Articles in the News Archives Category

Jan 2018 | No Comment

Pix4D extends drone-based imagery with machine learning techniques
Pix4D has introduced a new image classification technique as part of its Pix4Dmapper photogrammetry software. The solution uses new machine vision techniques for photogrammetry for automatically classification of drone-based point clouds.
While Pix4D software is mostly known for photogrammetry from drone-captured imagery, one of its latest mapping …

Jan 2018 | No Comment

Blue Marble Geographics has announced that Beijing E-Carto Technologies Co., Ltd. has joined the growing list of partner companies reselling and supporting Blue Marble’s products throughout the world. www.bluemarblegeo.com…

Jan 2018 | No Comment

Coordinated drone swarm fly in tight formation – without GPS
Getting quadrotor drones to work together in swarms can lead to some spectacular, and potentially immensely useful, displays. However, in order for them to function together as a group, most drones rely on GPS or an external motion-capture system to keep them working together. That …

Jan 2018 | No Comment

New satellite tracking of inflight aircraft to improve safety
At any given time, there are approximately 59,000 aircraft in flight worldwide. The ability to effectively track, monitor and report these aircraft is paramount to ensuring the safety of passengers and crew, as well as that of communities on the ground. The United Nations specialized agency …

Jan 2018 | No Comment

After four months at the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) test facilities in Daejeon, South Korea…

Jan 2018 | No Comment

Ariane 5 launches four Galileo satellites in yearend Arianespace mission
Arianespace performed its eleventh and final launch of the year, sending four Galileo European navig Arianespace used an upgraded version of the Ariane 5, called “Evolution Storable” or Ariane 5 ES, modified further to support the deployment of Galileo, including enhancements for a nearly four …

Dec 2017 | No Comment

Leica ScanStation P50 enables users to scan the inaccessible
Leica Geosystems have released the Leica ScanStation P50, the fastest and safest long-range 3D laser scanner, as the newest member of the 3D terrestrial laser scanner P-Series. It combines all the well-known features of the P40 plus a longer-range scanning capability of more than 1 kilometre. …

Dec 2017 | No Comment

Fujitsu and HERE partnership
Fujitsu and HERE Technologies have announced a plan to link their respective technologies into powerful integrated solutions for customers developing advanced mobility services and autonomous cars. The two companies have signed an agreement with a view to commencing a long-term strategic partnership that would benefit both companies’ customers. www.fujitsu.com
Navya puts …

Dec 2017 | No Comment

Autonomous flight of “Smart Drone”
Terra Drone Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese industrial drone service provider, and KDDI Corporation, a Japanese telecommunications operator succeeded in a fully autonomous flight experiment of “Smart Drone” using “3D map” and “Drone Port.” As a result of the experiment, the world’s first long-distance drone flight of about 6.3 km …

Dec 2017 | No Comment

Air Force accepts delivery of GPS Next Generation Operational Control System
The Space and Missile Systems Center announced that the United States Air Force has accepted delivery of the Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System (GPS OCX) Launch and Checkout System (LCS) baseline from Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems.
Also known as Block …