Articles in the My News Category

Feb 2010 | No Comment

28th Jan 2010 – As many as 500 responders and relief workers in Haiti are now using GIS software

Jan 2010 | No Comment

INDUSTRY | LBS | GPS | GIS | REMOTE SENSING | GALILEO UPDATE

LORAN-C signal termination
LORAN-C was originally developed to provide radio-navigation service for US coastal waters and was later expanded to include complete coverage of the continental US as well as most of Alaska. It was approved …

Jan 2010 | No Comment

Indian Space Research Organisation successfully conducted the static test of its largest solid booster S200 at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota. The successful test of S200 makes it the third largest solid booster in the world, next to the RSRM solid booster of Space Shuttle and P230 solid booster of ARIANE-5. The S200 solid …

Jan 2010 | No Comment

Leica Geosystems’ digitizer for LIDAR Leica Geosystems announced the introduction of a full-waveform digitizer, WDM65, designed specifically for use with its ALS-series airborne LIDAR Systems. www.leica-geosystems.com GPSDifferential™ module for MobileMapper™ The GPSDifferential module for the MobileMapper 6 from Magellan is a software option that has been integrated into the new version of DigiTerra Explorer 6 to provide sub-meter performance for DigiTerra Explorer users working with a…

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GPS ranging is based on the reception of the LoS component of the signals transmitted from the constellation of GPS satellite vehicles (SV), and on measuring the time elapsed in the propagation of appropriately time-marked signal signatures. Even in the absence of any reflected (multipath) signal components, the determination of physical separations between SVs and receiver is tied to a subtlety arising…

Jan 2010 | No Comment

Addition to LiDAR technology The European Space Agency (ESA) and Midaz Lasers Ltd. will work together on a development program to use alexandrite lasers to replace Nd:YAG lasers as the dominant source for LiDAR applications. LiDAR is currently dominated by YAG lasers as the laser source of choice but they can suffer from low efficiency and applications are restricted by lack of wavelength tunability which severely…

Jan 2010 | No Comment

New Leica mojoMINI 3D Growers looking for an entry point into precision guidance now have the Leica mojoMINI 3D lightbar guidance system, which also comes with standard street navigation for daily use in any on-road vehicle. It comes with the Leica SmartAg antenna and GLIDE technology for in-field accuracy. www.mojoRTK.com Telmap Navigator for Android Telmap has released a special edition of Telmap Navigator for Android which…

Jan 2010 | No Comment

CEOs peg 2010 growth rate at 11% According to market Research firm Daratech, GIS/Geospatial industry CEOs interviewed, were unanimous in their belief that growth consistent with the robust 11% compound annual growth rate of the past six years would return in 2010. It stated that 2009 was a tough year in the private sector GIS/Geospatial market, which is forecast to close at $1.4 billion, down 0.7%…

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Galileo Satellite Platform tests under way The engineering model of the first Galileo satellites has completed platform integration tests at the Thales Alenia Space facility in Rome, reports ESA. The platform is now undergoing functional testing. Delivery of the engineering model payload from Astrium UK is expected this month. These tests are an important step towards building and launching the first four Galileo satellites. Integration testing…

Jan 2010 | No Comment

It appears that big talk and promises about the technologies (GIS et al) have still not carried weight and conviction with the user – organizations, the ultimate beneficiary of the productivity of the modern technologies. The spatial solutions have still not reached these organizations like urban development authorities. Land Information Technologies (LIT) have not delivered spatial solutions as a matter of routine or policy…