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The National Geographic Institute (IGN), the mapping agency of Peru, has launched a project for digitisation of national cartography. The idea of the project is to have a high precision data in order to contribute to the growth of public and private investments that can benefi t from this updated mapping information.

Jul 2013 | No Comment

NavCom Technology, Inc has announced the release of new software for its Sapphire-based receivers, including the SF-3050, SF-3040, and LANDPAK. The multi-frequency GNSS (GPS+GLONASS) receivers are now capable of supporting NavCom’s new StarFire Rapid Recovery feature, which allows users to quickly regain StarFire accuracy after short…

Jul 2013 | No Comment

Russia recently launched a civil remote sensing satellite aboard a Soyuz rocket, lofting a spacecraft with a modernized high-resolution digital camera to collect imagery of Earth for Russian government. The images will be used by emergency personnel, environmental scientists, urban…

Jul 2013 | No Comment

Nokia has announced some details on the HERE Venue Maps available for Nokia Lumia devices and Bing Maps. It now features 49,000 buildings in 45 countries. This doesn’t only include shopping malls, but also stadiums, theme parks, historic streets, or other outdoor spaces, such as Carnaby Village and golf clubs. Nokia claims to create precise Venue…

Jul 2013 | No Comment

INDUSTRY | LBS | GNSS | GIS | IMAGING | GALILEO UPDATE

Indian navigation satellite set to fly on July 1
Indian Space Research Organisation replaced a faulty component in the PSLV-C22 rocket and rescheduled the flight of the IRNSS-1A satellite, India’s first regional navigation satellite, on it for 11:43 p.m. on July 1, according to …

Jul 2013 | No Comment

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) has successfully completed the delivery of the payloads for the first four Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites of GALILEO to prime contractor OHB System AG. The payloads were shipped to OHB in Bremen, Germany for integration of the payload to platform and the start of the satellite integration and test activities.

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Mapping information showing the locations of publicly accessible land across New Zealand has been released by the New Zealand Walking Access Commission (NZWAC) to enable researchers, government agencies and app developers embark on their own mapping projects.

Jun 2013 | No Comment

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R330™ GNSS receiver by Hemisphere GNSS
Hemisphere GNSS has launched the new R330 GNSS receiver, a versatile, fully featured positioning system. It delivers accurate and robust positioning through a variety of differential correction methods including SBAS, L-Band, Beacon and RTK. The wide range of …

Jun 2013 | No Comment

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ISRO Navigation Centre near Bangalore unveiled
Indian Space Research Organisation has unveiled its Navigation Centre in Bangalore Rural District for the proposed Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), a constellation of seven spacecrafts that will enable users to know their location and …

Jun 2013 | No Comment

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Congress cuts funding for updating flood maps
Congress has cut funding for updating flood maps by more than half since 2010, from $221 million down to $100 million this year. And the president’s latest budget request would slash funding for mapping even further to …