Articles in the News Update Category

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High-resolution aerial imagery from the HxGN Content Program is now available on the UP42 developer platform for Earth observation data and analytics. UP42 customers may now choose from nearly 11 million square kilometers of 30 cm orthorectified imagery for North America and Europe and over 500,000 sq km of 15 cm data for major U.S. …

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Septentrio has announced two important open source resources for its GPS/GNSS module receivers. The first, ROSaic, is a ROS (Robot Operating System) driverfor the mosaic-X5 module as well as other Septentrio GNSS receivers. The second project, mosaicHAT, is an open source hardware reference design combining mosaic-X5 with a Raspberry Pi single-board computer. Both projects facilitate integration of centimeter-level reliable positioning into robotic and other machine automation applications. 

ROSaic driver operates on ROS, a widely used programming …

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With four Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) available and more than 100 satellites in operation broadcasting multiple frequencies, the GNSS industry is witnessing a shift towards the wide adoption of multifrequency receivers across market segments to meet the diverging user needs of emerging applications.
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has just released its latest GNSS User …

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Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure has announced that Shell’s Deepwater business has selected Bentley’s digital twin approach to streamline its capital projects process and accelerate time to first oil.
With a plan to deliver several subsea tie-back …

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Sapcorda Services GmbH has announced that testing of its first global navigation satellite system (GNSS) augmentation services for L-band signal is underway in North America and Europe, laying the foundation for its December 1, 2020 launch of the strongest, most reliable GNSS augmentation signal for safety-critical navigation in autonomous vehicles and machinery.
Available in areas without …

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Integrated marine services company C-Innovation (C-I) has chosen a suite of Sonardyne’s underwater positioning and navigation systems to support its operations offshore Brazil.
Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) on board six ROV support vessels (RSVs) in the country will be equipped with Sonardyne inertial, gyrocompass and Doppler technologies, as well as hybrid acoustic-inertial systems.
Specifically, C-I has ordered …

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Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), has been selected to provide Mounted Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing System (MAPS Gen II) for manned and unmanned ground vehicles to combat Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) threats.
MAPS II provides a high-assurance, accurate navigation solution across GPS threat environments with industry-leading NavFusion of …

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Gexcel presents the new HERON® MS Twin: a double Lidar sensor portable mobile mapping system, equipped with a 5k RGB panoramic camera. Thanks to its advanced hardware+software technology, the users can benefit from a very high-level performance in terms of geometric robustness of 3D models.
Key points of usability:
•     Compact capture head easily mountable on backpack …

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As wireless network operators roll out 5G NR in the millimeter wave spectrum, it is critical to ensure continued reliability of E911 calls and accurate determination of location in mobile devices.
Rohde & Schwarz, the leader in 5G NR and Location Based Services (LBS) test and measurement, has verified Assisted-GPS (AGPS) performance in a commercial mobile device, …

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Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, has introduced the Leica TerrainMapper-2, the latest solution in the company’s hybrid sensor road map that integrates LiDAR and image capture technology in airborne sensors and allows users to collect more data per flight.
Developed to execute complex and challenging regional mapping projects, the TerrainMapper-2 incorporates new imaging technology and reduces system …