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Jul 2021 | No Comment

 

For the civilian use of drones, India has the guidelines in place.
In March 2021, the Ministry of Civil Aviation notified the Unmanned Aircraft System Rules.
Recently, the government has invited bids to use drones for the delivery of Covid-19 vaccines and other medicines for remote areas.
Telangana state government in India engages with Flipkart …

Jul 2021 | No Comment

From times immemorial, the cities, agriculture and culture evolved along the rivers. Among various Delhi’s, Shahjahanabad (17th Century), was built along the river Yamuna, a 1370 km long river emanating from the Himalayas and merging into the River Ganga at Prayag. However, with indiscriminate urbanisation River Yamuna in Delhi…

Jul 2021 | No Comment

The objective of this article is to share the knowledge of alternative way of geoid determination with incorporating a high resolution GGM, terrain and GPS/levelling data

Dr H M I Prasanna

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Geomatics, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, P.O. Box 02, Belihuloya, 70140, Sri Lanka

Development of GGMs
With the advent of new gravity dedicated satellite …

Jul 2021 | No Comment

The paper describes a method for improving the coordinates of hydrological stations using the GNSS. Traditional methods of determining the coordinates of level posts are analyzed in this work. The requirements for the accuracy and installation of geodetic points of level posts are given. A scheme of the GNSS network of the coastal zone…

Jun 2021 | No Comment

 

As the Covid-19 virus keep surging again and again,
The world rushes to get vaccinated.
And some saw and see opportunities in many ways,
There are many, who contributed to the crisis,
There are few who rival for credits and occupying market share.
Hence, my vaccine is better than yours!
Though the debate is understandable …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

As Christopher Alexander conceived and defined through his life’s work – The Nature of Order – wholeness is a recursive structure that recurs in space and matter and is reflected in human minds and cognition. Based on the definition of wholeness, a mathematical model of wholeness, together with its topological representation…

Jun 2021 | No Comment

European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is the European standard for the Automatic Train Protection (ATP) and command and control systems. ERTMS is a safety system enforcing compliance from trains with speed restrictions and signalling status….

Apr 2021 | No Comment

 

Another feat of human perseverance
When the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover
Landed on the surface of Mars on Feb 18,2021
To look for habitability, seek biosignatures, cashing samples and
test oxygen production from the Martian atmosphere.
Equipped with new entry, descent, and landing (EDL) technologies, such as Terrain-Relative Navigation (TRN),
That allows the rover to …

Apr 2021 | No Comment

Free Resources to Protect Critical Infrastructure From GPS Spoofing
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has published the Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Integrity Library and Epsilon Algorithm Suite to protect against Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) spoofing, or deceiving a Global Positioning System (GPS) device through false signals. These …

Apr 2021 | No Comment

James van Rens

Strategic Advisor RIEGL Group / Government & Industry Relations.

In the present challenging times, how has RIEGL adapted itself and have also come out with technology solutions for its customers especially ‘operating remotely’?
RIEGL is committed to ensure our customers’ needs are met. While our company as a whole has adapted to what is now …