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2013-07-12 23:26:42

Next-generation digital worldwide hybrid mapping app supplemented by a global travel guide; App available for free for a limited time only. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 skobbler (http://www.skobbler.com), the premier provider and leading innovator of mobile map-based solutions using OpenStreetMap data, today launched an updated version of its hit mapping solution, ForeverMap 2, for iOS, adding an extensive, international, online and offline-capable travel guide for no additional...

2011-02-07 09:21:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the globe, the rapid evolution of geospatial technologies and applications has led to exciting opportunities for both the public and private sectors. And yet, as attorney Kevin D. Pomfret recently told audiences at the Geospatial World Forum in Hyderabad, India, this sector is advancing so quickly that national governments now face a daunting challenge: keeping pace with emerging law and policy issues that promise to affect everything from...

2010-12-02 06:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Information Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNIT), a leading total solutions provider of geographic information systems (GIS), digital public security technology (DPST) and digital hospital information systems (DHIS) in China, today announced it entered into contracts valued at approximately USD 3 million under China's National PGIS Standardization Project, to install its core police-use geographic information systems (PGIS)...

2010-11-22 13:00:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC), the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island (EDFRI), the Rhode Island State Planning Office and GIS Planning Inc. announced today the launch of a website, http://www.RISiteLocator.com that provides free, comprehensive and accurate information to businesses looking to relocate or expand in the Ocean State. Using Geographic Information System (GIS) Software, the website...

2010-11-17 10:23:49

On Nov. 17, as part of NSF's Distinguished Lecture series, world-renowned geographer Michael Goodchild discusses the changing face of GIS Change is coming in the way people create knowledge about the geographic environment in which they live, and it's causing seismic paradigm shifts. Community mapping, a form of citizen science whereby local people participate in geographically defining an area, is increasingly taking on greater significance--especially during times of emergency and natural...

2010-05-18 06:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, May 18 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Information Security Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPBY) ("China Information Security," "CIST," or the "Company"), specialized in Geographic Information Systems ("GIS"), digital public security and hospital information systems, and a leading GIS software provider in China, today announced that its police-use geographic information systems ("PGIS") platform is being utilized by the Shanghai Public Security Bureau for the management...

2010-04-20 06:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, April 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Information Security Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPBY) ("China Information Security," or the "Company"), specialized in Geographic Information System ("GIS"), digital public security and hospital information systems, and a leading GIS software provider in China, today announced that it recently signed contracts valued at approximately US$6 million, with 6 cities and provinces including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Jiangxi, Hunan...

2009-09-17 00:00:00

SAN JOSE, California, September 17 /PRNewswire/ -- - Beta Launch now, With Worldwide Product Release Slated for October 2009 deCarta, the leading supplier of software and services for the Location-Based Services (LBS) industry, today announced the launch of its beta program supporting OpenStreetMap (OSM) data. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090917/360005a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090917/360005b ) The beta program makes the...


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