Articles in the News Update Category

Jun 2021 | No Comment

In inaugural launch of a Glonass-K2 satellite for Russia’s global Glonass orbital navigation system is scheduled to be held late this year, CEO of the Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems Company (the satellites’ producer) Nikolai Testoyedov told TASS.
“We are launching our first Glonass-K2 satellite this year,” Testoyedov said. “This launch is planned for the fourth quarter …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected SpacePNT to develop an advanced spaceborne GPS/GALILEO receiver to demonstrate for the first time, onboard the ESA-SSTL Lunar Pathfinder Spacecraft in orbit around the Moon, the use of terrestrial satellite navigation signals (i.e., GALILEO, GPS) for the purpose of real-time and autonomous orbit determination and Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT). …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

The European Year of Rail brings attention to a number of topics important for improving the role of rail within the EU transport ecosystem. The recently published Policy paper “Challenges for European rail – getting solutions on track” by Jacques Delors Institute, highlights the main challenges and opportunities for the railway system evolution in Europe, focusing on …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

NavVis, an innovator in mobile mapping and reality capture, today announces the launch of NavVis IVION Core.
Previously known as NavVis IndoorViewer, NavVis IVION Core is a reality capture platform where you can manage your 3D scans with intuitive tools for creation, collaboration, and publication. NavVis IVION Core makes mobile mapping workflows more efficient, speeds up model …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

Bentley Systems, the infrastructure engineering software company, has announced its acquisitions of sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision leading providers of software for Internet of Things (IoT) applications used extensively in infrastructure. sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision will expand the scope of the Bentley iTwin platform to add intrinsic IoT capabilities for infrastructure digital twins to incorporate real-time sensor …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

Golden Software, a developer of affordable 2D and 3D scientific modeling packages, has added new and enhanced 3D capabilities to the latest version of its Surfer gridding, contouring, and surface mapping software. New functionality available now, as well as capabilities in Beta development, are focused on making it easier for Surfer users to visualize, display, …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

Blue Marble Geographics has announced the immediate availability of version 8.1 of the GeoCalc® Software Development Kit (SDK). The GeoCalc SDK provides developers with the advanced coordinate transformation toolkit behind Blue Marble’s Geographic Calculator, allowing them to incorporate it into their own programs.
With the GeoCalc SDK being widely used through many industries, recent updates keep the program …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

BAE Systems is investing more than $100 million to build a state-of-the-art facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The facility will support the company’s newly acquired Navigation & Sensor Systems business, which makes mission-critical military GPS products. The new building will bring the company’s local design and production employees from multiple locations into a single center of excellence …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

Raytheon received a $228 million contract to continue development of a ground system for Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites, the Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center announced April 30.

The contract is for work on the operational control system for the newest version of GPS 3 satellites made by Lockheed Martin. The estimated $6 billion ground …

Jun 2021 | No Comment

ADVA has launched its OSA 5405-MB, the industry’s first ultra-compact outdoor PTP grandmaster clock with multi-band GNSS receiver and integrated antenna. Part of the OSA 5405 Series of smart synchronization devices for indoor or outdoor deployment, the OSA 5405-MB ensures timing accuracy by eliminating the impact of ionospheric delay variation. This empowers communication service providers …