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April 16, 2014

CompassData Buys Spatial Information Solutions Assets

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 9, 2014—CompassData, a worldwide provider of geospatial data and services, has purchased the assets of Spatial Information Solutions (SIS) of Starkville, Miss. CompassData will continue the SIS Map Accuracy Tools product line, which includes the popular Accuracy Analyst and Topo Analyst software, relied upon by geospatial end users in the defense, civilian

April 16, 2014

CompassData Certified by FAA to Collect and Verify Data for Aviation Mapping

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 14, 2014—CompassData, a worldwide provider of geospatial data and services, has received DO-200A certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for collection and processing of survey and ground control data used in the creation of Airport Mapping Database (AMDB) products. “DO-200A certification enables CompassData to provide Ground Control Points (GCPs) for generation

April 16, 2014

DAT/EM Systems International Selected as Photogrammetric 
Software Provider for Ordnance Survey, Great Britain

Anchorage, Alaska, April 9, 2014—Ordnance Survey, Great Britain has selected DAT/EM Systems International® as their primary photogrammetric mapping software provider. The Summit Evolution™ software will be used for GIS and land base feature capture and editing for their mapping programs within Great Britain. Ordnance Survey purchased 35 Summit Evolution licenses after a yearlong trial period

April 16, 2014

Esri Geospatial Technology Speeds Analysis for US Army

Redlands, Calif., April 7, 2014—Esri has provided a recently revised set of customized templates to the US Army for its Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A). These easy-to-use templates come with maps, analytic capabilities, and other visualization tools, as well as a simple information model for creating geospatial products. The templates will help geospatial engineers, intelligence analysts, and

April 16, 2014

NGA Joins GitHub, Offers Code to Help Disaster Response

SPRINGFIELD, Va., April 10, 2014—The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency this week joined GitHub, a popular social network that allows programmers to collaborate and share computer code between users.  The network allows developers to modify, distribute and perform work on the code - either to improve NGA's product, or for their own use. Participating on GitHub will

April 16, 2014

PCI Geomatics Delivers High-Speed and Automated Historical Airphoto Processing System to Nationwide Environmental Title Research

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada, April 10, 2014—PCI Geomatics has successfully delivered its high-speed and automated Historical Airphoto Processing (HAP) system to Nationwide Environmental Title Research (NETR). “The HAP system has really reduced our project turnaround time,” said Brett Perry, President of NETR. “Our operations have become more streamlined, while we increase productivity at a reduced

April 16, 2014

Psomas Chooses Optech Lynx SG1 Mobile Mapper for Highway Surveying

Toronto, April 14, 2014—Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of high-accuracy lidar 3D survey systems and productivity-enhancing workflow software, is pleased to announce delivery of a Lynx SG1 Mobile Mapper™ to Psomas. One of the top-ranked engineering and survey firms in the United States, Psomas provides services in the transportation, water,

April 16, 2014

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Deploys RIEGL LMS-Q1560

Orlando, Fla., April 7, 2014—RIEGL USA is proud to announce that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) recently deployed its RIEGL LMS-Q1560 airborne laser scanner system! NASA JPL is utilizing the RIEGL LMS-Q1560 to more completely and accurately measure snowpack depth of major mountain watersheds. This will be accomplished through the use of innovative airborne LiDAR from

April 16, 2014

Sewall and CAI Technologies Announce New Cooperative Agreement

OLD TOWN, Maine, and LITTLETON, N.H., April 8, 2014—James W. Sewall Company of Old Town, Maine, and Cartographic Associates, Inc. (dba CAI Technologies) of Littleton, New Hampshire, have announced a new cooperative agreement whereby clients will benefit from the expertise of two GIS companies instead of one. According to the agreement, Sewall and CAI will

April 9, 2014

Blue Marble Releases GeoCalc 7.0 with EPSG “Area of Use” Polygon Data

Hallowell, Maine, April 2, 2014—Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the release of the GeoCalc 7.0 software development kit (SDK). This release features new functionality to display and utilize the EPSG “Area of Use” Polygon dataset, improved Vertical Coordinate system handling, and new and improved Dominion Land Survey classes  now provide utility functions