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PCI Geomatics, a developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, is pleased to announce its support for the New Library of Alexandria, Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in Egypt. Committed to education and community development, PCI Geomatics has provided the library with 2 copies of its premiere software suite Geomatica®.
MDA’s Information Systems group announces the public release of a new Image Gallery featuring satellite images generated by the RapidEye satellite constellation mission developed by MDA for RapidEye AG. All images may be viewed on RapidEye’s website at www.rapideye.de/home/news/gallery/. More images will posted in the coming weeks as the commissioning and calibration period continues.
Geomaat, an independent surveying specialist based in the Netherlands, has placed an order for the world’s most accurate mobile laser mapping system, StreetMapper 360. Following rigorous trials of the system Geomaat has selected the vehicle mounted laser scanning solution to support expansion of their international surveying operations. Geomaat has also agreed to work in partnership with 3D Laser Mapping, the UK developers of StreetMapper 360, to jointly develop new solutions for the European surveying market.
The LDT520, a new 5” digital theodolite is equipped with a telescope with laser beam emission capability. Representing a significant evolution over the previous model LDT50, the LDT520 boasts the world’s longest laser range, class-topping dust and water protection, and a continuous operation time over 2.5 times that of its predecessor.
Oblique aerial imagery captured by Pictometry International Corp., a provider of geo-referenced aerial image libraries, is featured in a Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) Proof of Concept project completed earlier this year by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
Thomas M. Lillesand will be the next Honorary Member of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). His nomination was approved by the ASPRS Board of Directors at their recent meeting in Denver, Colorado. The highest award an ASPRS member can receive, there are only 25 living Honorary Members of the Society at any given time
A program that will focus on the changing economic climate, proactive business strategies, new and changing technologies and networking sessions highlight the agenda for the MAPPS Winter Conference, to be held January 20-24, 2009 at the Marriott Frenchman's Reef in St. Thomas, USVI, MAPPS announced.
ERDAS announces the release of ERDAS Image Web Server 2009 for Linux and Sun Solaris. ERDAS Image Web Server makes a GIS faster by solving the infrastructure congestion problems caused by large volumes of image data.
An OGC Interoperability Day was held Tuesday, 9 December, 2008, at BRGM in Orleans, France. This event, organized by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) France Forum with the support of the Conseil Régional du Centre, followed the OGC Technical Committee meeting, an international event held last week in Valencia, Spain.


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