Articles in the News Update Category

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IBM and open-source AI platform Hugging Face has announced that IBM’s watsonx.ai geospatial foundation model – built from NASA’s satellite data – will be available on Hugging Face. It will be the largest geospatial foundation model on Hugging Face and the first-ever open-source AI foundation model built in collaboration with NASA.
As part of a Space …

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for cooperation in Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Innovative Air Mobility.
This MoU will focus on collaboration on unmanned aircraft and innovative air mobility between the civil aviation authorities.
This collaboration would include cooperation between …

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Greater Chennai Police, in India, established a ‘Drone Police Unit’ to assist cops in aerial surveillance. This is going to help in case of large gatherings, real-time checking of vehicle registration data, and spotting of suspects.

The project costs approximately Rs 3.6 crore, according to a press release by the GCP. The project was inaugurated by …

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The Geospatial organizations Allterra and NeoGeo, collaboratively won the drone-based Land Parcel Mapping contract through an open tender process from the Karnataka government. The project covers an area of 68,000 SQ. KM. and 10 complete districts in Karnataka – Gadag, Koppal, Kodagu, Chamarajanagar, Chikkamagaluru (Chikmagalur), Vijayapura (Bijapur), Yadgir, Raichur, Bidar, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga). Both companies have …

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DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations Limited, announced its partnership with King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) in Thailand, which is among the top 20 institutes in Thailand for Faculties ranging from Engineering to Business Administration, Liberal Arts and Medicine, according to the US News & World Report L.P.

The main goal of this partnership is to launch an …

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Aircraft are designed to withstand the impact of a small number of small birds entering the engines or colliding with the fuselage or windows. However, the unauthorized launch of large birds or, even worse, metallic electronic drones near airports can cause serious damage and lead to aircraft accidents or system failures, posing risks to flight …

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Konux, a Munch-based deep tech AI scale-up, has been building out a SaaS business powered by proprietary sensing hardware and AI that drives a predictive maintenance software-as-a-service(SaaS) play which is upgrading railway infrastructure as reported by Techcrunch.

Its mission is to drive digitization and transformative change atop rail travel, using AI plus IoT to add intelligence …

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Peachtree Corners, one of the US’s smart cities powered by real-world connected infrastructure, and Audi of America announced a collaboration to advance cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) practical deployment pathways as part of the city’s Curiosity Lab ecosystem.

Both Audi and Peachtree Corners work together to the deployment of C-V2X applications that allow vehicles to communicate with city-owned streets, traffic …

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Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has claimed an industry first with the verification of its autonomous navigation technology on a container ship sailing between South Korea and Taiwan.

The company installed its remote autonomous navigation system (SAS) and smart ship system (SVESSEL) on a 15,000 TEU class large container ship built at its Geoje shipyard. Fom June …

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RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH and Schiebel have completed the integration of a high-end laser scanning system, the RIEGL VQ-840-G topo-bathymetric LiDAR sensor, on the Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS).

The compact topo-bathymetric laser scanner was designed for use in a variety of maritime and hydrographic environments. The LiDAR sensor payload system is controlled …