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2012-04-24 02:38:02

WASHINGTON DC, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luciad, the market leader in high performance visualization, is pleased to announce its support for Cloud based Geospatial Situational Awareness applications and services. Cloud computing is a rapidly emerging technology in the Defense, Security and Aviation domains, and an essential element of Geospatial Situational Awareness applications and services. Cloud computing brings many benefits in terms of flexibility, scalability...

2012-04-10 14:20:04

REDLANDS, Calif., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 attendees from the United Nations, academic fields, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector participated in the GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland, April 3-5, 2012, at the World Meteorological Organization headquarters. The conference opened with a keynote from Ambassador Betty E. King, the United States' permanent representative to the United Nations...

2012-04-10 10:25:03

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Online Image, a GIS software and technology company, today announced the Geocoded Address Batch Processing Service for New Congressional District Matching. This service is the first to match addresses to newly redrawn districts, enabling organizations to update their member address files and direct their members to support the candidates they endorse for the 2012 elections. "If an organization wants its members to support a particular...

2012-03-20 23:00:19

UMBC´s Graduate Programs in Geographic Information Systems invites the community to attend a free webinar presented by Dr. Nadine Alameh, Director of Interoperability Programs at OGC -“Advances in Metadata Usage with the Open Geospatial Consortium” Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 UMBC´s Geographic Information Systems Graduate Program is holding a webinar on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 12 to 1 p.m. EDT. Guest speaker, Dr. Nadine Alameh, Director of...

2012-03-19 10:26:11

REDLANDS, Calif., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri president Jack Dangermond affirmed his commitment to making map content accessible to everyone with a monetary donation to the OpenStreetMap Foundation. The OpenStreetMap Foundation's initiative, OpenStreetMap (OSM), strives to create and provide free geographic data, particularly street maps, for use worldwide. The mission of this nonprofit organization parallels Esri's efforts to empower people to share a common picture of the world...

2012-03-05 10:59:57

In an emergency, minutes matter. With this knowledge, University of Georgia researchers developed a new method for determining where emergency vehicle stations should be located. The results of their work could improve ambulance response time for the 200 million Americans who dial 911 each year, according to the Federal Communications Commission. "If we can meet this critical time window [of 8 minutes], we can maximize benefits," said Ping Yin, a UGA graduate student studying geography who...

2012-02-23 09:40:00

The world's first outdoor GPS app for the iPhone with 3D terrain display based on precise NASA scans of the Earth's surface. Moritz Gaupp, previously responsible for the navigation systems map displays at Navigon, introduces the first app produced by his new company, movingworld. With OpenStreetMap, get worldwide map download, GPS track recording, unlimited routes, waypoints and POIs for just $2.99. Hamburg, Germany (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 Whether skiing, cycling, mountaineering,...

2012-02-14 12:37:59

An interactive web tool has been developed to improve the accuracy and extent of global land use and forest cover information. The new ℠Geo-Wiki´ uses Google Earth and  information provided by a global network of volunteers to fill in ℠data gaps´ and to verify existing land cover information. Developers this week have launched a Geo-Wiki competition to raise awareness of the tool and to encourage community involvement in environmental monitoring. Access to...

2012-02-09 09:37:00

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and GIS Planning Inc. today announced the launch of a website www.LocateInWisconsin.com, a free online search tool for businesses looking to relocate or expand in Wisconsin. The new online tool provides company executives and site selectors with comprehensive information for making business expansion decisions in Wisconsin. The one-stop system provides users with free and instant...

2012-01-11 18:30:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Azimetry, Inc. is a data processing company that provides LiDAR processing services in collaboration with LiDAR data collection companies. "Azimetry is already a leader in the field of LiDAR processing because we saw the need for a highly qualified, US-based company to help on the logistical end of the growing demand for LiDAR mapping," CEO PK Samal said. "Because of our extensive background and decades of combined experience in GIS...