GIS News: Bentley, SuperGeo, SatNav, Urban Mapping

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Bentley Systems, GAF, SuperGeo, SatNav, and Urban Mapping provide today’s geospatial industry news.

Bentley Systems has issued a call for entries for its 2011 Be Inspired Awards.

All nominees in this year’s program will receive an invitation to the Be Inspired: Thought Leadership in Infrastructure event in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Nov. 8 to 9, 2011, and will have their projects profiled in Bentley’s globally distributed Year in Infrastructure publication. An independent panel of jurors from the infrastructure community, academia, and the media will choose three finalists from each of the competition’s 20 categories. The finalists will receive an expense-paid trip to the Be Inspired event, where they will have the opportunity to present the best practices behind their projects before the jurors, senior executives at leading infrastructure organizations, and more than 50 key business and trade press journalists. In addition, the finalists and winners will be acknowledged during the Be Inspired Awards ceremony.

GAF has completed services in Western Madagascar for the UN-IFAD and ESA, providing earth observation products including:

  • Recent land cover map with 10m spatial resolution
  • High resolution digital elevation model
  • Customized information layers regarding slope and aspect for GIS import
  • Basic drainage system mapping for irrigation planning and flood prevention

Koperasi Ladang, the commercial arm of PKPKM, a N.G.O. of smallholders with more than 100,000 members through out Malaysia, has selected SuperGIS Desktop 3.

Indian company, SatNav has entered a joint venture with Dutch company AND.  The agreement will provide SatNav access to AND data for over 200 countries.

Urban Mapping announced a new agreement that will provide Oracle’s products to include direct access Urban Mapping’s Mapfluence platform.

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