Articles in the News Update Category

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With the aim of increasing the production capacity and competitiveness of local companies, the Brazilian government has announced the launch of a national innovation network focused on artificial intelligence (AI). The announcement of the AI Network follows launch of Artificial Intelligence Center (C4AI), Brazil’s largest research facility focused on AI.
Developed as the result of cooperation between …

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The Indian government has invited proposals for the manufacture of 10 lakh receiver chips that have GPS and NavIC, in an attempt to improve the overall signal availability of positioning systems, and increase the use of the indigenous positioning system.
In a bid titled, “Request for Proposal Design, Manufacture, Supply and Maintain Integrated NavIC and GPS …

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A new accurate height of Mount Everest has been announced to the world and a University of Otago academic has been instrumental in supporting the Nepalese surveyors achieve that ambition.
Geodesist Dr Chris Pearson of Otago’s School of Surveying led New Zealand’s MFAT Head of Mission Fund project by providing technical expertise and training to Nepal’s …

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Germany has ordered jam-resistant Global Positioning System receivers from the United States military, becoming the first buyer of the advanced GPS user equipment under the Foreign Military Sales program, the U.S. Space and Missile Systems Center announced Nov. 23.
Foreign Military Sales is the U.S. government’s program for transferring defense articles, services, and training to international …

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Health and Human Services professionals need information to make informed decisions as they allocate health resources. Timely access to community health information helps leaders maintain situational awareness, confirm assumptions and understand community need.
The Community Health Assessment Solution was created by Esri to help health organizations collect community information, at the household-level, required for disaster response or health …

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HERE Technologies, a location data and technology platform, and Actility, the global leader in IoT connectivity, are partnering to provide a new, cutting-edge IoT tracking service for mapping and location data management based on LoRaWAN® networks.
On large industrial, warehousing sites, items can get lost or stolen. Furthermore, in cases where inventories rely on manual input, …

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CGI has been awarded a contract by The European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a GNSS Event Notification Service (GENS) capable of monitoring the UK GNSS spectrum to enable effective alerting and reporting of Position Navigation and Time (PNT) disruption.

GENS will integrate CGI’s PNT Incident Event Monitoring (PNTIEM) System with existing UK developed sensors from …

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The Fregat booster has successfully placed the Glonass-K satellite into the calculated orbit, the Russian Defense Ministry reported.

The ministry’s information department pointed out that the launch and the operation were carried out as planned. It was also emphasized that the satellite was placed under control of the Russian Aerospace Forces’ ground aids. “The Russian Glonass-K …

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Nokia, alongside Honeywell International as consortium lead, has been selected as part of Project FACT (Future All Aviation CNS Technology), an innovative research and development program initiated under the SESAR 2020 program, managed by the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking.
Nokia will provide 4G and 5G mission-critical infrastructure, consulting and services to Project FACT, which will research …

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China launched a seventh group of Yaogan-30 reconnaissance satellites Oct. 26, marking the country’s 31st launch of 2020.

A Long March 2C rocket lifted off from LC-3 at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 11:19 a.m. carrying three Yaogan satellites and one smaller commercial payload.

The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. (CASC), China’s state-owned main space …