Jena-Optronik GmbH announces the new affordable Jena Airborne Scanner JAS 150, a second generation digital sensor with enhanced flexibility and reliability. Developed for photogrammetry, mapping and remote sensing of medium and large areas, the device represents a new generation of digital aerial cameras. Offering the highest resolution on the market - up to 5cm from 1000m flight altitude - the JAS 150 satisfies high resolution imaging requirements. Info extracted from www.spatialnews.com
Kongsberg Spacetec has signed a contract with the Danish Meteorological Institute for delivery of two ground stations capable of receiving and processing data from NOAA and METOP satellites. Info extracted from Spacetec
Infoterra Ltd., a world leader in the provision of geographic information products and services, has posted record growth of 33 per cent in 2004. It is the company??s second consecutive year of record growth. Information extracted from Infoterra
Munich, Germany, July 1, 2005 – Definiens AG today announced an agreement with Sinclair Knight Merz, an Australia-based professional services firm, to serve as a reseller of eCognition products for Australia and New Zealand.
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. Definiens AG announced an agreement with Sinclair Knight Merz, an Australia-based professional services firm, to serve as a reseller of eCognition products for Australia and New Zealand.
Darmstadt, 7 July 2005
?± The executive body of EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, has approved a three-year trial of data dissemination in South America in order to make data available to more regions within the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) footprint and to further expand EUMETSAT??s user base. (Source Eumetsat
EADS Defence and Communications Systems (DCS) has just signed a contract worth 19.3 million euros with the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment for the turnkey provision of a complete environmental and natural resources monitoring system, to be operated by the national Centre for Remote Sensing in Vietnam. Info extracted from EADS
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. At an important juncture for EU research policy, this month saw the inauguration of the UK Presidency??s R&D and innovation portal. Top billing on the Union??s research agenda during Britain??s six-month stint at the helm goes to the forthcoming Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7).
Toulouse - July 1, 2005 - At the meeting of its Board of Directors 22 June, Spot Image named Herv?‡ Buchwalter as its new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, as of 1 July. He succeeds Jean-Marc Nasr who lead the company since 2001 and who is moving to a new position within the EADS group. Info at SPOT
THEOS will provide Thailand with worldwide geo-referenced image products and image processing capabilities for applications in cartography, land use, agricultural monitoring, forestry management, coastal zone monitoring and flood risk management - providing access to any part of Thailand in less than 2 days. Info extracted from Space Daily.
(Source IHT- The Asahi Shimbun) At this week's Group of Eight summit, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi will propose easing conditions on Kyoto Protocol projects to make emissions credits easier for Japan and other nations to get, government sources said. Preventing global warming is one of the top issues on the agenda for the G-8 summit from Wednesday to Friday in Gleneagles, Scotland, along with addressing poverty, especially in Africa.
The G8 made a commitment at Evian to strengthen international cooperation on global Earth observations. (Credits GEO
PARIS and ROME, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA) and Finmeccanica (Milano: SIFI.MI, FNC.IM) today announced the successful creation of two new joint ventures effective as of July 1st 2005: Alcatel Alenia Space and Telespazio Holding. The creation of these two new companies represents a great opportunity for their growth. Their common objectives will be to consolidate leadership in telecommunication satellite systems and services, to acquire a strong position in the most important European programs, such as Galileo and GMES, and to strengthen space defence and security, as well as observation, exploration and science. Info extracted from Yahoo.com
The objective of the ESA Earth Observation Market Development invitation to tender is to foster the use of Earth Observation services within the sustainability reporting practises of large multinational companies committed to corporate sustainable development. More information is available from EOMD
Singapore -- CRISP (Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing) signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Spot Image, S.A., to become a partner in Spot Asia, the regional Spot Image subsidiary located in Singapore. CRISP, the world class satellite image receiving and processing station, has worked closely with Spot Asia since 1995 when the station began receiving SPOT satellite transmissions. The new Spot Asia JV combines technical expertise with commercial operations to increase product and service offerings for Southeast Asian markets. Info extracted from Directions magazine.