Gibson Petroleum Selects Cquay to Add Location Intelligence to Fleet Management System
Gibson Petroleum Company Ltd., an industry leader in the movement of oil and gas, has signed a services contract with Cquay Inc. for a pilot of Common Ground(R) services. Cquay’s Common Ground location intelligence platform will provide real-time mapping and spatial analysis capabilities for Gibson’s TIGER project, an intranet-based, fleet management system. Cquay will integrate its Common Ground service platform with Gibson’s existing fleet tracking software, enabling Gibson’s dispatch center to display the location of fleet vehicles with pinpoint accuracy on a map, instantly determine cargo and capacity, and dynamically find the most suitable vehicle to service a customer. The TIGER project will enhance Gibson’s ability to provide transparent, efficient transportation services to their customers and improve asset utilization.
Admiralty Corporation, DBA Ruby Mining Company has created a strategic alliance with noted scientists for the development of operating capabilities exploiting the highest level of technology for aerial mapping of areas rich in marine archeology.Admiralty Corporation has an exclusive permit to search for historic shipwrecks on the Pedro Bank off the coast of Jamaica. The capabilities will allow significant target recognition, enhancement and discrimination among anomalies located in the search area.
NovaLIS Technologies announces the official release of Land Development Office version 8.1. Land Development Office (LDO) is a scalable solution that enables land records organizations of any size and budget to ensure the consistent application of regulations, increase staff productivity, and improve customer service.Land Development Office automates government workflow practices such as permitting, code compliance, licensing, planning, and project tracking. LDO links all land development data across departments. Integration with third party software such as ESRI’s ArcView 8.1 and ArcSDE 8.1, report generating tools, and billing systems create a seamless environment for growth management. This version of LDO is web enabled to further facilitate the sharing and flow of information. Using LDO’s web interface, jurisdictions can provide online services to citizens and developers. LDO’s web interface also enables all LDO functions to be used in an application service provider (ASP) mode.
KOREM, a leader in web-mapping and developer of GIS technologies, has been awarded “Canadian Partner of the Year 2001” by MapInfo Corporation. The award was presented to Mr. Luc Vaillancourt, Vice-President, Business Development at KOREM, while attending MapWorld 2001 in Orlando, Florida on November 10 to 15. KOREM was awarded this title for not only significantly contributing to MapInfo’s sales but also for their product innovations built on MapInfo platforms like MapXtreme and MapInfo Professional. This recognition is referring to KOREM’s unique technological expertise in the development of Web-based JAVA Solutions. KOREM is recognized for the development and marketing of Push’n’See 4.0, the new generation of its GEObroadcasting software, which was officially launched at MapWorld 2001.
NASA scrubs shuttle launch after mishap in space
NASA managers scrubbed the scheduled Thursday launch of the space shuttle Endeavour after a Russian-built cargo ship failed to dock properly with the international space station. U.S. and Russian officials decided to delay the launch at least 24 hours while they mulled a decision on how to correct the problem or if a correction is even necessary.
The Global Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) will be introduced in Ranga Reddy district, hyderabad, India soon to regulate the traffic.
A decision in this regard has been taken at a meeting organised by the Ranga Reddy Police at the District Collectorate here on Tuesday to discuss the traffic problems and their solutions. The meeting was attended by the representatives of 12 municipalities, Road Transport Corporation, Roads & Buildings and other departments of the district.
Acclaimed IT expert on spatial technology, Dr IV Muralikrishna, has been invited to deliver the key note address at an international conference on “Meaningful GIS and Spatial data Infrastructure development and challenges associated with such development.” The conference is being hosted by the Austral-Asian Urban Regional Information Systems Association (AURISA-2001) to be held in November 2001 at Melbourne.
China’s 1st Remote Sensing Archeology Lab Launched
The first joint laboratory in China for remote sensing archeology opened here Thursday. The lab was jointly sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Ministry of Education, and the State Administration of Cultural Heritage. Guo Huadong, director of the Institute of Remote Sensing Applications of the CAS, said the lab is to be made open and comprehensive so as to carry out broad, multi-level archeological research with international cooperation. The lab is expected to become a national center for academic research, information exchange, and personnel training in this aspect.