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ESRI announces the Business GIS Summit will coincide with the ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC) at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, in July. This will allow ESRI to open its resources to the wider business geographic information system (GIS) community and help the entire ESRI user base learn from and apply the business benefits and process improvement strategies common to commercial-sector GIS users. Attendees of the ESRI UC and Business GIS Summit will be able to share experiences and best practices while taking advantage of the wealth of information and technical knowledge that has made both events so popular.
For more information on the summit and to register, visit
Trimble announced revenue of $289.0 million for its first quarter ended April 3, 2009, down approximately 19 percent from revenue of $355.3 million in the first quarter of 2008. See
ArcGIS 9.3.1, which began shipping , helps you create and share modern Web maps that are relevant to your entire organization. This release of
ESRI's integrated collection of geographic information system (GIS) software products focuses on improving the performance of dynamic map publishing and increasing the visibility of geographic information.
Edgetech America, Inc. has released the second major version of MapSpeller for ArcGIS. This ArcMap extension spell checks and corrects errors in map and layout annotations, grouped graphics, legends and scale objects conventionally and spatially (patent pending).
The latest aerial photography and detailed earth surface models from
Bluesky are being used for demonstration in a state of the art software package developed to assess the risk and impact of flooding. The ISIS by Halcrow suite is one of the leading software packages for river modeling, used extensively across the world for flood forecasting, flood risk mapping and flood alleviation scheme design by government organizations, environmental regulators and engineering consultants. To support the launch of ISIS 2D Halcrow has included some GeoPerspectives aerial photography and Digital Terrain Models (DTMs) from Bluesky, to enable users to evaluate the improved modeling functionality.
Field PC is a ultra-rugged PDA built to perform in extreme environments.
Juniper Systems, Inc. announces the newAllegro MX Field PC. The ultra-rugged Allegro features Windows Mobile 6.1, IP67 rating, robust full keyboard, integrated Bluetooth® Wireless Technology and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g option, long-term battery life, and highly outdoor-visible display. The Allegro MX runs Microsoft Windows Mobile version 6.1 and is powered by an XScale core 624MHz processor. The Allegro MX is an ideal solution for mobile GIS when running ESRI ArcPad or ArcGIS Mobile. Durable in extreme environments, the Allegro is the premier choice for those in need of a rugged field computer with a full keyboard. Use
the Allegro to collect, document, navigate, communicate, search, and share information. The Allegro MX is your long-term field companion.
G-Tek Solutions, a start up GIS software provider specializing in stand alone GIS software, is pleased to announce two new GIS based products:
G-Tek Solutions is optimistic in the use of KML file format and believes it will become more popular as a means of reducing production costs related to GIS. The objective of the software is to provide an alternative means at viewing data to organizations that may not have a huge budget and to help non-GIS users view data without expensive GIS software.
The upcoming release of
IVS 3D’s Fledermaus software includes FM Geocoder, available both as a standalone module and as part of the
FM Habitat and FM Pro bundles. Existing Fledermaus Professional license holders under a support and maintenance agreement will receive a no-cost upgrade to the new Version 7 FM Pro bundle that will include FM Geocoder.
Demonstrating continued commitment to delivering a digital map database with the broadest and deepest global coverage,
Tele Atlas, a leading global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location based solutions, announced the availability of new digital maps and related content covering Chile and Uruguay and updated maps of Argentina and Brazil. The announcement strengthens Tele Atlas’ regional lead by building on the company’s Latin American database, which now includes coverage of five countries, more than 1.7 million kilometers and more than 750,000 points of interest (POIs). Tele Atlas customers such as Digibase, Google and TomTom have already launched solutions using Tele Atlas Latin American maps.
Version 10.0 of InfoWorks, FloodWorks and InfoNet just released further underlines
Wallingford Software’s acknowledged position as the pre-eminent modeling software developers for the water industry. A major addition to InfoWorks RS, CS and SD is the new collapsing wall functionality of the 2D engine. Initially developed to model cascades of falling dams V10.0 enables any type of barrier to collapse based on either; depth, water level, velocity or unit force criteria. A whole ‘wall’ or just segments can be collapsed. This new release incorporates considerable new enhancements and features that bring benefits by way of greater productivity, efficiency and performance.
ERDAS Inc. announces ERDAS TITAN 2009, Version 9.3.3, providing more flexibility in the industry’s most unique and powerful online network for sharing data. ERDAS TITAN can now be run both online and offline.
ERDAS TITAN is a secure solution for rapid permission-based data publishing from the desktop. ERDAS TITAN provides access to unlimited data resources across the organization and enables consumption in a variety of desktop, Internet and 3D virtual globe applications. Empowered by a 3D virtual globe, users create data and content mash ups that can be quickly published and viewed by others.
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