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AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc., an industry-leading provider of full stack flight hardware, sensors and software for commercial and government/defense use, has announced its introduction of the new eBee™ VISION, a small, fixed-wing unmanned aerial system (“UAS”) designed to provide real-time, enhanced situational awareness for critical Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (“ISR”) missions.
Scheduled for global commercial release in 2023, …

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Linx Technologies, now part of TE Connectivity, has expanded on its Splatch antenna series with the release of the ANT-GNL1-nSP, a surface-mount embedded GNSS antenna supporting GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, Beidou and QZSS in the L1/E1/B1 bands.

The ANT-GNL1-nSP antenna exhibits notable performance in a compact size (10 mm x 8 mm x 1 mm) and features linear …

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Swift Navigation has expanded the capabilities of its Skylark precise positioning service to several product tiers. With new services providing real-time kinematic (RTK) and differential GNSS (DGNSS) options, Swift meets the broadening needs of its growing customer base.

In addition, new BeiDou signal support and regional coverage has been added.

Skylark is Swift’s cloud-based GNSS corrections service designed to deliver …

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Nexar, an artificial-intelligence (AI) computer vision company, has released CityStream Live, a real-time mapping platform.
CityStream Live enables the mobility industry, including connected vehicles, maps, mobility services, digital twins or smart city applications, to access a continuous stream of fresh, crowdsourced road data. Only with real-time data can vehicles really know what’s coming their way, react …

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Russia added another piece to its GLONASS satellite-navigation network on November 28, 2022.
A Soyuz rocket rocket topped with a GLONASS-M satellite lifted off from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northwestern Russia Monday at 10:17 a.m. EST (1517 GMT; 6:17 p.m. Moscow time).
The spacecraft was successfully delivered to its target orbit and has received the designation Cosmos 2564, Roscosmos, Russia’s federal …

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Position Partners has unveiled SmartSurveyor, which facilitates accurate, survey-grade aerial mapping and photogrammetry without the need for a connection between a camera shutter and a GNSS receiver.
The fully compact, handheld, aerial mapping survey rover is compatible with DJI Mavix 2 and 3 series and Phantom 4 Pro drones.
The design is dissimilar to other drone mapping systems in …

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Epic Games and Capturing Reality announced this month that theRealityScan app is now available for free download on iOS products.

The RealityScan app is a step forward for easily creating 3D models of real-life objects to be used in a variety of different applications without the complex process of recreating the objects completely from scratch. With the app, …

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CHC Navigation has released LandStar8, a field surveying and mapping application for Android devices. LandStar8 is designed to be flexible and user-friendly for surveying and mapping tasks.

LandStar8 is versatile, modular and customizable for topographic tasks such as surveying, stake out, cadastral, mapping and geographic information systems (GIS). Building on the legacy of LandStar7, the new LandStar8 …

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Google, owned by Alphabet Inc., plans to merge its teams working on Maps products and the mapping service Waze with effect from December 9, reports said.
The decision to consolidate processes comes as the search giant is facing pressure to streamline operations and cut costs. The restructuring is expected to reduce overlapping work across the Waze …

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is seeking information from the GNSS community on upgrades to its Stardust program.

Stardust develops models of the Earth used in geomatics. The upgrades will result in modernization of geomatics information technology systems and infrastructure. The update includes migration of models to the cloud.

The NGA posted a request for information (RFI), with responses …