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2013-07-10 16:26:42

Magellan (TM) Microprocessor Foot Ankle System Named R&D 100 Award Winner WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthocare Innovations (www.orthocareinnovations.com) continues receiving critical acclaim as its Magellan(TM) microprocessor foot ankle system has been named one of the Top 100 technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year. In selecting Orthocare Innovations for its R&D Top 100 Awards, R&D Magazine placed it in elite...

2013-06-29 23:04:10

With the increasing demand of pipeline surveying services, Landpoint had expanded its office location in South Texas. Texas (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Landpoint, Inc. is excited to announce the expansion of its South Texas location in response to the enormous increase in demand for oil and natural gas surveying services due to the Eagle Ford Shale. The area is rich in oil and natural gas liquids that are valuable to the petrochemical and refining industries on the Gulf Coast of Texas. The...

2013-06-24 08:30:05

New Functionality Integrates Native SketchUp File Support in Trimble Business Center Software SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today integration of SketchUp® file import and export capabilities in its Trimble® Business Center office software. By supporting model data from SketchUp, Trimble extends its capability to support survey and engineering organizations across their entire workflow. Acquired by Trimble from Google in 2012,...

2013-06-18 08:33:51

Trimble Unifies Field Data Collection for Diverse Geospatial Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today TerraFlex(TM), a new software and services platform to manage data collection activities for everyday geospatial projects. Trimble® TerraFlex helps managers maintain control of the flow of geo-enabled field data. Two essential components comprise the TerraFlex platform--cloud services and a mobile app. With an online...

2013-06-18 08:23:58

DENVER, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation ("Magellan" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MPET) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Global Hunter Securities 100 Energy Conference to be held in Chicago, Illinois, on June 24 to 26, 2013. Tom Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at approximately 4:00 PM Central Time. Presentation materials will be available in the Investor Relations section...

2013-06-17 12:25:28

Many still rely on maps, printed directions and guidebooks when traveling to new places GREENVILLE, S.C., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GPS has changed the way people travel, but 63 percent of U.S. drivers who have used GPS say the technology has led them astray at least once by pointing them in the wrong direction, or creating complex, confusing and incorrect routes, according to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive for Michelin Travel and Lifestyle. (Photo:...

2013-06-17 08:20:28

Trimble's Latest Innovations in UAS Technology Provide an Integrated Solution for Surveyors and Geospatial Professionals SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its next generation Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)--the Trimble® UX5 aerial imaging rover with the Trimble Access(TM) aerial imaging application. The new solution builds upon the strengths of its predecessor, the Trimble Gatewing X100, to offer enhanced image quality and...

2013-06-10 23:18:08

The transition of the CEO role takes effect June 10th and comes on the heels of Spireon´s record-breaking Q1 performance. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Spireon, a leading innovator of Mobile Resource Management (MRM) and Business Intelligence Solutions that connect companies to their mobile assets and workforces, announces the addition of Marc Brungger as its new Chief Executive Officer. The transition of the CEO role between Brian Boling and Marc Brungger takes effect today, June...

2013-06-04 12:22:02

Mapping Services Added to Extensive Field Offerings TULSA, Okla., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mapping was recently announced as the latest service being offered by Audubon Field Solutions. This offering joins the menu of other essential services that are needed for pipeline routing in the oil and gas industry, as well as other construction projects, that Audubon has been providing for years. The personnel are now able to manage and execute all of the phases of any...

2013-06-04 08:33:52

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today it has acquired privately-held Trade Service Company, LLC based in San Diego, California from the GF Capital Private Equity Fund, LP and senior management. Trade Service is a leader in content acquisition, aggregation, management, publishing and distribution of product and pricing information used by manufacturers, distributors and contractors in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC)...


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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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