Articles in the News Update Category

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the US Geological Survey (USGS) are exploring the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) tools for critical minerals assessments.
In order to solicit innovative solutions, DARPA collaborated with USGS, MITRE, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on an industry competition: The USGS Map Georeferencing Challenge and the …

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Point One’s FusionEngine software, which is rated for automotive safety integrity level (ASIL), is now compatible with STMicroelectronics’ Teseo ASIL Precise Positioning GNSS chipset (TeseoAPP). This assures functional safety as ASIL-B, a requirement for Level 3+ advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).
FusionEngine can be integrated into several different host processors that are used for enabling high level ADAS …

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Pony.ai has been issued a fully driverless autonomous vehicle road test permit by the Beijing Intelligent Connected Vehicle Policy Pilot Zone. This applies to ten driverless robotaxis for testing in specific locations. They can be tested in challenging urban traffic scenarios across a 20 square kilometer area in the pilot zone in Yizhuang, Beijing.
The autonomous …

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Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) is enhancing the quality and accuracy of the data used for daily planning to support production operations and the decision-making process for the implementation of current and future projects.
This was done by contracting with one of the international companies specialized in this field. This project, for the first time since its …

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Continental and Ambarella, Inc., an edge AI semiconductor company, announced a strategic partnership. The two companies will jointly develop scalable, end-to-end hardware and software solutions based on artificial intelligence (AI), for assisted and automated driving (AD), on the way to autonomous mobility. The strategic collaboration builds on Continental’s announcement in November to integrate Ambarella’s energy-efficient …

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Garuda Aerospace, India’s drone manufacturing company recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rallis India Limited, a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals in the agriculture industry. Rallis will supply pesticides and crop nutrients to Garuda Aerospace for a pilot demonstration and spraying of pesticides on fields through drones mainly in the state of Maharashtra and …

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Indonesia has successfully deployed its first student satellite from the International Space Station (ISS). Students from Surya University constructed the SS-1 satellite as the awardee of the 3rd round of the KiboCUBE programme.
The KiboCUBE programme is a joint initiative by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) …

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DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations Limited, an Indian drone service provider and DGCA – certified drone pilot training organization, is commencing operations in Thailand, in association with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). The partnership will pave the way for the company into the Southeast Asian market. The primary goal of the collaboration with AIT is to …

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Planet Labs PBC, a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, and NASA Harvest, the federal space agency’s Global Food Security and Agriculture Program, today announced a partnership to further support the joint Food Security and Agricultural Monitoring Solution. The offering aims to deliver policy-grade agricultural monitoring and assessments of potential threats to global …

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Synspective and Topcon Positioning Asia (TPA), have recently announced a partnership to deliver satellite data solution services. Synspective, a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite data and solutions startup, and Topcon, a company for surveying and construction, will collaborate to yield new opportunities and innovate in the satellite data space in Japan and globally.
In recent years, …