November 10, 2008
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Autodesk announced it is working with the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) and the Incheon Urban Development Corporation (IUDC) to cooperate in the creation of Asia's first Digital City for Incheon, Korea -- the 'Tomorrow City' in Song-do City. Autodesk has designated Incheon as the second pilot city of its Digital City initiative, after announcing Salzburg, Austria in July.


Financials


Autodesk, Inc. announced preliminary financial results for the third quarter ended October 31, 2008. Based on preliminary financial data, the company expects total revenue to be in the range of $604 million to $607 million. GAAP earnings are expected to be in the range of $0.41 to $0.43 per diluted share. Non-GAAP earnings are expected to be in the range of $0.53 to $0.55 per diluted share and exclude $0.07 related to stock-based compensation expense and $0.05 for the amortization of acquisition related intangibles. See

GeoEye will Webcast its quarterly conference call with investors on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST. The call will include a review of the third quarter 2008 financial results and updates on the Company's operations. See


People


Geospatial Holdings, Inc. announced the hiring of David Vosbein as Executive Vice-President/Worldwide Strategic Initiatives and a member of the board of directors.

Prior to joining Geospatial, Mr. Vosbein has been the Founder and CEO of several successful energy and technology companies.


New Products


Trimble announced the availability of high-accuracy, in-the-field mapping with its new Trimble VRS Now H-Star service in Ireland and Northern Ireland. A subscription to the Trimble VRS Now H-Star service gives users working in utilities, local government, natural resources, and land management the ability to obtain real-time, decimeter level accurate positions consistently and directly at the job site. With instant access to H-Star corrections on demand, field workers can be more efficient and high-accuracy mapping projects can be up and running in minutes to increase productivity.


Boundary Solutions, Inc. announced LandVoyage by LandNet Corp of Loveland, CO as the first application to use Placebase’s recently added national parcel layer to their Pushpin(r) platform. The parcel layer, as used by LandVoyage and delivered by Pushpin, is an online implementation of BSI’s National ParcelMap Data Portal (NPDP).


This online NPDP implementation consists of 62 million parcel boundaries in 600 counties linked to sites, characteristics and owner information attributes. This online deployment of NPDP is industry’s largest geoserver deployed polygon database.


Pictometry International Corp is concluding its FutureView 2008 user conference this week in San Antonio where new technologies debuted.


New Pictometry technologies unveiled at FutureView include:

Pictometry In*Site, an image capture technology for building interiors

a real time image capture system, and

Pictometry AccuPlus, an extremely high resolution, multiple data set package


DAT/EM Systems International announced the addition of our new TouchPad and TouchScreen key devices. The new DAT/EM TouchPad and TouchScreen are exciting new interface devices that allow the user to program a virtual key layout or use an existing DAT/EM Keypad overlay.


Magellan is introducing the industry's first vehicle navigation device with a OneTouch user interface. The new Magellan Maestro 4350 series, featuring an evolutionary new interface which eases use and reduces driver distraction, is available nationwide.


MetaCarta, Inc. and partner
ArdentMC have provided a location-based situational awareness solution for the Department of Homeland Security National Operation Center (NOC). The solution was used during the Democratic and Republican National Conventions and during Hurricanes Gustav, Hanna and Ike to combine information from open news sources and DHS intelligence on a map so that watch standers could visualize what was happening in a specific geographic area as real-time events occur.


MetaCarta, Inc. announced a JavaScript Developers Toolkit that enables rapid development of GeoWeb applications on MetaCarta's Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (MetaCarta GSRP). GeoWeb applications are web-based, location-aware applications that help visualize trends, generate new revenue, drive premium services, and enhance intelligence analysis.


ADC WorldMap, provider of comprehensive, current and seamless geographic digital data for the entire world, is pleased to announce the release of ADC WorldMap Digital Atlas Version 5.2. Along with providing up to date Country and level one Administrative Boundaries for the entire world, the new release also offers improved coastlines and city populations.


geoXMF LLC, an enterprise GIS performance company, announced the release of XMF Accelerator, a commercial off-the-shelf, web-based software tool for simple, easy and fast enterprise GIS search and data access.


3Dconnexion, a Logitech company, announced that its line of 3D mice is now supported by Microsoft Corporation’s WorldWide Telescope, developed by Microsoft Research. 3D mice can enhance the experience for astronomy enthusiasts and educators flying through the virtual universe and exploring visually rich images of constellations and planets, whether for education or fun.


