Alex Brown hosted “Introduction to Network GIS” at Clark University (Worcester, MA) this month. He offers the Web presentation materials for the seminar from various sources on this website.
The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) offers a Crime and Intelligence Analysis (CIA) option as part of its Bachelor of Technology degree in Forensic Investigation. It’s the first of its kind in Canada and supported by ESRI and other commerical partners. The new option “seeks to meet increasing demand for crime and intelligence analysts in the fields of law enforcement, business and security.”
by Adena Schutzberg on 04/28 at 06:10 AM |
by Adena Schutzberg on 04/27 at 11:11 AM |
Ok, I missed that bit of news that seems to have occurred in late 2005. I found it because the former president of GeoVantage just took a new job and the acquisition is mentioned in the press release.
As for Deere, it has no release on the acquisition, but does note that it now offers the OptiGroTM Variable Rate Imaging System “based on leading edge technology from GeoVantage, an aerial imagery company recently acquired by John Deere Agri Services. The system was developed by John Deere and is marketed through agricultural service providers.”
So, another aerial imagery company with hopes of serving the ag market gets acquired…
by Adena Schutzberg on 04/27 at 10:18 AM |
Per a press release Xybernaut (remember them? They used to wander around the ESRI User Conference with wearable computers) will be auctioning off its patents to try to raise enough cash to get out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The patents in question are referred to as the Waypoint patents and are about targeted adverising, not wearable computers.
The “Waypoint” patent group sets forth technology and business processes to provide wireless direct mail by sending information to targeted mobile users at specific locations.
The press release seems to suggest that Google or a similar advertising business might want them.
by Adena Schutzberg on 04/27 at 09:56 AM |
Per the AP:
Brunswick Corp. on Thursday said it plans to sell substantially all of its Brunswick New Technologies business unit, which makes GPS technologies and other portable consumer navigation products.
The unit includes Navman - which offer consumer and some fitness GPS products. (I wasn’t a big fan of the one I reviewed.)
The company plans to focus on its core products: marine, fitness, bowling and billiards.
by Adena Schutzberg on 04/27 at 09:37 AM |