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Wednesday, October 29th 2014
Optech Incorporated | Vaughan, Ontario

October 29, 2014 — Optech is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the Esri Eastern Africa User Conference to be held in Mombasa, Kenya, on November 5-7, 2014, which focuses on the role of geospatial technology for supporting infrastructure and development plans in Eastern Africa.

At the conference, the Kenyan Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS) will report...


Envitia | Horsham, UK

GEOCORE, a consortium of leading academic and industry partners, led by Envitia, has been awarded a major new follow-on contract by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), following two successful years of delivering applied research to support Ministry of Defence (MOD) policy and capability.


The follow-on contract will enable the GEOCORE consortium to build on the...


1Spatial | Cambridge, UK


4th November 2014: Glasgow Science Centre and 4th December 2014: Ilec Conference Centre

(www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial plc, global specialists in Spatial Big Data management, will be exhibiting and presenting at the GeoDATA 2014 seminars in Glasgow and London. Building on the success of the spring series of GeoDATA seminars, 1Spatial will demonstrate how Geocortex can quickly and...


Exprodat, the oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier, has released a new version of Data Assistant, the ArcGIS extension that allows oil and gas companies to transfer data between the ArcGIS platform and common exploration and production file formats such as Schlumberger Petrel, IHS KINGDOM, Landmark OpenWorks and SeisWorks, amongst others.

Data Assistant v221 has been...


| Montreal, Canada

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, was hailed for its exceptional performance for the demonstrations held during the ASPRS UAS Symposium in Reno, Nevada. Done in a collaborative format to display the capabilities of UAVs and software, 7 data processors were required to manage multi-platform datasets, which included 7 projects totally comprising 5,000...


| Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, UK

Getmapping’s nationwide aerial imagery is now available to users of Grant Thornton’s Place Insight web based mapping application. This online research and intelligence service provides exceptional ground detail and reduces the need for site visits. Adding imagery was a simple task thanks to Getmapping’s simple-to-use ‘API’ and modern WMS/WFS internet protocols.

Grant...


Tuesday, October 28th 2014



Hallowell, Maine – October 28th, 2014 - Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce the availability of Global Mapper Academic Curriculum, a series of academic labs that are offered at no cost to schools and colleges that use Global Mapper in the classroom.

The Global Mapper Academic Curriculum is a series of hands-on labs that provide step-by-step instructions on many of the...


| Sacramento, CA

The Center for Digital Government today announced the winners of its fourth-annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards at the FOCUS 14 Security Conference. The awards recognize the commitment, dedication, hard work and contributions of state and local government, education and healthcare organizations in cybersecurity technology services.

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley...


Boundless (formerly OpenGeo) | 222 Broadway, Floor 19, New York, NY 10038

Enterprise Software Expert David Raissipour to Lead Product Development

New York, NY, October 28, 2014 — Boundless today announced the appointment of David Raissipour, a senior business and technical executive with significant expertise in developing enterprise software. As Senior Vice President of Product and Engineering, Raissipour will be responsible for the strategic direction...


Telogis Inc. | Aliso Viejo, CA

Telogis Also Launches Its GM/OnStar Telematics Solution to Help Customers Better Manage Their GM Fleet Vehicles

Telogis announced that it has received an equity investment from GM Ventures, the venture capital subsidiary of General Motors. The investment extends the existing partnership between General Motors and Telogis that was formed earlier this year to take advantage of GM's...


TrafficLand | Fairfax, VA, USA

TrafficLand Awarded Contract to Distribute Streaming Video from NJ Turnpike Authority Traffic Cameras

Live streaming video from over 500 New Jersey roadside traffic cameras available to TV stations, emergency responders and others via TrafficLand

Fairfax, Virginia, October 28, 2014--TrafficLand®, the largest authorized aggregator of live traffic video in the U.S., has been awarded...


| Calgary, Canada

Calgary, Alberta, Dec. 8th TeachMeGIS, a Houston based GIS training company, has recently announced a decision to expand its public petroleum based GIS training classes to Calgary, Canada. This expansion has been expedited by the growing demand for geospatial skills in the industry. Calgary and Houston are among the top oil and gas cities in the world not only as current, but also...


3D Laser Mapping Ltd | Nottingham, England
Surveying company Whelans has purchased Australia’s first StreetMapper mobile laser scanning system from 3D Laser Mapping. Whelans purchased the system, which uses vehicle mounted lasers to capture highly accurate measurements, to complement existing laser scanning services. StreetMapper is designed for laser scanning along service corridors such as open roads, city streets and rail...

IBM Corporation | Freetown, Sierra Leone, Lagos, Nigeria

Taps data and citizen engagement against the spread of disease

Oct 27, 2014 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) has launched several initiatives to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

They include a citizen engagement and analytics system in Sierra Leone that enables communities affected by Ebola to communicate their issues and concerns directly to the government; a donation of IBM...


Ordnance Survey is pleased to announce that it has signed up to corporate supporter membership of the Open Data Institute. It will join organisations such as the Met Office, Arup, Telefonica, Thomson Reuters and the University of Southampton, all leading the way for best practice for open data usage and delivery in their particular industry or field.

Ordnance Survey already publishes...


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