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HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, today released HERE Data Layers to improve software developer and data scientists’ access to the rich cartographic features and attributes captured within an enterprise-grade mapping platform.
HERE Data Layers are standalone geospatial representations of the world’s road networks, pathways, buildings, structures, places, land use and land cover. …

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Pix4D has announced that it is starting a joint innovation project with SAP® to open up the market for drone-based, digital 3D inspections for telecommunications companies.
SAP, a global leader in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software, has included Pix4D in an SAP Accelerator Program for innovative companies that support the digital transformation of B2B businesses with …

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IQGeo a developer of geospatial productivity and collaboration software for the telecoms and utility industries, has announced a major new contract with TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®) for the IQGeo Platform and Workflow Manager software. The initial contract provides for 240 software user licenses allowing TDS to improve construction efficiency to support its ambitious fiber network expansions.
As one …

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Hexagon’s Geospatial division has launched HxGN Smart Census 2020, a significant update to its end-to-end population and housing census management solution. The latest release improves digital enumeration by allowing households to complete census questionnaires online or over the telephone, significantly reducing the need for in-person interviews and field-based data collection.
HxGN Smart Census 2020’s new Computer-Assisted …

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Carlson’s latest release of Survey, CADnet, and GIS 2021 brings users new features, increased speed, and more efficient workflows. Carlson 2021 comes with the power of IntelliCAD 10, the newly-released update to the CAD platform that brings increased speed, new features, and a fast, efficient new user interface for Carlson users, and is also compatible …

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The Institute of Navigation’s (ION) Satellite Division presented Dr. Y. Jade Morton with its Johannes Kepler Award September 25, 2020 during the ION GNSS+ VIRTUAL Conference.
Dr. Morton was recognized for advances in scientific and navigation receiver technology, automated data collection, robust carrier phase tracking, remote sensing, and profound impact as an educator and author.
Dr. Y. …

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The Institute of Navigation’s (ION) Satellite Division presented Dr. Kimia Shamaei with its Bradford W. Parkinson Award September 25, 2020 during the ION GNSS+ 2020 VIRTUAL Conference.
Dr. Shamaei was recognized for her thesis, “Exploiting Cellular Signals for Navigation: 4G to 5G.”
 The Bradford W. Parkinson Award is awarded annually to an outstanding graduate student in the …

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Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) constituted a Working Group in June 2020 to study and understand the insurance needs of RPAS owners and operators and make recommendations relating to design and development of products meeting the needs of RPAS owners and operators, including Third Party Liability.
The Working Group has now submitted the …

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Carlson’s latest releases of Civil and Hydrology include time-saving innovations and automated new features, as well as improvements to many existing commands.
There are several, new, time-saving parking layout tools including ParkingNet which works from multiple alignments like Road Network. There’s also a ‘Parking Inside Perimeter’ which creates a parking layout within a closed polyline, then …

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Wingtra’s recent WingtraHub 1.0 release has launched to fully support a lean workflow between the WingtraOne drone and Pix4Dmatic, a fresh Pix4D product for reliable speedy processing of large datasets. This integration is especially key since Wingtra’s VTOL drone is designed to map large sites fast and safely while providing the best possible data quality. The high-quality datasets that …