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Mar 2010 | No Comment

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

Satellite Navigation Event
Galileo Application Days, 3-5 March, kicks off the competition with a conference
and an ‘Application Village’, where demonstrations will occur. The annual
ESNC competition, or ‘Galileo Masters’ as it is also known, is designed to …

Mar 2010 | No Comment

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

Boeing ships GPS IIF satellite for launch
Boeing has shipped the first GPS IIF satellite aboard a Boeing-built C-17
Globemaster III airlifter. The new navigation spacecraft is now set to begin
final preparations for launch. Space Vehicle 1 …

Mar 2010 | No Comment

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

u-blox acquires patents for lowpower real-time GPS
u-blox has purchased 15 patents and patent applications from UK-based Air Semiconductor Ltd. The patents expand the company’s technology portfolio of lowpower GPS solutions.
www.u-blox.com
Rockwell Collins tracks …

Mar 2010 | No Comment

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

ISO gives car industry new interface
As the car navigation industry has grown so has incompatibility between navigation systems and the databases that store important location information. Additionally, there is a need to more easily develop …

Feb 2010 | No Comment

The Denver Maptek office donated more than $12,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado. The Maptek Denver employees participated in a “Growvember” contest, which encouraged male participants to grow the best beard while raising money for Make-A-Wish Foundation. All of the 66 staff (bearded or not) joined in the fundraising effort, raising more than $7,000 …

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Leica Geosystems introduced the AR10 wideband GNSS antenna with integrated radome and large ground plane. The AR10 uses an all new antenna technology to provide signal tracking, phase centre accuracy and multipath suppression.  With its integrated radome, rugged construction and light weight the AR10 is ideal for reference station, monitoring and campaign applications.
Designed from the …

Feb 2010 | No Comment

The U.S. Air Force has selected Raytheon Company for an initial contract of $886 million to develop a new element of the GPS to improve the accuracy of information from GPS satellites. The contract represents the first two development blocks of the advanced control segment (OCX), which will have a significant impact on GPS capabilities. …

Feb 2010 | No Comment

prestigious contracts by NGA, USA The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, U.S. has awarded three indefinite delivery indefinite quantity multiple award contracts for commercial satellite synthetic aperture radar imagery, data products and direct downlink services to MDA Geospatial Services, Inc, EADS and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company. GMV awarded contract for GAGAN GMV has been awarded a contract with Raytheon Company to develop a prototype algorithm for

Feb 2010 | No Comment

China launches Yaogan VIII, Hope One China successfully launched two of its satellites from the Tai-yuan Satellite Launch Centre in Shanxi Province. “Yaogan VIII” remotesensing satellite and science researching mini-satellite, “Hope One” were put into the orbit by a Long March 4C carrier rocket. www.brahmand.com DigitalGlobe WorldView-2 operational WorldView-2, Digital Globe has achieved full operational capability. It offers eight multispectral bands, which provide more spectral…

Feb 2010 | No Comment

Free TatukGIS Viewer v. 2 upgrade The TatukGIS Viewer version 2 upgrade adds new features including advanced support for coordinate systems, support for additional data formats, advanced map rendering features, updated user interface, and more. www.TatukGIS.com U.S. Army Geospatial Centre maps for Haiti The U.S. Army Geospatial Centre’s Hydrologic and Environmental Analysis branch compiled earthquake, water and geology maps, a number of other data sets…