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Orbital Reef, led by partners Blue Origin and Sierra Space, was selected by NASA for a funded Space Act Agreement for collaboration to design a commercially owned and operated space station in low Earth orbit (LEO). NASA’s Commercial LEO Development program aims to shift NASA’s research and exploration activities in LEO to commercial space stations, helping stimulate a growing space …

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The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has executed a $316 million contract option for BAE Systems’ advanced M-Code Global Positioning System (GPS) modules, raising the contract funding to $641 million. The modules provide dependable positioning, navigation, and timing for ground troops, vehicles, aircraft, and precision munitions. The contract will ensure the availability of Common GPS Modules …

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AWS
Siemens Digital Industries Software and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announces an expansion of their collaboration, which combines Siemens’ deep industry expertise with cloud services from AWS to help industrial companies accelerate digital transformation in the cloud. Together, AWS and Siemens plan to drive adoption of Siemens’ Xcelerator as a Service and make Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio of integrated software, …

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Esri India, country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS) software and solutions provider, today announced the launch of Indo ArcGIS to address the need for ready-to-use GIS based solutions and geospatial content for the GIS users in India.

Powered by ArcGIS technology, world’s leading mapping and analytics system, Indo ArcGIS includes solution products in the areas of Forest Management, …

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Trimble has introduced the Trimble® R750 GNSS Modular Receiver, a connected base station for use in civil construction, geospatial and agricultural applications. The R750 provides improved base station performance, giving contractors, surveyors and farmers more reliable and precise positioning in the field.
The R750 can be used to broadcast Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) corrections for a wide range of …

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ST Engineering has announced that its Corporate Venture Capital unit, ST Engineering Ventures Pte Ltd led a US$30m Series A round in Israel-based hiSky Ltd., a leading developer and provider of affordable and agile satellite Internet of Things (IoT) networks and solutions, with participation from SDF (Strategic Development Fund), the investment arm of Tawazun Holding, and hiSky’s …

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New Symphonie, the recently established consortium of 22 European companies, has won the European Commission call for tenders entitled “New Space solutions for long-term availability of reliable, secure, cost-effective space-based connectivity”.

Selected for its exceptional innovation and familiarity with leading-edge technologies, the consortium led by UNSEENLABS and EUROCONSULT will be awarded a six month study contract for a total …

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Parrot has announcd the forthcoming availability of its ANAFI Ai.

Parrot’s new drone will begin shipping this January from $4,000 (excluding taxes), through its leading Resellers.

The objective of the Parrot ANAFI Ai is to enable its professional users to gain speed and efficiency for their photogrammetry, mapping, inspection and surveying missions with a drone designed and dedicated …

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The European Union awards an €800,000 (approximately $900,000) grant for the “Smart City Monitor” project, making it available to a Dutch consortium of six commercial, governmental, and educational parties. Offering innovative use of insights into visitor and traffic flows in the inner city, Smart City Monitor positively influences the city’s attractiveness, health, and accessibility. The …

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Airbus has announced the general availability of their premium satellite imagery and elevation data in Microsoft Azure Maps. Customers of Azure Maps can now access a new global reference layer made from high quality Airbus imagery as well as a homogenous elevation dataset covering the entire globe.
Azure Maps is a collection of geospatial services and Software …