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Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Japan Carries Out Surveying Projects

The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan is currently carrying out surveying projects in accordance with the country’s long-term plan for basic surveys, which covers basic surveys for the ten-year period from 2009 to 2018. The Long-Term Plan has been...

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

China Bans Foreign Companies from Online Mapping, Except Joint Ventures

Foreign companies are effectively banned from providing Internet mapping services in China, however joint ventures are exempted, according to a notice issued by the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping on Wednesday. The notice cited an amended...

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

XYGO Maps Chile’s Major Cities with IP-S2 LiDAR

XYGO, based in Santiago, Chile, is using Topcon Positioning Systems' (TPS) IP-S2 to map all of central Chile's main cities with LiDAR. The IP-S2 is a vehicle-mounted system with three laser scanners and a multi-lens digital camera....

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Viet Nam – To Boost Rural Areas, says PM

Building a new rural model is an urgent mission and a strategic policy for the sustainable development of Viet Nam, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at the launching ceremony for the Central Council for Emulation and...

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2012 Busan, Korea

Welcome to the International Water Association (IWA)’s first electronic newsletter for the next IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition which will be held in Busan, South Korea from 16 to 21 September 2012. As planning proceeds and...

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

New Appointments at FOIF Survey

Optical Instrument Co., Ltd. held a meeting of shareholders and the fourth board to decide the resolution: Chuang Yuan Technology Co., Ltd. General Manager Mr. Zhu Zhihao to act as Vice Chairman; Mr. Cao Yidong (the original...

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Topcon Makes Initial Purchase of Finnish Software Company

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has purchased a significant ownership interest in DynaRoad Oy, a software company located in Helsinki, Finland. DynaRoad develops project management software for civil engineering and infrastructure construction.

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

OGC Technical Meetings – June 2011 in Taiwan

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced that it will hold the next OGC Technical Committee and Planning Committee meetings. The week’s events will run concurrently with the Third International AR (Augmented Reality) Standards Meeting, which the OGC...

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Official Opening of the German Galileo Test and Development Environment GATE

The GATE test infrastructure is now capable of transmitting the Galileo OS, the Galileo Safety-of-Life (SoL) Service (functional), the Galileo Commercial Service (CS) and a Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) dummy signal. The GATE system upgrade has been...

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Fujifilm Selects NAVTEQ Maps New GPS Enabled Digital Cameras

NAVTEQ has been selected by Fujifilm to support the introduction of their new GPS-enabled digital cameras with map data and POI content. NAVTEQ is now supplying map and POI (points of interest) data for Fujifilm's FinePix F550EXR...