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2014-05-01 08:44:40

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xrwbxk/global_digital) has announced the addition of the "Global Digital Map Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Digital mapping is a process by which data is collected and compiled to form a virtual image. The data compiled is used to produce maps that accurately represent a particular geographical area or feature, including major...

2014-04-30 08:23:33

ATLANTA, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and INFICON Inc. announced today a portable, intrinsically safe INFICON DataFID(TM) Flame Ionization Detector and Trimble® SEMonitor(TM) software as a complete solution for surface methane monitoring of landfills. The landfill gas solution provides a more streamlined workflow for the environmental services professional, improving efficiency and reducing rework. The announcement was made at WasteExpo 2014, North America's...

2014-04-29 08:39:15

Trimble CCS900 Compaction Control System Helps Reach Target Density Faster and with Less Machine Wear ATLANTA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today a new GNSS-based machine control solution to improve efficiency of bulk earthworks and landfill compaction operations. Installed on a four-drum soil or landfill compactor, the Trimble(®) CCS900 Compaction Control System allows a machine operator to make more uniform and efficient passes, report compaction...

2014-04-22 16:32:56

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. PT to review its first quarter 2014 results. The call will be broadcast live on the Web at http://investor.trimble.com. Investors without Internet access may dial into the call at (800) 528-9198 (U.S.) or (702) 928-6633 (international). The pass code is 6694146. About Trimble Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in...

2014-04-16 12:33:56

inReach Explorer Integrates Route Planning, Waypoints and Navigation with Global Two-Way Text Messaging, GPS Tracking and SOS Alerting - All in One Rugged Handheld Device YARMOUTH, Maine, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeLorme, the innovation leader in personal satellite communications and navigation technology, has announced the upcoming launch of its newest product, inReach Explorer, incorporating a new range of navigation functions. The latest generation of inReach will be...

2014-04-11 23:22:59

New features enhance ability to visualize and analyze positioning information. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Kitware and Velodyne are pleased to announce the release of VeloView 2.0. The release will occur at the SPAR International 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference, which will be held from April 14 to April 17, 2014, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. VeloView is a free open-source application built on ParaView technology. It is designed for the visualization and analysis of point cloud data...

2014-04-07 08:37:01

ALPHEN A/D RIJN, The Netherlands, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DATAREPUBLIC, the Dutch digital trading platform for personal data, is now active. Starting today, individuals can sign up to indicate that they are willing to trade some of their personal data. Subsequently companies can approach them with offers to purchase specific types of personal data. DATAREPUBLIC facilitates all communication and security of these transactions. All possible personal data is relevant...

2014-04-04 12:30:46

FAIRFAX, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation announced that just hours after the US House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to preserve infrastructure that could support a back-up system for GPS, the Russian GLONASS satellite navigation system unexpectedly went out of service for 11 hours. On Tuesday afternoon, the first of April, the House passed the 2014 Coast Guard Authorization Act requiring the Department of Homeland...

2014-03-31 23:34:21

Home improvement supplier introduces Swanson’s new Savage GripLine with 360º rotating tip and the innovative Savage ProScribe measuring tapes to its online store. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Online home improvement leader, The Hardware City, is pleased to announce the addition of Swanson’s innovative Savage GripLine and Savage ProScribe measuring tapes to its inventory. The GripLine easily grips a variety of materials, such as metal conduit, PVC, rebar, siding and...

2014-03-26 23:23:04

DAT/EM Systems International® is pleased to announce The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. purchased its software to support in-house mapping, orthorectification, mosaicking and triangulation activities for commercial mapping projects in the United States and around the globe. Anchorage, Alaska, USA. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 DAT/EM Systems International® is pleased to announce The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. purchased its software to support in-house mapping, orthorectification, mosaicking...


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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