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Freefly Systems, leading drone manufacturers and Auterion, the \open source drone software platform announced the releases of the Astro Enterprise Drone Solution. In partnering, the two companies have combined their respective expertise in hardware and software to build and release the Astro – the best multi use enterprise drone for utility, telco, and infrastructure companies, as …

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The Geospatial Commission has partnered with Innovate UK to create a new £2 million competition which will look at how location data can spark innovation and support the future of mobility for the United Kingdom.
Smarter mobility solutions, underpinned by location data, will enable us to make the most of our transport networks by boosting capacity, …

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Improving and verifying accuracy is a typical objective of any survey… and this becomes more complex to achieve when undertaking a UAV LiDAR survey. Deploying Routescene’s Ground Control Targets on known and accurately co-ordinated Ground Control Points prior to a UAV LiDAR survey provides the assurance that the survey has been properly executed and you …

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Antenova Ltd, UK manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for the Internet of Things and M2M applications has added a high performing 5G SMD design to its array of 5G antennas.
This brand-new antenna, Lepida SR4L054, is a wideband antenna in SMD form, designed to achieve high efficiency and performance right across the spectrum from 600MHz to 3800MHz.
Lepida operates right across the cellular bands B71 (617-698 MHz), LTE 700, GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900, WCDMA2100, B40 (2300 – 2400 MHz), …

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On 15 September, the European Space Agency (ESA) signed with the German company OHB the €129.4-million contract covering the detailed design, manufacturing, and testing of the HERA mission. This mission, ESA’s first ever planetary defense mission, will be Europe’s contribution to an international asteroid deflection effort carried out jointly with NASA and due for lift-off …

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New options for a UK satellite navigation and timing capability programme to support the nation’s critical infrastructure will be explored by the government, it was announced today (Thursday 24 September).
The Space-Based Positioning Navigation and Timing Programme (SBPP) will explore new and alternative ways that could be used to deliver vital satellite navigation services to the …

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Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, has announced a joint initiative with AfroChampions, a Pan-African nonprofit that aims to promote policies that foster private-public collaboration for Africa’s economic transformation. The goal of the initiative is to engage leaders in business, governments, the African Union, and other regional economic communities through dialogue and potential partnership building …

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Trimble has announced new integrations for Microsoft 365 and BIMcollab with its Trimble® Connect™ cloud-based collaboration platform. The integration with Trimble Connect provides users of both platforms with a common data environment for connecting project stakeholders with the data they need to inform decisions and improve team efficiency. In real-time, project stakeholders can share, review, …

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BlackSky, a leading provider of global monitoring services, geospatial intelligence and satellite imagery, has announced  the next phase of expansion of its high-revisit commercial satellite constellation with the unveiling of its next generation, Gen-3, satellite architecture. In addition, the company also announced it has conducted the preliminary design review of its Gen-3 satellite design for …

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Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment today awarded an international contract to Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), who, together with Planet and Airbus, will provide universal access to high-resolution satellite monitoring of the tropics in order to support efforts to stop deforestation and save the world’s tropical forests. Through this program, the coalition of three geospatial organizations will bring …