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Wednesday, November 19th 2014

Orbital-Built Landsat 8 Satellite Continues Program’s 40-Year History of Collecting Critical Environmental Data for Earth Science Studies

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world’s leading space technology companies, today announced that NASA and the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have honored the team that built the United States’ most...

Esri | Redland,CA

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Innovation Delivers Millions in Return on Investment by Leveraging Real Time Sensor and Geographic Data

Esri, the world leader in geospatial technology, and OSIsoft, a global leader in operational intelligence, today announced the official release of PI Integrator for Esri ArcGIS. The new integrator delivers an out-of-the-box solution that allows real time data...

Group on Earth Observations (GEO) | Geneva, Switzerland

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) announced the winners of GEO Appathon 2014 at the GEO Eleventh Plenary Session held in Geneva last week. The winning GEO-Apps ranged from a location, soil and climate-specific guide for farmers and gardeners to identify the best crops to grow, to a real time flood and landslide warning system for El Salvador. The GEO-Apps were developed during a...

LizardTech, Inc. | Seattle, WA

Program includes GeoExpress 9, Express Server 9, GeoGofer, and LiDAR Compressor

LizardTech®, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing digital content, is celebrating GIS Day by offering its complete product line to the students and faculty of higher education institutions for use in a research and teaching environment. Included in the program are the latest...

ROK Technologies, Inc. | Charleston, SC 29407

ROK Technologies, Inc. has expanded their popular GoMaps 4.0 Web GIS Framework (GM4) to include cloud based enterprise permitting and inspection work flows and reporting. Organizations that may be using paper based storage or legacy systems to perform permitting processes can now extend their GIS to:

• Standardize building site information and centralize all associated data


Plan Addresses Heightened Location Accuracy for Indoor and Outdoor Wireless 9-1-1 Calls

November 18, 2014- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure wireless communication technology, today announced that it supports the newly finalized voluntary consensus plan for providing heightened wireless 9-1-1 indoor and outdoor location...

| Miami, FL

November 17, 2014 - In a landmark move in the battle over privacy rights and new technologies, AT&T has filed a federal court brief arguing that courts must account for people’s Fourth Amendment rights before authorizing law enforcement to get phone location histories from their cell service companies.

The company’s filing is a friend-of-the-court brief in...

TomTom | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

TomTom has been selected by Intel and Opening Ceremony to provide Location Based Services for the MICA, “My Intelligent Communication Accessory”.

TomTom will provide real-time location information to power the MICA bracelet’s personal concierge feature. The feature provides real-time location information so that users can receive estimated time of arrivals to precise locations, as...


BeaconConf – Join the Conversation on 11/20 IndoorLBS invites you to participate in the world’s largest online conference and conversation on beacon technology taking place on November 20th. BeaconConf is a free interactive event that will educate digital marketers on how beacons work, reveal best practices, and highlight successful use cases across various industries - all in a...

Woolpert LLP | Dayton, OH

Woolpert, a national geospatial, infrastructure management and design firm, announced today that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded Woolpert a three-year contract with an estimated total value of $32 million to provide imagery and datasets derived from commercial airborne collection platforms.

Utilizing innovative and advanced technologies, Woolpert will...

Tuesday, November 18th 2014
U.S. Geological Survey | Reston, VA

A pioneer in mapping global land cover change and the team behind the United States’ most advanced land surface mapping satellite have both been honored with the 2014 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing. Sponsored by the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA, the annual award was presented on Nov. 18 in Denver at the 19th...

Environics Analytics | Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

Environics Analytics (EA), the marketing services and data analytics company, has named the Print Measurement Bureau (PMB) its Partner of the Year for 2014. At EA’s recent Eighth Annual User Conference, EA President Jan Kestle singled out the organization for “conducting Canada’s leading syndicated study for single-source data on print readership, non-print media exposure, product...

The National Transportation Safety Board today affirmed the FAA’s position that the regulation prohibiting operation of an aircraft in a careless or reckless manner applies to unmanned aircraft.

The FAA appealed a decision by an NTSB Administrative Law Judge in Huerta v. Pirker, after the judge dismissed the Agency’s order requiring Raphael Pirker to pay a civil penalty of $10,000...

Maps will support military analysis and tactical use

Norwegian Armed Forces has awarded Intergraph a contract to produce unclassified topographical maps. Based on high resolution vector data produced through the Multinational Geospatial Co-production Program (MGCP), the maps will cover different regions of the world. Intergraph will use Hexagon Geospatial software for the...

| 601 W Saint Germain Street, Saint Cloud, MN 56301
St. Cloud, MN The State of South Dakota has selected GeoComm to provide statewide Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) GIS Managed Services. Under a multi-year contract GeoComm will provide 9-1-1 GIS managed services including data analysis, aggregation and transformation into a statewide dataset, QA/QC processing and performance monitoring, and ongoing provisioning to upcoming NG9-1-1...

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