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Blue Marble Geographics has announced the release of version 22 of Global Mapper® along with an upgrade to the accompanying Lidar Module®.
Global Mapper is a cutting-edge GIS software application that provides both novice and experienced geospatial professionals with a comprehensive array of spatial data processing tools. It provides access to an unparalleled variety of data …

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Saab will, together with the companies ORBCOMM and AAC Clyde Space, lead a groundbreaking Swedish space project; to develop space based communication for the maritime sector via the new automatic tracking standard, VDES. The new VDES package does not only enable safer, more sustainable and greener shipping but the technology also has spin-off potential for …

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Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden has launched a National Data Strategy and set out the action the government will take to support the use of data in the UK.
The new strategy will put data at the heart of the country’s recovery from the pandemic so companies and organisations can use it to drive digital transformation, innovate …

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The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has set up the National Geospatial Data Infrastructure Council to implement a respective law that enters into force on January 1, 2021.
According to Ukrinform, a resolution to that effect was adopted at a government meeting on September 9.
“The National Geospatial Data Infrastructure Council is a very important body that …

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iXblue has delivered to Naval Group, in the presence of Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces, the cybersecure navigation system for the first Defense and Intervention Frigate (FDI) for the French Navy under the project management of the French General Directorate of Armament (DGA). This is the first delivery of the contract signed …

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The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched 42 small satellites aboard the Vega launch vehicle. The launch took place on September 2, local time, from a space center in French Guiana. One of the launchable nanocatellites, PICASSO, will take into space the advanced remote sensing technology developed and built by VTT, which will be used to perform …

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The European GNSS (EGNSS) is at the core of the drone revolution and future U-space services. EGNOS and Galileo provide significant added value to drone navigation, positioning, and related applications, and the use of their differentiators will be instrumental in developing new business opportunities. Receiver manufacturers, well aware of the benefits that GNSS can bring to the users, are …

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The Spectra Geospatial SP90m GNSS receiver has been selected by the racing yacht Maître CoQ for the 2020 Vendée Globe, single-handed, non- stop around-the-world yacht race. The Vendée Globe is an extreme endurance test for both sailor and boat and widely considered the ultimate challenge in ocean racing.
The SP90m provides the skipper of the Maître …

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Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., has been awarded a $19.9 million contract by the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) to conduct a maritime experiment of the company’s MS-177A long-range multi-spectral imaging sensor on a Navy flight test P-3C Orion aircraft. The experiment will mark the first time Collins Aerospace’s …

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Navigation (CHCNAV) has announced the immediate availability of the i73 GNSS, a versatile pocket-sized IMU-RTK GNSS rover with an integrated inertial module and the iBase GNSS, a rugged base GNSS receiver. The combination of the i73 GNSS and the iBase GNSS offers the most productive and affordable solution for measuring and staking out points in …