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3D Laser Mapping Opens New R&D Facility

February 18, 2013 - in Corporate

Laser scanning specialist 3D Laser Mapping has opened a new state of the art research and development centre strategically located close to their global headquarters in Nottingham, UK. The new facility will be headed by 3D Laser Mapping founder Dr Graham Hunter…

311GIS Helps Goldsboro, NC Manage Citizen's Concerns

February 14, 2013 - in Corporate

Geographic Technologies Group (GTG) welcomes Goldsboro, N.C. to the community of 311GIS users.  311GIS is an easy-to-use online solution for citizen…

Gavin Newsom's New Book Highlights Open Government Data and the Cloud

February 11, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

California's digital lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom has just released a new book called "Citizenville" where he extolls the benefits of greater collaboration…

Google's Chief Technology Advocate Michael T. Jones to Keynote at SPAR International 2013

February 4, 2013 - in Announcement, Projects

Michael T. Jones, Chief Technology Advocate at Google, will deliver a keynote address at the 10th Annual SPAR International Conference on End-to-End 3D entitled "A World of Measurement." The presentation will look at our future as a recorded society, when…

Nominations Sought for URISA's GIS Hall of Fame

February 1, 2013 - in Projects, Smart Cities

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is seeking nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame. URISA established the GIS Hall of Fame to recognize and honor the most esteemed leaders of the geospatial community. URISA Hall of Fame inductees…

GeoEye Provides Stereo Imagery for India's Rail Infrastructure Development

January 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it received an order from the Government of India for stereo imagery from the high resolution GeoEye-1 satellite to support development of India's freight railway…

China's Mountain Moving Project Gets Underway

December 9, 2012 - in Construction, Projects

In what is being billed as the largest "mountain-moving project" in Chinese history, one of China's biggest construction firms will spend £2.2bn to flatten 700 mountains levelling the area Lanzhou, allowing developers to build a new metropolis on the outskirts…

URISA's Vanguard Cabinet of Young GIS Professionals to Host Virtual Informational Sessions

November 29, 2012 - in Corporate

URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet (VC) is an advisory board made up of GIS professionals (35 years of age or younger) who represent the young membership of the organization. In advance of the 2013 VC application deadline on December 17, the current Vanguard Cabinet…

Autodesk Previews Next Generation of Infrastructure Design & Construction at Autodesk University

November 27, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Autodesk, Inc. today unveiled the next generation of infrastructure design and construction technology. Autodesk Project Mercury encompasses a range of desktop, cloud and mobile technology that will accelerate the industry’s adoption of BIM for infrastructure…

Applications for URISA's 2013 Vanguard Cabinet Positions Now

November 8, 2012 - in Corporate

URISA is pleased to announce the availability of the 2013 Vanguard Cabinet application. Submissions from interested young professionals are due on or before December 7, 2012. URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet was introduced in 2011 as an initiative to engage young…