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Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the release of SewerCAD V8 XM Edition, a powerful tool for sewer design and rehabilitation. SewerCAD V8 XM provides innovative modeling tools featuring an easy-to-use interface and advanced capabilities that enable engineers from municipalities, utilities, and consulting firms to get the most value from their capital improvement funds. The new tools help engineers cost-effectively evaluate capacity, size pipes, select pumps, and identify the locations of potential overflows, and are particularly well suited for systems that are a mix of gravity and pressure flow.
Bentley Systems’ BE Careers Network announced the opening of its 2009 BE Awards student design competition – an integral part of Bentley’s annual BE Awards of Excellence program honoring the extraordinary work of its users. University, technical college, and high school students are invited to submit projects they’ve designed using Bentley software, along with a short essay describing their work. The judging will focus on creativity and skill in applying design and engineering principles. The program welcomes both individual and team efforts, but teams cannot exceed three members. All submissions must be received by Feb. 20, 2009. Bentley will award a $1,000 scholarship to the winning individual or team in each of the five submission categories.
A new, ready-to-use ArcGIS Mobile 9.3 application designed for Windows Mobile devices will make creating and deploying geographic information system (GIS) data, maps, tasks, and projects fast and easy. To learn more about the application and other feature enhancements the ESRI mobile GIS software platform will offer, tune in to the no-cost live training seminar, Introduction to ArcGIS Mobile 9.3, on October 2, 2008, at www.esri.com/lts. The seminar will air at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. (Pacific daylight time).
ERDAS, the Earth to Business Company, will preview its 2009 annual release at INTERGEO, September 30 – October 2, 2008 at the Congress Center Bremen in Bremen, Germany.
ESRI (UK), provider of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has announced that David Shukman, BBC News Environment & Science Correspondent, will be the keynote speaker at the ESRI Europe, Middle East and Africa User Conference on 28th October 2008.
As part of AGI Cymru’s plans to evaluate the Geographic Information (GI) Strategy for Wales, AGI is asking stakeholders to put forward their views.
ESRI announced that NAVTEQ, a provider of premium-quality digital map data, has signed an enterprise license agreement (ELA) for ESRI’s ArcGIS suite of software products. This worldwide agreement allows NAVTEQ to utilize ArcGIS technology across the enterprise to build products beyond the core map database.
Infotech Enterprises ‘E-GIS’ Implementation Wins the Prestigious “GITA Excellence Award” from GITA –
Infotech Enterprises a global technology solutions provider with headquarters in Hyderabad, India announced that its EGIS Implementation at NDPL has been awarded the “GITA Excellence Award” by GITA-ANZ (Geospatial Information Technology Association, Australia & New Zealand). Infotech Enterprises is the first company to implement an Enterprise GIS (EGIS) on behalf of a utility in India. With around 3,300 GIS Professionals and 16 years of wide-ranging customer engagements, Infotech is one of the largest and most accomplished companies in the industry today.
Navman Wireless North America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Navman Wireless Holdings, and a global provider of vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, announced a powerful addition to its OnlineAVL2 fleet management software, real-time event alerting.