Diversified Business Communications Acquires SPAR Point Research

Spar Point Research LLC has been acquired by Diversified Business Communications, a US-based trade show, publishing and eMedia company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Tom Greaves, founder of Spar Point Research, joins the Diversified management team as managing director of the Spar Point Group. "We are excited about the future growth opportunities for Spar Point Group as part of Diversified," Greaves said. "Diversified's resources will allow our team to expand our geographic reach more quickly and better serve the needs of users and suppliers of 3D imaging technologies worldwide." "Diversified is actively looking for opportunities to partner and acquire emerging industry... (read more)
2009-12-10 02:32:27

Geomares and Diversified Communications Announce Cooperation

Geomares and Diversified Communications have announced a cooperation whereby the media company’s Geo-matching.com product database will become the official supplier directory for the following trade events and e-media sites organised by Diversified: SPAR3D Expo & Conference, SPAR3D.com, International LiDAR Mapping Forum, Commercial UAV News, Commercial UAV Expo Europe and Commercial UAV Expo Americas. Exhibiting companies at Diversified’s events that have an expanded Geo-matching.com profile will be linked directly from the exhibitor list to their profile on Geo-matching.com, which includes information such as company description, contact information, videos, technical specifications, product categories and more. This will give event visitors direct online... (read more)
2017-01-17 10:27:46

Satellite Communications Vital for Africa

GIM International Interviews Paul Thomson, Regional Director, ImageAfrica
Availability of (geospatial) data in Africa always has, and still does represent a bottleneck. Poor communications infrastructure, lack of funds, price of geospatial data and a poor distribution network are just a few contributing factors. To help arrive at an urgently needed solution, ImageAfrica decided it needed to start by being on the spot. GIM International interviewed regional director Paul Thomson in Nairobi, Kenya. What made you and the United Kingdom ImageAfrica office decide to establish a site here in East Africa? It was felt that there existed a strong need for a set-up like this, and a huge potential... (read more)
2005-03-22 12:00:00

Satellite Communications Vital for Africa

GIM International Interviews Paul Thomson, Regional Director, ImageAfrica
Availability of (geospatial) data in Africa always has, and still does represent a bottleneck. Poor communications infrastructure, lack of funds, price of geospatial data and a poor distribution network are just a few contributing factors. To help arrive at an urgently needed solution, ImageAfrica decided it needed to start by being on the spot. GIM International interviewed regional director Paul Thomson in Nairobi, Kenya. What made you and the United Kingdom ImageAfrica office decide to establish a site here in East Africa? It was felt that there existed a strong need for a set-up like this, and a huge potential... (read more)
2005-03-22 12:00:00

Data Link for Remote Communications

Pacific Crest has introduced the ADL Sentry, a UHF radio for remote communications. It is an advanced, high-speed, data radio modem built to survive the demanding environments of remote sensing and environmental monitoring. The ADL Sentry joins the growing Advanced Data Link (ADL) product line that includes the ADL Foundation, a transceiver OEM modem board; the ADL RXO, a receive-only OEM board; and the ADL Vantage, a 4-Watt programmable UHF radio for survey applications. The ADL Sentry is a sophisticated 0.1-4.0 Watt radio modem that utilises the company's next generation ADL technology. It is backward compatible with existing Pacific Crest,... (read more)
2010-05-06 10:13:14

Javad GNSS Acquires ArWest Communications

Javad GNSS (the former Javad Navigation Systems) has acquired all assets of ArWest Communications Corp. ArWest Communications Corp. originally formed in 2003 to design narrow-band and spread-spectrum radios using digital signal-processing technology. The founders of the company and the development team have more than 185 years of combined experience in the design, manufacture and marketing of telecommunications products, according to the company.   ArWest will continue to supply OEM communication boards to the likes of Leica, Topcon, Altus, and Raytheon, the companies said. (read more)
2007-08-27 12:05:20

Core Services Initiative Will Advance Emergency Communications

COMCARE Emergency Response Alliance, the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC), the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) and the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) have jointly announced they will conduct a Core Services Initiative to significantly improve interoperable, inter-organisational communications and information sharing for emergency preparedness, response and recovery. The initiative will leverage requirements and technical designs developed by COMCARE, OGC processes and standards-based technologies, and the skills, expertise and best practices of NENA and NASFM to advance this effort.   The need for Core Services has been consistently identified in FCC Network Reliability and Interoperability Council (NRIC) reports,... (read more)
2007-12-10 10:37:00

ACSM Appointment Chair of Communications Committee

ACSM has appointed Tom Berkland, LS-PE, as the chair of the ACSM Communications Committee. Tom Berkland is Principal Engineer of City of Sioux Falls Public Works/ Engineering and a NSPS/GLIS member. He has been active in the South Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors, serving in positions on SDSPLS' governing board and as its president. Tom is currently the NSPS governor representing South Dakota.   Tom Berkland will assume his duties as chair of the ACSM Communications Committee during the ACSM business meetings in Arlington, Virginia, later this month. (read more)
2007-09-27 12:00:00

National Demonstration of Interoperable Emergency Communications

Intergraph Corporation (AL, USA) has announced its participation in a demonstration of interoperable emergency communications. On 29 March 2005, more than 80 state, local and federal organisations and more than 15 technology providers shared real-time information on multiple all-hazards emergency events by routing messages to the emergency response agencies using the Emergency Provider Access Directory (EPAD). Developed by COMCARE, a 100-organisation non-profit emergency response alliance, EPAD gives authorised agencies the ability to register to receive and distribute messages based on geography, incident or agency type for all kinds of emergency events. With Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems at 19 U.S. federal... (read more)
2005-04-13 12:00:00
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