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Friday, November 28th 2014

European Data Relay System (EDRS) connecting LEO and GEO satellites together - confirming the concept of the SpaceDataHighway to benefit disaster management, security and commercial users

The first ever gigabit transmission via laser of imagery between the radar sensor on Sentinel-1A and Alphasat satellites, the latter built by Airbus Defence and Space,  has taken place successfully....


European Space Imaging (EUSI) has successfully completed another year’s CwRS campaign in record time supplying almost cloud-free imagery well inside collection windows in keeping with their reputation for speedy delivery of high-quality data.


EUSI has been the most reliable data supplier to the European Commission in the Controls with Remote Sensing (CwRS) program and has delivered...


Wednesday, November 26th 2014
GGP Systems,Ltd | Croydon, England
Plymouth, UK, is using the latest mapping technology to prepare the city for major emergencies. Plymouth City Council is using a Geographic Information System (GIS) from GGP Systems to help produce emergency planning maps. The Council’s Civil Protection Unit has created the mapping for a range of exercises relating to a major incident in the city such as flooding, terrorist attacks...

GeoDecisions | Harrisburg, PA, USA

GeoDecisions, an information technology (IT) company specializing in geospatial solutions, celebrated geographic information system (GIS) Day on Nov. 19, 2014, through on-site career, project, and Esri® platform discussions in academic settings. With a strong presence during central Pennsylvania GIS Day at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), GeoDecisions highlighted employee and...


Tuesday, November 25th 2014
Timmons Group | 1001 Boulders Parkway Suite 300 Richmond, VA 23225

Timmons Group announced its upcoming webinar, titled “Cityworks PLL Best Practices and Lessons Learned”, to be presented on Thursday, Dec 11th from 1:00pm EST to 2:30pm EST by Timmons Group’s Ron Butcher, Asset Management Group Leader, Mark Harmon, Asset Management Project Manager, and Dee Clawson, Senior Developer.

Timmons Group has implemented Cityworks for clients nationwide. Due...


Yellowfin | Melbourne, Australia
Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has been named as a ‘Leader’ in Nucleus Research’s latest Technology Value Matrix for Business Intelligence and Analytics (Second Half 2014).

The report evaluated the world’s foremost BI vendors regarding their usability and functionality – the two factors that Nucleus Research has found indicate an...

| Orlando, FL

GameSim Inc., provider of software and services to the gaming, simulation, and geographic information systems (GIS) industries, announced today its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). 

In 2013, GameSim introduced an innovative software product, Conform (gamesim.com/conform), which generates a 3D...


PlanetObserver | Clermont-Ferrand, France

The company PlanetObserver is happy to present the v4.2 of PlanetSAT 15 global imagery product with up-to-date and cloudless data.

PlanetSAT 15 is a unique global basemap with 15-meter resolution offering very high visual quality and advanced colour balance, together with recognized geometrical accuracy.

The v4.2 of PlanetSAT 15 natural colour global mosaic presents two major...


| Shepperton Studios, England
Arithmetica is launching Pointfuse Pro, a new version of its automated point cloud processing software that offers batch and simultaneous processing options. Pointfuse Pro is designed for professional users with high volume workflows and provides a fast, precise, yet flexible way of converting laser scanned point clouds into highly accurate vector models. For the first time potential...

SimActive Inc. | Montreal, Canada

The most important part of mapping, inspections and monitoring by robotic aircraft, is not the airshow – it’s the quality of the imagery and analysis that is enabled.

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, has been selected by ING Robotic Aviation, Canada’s leader in robotic aircraft solutions. Along with using SimActive’s software for internal...


1Spatial | Cambridge, UK

Cambridge, 25 November 2014 (www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial plc, the spatial big data company, sponsored the AGI Award for Excellence with Impact which was won by the UK Soil Observatory for a project in the sphere of agriculture and geotechnical engineering. This prestigious awards event brought together leaders from across the geospatial sector to celebrate the best of the year’s...


3D Laser Mapping Ltd | Nottingham, England
A state of the art laser scanner purchased from 3D Laser Mapping is helping scientists at University College London accurately monitor and record the state of forests around the world. The college’s Riegl VZ-400, already deployed in the UK, Australia and Africa, is being used to help characterise the state of trees, predominantly how much carbon they are storing. This is an important...

Monday, November 24th 2014

Since 2010, the National ParcelMap Data Portal (NPDP) database has doubled from 700 to near 1,400 counties (65M-95M parcels). Along the way, BSI has compiled NPDPChangeDetection, a multiyear archival of all content in the NPDP database on or about May 1 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The NPDP Change Detection Coverage Table shown below includes a listing of each county in the NPDP...


| San Francisco, CA

As National Retail Federation reports new high in consumer spending for holidays, Placecast study reveals most effective ways to reach consumers: in-store beacons, micro-targeting, and local search

A new Placecast poll conducted online within the U.S. on their behalf by Harris Poll indicates that nearly 118 million smartphone owners will be relying on their phones for holiday...


UrtheCast Corp. | Vancouver, BC, Canada

UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) ("UrtheCast" or the "Company") is extremely pleased to announce that it has received the final signature on a five-year contract with a confidential customer, valued at US$65 million, for the provision of engineering services, value-added services, and Earth imagery data.

A significant proportion of the contract's value will be allocated for engineering and...


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