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Aug 2017 | No Comment

Former ISRO chairman UR Rao dies
Eminent space scientist and former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Udupi Ramachandra Rao passed away. He was 85.
He was suffering from age related ailments and breathed his last at his residence in the city. Rao is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter, ISRO officials …

Aug 2017 | No Comment

ESA communication team hands off responsibility to GSA
After four years of work, the European Space Agency (ESA) team tasked with keeping the world informed on the status of the Galileo satellite navigation system has formally passed on its responsibility to a European Union agency. This shift is part of a wider transfer of responsibilities, …

Jul 2017 | No Comment

Insitu™ announces high accuracy photogrammetry payload
Insitu has announced the successful integration of a 50-megapixel camera into its ScanEagle™ Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for delivering High Accuracy Photogrammetric (HAP) aerial imagery. The HAP-equipped ScanEagle remotely surveys broad areas quickly, accurately, and safely — due to ScanEagle’s proven Beyond Visual Line of Sight performance and Insitu’s …

Jul 2017 | No Comment

LogicJunction and IndoorAtlas partner in Healthcare
LogicJunction and IndoorAtlas team up to create enhanced patient experience associated with navigation inside of large, complex hospital buildings using a state of the art mobile app powered by the IndoorAtlas’ technology. The IndoorAtlas powered mobile app is the newest addition to LogicJunction’s suite of well-established wayfinding solutions that …

Jul 2017 | No Comment

RIEGL gets JALBTCX Technical Award for contribution in LiDAR bathymetry
The receipients of the Sebastian Sizgoric Technical Achievement Award has been announced. RIEGL has been chosen this year for its major contribution in the field of LiDAR bathymetry and airborne coastal mapping and charting. The trophy was presented to RIEGL during the 18th Annual JALBTCX …

Jul 2017 | No Comment

Japan launches Michibiki 2
Japan launched an H-2A rocket which carries the satellite called “Michibiki No.2” from a space center in Tanegashima, southern Japan.
The first Michibiki satellite was launched into space in 2010 on a trial basis and two more satellites will be sent later this year, according to the Cabinet Office. Once the …

Jul 2017 | No Comment

Teledyne CARIS reacts to IHO request to support latest ENC Validation Standard
CARIS™ has announced the adoption of Edition 6.0 of IHO Publication S-58 for ENC validation checks, in the latest re lease of CARIS S-57 Composer™ 3.1.Its internal and customized quality control tests have been reorganized, rewritten and extended to match the standard. New …

Jul 2017 | No Comment

Additional eight satellites for Galileo
Europe’s Galileo navigation constellation will gain an additional eight satellites, bringing it to completion, thanks to a recently signed contract. The contract to build and test another eight Galileo satellites was awarded to a consortium led by prime contractor OHB, with Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd overseeing their navigation platforms.
This …

Jun 2017 | No Comment

Icaros releases Version 5.0 of OneButton™
Icaros Inc. has released version 5.0 of OneButton™ Standard and Professional image processing software for UAVs. It has been developed for geospatial end users to easily and automatically generate precise, fully orthorectified 2D maps and 3D models from frame-based aerial imaging systems. Originally engineered for manned aircraft sensors, the …

Jun 2017 | No Comment

Leica Ready now offered on Liebherr dozers, excavators
Leica Ready machine control kits will now be offered on dozers and excavators by Liebherr, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction machinery. Working with high precision GNSS, Leica Ready kits bring increased accuracy and improve efficiency up to 30 per cent. Enabling swift and fast …