germany


Eighty-year tradition behind GfK's calculation of purchasing power

– According to the study "GfK Purchasing Power Germany 2015", Germans will have a nominal per-capita purchasing power increase of €572 in 2015. There are however substantial regional differences in the distribution of this purchasing power.

GfK forecasts a total purchasing power of €1,732.4 bil. for all of...

Thursday, December 11th 2014

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA), in partnership with the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER), conducted its first international Geospatially Enabling Community Collaboration (GECCo) event in Hanoi, Vietnam at the Hanoi Club from 10-13 November. The GITA team, comprised of Talbot Brooks...

Avineon | McLean, VA

-Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of information technology, geospatial, and engineering support services, today announced the hiring of Chris Friel as Business Development Manager for Utility Services and Solutions. As the newest addition to Avineon’s geospatial team, Mr. Friel will support innovation and growth for new and existing customers in the electric, gas, water, and...

| Alexandria, VA

December 10, 2014 - Today the US Congress passed legislation that will preserve the nation’s Loran infrastructure and provide the authority to convert it to an eLoran system under a cooperative agreement. This action comes just weeks after it was revealed that the US Administration is seriously studying non-space systems, including eLoran, to complement the GPS satellite network. 


U.S. Geological Survey | Reston, VA

NASA in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is offering more than $35,000 in prizes to citizen scientists for ideas that make use of climate data to address vulnerabilities faced by the United States in coping with climate change. 

The Climate Resilience Data Challenge, conducted through the NASA Tournament Lab, a partnership with Harvard University hosted on...

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

Updates to OpenGeo Suite 4.5 help organizations manage spatial data; Limited-time discount on related training offerings

— Boundless, the leading provider of Spatial IT solutions, has released OpenGeo Suite 4.5 to help organizations manage spatial data and build applications across multiple platforms. The announcement is paired with a discount on training for a limited time...

Research and Markets | Dublin, Ireland

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Aerial Imaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering.

Dec. 10, 2014 - The global aerial imaging market, valued at USD 0.97 billion in 2013, is expected to see strong growth at a CAGR of 13.4% from 2014 - 2020. Aerial imaging is gaining popularity...

Juniper Systems, Inc. | Logan, UT

Juniper Systems’ newest rugged handheld, the Allegro 2™, is now shipping worldwide. 

– Juniper Systems’ newest rugged handheld, the Allegro 2™, is now shipping. The handheld was announced in October as the latest of Juniper Systems’ well-reputed Allegro handheld line, and is touted as having been “designed for the data-intensive.” That means, according to Juniper Systems, that every...

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