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IIT Roorkee is launching a free online course on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and Applications on the NPTEL platform, as reported by a tech website. The 4 weeks long course is going to provide a basic understanding about digital elevation models (DEMs) and their application in Civil Engineering and Earth Sciences.
Participants will be given insights into …

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NASA will design a new set of Earth-focused missions to provide key information to guide efforts related to climate change, disaster mitigation, fighting forest fires, and improving real-time agricultural processes. With the Earth System Observatory, each satellite will be uniquely designed to complement the others, working in tandem to create a 3D, holistic view of …

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TomTom has reinforced its commitment to a cleaner world by driving the EV revolution forward together with partners and innovative technology. TomTom has unveiled a roster of enhancements to its electric vehicle (EV) suite including upgraded range and routing features, and industry-leading data on charging points. This follows today’s announcements of collaboration with Hubject and Eco-Movement …

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CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI), Nagpur has conducted the first ever GIS-based mapping of Microbial Diversity of river Ganga, as reported by a news website. The project of mapping the entire stretch of Ganga is funded by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), and is done by a selected team along with four …

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uAvionix  has added a new low-SWaP transponder to the line-up of UAS communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) solutions. The ping200XR integrates the full capability of the ping200X TSO Certified Mode S ADS-B OUT transponder with the high integrity truFYX TSO certified GPS position source into a single, easy-to-install enclosure. The single enclosure simplifies installation and allows the …

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For 40 days, 15 participants set up camp in the Lombrives cave in southwestern France with no clocks or sunlight, and zero contact to the outside world. Conducted by the Human Adaption Institute, the experiment aimed to explore the links between the human brain and time, in order to gain insight into the limits of …

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AXIS GeoSpatial LLC announced that the USACE St Louis District has awarded an IDIQ contract for Photogrammetric and LiDAR Surveying and Mapping services to the firm.
Under the five year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, AXIS will be responsible for aerial photogrammetric and LiDAR surveys, ground control, analytical aero-triangulation, geo-rectification, ortho-rectification, pan-sharpening, tiling, mosaicing, digital elevation model/digital …

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Arrival, the company reinventing the automotive industry with its entirely new approach to the design and assembly of electric vehicles (EVs), has selected HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, to power its in-vehicle Human-Machine Interface (HMI) navigation solution.
Arrival has been developing its own proprietary hardware, software and robotics since 2015 and is …

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Esri has announced that the International Geographical Union (IGU) has awarded Jack Dangermond the Planet and Humanity Medal. The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to peace, welfare, or sustainability. The IGU is an international, non-governmental, professional organization devoted to the promotion and development of the discipline of geography through initiating and coordinating research …

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HCSS, a provider of innovative solutions that help heavy civil businesses streamline their operations, introduced a new version of HCSS Aerial, a drone-based data analytics platform. This upgrade is the sixth major release of the software since the product was launched in March 2020 and incorporated direct customer feedback. This new version of HCSS Aerial contains design visualization …