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Galdos signs deal with major U.S. science and energy laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory contracts Galdos to develop open-standards based infrastructures

Vancouver, BC, CANADA

– Galdos Systems Inc is pleased to announce the signing of a contract with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the U.S. Department of Energy’s largest science and energy laboratory. ORNL has engaged Galdos’ Engineering Services department to provide a range of engineering services related to the use of open standards (GML, WFS etc.) in the design and development of Sensor Net applications for homeland security. Galdos services will include the development of web service based architectures for the real time integration of geographic and sensor information, GML application schemas for sensor observations, and system performance analysis.”This contract signals an important milestone for Galdos as we seek to expand our relationships with government agencies,” said Shaukat Jiwa, President of Galdos Systems Inc.

According to Ron Lake, CEO of Galdos Systems Inc., “It is important that government agencies move away from expensive proprietary geospatial systems and adopt open-standards.” He continued, “This will help them cut costs and truly harness the opportunities that come with being able to access geographic and related geographic data in real-time. “This is what spatial data infrastructures (SDI) are about,” he concluded.

Galdos’ Engineering Services department assist organizations and government agencies move to an open-standards based IT infrastructure. In particular, Galdos offers extensive knowledge in the areas of GML, XML and web services technologies.

About Galdos Systems Inc:

Galdos targets the rapidly growing Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI) market. Founded in 1998, Galdos revolutionized GIS Technology and mobilized the worldwide Geo-Web by authoring the Geography Markup Language (GML). The company is recognized as a world leader in the development of cost-effective systems for delivering GML and XML-based products for governments, government agencies and private companies that deal with geographic information. Galdos technology enables its customers to manage geographic information from multiple sources and share it across the Internet in real-time. This solution transforms a manual process into one that is automated. For Galdos’ customers this means increased efficiencies in data sharing and significant cost reductions. For more information on Galdos, please visit

About Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL):

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the Department of Energy’s largest science and energy laboratory. Managed since April 2000 by a partnership of the University of Tennessee and Battelle, ORNL was established in 1943 as a part of the secret Manhattan Project to pioneer a method for producing and separating plutonium. ORNL’s mission is to conduct basic and applied research that provides innovative solutions to complex problems.
For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact:

Patricia Carlos

Marketing Coordinator
Galdos Systems Inc.
(604) 484-2768

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