Articles in the News Update Category

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $300 million to improve the measurement, monitoring, reporting, and verification of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration in climate-smart agriculture and forestry.

The Inflation Reduction Act provided nearly $20 billion in overall investments to advance climate-smart agriculture and forestry practices. The new investments will support the effective implementation of …

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The GEF (Global Environment Facility) has announced a US$1.4 billion fund to rapidly tackle environmental crises around the world, including biodiversity loss and climate change. The program aims to directly benefit 14 million people globally, over half of whom will be women disproportionately impacted by planetary crises.
In the UNDP-GEF Partnership, more than US$500 million will …

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In a bid to uncover the secrets of the deep seafloor, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) has joined forces with 3D at Depth, a leading expert in commercial subsea Lidar technology. This dynamic partnership aims to revolutionize seafloor mapping by developing an advanced subsea Lidar system.
Imaging the structure of the deep seafloor is crucial …

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Bentley Systems, Incorporated the infrastructure engineering software company, has announced at the Environment Analyst Global Business Summit, the availability of new carbon assessment capabilities in iTwin Experience to enable infrastructure professionals to seamlessly quantify carbon reduction opportunities in their projects.
With the new capabilities, infrastructure professionals can fully automate embodied carbon calculation reports and impact analyses by taking advantage of iTwin …

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CompassCom Software has released Version 8.2 of the CompassCom GIS-centric hybrid telematics platform that can be deployed on premises or in the cloud for real-time asset tracking and comprehensive fleet management. The new version offers enhanced ease of use and more robust analytics and reporting functionality for safer, more efficient and secure fleet operations.
Developed on …

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Tourists traveling to The Red Sea Project can expect better mobility and accessibility options as Saudi authorities are developing the Kingdom’s first geographical navigation map that charts the scope of marine tourism in the coastal area.

The Saudi Red Sea Authority and the General Authority for Survey and Geospatial Information have partnered with 19 government agencies …

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Spirent Communications has announced SimXona, an industry-first Xona satellite constellation simulator, fully certified by Xona Space Systems.

Xona is developing PULSAR, a commercial positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) service built on a backbone of low Earth orbit (LEO) small satellites. Xona’s patented high-powered smallsat signals will improve PNT resilience and accuracy by augmenting global navigation satellite …

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Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division and Fujitsu Limited have announced the joint development of digital twin applications for predicting and mitigating natural disasters and traffic accidents. The solutions reflect the two companies’ ongoing efforts to realize resilient, disaster-resistant cities based on a business alliance formed in June 2022.

To support disaster mitigation, the two companies …

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Raytheon Technologies’ Collins Aerospace business has been selected to participate in eight projects under the European Union’s SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking (SESAR 3 JU). A collaboration between European private and public partners, the SESAR 3 JU aims to accelerate the delivery of the Digital European Sky through the development of new technologies to manage conventional aircraft, drones, …

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Septentrio has been collaborating with Xona Space Systems to develop an experimental receiver which is compatible with Xona multi-frequency PULSAR™ signals. This multi-frequency receiver that supports Xona’s ground breaking LEO PNT signals, will be one of the first to decode all PULSAR™ signals in parallel with other standard GNSS signals. This makes it ideal for …