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Space Flight Laboratory (SFL), a developer of 53 distinct microspace missions, has announced the successful measurement of atmospheric methane by the GHGSat-C1 greenhouse gas monitoring microsatellite that utilizes a NEMO platform developed by SFL. The methane emission from a source on the Earth’s surface is the smallest ever detected by satellite, confirmed GHGSat Inc. of …

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VeriDaaS Corp., a leading geospatial solutions company,  is planning a high-density LiDAR elevation data collection at a minimum of 30 points per meter (ppm) over the entire State of California in the Spring 2021 as part of the VeriDaaS National Mapping Initiative (VeriMAP™). Higher density data above 30 ppm is also an option if stakeholder …

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SBG Systems releases the Virtual Base Station feature in its in-house post-processing software called Qinertia. Geospatial professionals benefit from an optimal centimetric position accuracy in all their projects, even for corridor mapping and in poorly covered RTK areas.
Qinertia is SBG Systems’ in-house GNSS and INS post-processing software. It gives access to offline RTK corrections from …

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High-resolution aerial imagery from the HxGN Content Program is now available on the UP42 developer platform for Earth observation data and analytics. UP42 customers may now choose from nearly 11 million square kilometers of 30 cm orthorectified imagery for North America and Europe and over 500,000 sq km of 15 cm data for major U.S. …

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Septentrio has announced two important open source resources for its GPS/GNSS module receivers. The first, ROSaic, is a ROS (Robot Operating System) driverfor the mosaic-X5 module as well as other Septentrio GNSS receivers. The second project, mosaicHAT, is an open source hardware reference design combining mosaic-X5 with a Raspberry Pi single-board computer. Both projects facilitate integration of centimeter-level reliable positioning into robotic and other machine automation applications. 

ROSaic driver operates on ROS, a widely used programming …

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With four Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) available and more than 100 satellites in operation broadcasting multiple frequencies, the GNSS industry is witnessing a shift towards the wide adoption of multifrequency receivers across market segments to meet the diverging user needs of emerging applications.
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has just released its latest GNSS User …

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Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure has announced that Shell’s Deepwater business has selected Bentley’s digital twin approach to streamline its capital projects process and accelerate time to first oil.
With a plan to deliver several subsea tie-back …

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Sapcorda Services GmbH has announced that testing of its first global navigation satellite system (GNSS) augmentation services for L-band signal is underway in North America and Europe, laying the foundation for its December 1, 2020 launch of the strongest, most reliable GNSS augmentation signal for safety-critical navigation in autonomous vehicles and machinery.
Available in areas without …

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Integrated marine services company C-Innovation (C-I) has chosen a suite of Sonardyne’s underwater positioning and navigation systems to support its operations offshore Brazil.
Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) on board six ROV support vessels (RSVs) in the country will be equipped with Sonardyne inertial, gyrocompass and Doppler technologies, as well as hybrid acoustic-inertial systems.
Specifically, C-I has ordered …

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Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), has been selected to provide Mounted Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing System (MAPS Gen II) for manned and unmanned ground vehicles to combat Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) threats.
MAPS II provides a high-assurance, accurate navigation solution across GPS threat environments with industry-leading NavFusion of …