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Classification deals with creation of class, which corresponds to a meaningful grouping of locations. Grouping performs combination of two or more area features into a single area feature. Symbolization is polygon to point symbolization process. Simplification removes unwanted detail from a linear geometry by

Sep 2013 | No Comment

CHC has announced the availability of the LT400HS a rugged 120-channel GPS+GLONASS Handheld Receiver designed to achieve sub-meter SBAS positioning to centimeter accuracy in RTK networks. It is the most cost-effective and powerful GNSS Solution for Survey, Construction and GIS Professionals. It is the perfect choice for companies which have not yet invested in GNSS technology due to cost or/and occasional equipment use. www.chcnav.com

Sep 2013 | No Comment

Norway’s government is refusing to let Apple take aerial photography of the capital city Oslo to create 3D images for its Maps app, BBC News reported. There are security concerns about access to detailed views of government buildings. Anyone wishing to fly over Oslo to take pictures requires a license from the authorities, which has been declined according to official documents. However satellite imagery, as used by other map brands, is not protected. www.panarmenian.net

Sep 2013 | No Comment

GAGAN certification programme crossed yet another milestone on 13th August 2013 when. K.N.Srivastava, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation released the GAGAN Certification documents to Arun Mishra, Director General of Civil Aviation in the presence of V.P. Agrawal, Chairman AAI.

Sep 2013 | No Comment

India has officially inaugurated Data Portal India, a portal for the public to access and use datasets and applications provided by ministries and departments of the Government of India. The Portal functions as a single access point for open government datasets across the country. Currently, there are about 3500 datasets from 49 government departments available for the public to access and use. The datasets include agriculture, commerce and industry, defence, finance, health, information and broadcasting, energy, transport and water resources, among others. http://data.gov.in/

Sep 2013 | No Comment

NNG and Ayana Navigation Solutions (ANS) have jointly introduced a new Personal Navigation Device (PND) called the ANS Navigator A-501. This new offering has been designed to find a way over the problems faced by commuters in India due to our rather ‘unique’ infrastructure. The device has a 5-inch screen that runs on NNG’s iGO primo software. It is pre-loaded with the latest India maps and a total of over 7 million Points of Interest (POIs). The unit comes with a 1-year map update guarantee from NNG’s update portal Naviextras. www.zigwheels.com

Sep 2013 | No Comment

Satellite and rocket-component builder OHB AG on Aug. 14 said it should know by late September whether the tests of its first Galileo satellites are proceeding well enough to permit their delivery later this year.

Aug 2013 | No Comment

TI Asahi Co., Ltd. and Zoller + Froehlich GmbH have signed OEM agreement for exclusive distribution worldwide of PENTAX branded 3D scanners by TI Asahi Co., Ltd. Under the agreement, Zoller + Froehlich GmbH will OEMsupply PENTAX branded high-precision, state of art 3D and 2D scanners…

Aug 2013 | One Comment

The US Department of Homeland Security has released a summary report on its evaluation of the risks to US critical infrastructure from GPS disruptions. The report states, “US critical infrastructure sectors are increasingly at risk from a growing dependency on GPS for positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) services.

Aug 2013 | No Comment

A European-Union funded consortium invites companies and public agencies from North Africa and the Middle East to submit ideas for extending Galileo GNSS and EGNOS use in the region. Eligible ideas could be for a small pilot project or research study, a technical training plan, and/or a publication or article.