2013 Releases

9/20/13
Stay posted for upcoming release on new EIGS members

8/19/13

SDT Marks 20th Anniversary with Expansion of Wireless Services 

6/18/13
Geocent Named One of Fastest Growing Companies in New Orleans

5/6/13
NVision Announces Expansion of Capability in Gulf Coast Region

4/16/13
Aerotec Awarded U.S. Patent for Top-Gun Veg-Tool

3/25/13
Business Woman, Socorro Harvey, Among Top Five Finalists for National Award

3/11/13
NVision Wins $8 Million NOAA Contract

3/6/13
Geocent Wins Contract to Provide Navy Weather Data on a Geospatial Map

3/4/13
NVision Solutions Building Next Generation Electronic Warfare Simulator

2/20/13
MBA Opens Export Market for Member Company WorldWinds

2/11/13
Model Contractor Development Program Holds After Care Graduate Kickoff Program

2/7/13
Opportunities Available for Minority Owned Businesses through the Mississippi Minority Surety Bond Guarantee Program

 

2012 Releases

12/11/12
MBA Selected for State and National Business Assistance Contracts

11/13/12
Penta Career Students Focus on GIS Curriculum

11/5/2012
Mississippi’s EIGS Geospatial Cluster Adds New Member

8/22/2012
Houston Students Using GIS to Impact Community

4/12/12
NVision Solutions Releases BasinTools Software Update for ArcGIS 10 Desktop

3/27/12
MBA Offers Advanced Small Business Services

3/21/12
New NVision Software Helps Schools with Safety Grants

3/19/12
EIGS Announces Successful Partnership with Digital Quest

3/15/12
SIS Exhibiting with CompassData for ASPRS 2012 Annual Conference

2/14/12
NVision Solutions Gains Another ESRI Certification

1/31/12
WorldWinds Wins Contract to Create New Weather Information for Television

 

2011 Releases

11/15/11
Skylla Receives Alfred Sloan Award

6/7/11
NVision Solutions Contracted by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Help with Flood Plain Management of the Entire Great Lakes Coastline

6/2/11
NVision Solutions Chief Operations Officer Testifies at Congressional
Homeland Security Hearing on the SAFETY Act 

3/9/11
Release issued which was removed due to technical clause

2010 Releases

12/9/10
NVision’s Joel Herr Among First in the World to Receive Certification

12/6/10
NVision Solutions NVTouch Making Sporting Venues Safer

11/18/10
Michael Baker Wins Award

11/11/10
WorldWinds Selects Slidell, LA

09/21/10
Geospatial Group Wins Grant

09/02/10
Mississippi’s Geospatial Cluster Transitions from Public Sector to Private Sector

3/23/10
Aerotec Lidar Helps in Making Video

3/3/10
NVision Solutions Receives Two Int’l Certifications

3/2/10
NVision Solutions Receives Space Foundation Certification

2/15/10
NVision Solutions Donates to Haiti

1/26/10
NVision Solutions Touch Screen Launched

1/11/10
EIGS Hosts Int’l GIS Cluster Conference

Archived Releases
To view an archived release, email jvan@jonathanortmans.com the title and year of the release and it will be sent to you.

2009 Releases

11/9/09
EIGS Launches Geospatial Projects with 13 Mississippi Schools

11/02/09
Aerotec Introduces 2nd Generation Airborne LIDAR-based Mapping for Utility ROW Management

10/14/09
Mississippi Geospatial Cluster Continues Growth as Need for Efficient, Cost-Effective Solutions Increase

10/2/09
Navagis Exhibiting with Google at GEOINT 2009

9/24/09
EIGS Partners with MTA to Present Conference on High Technology

9/10/09
Digital Quest Book Provides Foundation for GIS Program Implemented at Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute

8/25/09
S.T.A.R.S. Students Showcased at ESRI User Conference

6/29/09
EIGS Publishes Guide About Benefits of Geospatial Technology

6/27/09
NVision Solutions, Inc. Selects NAVTEQ Map Data for use in Real-Time Emergency Action Coordination Tool (REACT)

6/17/09
New Technology Takes “War on Terror” Underground

6/15/07
NVision Solutions, Magellium, and Pole Star Sign International Geospatial Marketing Agreement

6/15/09
Mississippi Company Installs System in China to Aid in Forensic Science

4/13/09
Mississippi Association for Spatial Technologies Announces New Board of Directors

3/13/09
Skylla Engineering Expands Stennis Operations

3/12/09
Mississippi’s EIGS Geospatial Cluster Adds 6 New Business Members

2/17/09
NVision Solutions Announces Commercial Release of HazNet

1/28/09
EIGS and IHL Geospatial Education Council Address Workforce Needs with High School GIS Projects

1/26/09
NVision Solutions Surpasses Growth Expectations with 50-plus Employees

1/12/09
Mississippi’s Statewide GIS Software Site License Program Preparing Workforce for Growing Geospatial Industry

2008

10/20/08
Mississippi Space Industry Launches Relationship with ‘Japanese NASA’

10/07/08
Mississippi Geospatial Cluster Reports Sustained Growth of Jobs, Investment, and Revenue

8/05/08
Digital Quest Expanding Operations and Growing Sales Team

7/31/08
GB Tech Teams with Skylla Engineering to Win USGS Contract

7/22/08
Rockin’ Remote Sensing: Aerotec Provides 3D LIDAR Models for Ground-Breaking Music Video

6/21/08
NVision Solutions Announces New CIO in Response to Rapid Company Growth 

3/03/08
3rd Annual Geospatial Competition to Showcase Best Geospatial Students in the Nation

