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GIS News: Bentley Keynote Report, Topcon Wins “Cool Vendor in Energy and Utilities” award

GIS News: Bentley Keynote Report, Topcon Wins “Cool Vendor in Energy and Utilities” award

Today’s geospatial industry news includes the “Cool Vendor in Energy and Utilities” award for Topcon, the release of the Bentley User Conference Keynote Report, and contract awards for Nvision, Timmons Group, and SuperGeo. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) will be holding its next OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings from 12-17 June 2011 […]

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GeoBriefs: Google Maps adds biking directions, new ArcGIS Explorer released, Aerial update for Bing Maps

GeoBriefs: Google Maps adds biking directions, new ArcGIS Explorer released, Aerial update for Bing Maps

The Official Google Blog announced the addition of biking directions to Google Maps.  Shannon Guyman, Product Manager at Google explains why it took until now to add biking directions, “we wanted to include as much bike trail data as possible, provide efficient routes, allow riders to customize their trip, make […]

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Online Mapping Sued

Online Mapping Sued

What do Expedia, Google, Microsoft, the Washington Post, Ticketmaster, Travelocity, Tripadvisor, Yahoo, Yellow Pages, Yelp, and Zagat Survey have in common?  They are all being sued by Webmap Technologies LLC for infringement of patent 6,772,142 called Method and Apparatus for Collecting and Expressing Geographically Referenced Data. Read more: Google, Microsoft, […]