Articles in the News Update Category

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NextNav, the leader in 3D geolocation services, has announced the availability of its software development kit (SDK) for the Pinnacle vertical positioning service on the FirstNet API Catalog – a curated catalog of public safety relevant Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and SDKs.  NextNav’s Pinnacle SDK provides applications with highly accurate altitude data for real-time 3D location in …

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Sony Corporation (“Sony”) has announced that it has launched a new project for drones in the field of AI robotics.

The recent proliferation of drones has contributed greatly to the delivery of previously unseen images, as well as to workflow efficiency and energy savings in the industrial sector. Sony has assigned the “Airpeak” brand to reflect …

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Spirent Federal Systems, the nation’s leading provider of GPS and GNSS test equipment, has announced that it has been selected by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for testing GNSS for lunar exploration.
The U.S. Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Policy tasks the NASA Administrator to develop and provide requirements for the use …

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Route Masters, based at the European Space Agency BIC UK in Harwell in Oxfordshire, has signed up to the national SPRINT business support programme to develop an innovative transport management solution for African cities. Funding from SPRINT will enable Route Masters to collaborate with the University of Leicester on building a full suite of technology …

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Eos Positioning Systems (Eos), the Canadian manufacturer of the leading high-accuracy Arrow Series® GNSS receivers, has announced today that it has released capability in its Eos Tools Pro app (on iOS, Android) that allows ArcGIS Collector and ArcGIS Survey123, or any other two mobile applications, to run concurrently on a single device. This allows a …

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The fourth Lockheed Martin built Global Positioning System III (GPS III) satellite is now headed to orbit under its own propulsion. Following a successful launch earlier this evening, GPS III Space Vehicle 04 (GPS III SV04) separated from its rocket and is now using onboard power to climb to its operational orbit, approximately 12,550 miles …

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Envitia has been selected by BAE Systems to provide essential artificial intelligence expertise for Command and Control opportunities in the Electronic Warfare domain.
BAE Systems is part of a strategic team with Thales and other companies that unifies their collective technical expertise and proven UK industrial capability in Electronic Warfare. The team are currently pursuing Electronic …

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NavVis, an innovator in indoor mobile mapping, has introduced the Cloud Processing Add-on for NavVis IndoorViewer, a cloud-based tool that enables users to quickly and easily convert laser scans into survey-grade, photo-realistic point clouds from data captured by NavVis M6 and the new wearable device, NavVis VLX.
The fully integrated NavVis indoor mapping solution is relied …

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Swift ​​Navigation​, a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining GNSS and precise positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, today announced its precise positioning platform can improve the performance of existing single-frequency GNSS positioning, found on most production vehicles today, from the standard average of 3 meters to lane-level accuracy without changing existing hardware and antenna.
These findings are …

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Blue Marble Geographics® has announced the release of GeoCalc Online, a geodetic parameter repository, with a new built-in Point-to-Point Calculator.
GeoCalc Online, formerly known as the GeoCalc Geodetic Registry, is the cloud version of the GeoCalc library. All coordinate systems, transformations, and other definitions used by Blue Marble’s software products (Geographic Calculator, the GeoCalc SDK, and Global Mapper) …