Articles in the News Update Category

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Airbus has announced the general availability of their premium satellite imagery and elevation data in Microsoft Azure Maps. Customers of Azure Maps can now access a new global reference layer made from high quality Airbus imagery as well as a homogenous elevation dataset covering the entire globe.
Azure Maps is a collection of geospatial services and Software …

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MDA Ltd has announced at the World Satellite Business Week event that its next generation commercial Earth observation (EO) mission will be named CHORUS. The company also announced that CHORUS will initially include C-band and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites.
A collaborative multi-sensor constellation, CHORUS will bring together multiple diverse and unique perspectives in harmony, opening …

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The Bhubaneshwar Land Use Intelligent System, or BLUIS, run by the state government of Odisha has been selected to be awarded ‘Gold’ under Category V that is ‘Excellence in adopting emerging technologies’ in the National Awards for e-Governance.
The National Awards for e-Governance will take place on January 7 and 8, 2022 in Hyderabad, Telangana under …

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Orbital Insight has announced the launch of multiclass object detection algorithms within its GO platform. Multiclass object detection uses advanced computer vision algorithms to identify and differentiate between classes of ships, aircraft and vehicles within satellite imagery. The state-of-the-art multiclass ship detection algorithms will bring immediate benefits to the defense and intelligence community for security, …

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The Federal Aviation Administration released the list of 50 airports that will have buffer zones when wireless companies turn on new 5G C-band service on January 19. The agency sought input from the aviation community where the proposed buffer zones would help reduce the risk of disruption. Traffic volume, the number of low-visibility days and geographic location …

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A free world population point layer with 2020 population counts at 1km intervals is now available for download, providing the ability to analyze population anywhere on earth. The point locations can be explored with the tools and data already included with Maptitude mapping software, such as drive-time rings and market area reports. The provision of a seamless global …

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Unicore Communications GNSS Hardware is now available through Rx Networks.
Unicore Communications (Unicore), a leading manufacturer of GNSS hardware, is a sister-company to Rx Networks within the BDStar group of companies, and is headquartered in Beijing, China. Unicore GNSS receivers have been deployed in a wide variety of applications including reference stations, survey/mapping, precision agriculture, machine control, …

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Engineers from MBDA Missile Systems, working in conjunction with Swansea University research staff, have developed an innovative, compact, low-cost global navigation satellite system (GNSS) anti-jam antenna specifically suited to smaller calibre-guided weapons.
Prototyped and tested as part of the French/UK Materials and Components for Missiles Innovation Technology Partnership (MCM ITP) programme, the Novel Null Steering Antenna …

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The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) opened the Galileo Open Service Navigation Message Authentication (OSNMA) Public Observation test phase for the secured signal.
The OSNMA is a freely accessible data-authentication function for the Galileo Open Service worldwide. OSNMA provides receivers a first-level of protection against spoofing the Galileo Open Service, assuming that the receiver meets …

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Terry Moore, a positioning and navigation expert at the University of Nottingham has become the first British academic to win a prestigious international award in the field.

Terry Moore is an Emeritus Professor and former director of the Nottingham Geospatial Institute at the University’s Faculty of Engineering.

The International Association of Institutes of Navigation (IAIN) awarded Moore …