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Eos Positioning Systems highaccuracy GNSS receivers
Eos Positioning Systems (Eos), the manufacturer of the popular highaccuracy Arrow Series GNSS receivers for the GIS market, has announced several new releases.
These announcements include the expansion of the availability of the popular Eos Locate™ underground mapping solution, compatibility with the new ArcGIS Field Maps, the inaugural release of Eos …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

China launches high-resolution remote-sensing satellite
China has successfully sent a highresolution multi-mode imaging satellite into the planned orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China’s Shanxi Province recently. The satellite is a civil-use optical remote-sensing satellite with a resolution up to the sub-meter level. It will operate in Sun-synchronous orbit.
It can provide high-precision remotesensing …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

Hyundai Robotics and Hyundai E&C to develop construction robots
Hyundai Robotics, Korea’s No. 1 industrial robot producer, has joined hands with Hyundai E&C to develop construction robots. Through this MoU, both companies will jointly carry out
• The development of robots working at construction sites
• Mobile service robot business
• Development of core technologies …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

VSR700 prototype performs first autonomous free flight
The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 unmanned aerial system (UAS) has performed its first free flight. It performed a ten-minute flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. It derived from Hélicoptères Guimbal’s Cabri G2, is an unmanned aerial system in the 500-1000 kg …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

ESA’s COVID-19 space hunting platform
The European Space Agency (ESA) has recently launched an internal initiative to cull ideas for supporting its member states in the study and analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under this initiative ESAC’s Galileo Navigation Science Office has managed to get one of its ideas taken up under the name of …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

SpaceX launches third GPS Block III satellite
SpaceX launched their Falcon 9 rocket with the third Block III GPS satellite, named SV03. Block III is the next generation of GPS satellites, replacing the aging Block II series. This will be SpaceX’s second GPS launch, out of the five they have been awarded so far.
SpaceX previously launched …

Sep 2020 | No Comment

Bentley Systems’ The Cohesive Companies
Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced that its Acceleration Fund has launched The Cohesive Companies, a wholly owned subsidiary, anchored by the acquisition of Atlanta-based Cohesive Solutions. The new business venture will include the services team from Bentley’s AssetWise business and the offerings of Bentley, Cohesive, and IBM’s Maximo to support the …

Jul 2020 | No Comment

SatGen now with NavIC (IRNSS)
The latest update to SatGen GNSS simulation software SatGen v3 for PC now incorporates NavIC RF simulation.
Designed to create custom GNSS RF I&Q or IF data files based on user-generated trajectories, the updated software can now accurately simulate the Indian NavIC GNSS satellite constellation alongside existing GPS, Galileo, GLONASS …

Jul 2020 | No Comment

AI enabled technology to ensure social distancing
Amazon has launched an artificial intelligence-based tracking system to enforce social distancing at its offices and warehouses to help reduce any risk of contracting the new coronavirus among its workers. One of the early solution developed at Amazon applies artificial intelligence and machine learning to the camera footage in …

Jul 2020 | No Comment

Indian Government issues draft rules for manufacturing and using drones
The Civil Aviation Ministry of India issued draft rules for manufacturing drones and using it in the country. As per the new policy authorized manufacturer or importer can sell its devices only to an individual or entity approved by the aviation regulator DGCA. The draft …