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Wednesday, August 27th 2014

The American Geographical Society announces theme and topics for its November Symposium

The American Geographical Society (AGS) will hold its Fall Symposium, “Geography 2050:  Mounting an Expedition to the Future”, on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.  Hosted by the Earth Institute at Columbia University, the one-day event will take place in the historic Low Library, site of the Pulitzer...


Forest Inventory App, an Android app designed for forest information collection, developed by Supergeo, will be released to provide forest investigators with a professional and handy tool for field survey and data recording in forests. With this App, natural resource managers can quickly record the required information during field survey and improve task efficiency.

Integrating with...


August 27, 2014 — Optech is pleased to announce that it will attend the Oceanology International China 2014 conference in Shanghai on September 3-5, where Dr. Joong Yong Park will discuss coastal mapping trends and how new advanced data fusion techniques using data from a high-power green lidar and a hyperspectral sensor are providing unprecedented coastal environment information....


| New York, NY

The continued increases in oil & gas transaction volume and drilling activity have strained oil & gas land organizations, leading to missed opportunities in building efficiencies and capturing value, according to PwC's 2014 Land Management Benchmarking study. The study was based on responses from more than 70 oil and gas professionals from different functions across 20 top oil and gas...


Esri Canada | Toronto, ON, Canada

Solution allows 14th largest county in the United States to achieve significant return on investment during pilot project

Following the tremendous success of its pilot project which saw a 5:1 return on investment, Maricopa County in Arizona has signed a five-year renewal with Esri Canada for the company’s Assessment Analyst solution.  Integrating with its Computer-Assisted Mass...


Factual | Singapore & Los Angeles

Delivers Deep Audience Insights Through Location-Based Activity Patterns 

InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile advertising platform, and Factual, the preeminent location data company in mobile marketing, today announced a partnership to create a rich set of audience targeting solutions for brand advertisers. InMobi’s anonymous dataset of global mobile consumer activity will...


DigitalGlobe | Longmont, CO

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSEDGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery and geospatial solutions, today released the first images from its WorldView-3 super-spectral, high-resolution commercial imaging satellite. The images can be viewed on the DigitalGlobe Blog.

WorldView-3 was successfully launched on August 13 on a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V...


| Washington, DC

Large Majority Support FCC Rule Requiring Carriers to Provide Accurate Indoor Locations, Want Rule Enforced

Aug 26, 2014 - A new survey of more than 1,000 consumers found a dramatic gap between the limited location requirements for cell phone carriers and broad public expectations that wireless callers can be found by emergency responders if they dial 9-1-1 in an emergency.

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Pitney Bowes Software | New Delhi, India
August 22, 2014 -  Pitney Bowes has named eight start-up companies in India who will join Pitney Bowes Accelerator program in India. The program is part of NASSCOM’s 10,000 Start-ups initiative.
 
The eight start-ups are:
  • RetailNav, a solution for retail shopping with unique in-store location-based analytics.
  • Audianz, a location-based advertising platform.
  • Heuristics,...

SimActive Inc. | Montreal, Canada

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce Correlator3D™ version 5.3, with significantly faster orthorectification. The process is now powered by GPU technology and multi-core CPUs, leading to a tenfold (10x) increase in processing times compared to previous versions.

Correlator3D™ also includes a new feature for displaying, in...


Tuesday, August 26th 2014
deCarta | San Jose, CA

Advanced Search Engine Replaces Google Local Search in 122 Countries

deCarta, Inc., the leading independent LBS platform company today announced it is now providing the local search function for a worldwide, top 5 mobile handset manufacturer. deCarta has been hosting and running the search service since Aug 7 using its advanced geosearch engine – L2 – and has replaced the search...


Exelis-built integrated super-spectral imaging system consists of a telescope, sensor and shortwave infrared system

DigitalGlobe has released the first images taken with the Exelis-built (NYSE: XLS) integrated, super-spectral imaging system on the WorldView-3 satellite, which launched last week from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

The images, taken at 617 kilometers above...


The first technical UAS symposium sponsored by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is approaching (October 21-22)! The deadline for early registration has been extended to allow attendees just learning about this exciting event to take advantage of low registration and exhibition fees. The current fee for ASPRS members to attend the event is only $250....


Blue Marble Geographics | Hallowell, Maine

 - Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the featured speakers for the 2014 Blue Marble User Conference (BMUC) to be held in Calgary, which will be the first of two User Conferences this year. Blue Marble's geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software, oil and gas, mining,...


| Corpus Christi, Texas

The FOSS4Geo Academy announces the launch of its QGIS training courses beginning in September 2014. The five courses will be offered in limited-enrollment, instructor-led online format. The courses are designed to provide concise technical skills to anyone desiring to learn the practical application of QGIS. They are based on the knowledge and skills outlined in the Dept. of Labor...


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