Around the Web







Events

 
Date: November 11 - 13, 2008
Place: Hotel Okura Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE) are pleased to present the Third Annual International Airport Geographic Information Systems Conference, November 11-13, 2008 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Following the first two successful conferences in 2006 and 2007, which drew more than 130 attendees from 25 countries, the third conference promises to be an educational experience you will not want to miss! By attending this unique conference, which has been lengthened by a half-day and includes additional general sessions and an extra luncheon, you will learn from European, American, African and Asian airports how and why GIS is being used at large and small airports, as
well as the ways in which GIS has made airports safer and more efficient. Airports from all corners of the world, new to GIS or experienced with GIS implementation, are welcome to participate!
Date: November 13 - 14, 2008
Place: Classroom Resource Group Learning Center

One Glenlake Parkway, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30328 USA

This hands-on workshop focuses on teaching the fundamentals of using a Geographic Information System (GIS) for community analysis. Participants will learn to create thematic maps with
Census data, Geocoding (Address mapping) and Spatial Queries. Other features of the workshop are learning to extract Census data and good map layout and design.
Date: November 16 - 20, 2008
Place: Denver, CO USA

This conference extends the William T. Pecora Memorial Remote Sensing Symposium tradition of emphasizing the applications and benefits of land imaging data. In addition, given the recent release of an Office of Science and Technology Policy report recommending the United States maintain a core operational capability for land imagery through the creation of a U.S. National Land Imaging Program, a special focus of Pecora 17 will be on the challenges of migrating satellite programs from reasearch missions to operational capabilities.
Date: November 17 - 19, 2008
Place: Shaw Conference Centre

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

It’s time to inspire, innovate and collaborate at the 2008 GIS Conference, GeoAlberta will bring together over 500 GIS professionals from around Western Canada to discuss and collaborate on the latest in GIS applications, technologies and innovation.GeoAlberta is a collaborative effort between the four associations - the Alberta Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), the Alberta Chapter of the Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA), the Alberta Geomatics Group (AGG), and GeoEdmonton.
Date: November 18 - 20, 2008
Place: Huntsville, AL USA

The Rocket City Geospatial Conference will present a wide range of key topics of local and regional interest. The following list is presented as a guideline for proposed topics of discussion and for anyone interested in submitting a presentation:
  • Evolving Directions for Discovery and Access to Geospatial Information
  • Visualization and Analysis Tools for Geospatial Decision Support
  • Date: November 19 - 20, 2008
    Place: Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center

    Tallahassee, FL USA

    We invite you to join us at our seventh annual SHRUG GIS workshop "GIS Revolution". We want you to participate by being an attendee, a vendor, a speaker, and/or a poster presenter.
    Date: November 20 - 21, 2008
    Place: University of Houston Central Campus

    University Center 2nd Floor, TX USA

    This event is the largest showcase of how Geographic Information Systems are used in the City of Houston and surrounding areas. For two days, business people, educators, students, and the general public are given a free access pass to products and services that encompass GIS.
    Date: November 20 - 21, 2008
    Place: Knowledge Source

    3100 Smoketree Court, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27604 USA

    This hands-on workshop focuses on teaching the fundamentals of using a Geographic Information System (GIS) for community analysis. Participants will learn to create thematic maps with Census data, Geocoding (Address mapping) and Spatial Queries. Other features of the workshop are learning to extract Census data and good map layout and design.
    Date: December 2 - 6, 2008
    Place: Ocean Hotel

    Guangzhou, China

    PORSEC 2008 , the Ninth Biennial Conference with the overall theme-Oceanic Manifestation of Global Changes, will be held in Guangzhou, China on December 2nd-6th, 2008, hosted by the South China Sea Institute of Oceanology (SCSIO), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
    Date: December 2 - 5, 2008
    Place: The Venetian Resort Hotel

    Las Vegas, NV USA

    It’s the perfect opportunity for me to talk with customers from all over the world about their projects, their use of Autodesk tools, and the challenges they’re facing in their day-to-day work.
    Date: December 4, 2008
    Place: Charles River Public Internet Center

    154 Moody Street , Waltham, MA 02454 USA

    This hands-on workshop focuses on teaching the fundamentals of using a Geographic Information System (GIS) for community analysis. Participants will learn to create thematic maps with Census data, Geocoding (Address mapping) and Spatial Queries. Other features of the workshop are learning to extract Census data and good map layout and design.
    Date: December 11 - 12, 2008
    Place: New Horizons Computer Learning Center

    4510 West 77th Street, Suite 210 , Edina, MN 55435 USA

    This hands-on workshop focuses on teaching the fundamentals of using a Geographic Information System (GIS) for community analysis. Participants will learn to create thematic maps with Census data, Geocoding (Address mapping) and Spatial Queries. Other features of the workshop are learning to extract Census data and good map layout and design.
    Date: January 7, 2009
    Place: New Horizons Computer Center

    2125 N 120th Street , Omaha, NE 68164 USA

    This hands-on workshop focuses on teaching the fundamentals of using a Geographic Information System (GIS) for community analysis. Participants will learn to create thematic maps with Census data, Geocoding (Address mapping) and Spatial Queries. Other features of the workshop are learning to extract Census data and good map layout and design.


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