Articles in the News Update Category

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For 40 days, 15 participants set up camp in the Lombrives cave in southwestern France with no clocks or sunlight, and zero contact to the outside world. Conducted by the Human Adaption Institute, the experiment aimed to explore the links between the human brain and time, in order to gain insight into the limits of …

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AXIS GeoSpatial LLC announced that the USACE St Louis District has awarded an IDIQ contract for Photogrammetric and LiDAR Surveying and Mapping services to the firm.
Under the five year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, AXIS will be responsible for aerial photogrammetric and LiDAR surveys, ground control, analytical aero-triangulation, geo-rectification, ortho-rectification, pan-sharpening, tiling, mosaicing, digital elevation model/digital …

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Arrival, the company reinventing the automotive industry with its entirely new approach to the design and assembly of electric vehicles (EVs), has selected HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, to power its in-vehicle Human-Machine Interface (HMI) navigation solution.
Arrival has been developing its own proprietary hardware, software and robotics since 2015 and is …

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Esri has announced that the International Geographical Union (IGU) has awarded Jack Dangermond the Planet and Humanity Medal. The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to peace, welfare, or sustainability. The IGU is an international, non-governmental, professional organization devoted to the promotion and development of the discipline of geography through initiating and coordinating research …

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HCSS, a provider of innovative solutions that help heavy civil businesses streamline their operations, introduced a new version of HCSS Aerial, a drone-based data analytics platform. This upgrade is the sixth major release of the software since the product was launched in March 2020 and incorporated direct customer feedback. This new version of HCSS Aerial contains design visualization …

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FARO Technologies, Inc., a global leader for 3D measurement, imaging and realization solutions for Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC), 3D Metrology, and Public Safety Analytics, today released the Freestyle 2 Handheld Scanner for Construction. This fast, portable, and targeted 3D data capture device can scan even the tightest spaces more easily than ever.

As-built documentation of …

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The Norwegian Space Agency has announced the successful launch of the NorSat-3 maritime tracking microsatellite built by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) in Toronto. NorSat-3 launched on April 28, 2021, aboard Vega Flight VV 18 from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana.
 
NorSat-3 is the 17th SFL satellite launched in the past eight months.
 
NorSat-3 carries two …

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CATALYST, a PCI Geomatics brand, has delivered an automated workflow for the South African National Space Agency’s (SANSA) Earth Observation Department to convert decades of SPOT satellite imagery to CARD4L Analysis Ready Data (ARD). The scalable workflow enables SANSA to prepare its entire SPOT archive for immediate analysis using the Open Data Cube, machine learning, …

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Satelles, Inc., innovative provider of highly secure satellite-based time and location services, today announced an important new finding by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) about Satellite Time and Location (STL). Following a detailed performance study in 2020, NIST determined that STL is a reliable source of timing that is highly consistent …

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NASA recently flight tested a visual navigation system designed to enhance precise aerial positioning between two aircraft in supersonic flight.
The Airborne Location Integrating Geospatial Navigation System (ALIGNS) was developed to prepare for future acoustic validation flights of the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology airplane. The X-59 is designed to reduce the loud sonic boom, heard on the …