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Friday, November 21st 2014
GIS People | Brisbane, QLD

On Wednesday GIS People hosted Australia’s largest GIS conference for this year – Brisbane GIS Day. With so much to see and do, visitors started arriving at QUT even before 9am, when the day officially opened. Throughout the day, there was a constant flow of business leaders, professionals, academics, students, politicians and hobbyists coming to see 3D printing, Google Glass, a...


Thursday, November 20th 2014
| Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
  • Ventus Geospatial Inc. is a leading provider of imaging gathered by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) using fixed-wing planes and quad-copters.
  • Ventus is one of a few Canadian companies to successfully receive a Blanket Special Flight Operations Certificate from Transport Canada
  • Company is based in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada at tecconnect, an Alberta Centre for New Commerce
  • ...

The OGC seeks comment on the charter for a new OGC Standards Working Group (SWG) being formed to develop an OGC standard for disseminating relatively small “tiles” of geospatial data to lightweight devices. This group will also define in detail how existing widely used OGC standards can be used to support data tiling functionality.

Mobile computing has become pervasive in most parts...


Autodesk, Inc | San Rafael, CA

Company Grows Deferred Revenue to a Record $1 Billion and Raises Billings, Revenue and Subscriptions Outlook for Fiscal Year 2015

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015.

Third Quarter Fiscal 2015

  • Total billings increased 25 percent, compared to the third quarter last year.
  • Revenue was $618 million, an increase of...

TerraGo Technologies | Washington, DC

OpenGeoPDF is a collection of technologies that combine open spatial database features and application logic within portable, intelligent maps.

TerraGo, a leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, is pleased to announce the release of OpenGeoPDF technology, available soon with TerraGo Publisher® for ArcGIS®, TerraGo Composer® and TerraGo Toolbar®. 

OpenGeoPDF is...


NexTraq | Atlanta, GA

Provider of support services for individuals with developmental disabilities expands transportation services throughout four counties with fleet management solution

NexTraq®, a leading GPS fleet and asset tracking company, today announced that its client, Columbus Center for Human Services, Inc., has expanded business throughout four different counties while improving fleet...


TeleNav | Berlin, Germany

Nov 19, 2014

  • "Scout brings an end to paying for premium navigation systems," says Marcus Thielking from Telenav
  • The free app offers worldwide maps with navigation (including voice guidance), flexibility between online and offline modes (including one offline country map), traffic and speed camera information, as well as travel information from Wikitravel (iOS), TripAdvisor and...

CSR plc | San Jose, California and Cambridge, UK

Software Library Brings Plug and Play Simplicity to Android App Developers

Technology innovator CSR plc(LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) today announced the launch of its SiRFusion™ Software Development Kit(SDK) for Android application developers. The solution enables indoor positioning for Android developers looking to create next-generation apps.

Developers can now leverage the SiRFusion...


Pitney Bowes Software | Stamford, CN

MapInfo Pro 64 bit cuts training time for users down by 70 percent, from two weeks to two days

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) announced today the release of MapInfo Pro 64 bit, which simplifies map production and enables businesses to quickly and easily create and analyze important geographic data. Built on MapInfo technology, the new release highlights Pitney Bowes’ ongoing investment...


Wednesday, November 19th 2014
U.S. Census Bureau | Washington, DC

 The convenience of getting directions today on smartphones and tablets can trace its roots to the digital geographic database created 25 years ago by the U.S. Census Bureau.

      The Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) database — the first nationwide digital map of roads, boundaries and water — was initially created for the 1990 Census to modernize...


The Applied Geographics, Inc. (AppGeo) Board of Directors has promoted John Roache to serve as a Principal of the Firm.

"John is an accomplished project manager, who has successfully led many of our largest projects for state agencies," said Rich Grady, AppGeo President and Board Chairman. "He is also our subject matter expert on public safety applications and very knowledgeable on...


| 601 W Saint Germain Street, Saint Cloud, MN 56301
St. Cloud, MN: GeoComm is excited to announce the enhancement of our 9-1-1 GIS managed services team with the addition of top industry talent including Roy Jackson, John Krafft, Sean Lehman, Patrick Melancon, and Greg Spadorcio.

Spadorcio will work closely with Jackson, Krafft, Lehman and the St. Cloud based GIS services team to deliver industry leading public safety GIS solutions....

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

[updated version]

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...


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