Articles in the News Update Category

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Spirent Communication has announced the release of SimIQ, a new software that will allow for earlier and more efficient GNSS testing during product development. From software-in-the-loop through to final form testing, SimIQ enables developers to collaborate across the full design lifecycle through the creation, sharing and replay of I/Q data files.
SimIQ has been developed to …

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Using AI to integrate satellite data and knowledge from the online so as to isolate new outbreaks of Covid-19, while monitoring areas where people congregate. This is often ECO4CO – Earth Cognitive System for CoViD-19 – a platform created by Telespazio and e-GEOS (a company owned by ASI, 20%, and Telespazio, 80%), and winner within …

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According to a report appeared in Indian Express, Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal virtually launched a first-of-its kind GIS-enabled national land bank portal, which will help investors zero in on land located in various states for potential projects.
As much as 4.2 lakh hectares of land has been mapped across 3,275 industrial clusters in India, …

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Vexcel Imaging has announced the release of UltraMap version 5.0, the latest update of its all-in-one aerial photogrammetry software featuring comprehensive DTM generation and full integration of Ortho Production in UltraMap Studio.
With the introduction of a completely new Digital Terrain Model (DTM) algorithm based on automatic semantic image segmentation and intelligent filtering, UltraMap 5.0 now generates comprehensive DSMs and DTMs for export at unprecedented quality. Additionally, several new features have …

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Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, unveils the Leica GS18 I versatile, GNSS RTK rover with Visual Positioning. The GS18 I allows users to capture points of interest from a distance and measure points from the images in the field or the office.
Visual Positioning technology (sensor fusion combining GNSS, IMU and a camera) allows users to reach previously inaccessible …

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5 Flight VA253 was launched from the Guiana Space Centre, Kourou, at 2204 UTC on 15 August. The heaviest ever Ariane launcher carried 3 satellites: BSAT-4a for direct-to-home television broadcasting over Japan; MEV-2, a satellite servicing vehicle designed to dock with satellites in orbit; and Intelsat’s Galaxy 30 UHD video distribution/broadcast and broadband satellite, including …

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The United States Space Force (USSF) and the Space and the Missile Systems Center achieved another major Global Positioning System (GPS) milestone on July 27 when the GPS III Space Vehicle (SV) 03 received USSF’s Operational Acceptance approval.
The GPS III satellites are the newest generation built by Lockheed Martin that provide precise positioning, navigation and …

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Introduction of the first GPS III satellites into EGNOS services was successfully achieved on 27 July 2020, following the initiation by GPS of a transition from its “GPS Block II” satellites to its new generation “GPS Block III” satellites.
The GPS operational constellation started in 2020 to migrate from GPS II satellites to the new generation GPS III satellites. Through …

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The European GNSS Agency (GSA) launches the #MyGalileoSolution competition. The contest is targeting European innovators and entrepreneurs ready to develop location-based solutions, such as mobile applications, wearable-based solutions, asset management and tracking solutions, or robotics, leveraging Galileo as a source of positioning, navigation and/or timing. A wide participation from all Member States is expected.
GSA has a …

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Trimble has introduced the Trimble® R12i GNSS receiver, the latest addition to its Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) portfolio. The Trimble R12i incorporates Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)-based tilt compensation using Trimble TIP™ technology, which enables points to be measured or staked out while the survey rod is tilted, empowering land surveyors to focus on the …