Articles in the News Update Category

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Airbus has signed a contract with the Belgian Ministry of Defence to provide tactical satellite communications services for a 15 year period. The Armed Forces will utilise channels of the Airbus UHF (Ultra High Frequency) military communications hosted payload on-board a commercial telecommunications satellite manufactured by Airbus.

As the UHF frequency band is a relatively scarce …

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SBG Systems, a leading provider of navigation technology, has launched Quanta Plus, its latest Inertial Navigation System (INS). Quanta Plus is a small, lightweight, and high-performance OEM product that can be easily integrated into survey systems with LiDAR or other third-party sensors.
Quanta Plus is engineered to deliver accurate and reliable navigation data even in the most demanding …

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Presagis, developer of the VELOCITY 5D (V5D) digital twin production platform, has announced availability of the V5D Plugin for Unreal Engine, the most powerful 3D computer graphics engine on the market today. The plugin enables users to load a GIS-generated V5D digital twin into Unreal Engine to create highly realistic visualizations and simulations of entire …

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The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) recently presented a white paper on the opportunities and challenges facing the maritime industry as it transforms through decarbonization and digitalization. The paper was presented at the sixth International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) Council meeting in Monaco, which was attended by representatives of 26 countries. The meeting focused on the maritime …

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TOPODRONE, a Swiss based designer and manufacturer of high-precision surveying equipment, has synchronized airborne photogrammetry, and LiDAR and bathymetric surveying methods which was used to study a floating solar farm. The synchronization was performed upon a request from the Israeli drone service provider ERELIS to conduct a pilot project of reservoir surveying with a UAV …

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Vexcel Imaging has released the latest version of its all-in-one photogrammetric software suite UltraMap, with sophisticated and best-in-class water handling features, an enhanced Ortho module performance and a redesigned Ortho reprocessing workflow. UltraMap v6.0 introduces True Pixel Processing (TPP), a proprietary raw data processing approach in the Essentials module and supports professional data production for the recently …

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Russia plans to add two Glonass-K satellites and one Glonass-K2 to the constellation this year, Glavkosmos, a subsidiary of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, informed.
The exact dates of the launches have not been announced yet, according to Spunik.
According to Glavkosmos, Russia also plans to launch one lightweight Angara-1.2 rocket and one heavy-lift Angara-A5 rocket from …

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Honeywell announced it is ready to deliver its EAGLE-M Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System (EGI) with M-code capabilities this year, after the United States Army completed the first test flight.
The Army tested the EGI units with enabled M-code on the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system and validated it to be deployed on military aircraft. This year, …

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Movella™, a leading full-stack provider of sensors, software, and analytics that enable the digitization of movement, has formed a partnership with precise positioning sensor manufacturer Fixposition to accelerate the development and commercialization of GNSS inertial navigation sensors that implement visual inertial odometry.
Fixposition has pioneered the implementation of visual inertial odometry in positioning sensors, while Movella …

Feb 2023 | No Comment

Synaptics released the SYN4778, a small, low power, accurate GNSS integrated circuit for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. SYN4778 is designed to extend battery life, reduce product size, and enhance performance of advanced location-based services for IoT devices, including wearables, mobile accessories, asset tagging and tracking systems, UAVS and transportation navigation.

SYN4778 includes advanced multi-path interference mitigation …