Articles in the Mycoordinates Category

Sep 2018 | No Comment


Beyond sky
It was 2nd April, 1984
When the first Indian citizen
Travelled in space aboard SoyuzT-11.
However, that was a Soviet mission.
India has a long cherished ambition
Of its own man mission in space.
The announcement by the Prime Minister of India recently
Has brought this mission on priority
Of the Indian Space Research …

Aug 2018 | No Comment


In reverse gear?
As a fallout of Brexit
It appears that the Public Regulated Services (PRS) of Galileo
Has become a contentious issue.
And similar to this, there are several other bones of contention…
Stakes are high
So is the pitch of stakeholders,
Hope it may not become messier in time to come
Galileo as a …

Jul 2018 | No Comment


When humanity triumphs
In Thailand, when thirteen members of Wild Boars football team
Were trapped in the cave,
They refused to cave in.
Demonstrated exemplary level of guts and grit
Their battle for survival
United the world.
The mission that looked impossible
Was made possible
By the human …

Jun 2018 | Comments Off on My Coordinates


Data mines & data mining
In this digital world
how we all are vulnerable,
is well demonstrated by
Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data controversy.
When we are tracked, tapped and trapped,
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),
A regulation in European Union (EU) law on data
Protection and privacy for all individuals within the EU
Is a welcome and comforting step
As it endeavors to restrain
The data harvesting …

May 2018 | No Comment


According to the Survey of India website
One may see the New Map Restriction Policy- 2017
for Sale, Publication and Distribution of Maps and Data
released by the Ministry of Defence, India
It states that “the renewal of the guidelines
is necessitated so as to bring them
in tune with the liberal economic regime
and to accommodate the technological changes…
However, is …

Apr 2018 | No Comment


Stephen Hawking – Beyond time!!
You came
And enriched the world,
The world of science,
And the world of knowledge.
Moreover, you epitomized
The unimaginable abilities and tenacities
Of the human spirit
That could triumph
Any oddity of any magnitude.
You have gone
Beyond the frame of
You will remain as a beacon
In the …

Mar 2018 | No Comment


Pause and re-plan!
A recent study
‘Satellite-derived Time and Position: A Study of Critical Dependencies’
by The UK Government Office for Science
Reviews the UK’s dependency on GNSS
And recommends measures to improve resilience
Including by adopting potential back-up systems.
More than the findings,
The worth appreciating is the approach.
The approach of ‘a pause’
Where …

Feb 2018 | No Comment


Car to caravan
Another feat of mankind.
Falcon Heavy by Sapce X symbolizes
The dreams and the dreamers.
Imagination, inventiveness and ingenuity.
A journey from surrealism to reality.
It was not Falcon Heavy alone,
Along with it was Tesla Roadster.
A craft, along with a car.
Will it eventually be followed by a caravan?
Who knows!

Bal …

Jan 2018 | No Comment


Technology trends
Robotics, automation, Artificial Intelligence
Photogrammetric drones, Integrated UAV solutions
Point Clouds
LiDAR precision, driverless car
Earthquake prediction tool
Simulator, modeling reality, …
Robust positioning, real-time kinetics, accurate 3D maps
Internet of Things, virtual reality, …
Interference, jamming, spoofing…
Sensor fusion, …
Disruption is a new paradigm
For Innovations

Bal Krishna, Editor


Dec 2017 | No Comment


Collapse of Global village?
It was about globalization.
Open economy, free trades, …
Political barriers were overtaken by economic interests.
The world saw a common interest in working together.
A successful example of that is European Union.
However, a perception is gathering momentum
That some gained more at the expense of others.
Hence, the trend is …