Posts Tagged ‘geospatial’

EIGS adds six new member firms to cluster

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) has added six new members to Mississippi’s geospatial technology industry cluster. Adcentives, headquartered in New Orleans, uses location-based services and social media marketing to connect consumers to advertisers in unique ways. Adcentives features a shopping catalog with unlimited digital music downloads equivalent to iTunes, vacation […] [...]

NVision expands through new agreement with QinetiQ

HANCOCK COUNTY — NVision Solutions Inc. has expanded its engineering services and capabilities through a strategic licensing agreement with QinetiQ North America Inc. (QNA) and the addition of personnel with expertise in underwater sensors and acoustic telemetry. Under its agreement with QNA, NVision will have the exclusive right to further develop and license to end […] [...]

Team-member NVision wins contract from NOAA

by MBJ Staff Published: March 14,2013

Tags: contract, federal agency, geospatial, mapping, meterology, technology, Weather

HANCOCK COUNTY — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) awarded a team, including NVision Solutions Inc., a contract to provide technical support services for the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC). Signed during NVision’s third fiscal quarter of 2013, the contract has a performance period of four-years and ten-months (including four one-year options). NVision’s subcontract […] [...]

Naval office chooses geospatial firm for mapping

HANCOCK COUNTY — Geocent has been selected to provide Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) the ability to display its forecasted ocean weather data and observations of current ocean weather data on a geospatial map so that it can be viewed on tools such as Google Earth and other Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) based map viewers. The […] [...]

Backers say GEO Project saving state millions of dollars

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University Extension Service reports an advanced database training project conducted by Extension is saving the state millions of dollars, improving skills and making jobs easier. The Geospatial Education and Outreach Project began working with local and state government agencies across Mississippi in June 2006. By November 2012, more than 2,600 people […] [...]

EIGS forms workforce development partnership with Digital Quest

by MBJ Staff Published: March 20,2012

Tags: education, geospatial, technology, training, workforce

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) has formed a partnership with Digital Quest, a national geospatial education firm. The partnership was formed to enhance the EIGS workforce development program with geospatial certifications. The State of Florida recently adopted the “S.P.A.C.E.” (Spatial Projects and Community Exchange) certification series created by Digital Quest and […] [...]

NVision wins prime contract from U.S. Navy

by MBJ Staff Published: August 4,2011

Tags: defense, geospatial, military, software, technology

HANCOCK COUNTY — NVision Solutions has been awarded a prime contract under the SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) for providing engineering, technical and programmatic support services. The contract provides an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) vehicle established to facilitate a Navy-wide electronic procurement process that leverages buying power, improves business intelligence and reduces […] [...]

GSA awards IT contract to NVision Solutions

by For the MBJ Published: April 5,2011

Tags: geospatial, information technology, software, technology

HANCOCK COUNTY — NVision Solutions was recently awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 IT contract. The contract grants government agencies direct access to NVision’s IT Services as well as its unique geospatial technology products and services. Terms were not disclosed. Customers now have immediate access to a pre-approved contract vehicle with pre-approved […] [...]

EIGS members tapped for travel research

by For the MBJ Published: March 27,2011

Tags: education, geospatial, higher education, transportation, travel

OXFORD — The Center for Traveler Information at the University of Mississippi has selected three proposals from members of the Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) industry cluster for research and development of geospatial products for the traveling public. The research is being funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to develop […] [...]

SBA ‘cluster’ program supporting EIGS

by Wally Northway Published: September 22,2010

Tags: geospatial, high-tech, small businesses

JACKSON — SBA Administrator Karen Mills announced the U.S. Small Business Administration’s support for 10 regional economic development and job creation efforts through a new pilot program, “Innovative Economies.” One of those 10 is located in Mississippi. The pilot program supports small businesses participation in regional economic “clusters” – collaborations between small businesses, the public […] [...]

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