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Infotech Enterprises GmbH, a provider of digital design communication solutions, announced that a new updated version of the CAD viewer SpinFire Professional is available. SpinFire Professional is a software solution which provides visualization, measuring, mark-up and import of all popular CAD formats without requiring a complex CAD system.
ERDAS announces that it will have an increased presence in the Washington, D.C. area, opening a new office in Alexandria, Virginia on April 7, 2008. This new location allows ERDAS to better support users in the greater Washington, D.C. area, and provides a convenient site for the company to equip organizations and agencies to leverage geospatial information.
ESRI (UK) announces that its CrimeAnalyst software has been selected by the City of Zurich Police to deliver best-in-class crime mapping and analysis functionality.
Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announced that it has changed its name to ERDAS. Recently making several acquisitions, the combined company is reintroducing the ERDAS name and will do business under this name moving forward. Building off an established brand in the industry, ERDAS is known for developing the most advanced geospatial technology and delivering reliable customer service and support worldwide. As the earth to business company, the new ERDAS’ product portfolio encompasses the entire geospatial information lifecycle of authoring, managing, connecting and delivering integrated business data.
ESRI now supports the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) security policies on all ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 products. The FDCC, as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, provides guidelines for implementing security on computer hardware that runs either Microsoft Windows Vista or XP Professional operating systems.
Pictometry International, a provider of geo-referenced aerial image libraries whose patented and proprietary technology is used globally to capture oblique image libraries, expressed strong disappointment at the recent filing of an action by Geospan against Pictometry claiming patent infringement.
The UK Legal Deposit Libraries have unveiled a new way of viewing large-scale mapping, following the signing of an important agreement with Ordnance Survey.
The City of Toronto, Canada, has chosen ESRI's ArcGIS Survey Analyst software to maintain its survey, parcel, and cadastral data. With the tools and workflow available in the Survey Analyst extension of ArcGIS, the city will manage and continually enhance the accuracy of its cadastre using survey methodologies in a geographic information system (GIS) environment.
Mapps has announced that George Southard, Vice President Americas Digital Imaging of Leica Geosystems, Englewood, CO has been elected chairman of the newly formed Mapps Associate Members Committee.