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ThinkGeo announced the release of Map Suite Desktop Edition 3.0 Beta 1, the next generation of its professional .NET native GIS control for desktop application development. Desktop Edition 3.0 has been re-engineered from the ground-up to help .NET developers create more efficient, more powerful and more attractive applications for the Windows desktop, making it the perfect platform for designing today's sophisticated GIS software applications.
1Spatial announces their involvement in Land Information New Zealand’s NZTopo50 project, which will facilitate the production of an updated 1:50,000 scale map series.
Fugro expects to realise a revenue of more than EUR 2.1 billion (2007: EUR 1.8 billion) for the full year 2008. Barring unforeseen circumstances the net result is expected to be at least EUR 275 million (2007: EUR 216 million), which means an increase of more than 27% compared to last year. This leads to an increase of the net profit margin to more than 13% (2007: 12%).
Bentley Systems a provider of comprehensive software solutions for the lifecycle of the infrastructure that sustains our world, introduced at Automation Fair 2008 promis•e V8i software for automatically generating electrical system schematics and supporting documentation. The intelligent, easy-to-use promis•e software, which can be used on MicroStation, MicroStation PowerDraft, or AutoCAD platforms, reduces electrical design time by more than 30 percent.
DigitalGlobe Provides NBC with Satellite Imagery to Help “TODAY” Show Anchors Explore the “Ends of t
DigitalGlobe, a provider of high-resolution world imagery content, announced that it has provided NBC’s “TODAY” show with access to its extensive library of advanced satellite imagery and to its 3D ImageScape product for the second edition of the "Today Goes to the Ends of the Earth" project.
ArcGIS users now have access to SQL Server 2008. SQL Server 2008, combined with ESRI's powerful geodata management capabilities, will provide users with the tools they need to seamlessly consume, use, and extend location-based analysis for enterprise-scale computing and Web collaboration. The support is the result of a close, multiyear working relationship between ESRI and Microsoft Corp. in the development of the spatial extensions to SQL Server 2008.
Imagery is in demand. For people who use geographic information system (GIS) technology, imagery is essential as a natural background, a source for creating maps, and a tool for direct data interpretation. GIS users working to manage and access imagery have a new resource in Lawrie Jordan, ESRI's director of imagery enterprise solutions.
Trimble unveils Strategy for Geospatial Imaging at the VIII International Conference on Laser Scanni
The Organisation Committee of the VIII International Conference on Laser Scanning reports Trimble has become Conference Sponsor and will be presenting its development strategy for geospatial imaging on the first day of the Conference, December 10, 2008 in Moscow.
Merrick & Company, a company in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was awarded a contract by North Line GIS (Breckenridge, CO) to provide LIDAR, two-foot contours, breaklines, six-inch digital color orthophotography, and a DTM for almost 500 square miles in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado.