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Ness Technologies, Inc. , a global provider of information technology solutions and services, today announced that it was engaged by the Spatial Information Division of Prague Municipality to implement the Digital Map of Prague (DMP) project, worth $6 million. The project includes building a digital map of the Prague area to be used as the reference source for the division's geographical information systems, and flexible, operational digital map management to facilitate ongoing enhancement of quality and content. DMP will simplify planning queries, supporting various authorities, and will benefit the Czech capital's citizens.
MAPPS has announced that Jack Dangermond, President and Founder, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), will be the keynote speaker at the association's 2008 Winter Conference in Rancho Mirage (Palm Springs), CA. The conference is January 31 through February 4, at the Westin Mission Hills Resort, with Dangermond's keynote presentation on the afternoon of Thursday, January 31 at 4:30 pm (PST).
GE Energy has announced the availability of its new geospatial network design and maintenance product portfolio built using Oracle Database, Oracle Spatial and Oracle Fusion Middleware.
Simon Holmes ACMA has been appointed the new Finance Director at leading aerial photography and mapping product company Getmapping Plc.
1Spatial have released Radius Check Lite, a simple heath check tool for Oracle-based spatial databases. Working on both Oracle Locator and Oracle Spatial this tool provides a simple and easy-to-use way of validating the set-up of a spatial database. It is suitable for any user from a DBA through to the GIS user, and has the added benefit of actually educating the novice user about the conditions required for a spatial database.
ATP, a leading manufacturer of DRAM and flash memory solutions, today introduced the new GPS Photo Finder -- a portable photo accessory that allows for convenient 'geotagging' of digital photos taken by any digital camera. Geotagging is a new cutting edge feature in digital photography which allows users to associate images with the locations where their pictures were taken.
Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, announced that it has acquired privately-held Burnsville, Minnesota-based RouteView Technologies, Inc.
Petrobrás SA, an integrated Brazilian company that performs oil and oil by-product exploration, production, refining, and transportation, has won a 2007 BE Award in the “Geospatial Mapping and Cadastre” category for its Obstacles Management System. This $20 million project enables Petrobrás to systematically map more than 40,000 surface and deep-sea obstacles in Brazil’s Campos, Santos, Espírito Santo, and Rio Grande do Norte oil basins.
INRIX Eases the Stress of Holiday Travel with Real-Time Traffic Information - Now Available in 117 M
Just in time for the usually-frantic holiday travel surge, INRIX(R), the leading provider of traffic information in the U.S., has added even more coverage across more cities to get everyone "over the river and through the woods," or to the airport, or the mall with reliable, accurate real-time traffic information. INRIX leads the traffic information industry with real-time flow coverage in 117 markets in the U.S. and the U.K. and over 55,000 miles of roadways.