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Vexcel Imaging has announced the innovative UltraCam Dragon 4.1, representing the market’s most advanced, progressively designed, and seamlessly integrated hybrid aerial mapping system.  Designed for high-resolution mapping of complex urban environments and the creation of precise digital twins, the UltraCam Dragon combines the very best in imaging and LiDAR technologies for maximum collection productivity, high-accuracy and …

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SBG Systems, a leading global provider of inertial navigation systems and associated software solutions, has announced that its fast-selling INS, Quanta Micro, is at the heart of YellowScan’s new Surveyor Ultra and Explorer LiDAR mapping solutions.  YellowScan expressed high interest for Quanta Micro’s outstanding SWaP-C, praising its lightweight yet high-performance capabilities. Additionally, YellowScan has integrated …

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SBG Systems, a leading provider of advanced inertial navigation systems and software solutions, is pleased to announce the release of Qinertia 4 on November 7th. This version introduces several innovative features that provide users with a complete solution for precise trajectory and motion analysis.

Qinertia, the de facto choice of surveyors, is a superior post-processing software …

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Hesai Technology announced an ADAS lidar design win with Neta Auto’s new series production vehicle. Hesai will supply ultra-high resolution long-range lidar AT128 for Neta Auto’s upcoming vehicle model which is expected to launch in the first half of 2025.

Neta Auto is a leader in the smart EV industry. The company is committed to making …

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Phase One, a company in medium- and large-format digital cameras and imaging systems, introduces PAS Pana. The PAS Pana is useful for country-wide area mapping providing unmatched performance and precision.
PAS Pana is a seven-camera wide-field system that redefines the landscape of aerial mapping precision and effectiveness. With a strategic configuration comprising five RGB cameras equipped with 150 mm lenses, and two NIR cameras with 70 mm lenses, PAS Pana reaches a total swath …

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The United States Space Force’s Space Systems Command (SSC) has a specialized branch responsible for certifying GPS accuracy called the GPS Certification Branch. It is a specialized team within SSC that is responsible for certifying the hardware, software, and firmware used in GPS-based systems.

The certification process conducted by SSC’s GPS Certification Branch involves the evaluation of …

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According to Rokubun — a Spanish company that designs accurate and scalable navigation solutions based on GNSS — released a library solution for decoding and processing Galileo Open Service Navigation Message Authentication (OSNMA) for embedded platforms.

The solution is part of the Horizon Europe BANSHEE project, for which Rokubun served as the coordinating, is EU-funded, and is supported by …

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified Madrid-based European Satellite Services Provider (EESP) as a pan-European communication services provider for Iris data link services.

Iris, a project supported by the European Space Agency (ESA) and various European partners, aims to develop a satellite-based air-ground communication system to enhance air traffic management. By 2028, Iris …

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The Australian and New Zealand governments, with support from FrontierSI, are conducting a survey with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to identify the opportunities and barriers for integrating Southern Positioning Augmentation Network ( SouthPAN) signal support in GNSS chips, devices and equipment.
SouthPAN is a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) in the Southern Hemisphere and provides improved positioning and navigation services …

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In recognition of the indispensable role that Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) play in shaping the modern world, and the fundamental GPS frequency that forms the foundation for all GNSS, the Institute of Navigation (ION) proudly proclaims the establishment of “International GNSS Day” on the 23rd of October annually.
This date, written as “10/23” in U.S. …