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In line with the rapid development of the Group’s activities, the Board of Directors announcedthe appointment of Mr. Jean Gabriel as CEO of the STAR-APIC International Group.
Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces the release of RedSpider Enterprise 3.5.2. With numerous enhancements, RedSpider Enterprise has increased its compliance with the Open Geospatial Consortium and International Organization for Standardization (OGC/ISO) standards.
Hexagon, the parent company of Leica Geosystems, has acquired all outstanding shares of the Spanish company Santiago & Cintra Ibérica S.A. (www.santiagoecintra.es). Santiago & Cintra is a distributor and service provider for positioning solutions in applications such as geomatics, GIS & mapping, and machine control for agriculture and construction. The company currently has 48 employees operating out of the headquarters in Madrid and three sales offices in Valencia, Barcelona and Seville.
The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) announced that Professor Dr Armin Gruen, Chair of Photogrammetry at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich, Switzerland is the winner of the ISPRS Brock Gold Medal for 2008. The Medal is donated by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, and is awarded for an outstanding landmark in the evolution of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences.
Merrick & Company was awarded a $1.86 million contract with the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC). LiDAR data will be collected over a 3,695 square mile project area. The H-GAC’s Geographic Data Committee (GDC) is made up of over than 60 agencies that participate in geographic information system (GIS) data sharing, education/training, and cost sharing.
Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer, Cadcorp, has announced that Aragon Housing Association has recently awarded it a contract for the supply and implementation of multiple licences of Cadcorp SIS – Spatial Information System software. The new software replaces Aragon Housing Association’s existing GIS facilities from another vendor.
Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that Flevoland Province of the Netherlands will implement Leica Image Manager. Officially founded in 1986, Flevoland includes the main body of the land reclaimed from the former Zuiderzee (or South-Sea), which was closed by the Enclosure Dam of 1932.
Ordnance Survey (OS), Britain’s national mapping agency, has renewed and extended its Enterprise Licence Agreement (ELA) with ESRI (UK).
Only 48 hours after UNOSAT, a United Nations operational programme of UNITAR that provides an enhanced access to satellite imagery, contacted Infoterra GmbH's teams in Friedrichshafen, the company's experts were able to deliver a readily processed high-resolution radar image acquired by the new German radar satellite TerraSAR-X.