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Volume XVII, Issue 1, January 2021

The Importance of being resilient: Challenges with GNSS in COVID-19 times

John Fischer

The COVID-19 pandemic sheds light on our dependence on PNT services

Guy Buesnel

Digital Twin – Industrial navigation Avatars for cooperative multimachine automation

Graeme Hooper

C++ programming for cartography and geodesy students

V R Zablotskii

COVID-19 – Geo-spatial big data analysis

Arun Kumar Verma, Anjul Verma …

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When WhatsApp recently proposed certain changes in their privacy policy in certain parts of the world,
There was an outrage.
And this further has triggered a rush to the possible alternatives, which are just a few.
What purported as empowering,
Technology has entrenched deep in our lives.
And worse, has enslaved us. What we do, what we eat, where we …

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$400,000 grant for precision irrigation improvements
Viridix, an Israeli precision irrigation company, has received a $400,000 grant from the Israel Innovation Authority to enhance the remote sensing and AI capabilities of its RooTense® solution. This solution can increase crop yields by 20% while reducing water and fertilizer usage up to 50%. The Authority›s grant funds …

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2020 – A record year for NovAtel GAJT GPS Anti-Jam Technology
NovAtel has announced that their GPS Anti-Jam Technology (GAJT) product lines achieved a milestone of more than several thousand units shipped worldwide in 2020. Despite COVID-19, 2020 has proven to be one of NovAtel’s most successful years in protecting PNT from Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) …

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Indoor mapping goes mainstream with IMDFaaS
IMDFaaS is a full service Indoor Mapping Data Format (IMDF) development platform that delivers precise IMDF archives. Its proprietary technology and development expertise make acquiring high quality IMDF archives fast, simple and affordable for any sized venue or facility. IMDFaaS’s open-format, high quality IMDF archives are guaranteed to comply …

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GNSS-inertial package for delivery robots and drones
Parker LORD Microstrain Sensing debuted its new all-in-one navigation system this month, which includes onboard RTK and built-in dual antenna GNSS receivers. The advanced inertial navigation system includes: the 3DMGQ7-GNSS/INS, which can achieve centimeter-level position accuracy when paired with the company’s 3DMRTK modem and SensorCloud RTK corrections service. …

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NASA explores upper limits of Global Navigation Systems for Artemis
The Artemis generation of lunar explorers will establish a sustained human presence on the Moon, prospecting for resources, making revolutionary discoveries, and proving technologies key to future deep space exploration.
To support these ambitions, NASA navigation engineers from the Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) program are developing …

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The Autonomous Saildrone Surveyor Preps for Its Sea Voyage
The 72-foot-long vessel is launched recently into the bay from its dock at a former naval base in Alameda, California. It is designed to spend months at sea mapping the seafloor with powerful sonar devices, while simultaneously scanning the ocean surface for genetic material to identify …

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The environment for seagrass to grow is in marine ecosystem. Providing habitat for marine biota is the seagrass’ primary role. Aside from that, seagrass is also able to absorb and store carbon, thus reducing CO2 in the atmosphere. Seagrass live best in a shallow marine water body and estuary. Seagrass ecosystem are located across the seacoast, with less than 5 meters depth.