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Monday, July 28th 2014
ALK Technologies, Inc. | Princeton, NJ

Providing a complete view of compliance and performance to Encompass Premium Edition customers to manage fleet safety

Princeton, New Jersey – July  28, 2014 — ALK Technologies, Inc., a global leader in GeoLogistics® solutions and navigation software, today announced that ALK® Maps and PC*MILER Web Services are  now available as part of J.J. Keller’s  Encompass® with E-Logs Premium...


The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is pleased to announce the induction of Charles M. Croner, PhD into URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame. The honor will be officially recognized during GIS-Pro 2014 in New Orleans this September.

URISA's GIS Hall of Fame honors persons and organizations that have made significant and original contributions to the development and...

Zillow.com | Seattle, WA and San Francisco, CA

Combination of companies sets stage to offer more real estate tools and services that empower consumers and drive more business for real estate professionals

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trulia, Inc. (NYSE: TRLA) for $3.5 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction. The Boards of Directors of both companies have...


Ordnance Survey | Southampton,UK

A new online mapping service has been launched as part of the Cabinet Office Resilience Direct multi-agency tool.

Resilience Direct was initially launched in April 2014, providing a secure platform for multi-agency partnerships to share information in both emergency response and in planning. The service acts as a common operating platform for use by local multi-agency planning and...


Phase One Industrial Announces iX Capture: A New Application for Aerial Photography Capture and RAW conversion software streamlines aerial data acquisition

COPENHAGEN, July 28, 2014 — Phase One Industrial, a leading manufacturer of medium format aerial photography equipment and software solutions, today announced the release of Phase One iX Capture, an image capture and RAW...


Getmapping plc | Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, UK

Getmapping has posted strong growth for the 2013 financial year. The recently released financial results saw Getmapping post record turnover and profits on the back of strong growth in both UK and African markets. Group turnover was up 34% overall from £3.5m in 2012 to £4.7m in 2013, with the contribution from African operations up 86% on the previous year. Getmapping’s strong...


Friday, July 25th 2014

URISA is pleased to announce the results of its 2014 Board of Directors’ Election. Rebecca Somers will become President-Elect of the association and Valrie Grant, Kevin Mickey and Martin Roche will begin their terms as members of the Board of Directors, at the close of GIS-Pro 2014: URISA's 52nd Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 8-11, 2014.

Rebecca Somers, GISP,...

Thursday, July 24th 2014

24 July 2014 – The OGC seeks public comment on a candidate OGC® Moving Feature Encoding Standard. Part I of this candidate standard provides a standard way of encoding moving feature data in an XML encoding in the form of an OGC Geography Markup Language (GML) application schema. Part II provides a standard way of encoding moving feature data in a simple CSV (comma-separated value)...


TomTom | Amsterdam, NL

TomTom Telematics continues to strengthen its position as the market leader in Fleet Management and Vehicle Tracking in Europe. At the end of the second quarter of 2014 it had 395,000 subscriptions, a 47% year-on-year growth. As of this week, it has more than 30,000 customers and 400,000 vehicles subscribed to its Software as a Service.

TomTom Telematics’ WEBFLEET services integrate...


Clint Didier, who scored a Super Bowl touchdown as a member of the champion Washington Redskins and now a candidate for the Republican nomination for Congress from the 4th District of Washington State, will deliver the keynote address at the MAPPS 2014 Summer Conference, to be held July 27-31 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Didier was a member of the 1983 Super Bowl champion Redskins, who...

HERE, a Nokia business | Berlin, Germany

Jul 23, 2014 - HERE, a Nokia company, has been named the Official Map of Red Bull. The Red Bull Media House will now use HERE maps across all of its digital channels as part of the inspiring content it delivers to millions around the world.

Red Bull Media House has already begun integrating HERE maps into its wide range of websites and mobile applications. With the world's freshest...


Esri | Redlands, CA

Call for chapters:

STEM and GIS in Higher Education [tentative title] Edited by Dr. David J. Cowen

Details:

This ebook will provide compelling stories of innovative ways faculty are incorporating GIS to advance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related activities in higher education. As a successor to the existing publication...


Supergeo Technologies Inc. | Taipei, Taiwan
Supergeo launched SuperSurv 3.2 (Android) Beta for global users. The new app will possess more practical functions, enhance user interface and improve query and waypoint efficiency, providing users with a more convenient and intuitive manipulation environment.

SuperSurv is a GIS app designed for field data capture. It integrates with GIS and GPS technologies to provide useful GIS...


Wednesday, July 23rd 2014
HINTE Gmbh | Karlsruhe, Germany

Business needs geodata. As a result, there is huge market potential in open geodata. This is undisputed. The question is, though, whether demand has been growing since increasing numbers of authorities have been publishing their data on the internet – sometimes for free use. The jury is still out. At INTERGEO in Berlin, the business potential of open geodata also has a firm place among...


Melissa Data Corp. | Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Uniquely Includes Comprehensive Facts on All Types of Property for Any User;

Simplifies and Accelerates Property Research Required to Fast-Track Real Estate Deals

Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced Property Data Book, an iPhone app offering convenient access to detailed, up-to-date property and mortgage data on more...


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