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The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has started surveying the seabed of the southern waters of Belize as part of the UK government’s Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme.
Almost all activity in our oceans, from shipping to monitoring delicate marine environments, depends on accurate seabed mapping data that illustrates the shape and movement of natural underwater features. …

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NextNav has announced that it has partnered with Critical Response Group (CRG), a provider of best-in-class indoor and tactical mapping solutions for public safety to build highly accurate indoor maps with embedded vertical location data. By leveraging NextNav Pinnacle, CRG will strengthen its mapping capabilities which are relied upon by thousands of building owners and public safety agencies across …

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TerraPulse, Inc., the green technology startup that introduced the world’s first high-resolution satellite map of global tree canopy cover in 2013, today announced the company has again broken the record for resolution in global mapping.

The company’s terraView land-monitoring platform will now host tree canopy, deforestation, and other forest-monitoring indices at 10-meter spatial resolution from 2017 to present, …

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Baraja, creator of the breakthrough Spectrum-Scan™ LiDAR technology for autonomous vehicles, and Tier IV, an open-source autonomous driving leader, have announced a new collaboration to research and develop a new software-defined sensor suite combining best-in-class LiDAR and HDR cameras to enable the future of autonomous vehicles.
Joining forces in the development of this new system for the first time, …

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded Lumen Technologies a task order worth more than $1.2 billion to deliver a fully integrated wide area data transport service with secure remote access, contact center and cloud connectivity solutions to more than 9,500 USDA locations across the country and abroad.
These solutions will enable nearly 100,000 USDA employees to effectively manage …

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Planet Labs PBC, a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, today announced that as of December 2021, it is officially a carbon neutral company as part of its commitment to sustainability. Planet worked with SCS Global Services (SCS), an organization specializing in third-party certification, validation, and verification for environmental and sustainability quality performance claims, to certify …

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Aeva has unveiled Aeries™ II, a 4D LiDAR™ sensor built with automotive grade reliability to enable the next wave of autonomy across applications in automotive, industrial and beyond. Leveraging Aeva’s unique Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) technology and the world’s first LiDAR-on-chip module design, the sensor uniquely detects the fourth dimension of instantaneous velocity for each …

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Sagetech Avionics Inc., a U.S. aerospace technology company providing industry-leading situational awareness solutions for crewed and uncrewed aerial systems, and NUAIR(Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance, Inc.) a New York based nonprofit with a mission to safely integrate uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) into the national airspace, have partnered to test Detect and Avoid (DAA) solutions and …

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A forest restoration project using XAG Agricultural Drones has been initiated in Brazil, which is a pioneer in experimenting the scope of planting seeds of native tree species by drone. The trial will help demonstrate the effectiveness of drone to boost forest growth, paving the way for the autonomous technology to be used in large-scale planting of Brazilian …

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Falcon 9 launched the COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation FM2 mission to low Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
This was the third launch and landing of this booster, which previously supported the launch of Arabsat-6A and STP-2.
The Cosmo-SkyMed Second Generation program is funded by the Italian Space Agency, the …