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Construction of the New National GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) Frame Network of the Italian Space Agency(ASI) has been completed. This infrastructure is of vital importance in providing up-to-date, accurate geodetic information for the scientific community and professional and entrepreneurial operators. The new network was built by e-GEOS, a company belonging to Telespazio (80%) and an investee of …

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Valeo has introduced its third generation scanning LiDAR system set for market debut in 2024. The new technology offers significantly enhanced performance, makes autonomous mobility a reality and provides previously unseen levels of road safety.

Valeo’s third generation LiDAR delivers unrivaled performance in terms of range, resolution and frame rate.

It reconstructs a 3D real-time image of …

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Hexagon’s Geosystems division announced a partnership with Airbus to integrate two Leica Chiroptera 4X bathymetric LiDAR sensors for maritime surveillance into the C295 MSA, Airbus’ Maritime Surveillance Aircraft.

Hexagon’s new technology enables detection of underwater objects in near real-time, a significant innovation in the airborne bathymetry industry. The cutting-edge solution was developed to meet Airbus’ requirements and will first be …

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The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has strengthened its long-standing relationship with Open Geospatial Consortium(OGC) by enhancing its membership level from Technical to Strategic to provide greater leadership, boost innovation, and advance geospatial data for the marine industry.
The UKHO has long been a champion of open standards and innovation at OGC. As a Strategic Member, UKHO will augment its …

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Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has successfully de-commissioned GIOVE-A, the pathfinder satellite for Europe’s Galileo constellation, after 16 years of operations in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). The decision to de-commission the satellite was made due to the obsolescence in computing systems required for the operation of GIOVE-A, and de-commissioning of the spacecraft took place on 24 …

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The Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for drones and drone components has been notified on Sept. 30,  2021 to push the production of drones.

The details of this scheme are as follows:

(i) An incentive of INR 120 crore (approximately $16 million) has been provided for Indian manufacturers of drone and drone components on the basis of their …

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CLROBUR‘s DROW, an AI-integrated automatic flight ground control platform (GCP) that uses urban air traffic management (UATM) technology, has opened a new chapter in the field of logistics by delivering a product using an autonomous drone. The company, a member of Born2Global Centre, has been participating in the Born2Global-led effort to create an innovation ecosystem for …

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Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT), the world leader in global navigation satellite system (GNSS) testing and assurance solutions, today announced the launch of the industry’s first commercially available simulation test solution for the Galileo High Accuracy Service (HAS), via a beta interface implementation based on HAS ICD version 1.2. During the development of the solution, Spirent collaborated …

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UP42 has announced the immediate availability of very high-resolution optical imagery from the Airbus Pléiades Neoconstellation on the UP42 geospatial marketplace and developer platform. Pléiades Neo’s unique combination of 30cm native spatial resolution, daily revisit, and faster tasking/data delivery will benefit end users in all sectors, most notably Urban Mapping, Infrastructure Monitoring, Disaster Response, Insurance, and Agriculture.

The …

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XAG, the trailblazers of agriculture robotics and AI, has geared up to launch its V40 and P40 Agricultural Drone globally, bringing digital agriculture into more rural areas with aging population and weak infrastructure. The XAG V40 and P40 are fully autonomous drones that can conduct mapping, spraying, and broadcast on farm. They are designed in …