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As the effort in pursuit of the complete map of the ocean floor accelerates, The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with TCarta Marine – a US-based company dedicated to marine remote sensing and hydrospatial data services.
Seabed 2030 is a collaborative project between The Nippon Foundation and GEBCO to …

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Europe’s leading automotive engineering consultancy, HORIBA MIRA confirmed that its collaboration with GMV NSL to develop new and improved passenger car platooning solutions on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) will move into a live trials phase in Q1 2022, encompassing both simulated and physical testing during 2022.
The ground-breaking project aims to advance platooning …

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Handheld Group, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has announced a new version of its NAUTIZ X9 PDA: an ultra-rugged enterprise handheld built for fieldwork in the most challenging outdoor and industrial environments.
With an upgraded platform, the Nautiz X9 Android rugged handheld runs Android 11 and is Android Enterprise Recommended (AER). Designed to handle the toughest conditions, …

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The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) will support maritime trade and economic growth in the Cayman Islands as it embarks on a new programme of seabed mapping surveys in November 2021, the organization has announced.
The surveys will unlock vital new information about the waters around the Cayman Islands and will enable safe navigation and the continued …

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Sandia National Laboratories has developed the core technology needed to create small enough quantum sensors to potentially free the US military (and civilians around the world) from reliance on GPS satellites for way-finding, according to lab officials.
The first-of-its-kind device, a passively pumped vacuum chamber for containing clouds of atomic particles that drive quantum sensors, is about the …

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RadioWaves’ new series of GPS/GNSS timing antennas provide top-of-the-line axial ratio and higher accuracy for the reception of satellite timing signals and reference frequencies for enhanced phase synchronization in precision network deployments.
 The high gain, low noise figure of 2 dB plus high, out-of-band rejection provided by these antennas allow for the use of longer and …

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SoftBank Corp. and Swiss-based u-blox AG  have announced they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in GNSS*1 augmentation services for global markets. SoftBank provides the “ichimill” GNSS augmentation service in Japan, its subsidiary ALES operates a business that generates and delivers positioning correction data, and u-blox is a leading global provider of positioning services …

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Harxon is offering two new GNSS antennas for intelligent connected vehicles (ICV). ICVs are equipped with advanced sensors, controllers, actuators and other devices. They are enabled for  intelligent information exchanges between the vehicle and everything (car, road, people, cloud), technology known as V2X.
The ICV antennas connect autos with GNSS, 5G, Wi-Fi, ultra-wideband  and more. Both highly …

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China has successfully launched two new remote-sensing satellites from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 3:43 p.m on Nov 3, 2021.
The satellites, members of the Yaogan-32 family, will be used for electromagnetic environment surveys and other technology tests.
They were sent into orbit by a Long March-2C carrier rocket with an attached upper …

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Pix4D has just made the viDoc RTK rover available for purchase in the USA and Canada. Already available in Europe, the German-designed rover attaches to the latest iOS devices to bring RTK accuracy to terrestrial scanning on iPhones and iPads.
When paired with the PIX4Dcatch mobile app, the two products create a workflow that turns iPhones …