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Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment today awarded an international contract to Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), who, together with Planet and Airbus, will provide universal access to high-resolution satellite monitoring of the tropics in order to support efforts to stop deforestation and save the world’s tropical forests. Through this program, the coalition of three geospatial organizations will bring …

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BlackSky, a leading provider of global monitoring services, geospatial intelligence and satellite imagery, announced today the next phase of expansion of its high-revisit commercial satellite constellation with the unveiling of its next generation, Gen-3, satellite architecture. In addition, the company also announced it has conducted the preliminary design review of its Gen-3 satellite design for …

Oct 2020 | No Comment

United has announced that it is the first U.S. airline to introduce an interactive map feature powered by Google Flight Search Enterprise Technology. Customers can access Map Search on United.com to easily compare and shop for flights, based on departure city, budget and location type, including popular national park, skiing and cultural destinations. This new digital tool …

Oct 2020 | No Comment

Winvic  is working on a second Innovate UK funded project, which aims to keep site staff even safer; the three organisations involved will together leverage the latest real-time image and machine learning technologies to detect, recognise and track hazards on a construction site, which will then alert nearby operatives via IoT enabled, GPS devices.
Dubbed as Computer-Vision-SMART, the …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

International property group Lendlease has announced, during its inaugural Autonomous Building Summit, that it will set up a S$40 million product development centre in Singapore, with the support of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), to accelerate the digital transformation of the property and construction sector.
Slated to open by October, the centre will employ 50 …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

EMCORE Corporation a leading provider of advanced mixed-signal products that serve the aerospace & defense and broadband communications markets, announced today the introduction of the Model 1790 1550 nm High-Power Laser Module for LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) and Optical Sensing. The 1790 laser module was developed for use as a CW (Continuous Wavelength) coherent optical …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

Bynav (Bynav Technology Co., Ltd.), a leading supplier of GNSS high precision positioning receivers in Chinese vehicle driver testing application market, officially released the C1 GNSS RTK OEM receiver and the A1 industrial-grade IMU-enhanced GNSS OEM receiver based on Bynav GNSS baseband ASIC Alita and RFIC Ripley.
The C1 GNSS RTK OEM receiver board measures 46×71mm …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has successfully demonstrated GNSS-Reflectometry (GNSS-R) from its 18kg DoT-1 satellite. SSTL has pioneered the new field of GNSS-R with successful payloads on board TechDemoSat-1 and the CYGNSS constellation, and is continuing to develop the technology and data analysis in pursuit of this new science. The latest GNSS-R payload on-board the …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

Maxar Technologies has announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Army Geospatial Center to deliver multiple highly portable, direct-downlink tactical ground systems that provide critical geospatial intelligence to users in remote locations. Maxar was awarded a sole-source, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at up to $49 million over eight years and two initial task orders worth …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

NUS and ST Engineering are collaborating on a S$9 million, multi-year advanced digital technologies research programme to further their common goals of building a people-centric, smart future for Singapore and beyond.
Research efforts of this new programme will focus on technologies related to Smart City as well as Smart Maintenance, Repairs and Overhaul (MRO), covering five …