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1Spatial announces the signing of a Value Added Reseller agreement with Tele Atlas, a leading global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location-based solutions. This announcement was made at the 1Spatial Conference 2008 where Tele Atlas was a keynote presenter on ‘The Future of the Digital Map’, as well as a Gold Sponsor.l
Merrick & Company, a provider of LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was awarded a contract by Wright County. Merrick will deliver six-inch pixel resolution color digital orthophotography that was simultaneously collected with 1-meter ground sample distance LiDAR, a digital terrain model (DTM), and two-foot contours for the entire County. Based on s spring 2008 aerial data survey, final delivery of all data products for the entire 861 square mile project area is expected in December 2008.
Three universities have been approved as sites for an ESRI Development Center (EDC), a special opportunity that is part of a new design and development program for geospatial technology. On March 18, at the 2008 ESRI Developer Summit in Palm Springs, California, the first three EDC sites were announced including the University of Redlands and Claremont Graduate University in California as well as University College London in the United Kingdom.
How do we retrace our ecological footprints? Where will the footprints lead? Scientists with the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) are using geographic information system (GIS) software from ESRI to track ecological footprints across the globe. With GIS, researchers are able to analyze and illustrate changes in our world, manage findings in an easily accessible database, and model through maps the effects of various future paths.
In order to expand its business in the Middle East, Pentax Technologies Europe has assigned a new distributor for this region, Applied Technologies Services LTD. ATS and Pentax Technologies Europe will cooperate to comply with the growing market demand in these regions for mobile printing and scanning solutions.
Over the last ten years The GeoInformation Group has evolved from an aerial imagery specialist to become a well-respected supplier of value-added geographic datasets, and provider of world-class consultancy and training services. Innovation has been a driving force behind the company’s success; it has always strived to meet the needs of the professional market and to simplify access to high quality geographic information. The GeoInformation Group launched the first high-resolution aerial imagery dataset on CD, under the brand Cities Revealed. As an aerial imagery provider to Google Earth™ the company has played a key role in bringing aerial photography to the general public.
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced that it has achieved a major integrated test milestone on the first Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous orbit (GEO-1) spacecraft that enables the start of environmental testing in preparation for launch in late 2009. The GEO-1 satellite, designed to provide new missile detection and surveillance capabilities for the nation, has completed a comprehensive Baseline Integrated System Test (BIST) phase which began in early March to characterize the overall performance of the GEO-1 satellite and establish a performance baseline for entering environmental testing.
ERDAS announces Rapidly Connect and Share Your World, a free webinar on Thursday, May 8 at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. (EDT). This webinar will highlight ERDAS TITAN, a geospatial data bridge providing access to data from multiple public and private data resources, and enabling that data to be accessed in a variety of desktop applications.
Optech Incorporated, a manufacturer of leading-edge lidar survey systems, has been named Exporter of the Year. The award was announced April 17th at the 19th Annual Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards banquet.