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standard Today in GIS: Aligned Assets Releases Gazetteer Management System, Topcon's New Welcome Center

Topcon ribbon cutting with Mark Contino, Mick Yamazaki, Ray O’Connor, Mark Bittner.

Today’s summary of geospatial industry press releases includes news from Aligned Assets and Topcon. Aligned Assets has released Symphony Bluelight Gazetteer, the United Kingdom’s first NAG-Compatible Gazetteer Management System.  This system will allow Fire & Rescue Services, Police Forces and Ambulance Services access to the national database of addresses (over 30 million records). [...]

standard Today in GIS: Free ArcGIS Online Seminar, Eco-Cultural Website…

3D computer model of the Bluewater Shopping Centre

Esri is offering a free seminar on May 12 (9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. PST) entitled “Making and Sharing Maps with ArcGIS Online.” During the seminar, you will learn how to create your own map and then share it with the public or your own private group. You [...]

standard Today in GIS: COM.Geo, Azteca's Cityworks Server PLL

Organizers of the COM.Geo conference, which is scheduled to happen in Washington, D.C. from May 23-25, released information about the event’s spotlights.  “Mobile Geospatial – Digital Earth on Mobile Phones and iPads” is one of the main themes and over forty presentation and talks will be held on this topic.  Related [...]

standard Today in GIS: gvSIG Italian Conference Reports, Strait of Bonifacio

Strait of Bonifacio. Credits: ESA

Reports from the fourth annual Italian gvSIG conference are available. ESA’s Earth from Space image of the week features the Strait of Bonifacio, located between the French island of Corsica and the Italian island of Sardinia.  The strait divides the Tyrrhenian Sea from the western Mediterranean Sea.  The image was created by combining [...]