2007

12/19/07
Mississippi’s Geospatial Cluster Excels in 2007 with Economic Growth, Collaborations, and Awards

12/17/07
NVision Solutions’ GIS Products Listed as Top 20 Spinoff Technologies by NASA’s Innovative Partnership Program

10/25/07
Digital Quest Develops Geospatial Industry Book Series to Introduce Students to Benefits of GIS in Business & Industry

10/18/07
NVision Solutions and Computer Sciences Corporation Selected by National Geospatial Intelligence Agency for first NGA Mentor-Protégé Program in Mississippi

10/01/07
NVision Staffs Up to Serve Clients Using ArcServer 9.2 and Oracle

9/27/07
NVision Unveils New Homeland Security Tool for Counter-terrorism Exercise

9/13/07
State of Maryland Approves Digital Quest’s STARS Certification for Homeland Security Education Program

7/26/07
Digital Quest’s STARS Certification Selected for Department of Labor’s National Standards of Apprenticeship for Geospatial Technician

7/19/07
NVision Solutions, Inc. Selects NAVTEQ Map Data for use in Real-Time Emergency Action Coordination Tool (REACT) 

5/15/07
Local Communities Benefit from High School GIS Projects Sponsored by EIGS and IHL Geospatial Council

4/11/07
World Winds, Inc. Works with XM WX to Develop “FishBytes”

3/20/07
Digital Quest and SkillsUSA Announce 2007 Geospatial Technology Champion 

3/13/07
Forest One Merges with The Westervelt Company, Changing Name to Lanworth

2006

12/13/06
Mississippi’s Geospatial Cluster Marks Year of Recovery After Katrina with Distinguished Awards, Technology Innovations, and Continued Growth
11/06/06
Digital Quest’s SPACESTARS Listed in Geographic Information Science and Technology Body of Knowledge

11/02/06
NVision Solutions Offers Authorized ArcIMS Training

9/15/06
NVision Solutions Selected for 2006 Tibbetts Award

7/18/06
Digital Quest and SkillsUSA award Gold Medal in Inaugural National Geospatial Student Competition

6/28/06
Forest One Inc. Awarded Forest Service Contract to Develop new LiDAR Technology

6/21/06
South Panola High School Students Team with NVision Solutions To Develop More Efficient Bus Routes

6/13/06
NVision Solutions personnel complete FEMA Incident Command System certification

4/25/06
Digital Quest Announces William F. Goodling Advanced Skills Center as the First STARS Regional Geospatial Training Center™

4/06/06
Geospatial Competition to Determine Best in the Nation

3/28/06
Digital Quest and IAEGS partner to develop and distribute on-line GIS/RS courses

3/06/06
Craig Harvey of NVision Solutions Selected as 2006 Small Business Person of the Year
 

2005



1/25/05
Forest One Selected as Small Industry Award Winner

1/24/05
NVision Solutions’ REACT Selected as Innovation of the Year for Mississippi

12/20/05
2005: A Notable Year for Mississippi’s Geospatial Industry Cluster

12/08/05
NVision Solutions Acquires PixSell, Inc. 

10/18/05
Diamond Data Systems, Inc. wins NASA contract to develop software to assist with disaster prevention

10/07/05
Geospatial Technology Invaluable in Rescue and Recovery Efforts

10/07/05
Mississippi’s Geospatial Cluster Responds to Hurricane Katrina

9/09/05
Forest One and Galileo Group Forge Partnership to Help with Hurricane Katrina Recovery Efforts

8/11/05
NVision Solutions and Taimerica Team Up to Boost Community Presence

7/05/05
DVD Documenting the STARS Geospatial Forum Released

6/15/05
NVision Solutions and FirstCall Network Join Forces to “Dial up” State-of-the-Art Emergency Response System

3/21/05
NVision Solutions Named ESRI New Partner of the Year 

2/08/05
Air-O-Space Receives Recognition for Using UAVs for Law Enforcement
 

2004

11/29/04
Mississippi Company Selected to Help with Future Space Exploration

11/29/04
Air-O-Space Partnership with Picayune Police Department Using High Tech to Fight War on Drugs

9/27/04
Louisiana Governor Names NVision Solutions As 2004 “Innovator of the Year”

9/22/04
Digital Quest’s STARS Certification to Support Geospatial Technology Apprenticeship Program

9/09/04
DigitalGlobe Unveils Revolutionary Approach to Civil Government Market

8/17/04
Forest One and Texas Forest Service Awarded USDA Forest Service Research Grant

8/10/04
Game Fish At Your Fingertips

7/14/04
Wisconsin Looks to 3001, Inc. for Images

7/12/04
Mississippi Company Recognized For Workforce Training in High Tech Field

7/08/04
DigitalGlobe Imagery Helps Mississippi Protect Coastal Marine Resources While Promoting Economic Growth

6/28/04
Concurrent Technologies Corporation Receives Recognition from the Department of the Navy

6/03/04
Teaching Technology to the Next Generation of Farmers

5/04/04
Geospatial Industry Cluster Expands Membership 

4/08/04
Bird Watching With A High Tech Twist

4/07/04
Mississippi Company Providing Critical Weather Information: Saving Lives & Resources

3/25/04
DigitalGlobe Unveils Plans for Next-Generation Spacecraft Constellation

3/08/05
NVision Solutions Wins NASA SBIR Phase 1 Award

2/04/04
NVision Solutions receives contract awards from MS-FAST program

2/03/04
Planning Systems Incorporated Selected to Assist Air Force in Gaining the Edge in Target Detection

2/02/04
NVision Works To Help South Louisiana Parish “React” Better To Rising Flood Waters