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Teledyne CARIS, a Teledyne Technologies company, was an integral part of the illustrious team involved in the ground-breaking uncrewed offshore survey mission  in the Atlantic Ocean. Teledyne CARIS’ Mira AI and CARIS Onboard software were present on the vessel to enable autonomous survey and real-time processing operations. The mission’s Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV) built by …

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In release 7.4, Virtual Surveyor has added new functionality to the free pricing level of its popular drone surveying software. The “Valley” plan of Virtual Surveyor now allows users to create engineering CAD models from drone orthophotos and/or LiDAR data sets.
Available under three pricing plans, the Virtual Surveyor software enables surveyors to derive topographic information …

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GMV Innovating Solutions Limited, the UK aerospace company belonging to the Spanish technology multinational GMV, has signed a merger agreement with Nottingham Scientific Limited (NSL). GMV trades in the aerospace, defense, ICT and intelligent-transportation-systems markets while NSL is UK leader in satellite navigation and critical applications. After the agreement GMV becomes sole shareholder of NSL …

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Earth Analyzer, a startup based in the city of Ayabe, Kyoto Prefecture has developed a drone that can be operated on autopilot in places with no GPS reception, such as below girder bridges or in tunnels.
The drone receives location information from sensors set up around places with no GPS signals, which is converted into the …

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Synopsys, Inc. and Nestwave have announced a collaboration to combine Nestwave’s soft core GPS navigation IP with the Synopsys DesignWare® ARC® IoT Communications IP Subsystem for a complete low-power global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) solution for integration into IoT modems. The collaboration will provide designers with a power-efficient, high-accuracy GPS solution for battery-operated devices without the additional cost of a dedicated …

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senseFly fixed-wing drones have been used to track and monitor the formation of lake ice hazards on Lake Winnipeg by NextGen Environment Research Inc., a Canadian company based in Winnipeg. The project, conducted as part of the Canadian Space Agencies Earth Observation Applications Development Program (EODAP), aimed to identify and monitor the levels of lake …

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Lanner Electronics Inc., a company in design and manufacturing network appliances and intelligent edge computing platforms, has launched R3S series, the rugged, EN-50155 certified fanless vehicle/rail computer. Powered by Intel® Atom™ x7-E3950 Processor (formerly Apollo Lake) and Intel HD Graphics 505 processor, R3S series offers power-efficient performance for consolidating the in-vehicle workloads such as video surveillance, control/monitoring, passenger information, …

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Applanix, a Trimble Company has introduced the Trimble® AP+ Air OEM solution for Direct Georeferencing of airborne sensor data. The solution enables users to accurately and efficiently produce maps and 3D models without the use of ground control points. The Trimble AP+ Air is a powerful solution for manned platforms yet small enough for use …

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Earth observation company 4 Earth Intelligence (4EI) has launched a suite of data layers providing an insight into a country’s wealth, demographics and transportation links. Derived from satellite imagery and other reputable resources, including the World Bank, Open Street Map, census records and historical archives, the Country Intelligence data suite has been created to support …

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Velodyne Lidar has announced Kaarta Cloud® which exclusively supports Velodyne’s lidar sensors. Kaarta’s new cloud-based application is a platform to process, store, and share 3D spaces. Paired with high quality lidar to capture the environment in 3D, the data is uploaded into Kaarta Cloud to quickly and easily process it into a point cloud for use. High …