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By John Furner, CEO and President, Walmart U.S.
In our ongoing effort to get customers the items they want, and fast, we know it will take a well-coordinated network of delivery solutions that span the streets, sidewalks and skies. Some of these solutions are still emerging, but they’re already showing encouraging results.
Last year, we partnered with DroneUp, …

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Airborne Snow Observatories, Inc. has just taken delivery of one of the first in North America cutting-edge RIEGL VQ-1560 II-S airborne laser scanners, just as the ASO program at NASA pioneered the use of the first of RIEGL’s dual laser scanner, the LMS-Q1560 in 2013. This new LiDAR system, with its doubled laser power and high …

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Topcon Positioning Group has announced system solutions designed to support curb and gutter paving professionals by maintaining productivity and accuracy, even when facing difficult GPS coverage issues. Using either the GT-1200 series robotic total station or the LN-150 robotic layout navigator, customers can augment their existing Millimeter GPS concrete paving solution and remedy issues such as foliage canopies, large …

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Intermap Technologies has announced an OT award from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to produce continually updated (low latency) foundation data for high-priority national security areas of interest.
Intermap and its prime contractor partner, CACI, Inc. – Federal (CACI, and together “Team CACI”), will utilize Intermap’s patented IRIS™ processing suite and CACI’s Feature Trace automated feature extraction software …

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Xylariam, a Seattle based software services startup, has added Cardinal Geospatial to their robust network of partners in a new agreement announced today.
Cardinal Geospatial provides clients the ability to analyze past events, streamline current operations, and guide decision-making about the future. They provide custom solutions for a variety of spatially-enabled industries including Unmanned Aerial Systems, …

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In order to enhance transparency, uniformity and leverage latest technology, the National Highways Authority of India, under Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has made mandatory use of drones for monthly video recording of National Highway projects during all stages of development, construction, operation and maintenance.
Contractors and Concessionaires shall carry out the drone video recording …

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Smarter AI, the leader in AI cameras and enablement software, has announced an agreement with Salesforce Maps to integrate Smarter AI Dashcams to increase efficiency and regulatory compliance for enterprise vehicle fleets.
Regulations, including the US SAFE Act 2021 and EU Regulation 2019/2144, and the growth in e-commerce are bringing more technology into commercial vehicle fleets. A recent …

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Axon, a company in connected public safety technologies and DroneSense, the software platform for drones in public safety, has announced a strategic partnership to provide public safety agencies with an end-to-end drone software solution, including piloting, administration, evidence management and live streaming.

Axon will implement DroneSense’s piloting, program management and operations solution via Axon’s unmanned aircraft program, Axon …

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Teledyne Optech and Teledyne CARIS have announced their next generation bathymetric lidar, the CZMIL SuperNova.
The CZMIL SuperNova boasts the best depth performance and the highest green laser point density in its class. Introducing SmartSpacing technology for even and efficient point spacing, real-time processing capability for reduced post-processing time and configurable modes for maximizing performance in …

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FARO® Technologies, Inc. has announced the acquisition of HoloBuilder, Inc. HoloBuilder brings to FARO its leading photogrammetry-based 3D platform, which delivers hardware agnostic image capture, registration and viewing to the fast-growing Digital Twin market. With an initial focus on Construction Management, HoloBuilder’s technology platform provides general contractors a solution to efficiently capture and virtually manage construction …