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March 19, 2013

Geocent Wins Contract to Provide Navy Weather Data on a Geospatial Map

March 6, 2013, Stennis Space Center, Miss.—Geocent announced today it has been selected to provide Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) the ability to display their forecasted ocean weather data and observations of current ocean weather data on a geospatial map so that it can be viewed on tools such as Google Earth and other Open Geospatial

March 19, 2013

MGGP Aero First to Purchase UltraCam Eagle in Poland

Graz, Austria — March 5, 2013 — MGGP Aero Ltd. has contracted with Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit and subsidiary to purchase an UltraCam Eagle digital aerial camera system with a 210mm lens, which is well suited for high altitude flying. MGGP Aero has been providing aerial mapping and photogrammetric services to customers in the government,

March 19, 2013

Overwatch Appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 5 for the Third Time

AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2013—Overwatch, a strategic business of Textron Systems Advanced Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has been appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Maturity Level 5 by the CMMI Institute. Overwatch first attained this highest CMMI maturity level in 2007. Versed

March 19, 2013

RapidEye Completes Imagery-Based MALAREO Project

Berlin, Germany, March 14, 2013—RapidEye, a leader in high-resolution, wide area repetitive coverage of earth through its constellation of five satellites, announced today that the African Malaria Control Project, MALAREO, which incorporates RapidEye data, has come to a close and results are now available on the project’s website. MALAREO, which began just over two years

March 19, 2013

Chinese Firm GeoStar Purchases SimActive Software

Montreal, Canada, March 12, 2013—SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce that Chinese firm GeoStar has purchased its Correlator3D™ product. The software will be used to generate surface and terrain models, orthophotos and mosaics.  The transaction was brokered by Vexcel Spatial Information Technical Co. Ltd. (Vexcel-China), SimActive’s partner in China.

March 13, 2013

East View Releases the LandScan Global Archive

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., March 5, 2013—East View is pleased to announce the release of a special compilation of historical global population datasets developed by the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The LandScan Global Archive includes eleven annual editions of the LandScan Global Population Database from the year 2000 through 2010. East View became the

March 13, 2013

Esri Press Publishes Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future

Redlands, Calif., March 1, 2013—Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future details how working scientists develop conservation plans using the best available scientific methods, data, and technology for sustainable development, the preservation of natural resources, and the protection of wildlife. Each of the 15 chapters is written by a different team of conservation specialists. The book includes

March 13, 2013

Exelis Visual Information Solutions Announces New Image Analysis Services for the Cloud

BOULDER, Colo., March 4, 2013–ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) subsidiary Exelis Visual Information Solutions has released new technology that makes it possible for organizations to easily extend image analysis capabilities to an entire user base through a cloud or enterprise framework. The new product, ENVI Services Engine, is based on the scientific algorithms in ENVI image

March 13, 2013

New Esri Applications Available from ArcGIS Online, Apple App Store and Google Play

Redlands, Calif., March 6, 2013—Esri has created two new applications to monitor daily operations and simplify field data collection. Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS provides a common operating picture and allows decision makers to monitor, track, and report on daily operations. Collector for ArcGIS allows users to capture and report spatial and/or tabular information directly from

March 13, 2013

ASPRS Names New 2013 Officers

Bethesda, Md., March 4, 2013—The results of the 2013 election have been tallied by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Tellers Committee and they reported that Lynn Usery, U.S. Geological Survey, won the election to become ASPRS Vice President for 2013.  With the installation of officers at the ASPRS Annual Conference in