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Mapbox, the leading maps and location platform powering a new generation of location-aware applications, announced Mapbox 3D Live Navigation that combines 3D lane models, real-time sensor information, sign data, environmental models, 3D landmark buildings, dynamic lighting conditions and weather data to deliver an accurate, more natural and visually stunning navigation experience.
Mapbox 3D Live Navigation combines …

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HERE Technologies, the world’s leading location data and technology platforms, today announced its work with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver developers with improved performance for indoor/outdoor positioning capabilities to track and manage any number of internet-of-things (IoT) devices.
Across industries and sectors, devices and applications demand reliable and accurate positioning information, regardless of environment or …

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A recent activity with TDE and Hitachi Rail in Italy, has developed a testbed simulator to see how GNSS can be utilised on a railway.
The Sim4Rail Project developed, verified, validated, installed and commissioned a simulation testbed, suitable for the of GNSS Performance in a Railway Environment, at the ESA/ESTEC TEC Navigation Laboratory. In the frame of this activity, laboratory software tools have been developed …

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CCTech has announced the addition of HVAC-Twin to Bentley Systems’ powered by iTwin program. HVAC-Twin enables quick turnaround between HVAC design iterations—leading to energy and cost-efficient HVAC designs. Designers and engineers can add sensor data, make connections, and start visualizing data such as temperature, occupancy, and CO2 levels—to diagnose and improve the performance of HVAC …

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Satellite positioning (GNSS) is used by many critical functions in society, such as the construction sector, rescue services, the finance industry, telecommunications networks and electrical grids. However, GNSS signals are weak and therefore sensitive to interference. Interference can be caused by, for example, the environment and atmosphere (particularly the ionosphere) or various unintentional equipment malfunctions. …

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Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital reality solutions combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies, has announced a key partnership with ZF Group that will advance the integration of its software positioning engine and GNSS correction services into mass-production ADAS (advanced driver assistance system) and autonomous driving systems. Hexagon’s safety-certifiable software positioning engine and correction …

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On Dec. 20, u-blox banned the use of its GNSS modules in military UAVs in the war between Russia and Ukraine. The company had become aware that its GNSS modules were being used in certain Russian reconnaissance UAVs and stated that this use was against company policy.
U-blox obtained media reports that Russia had stocked up on components …

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Atmos, the Dutch drone manufacturer that develops high-end VTOL fixed-wing drones (Marlyn Cobalt) for surveying and mapping applications, integrates the Sony α7R mark III and IV cameras, and increases the coverage and accuracy achieved in a single flight.
Both cameras have an ISO of 32000 (expandable to 102400) and camera sensors with high mega pixel count …

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Esri India, country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS) Software & Solutions provider, today unveiled Policy Maps to facilitate data-driven policymaking in India. The announcement was made during Esri India’s annual flagship event, the User Conference.
The objective of developing Esri India Policy Maps is to foster data-driven decision-making in policymaking. The Policy Maps have been designed …

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Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. announced that Cuhaci Peterson, a nationally-recognized architecture and engineering firm, has teamed with Bowman’s geospatial division to deliver time and cost savings for their clients by utilizing Bowman’s minimally invasive ceiling scanning techniques.
Interior scanning of structures that have ceiling tiles, like grocery stores, presents a challenge for efficiency and accuracy for surveyors. …