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Aerial Lidar mapping with TOPODRONE and Velodyne Lidar
Aerial Lidar mapping with TOPODRONE and Velodyne Lidar TOPODRONE has announced the synchronization of LiDAR PRIME scanner and aOrion Heli-E UAV enabled by Velodyne’s Alpha Prime sensor. This new mapping solution fills the gap between heavyweight and expensive manned aerial …

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China launches new remote sensing satellite
China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on September 3.
The satellite, Yaogan-33 02, was launched by a Long March-4C carrier rocket at 7:44 a.m. (Beijing Time) and has entered the planned orbit successfully. https://english.news.cn
Planet Partners with Taylor Geospatial …

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India approves National Logistics Policy
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the National Logistics Policy. The Policy lays down an overarching interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral, multi-jurisdictional and comprehensive policy framework for the logistics sector. The policy complements the PM GatiShakti National Master Plan. While …

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Pentagon warns of GPS interference from Ligado broadband network
As required by Congress in section 1663 of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) committee recently released its study on Ligado’s planned deployment of terrestrial services and its potential to …

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Pampady, Kerala completes mapping of water bodies
Pampady in Kottayam has become the first block panchayat in the state of Kerala, India to complete digital mapping of all its water courses.
An official statement said 174.3 km-long water courses including streams and canals across eight grama panchayats within the block panchayat had been mapped with active public …

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The principal objective of this research is to investigate the applicability of UAV photogrammetry integrated with automatic feature extraction for cadastral mapping. We present first part of the paper in this issue.The concluding part will be published in the next issue.

Oluibukun Gbenga Ajayi

Department of Land and Spatial Sciences, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

Emmanuel …

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EUSPA taps ESSP for EGNOS service provider role
The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) is Europe’s regional satellite based augmentation system (SBAS). Used to improve the accuracy and reliability of GNSS positioning information, EGNOS is designed to provide safety of life navigation services to aviation, maritime and land-based users across the EU.
While the exploitation of …

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New drone detection technology could lead to safer airspace
The Ohio Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration have teamed up to create a technology that “detects and avoids” drones from colliding with other low-fl ying aircraft such as medical helicopters or crop dusters. As the number of private …

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AWS Region in the UAE
The AWS Region in the United Arab Emirates is now open. The official name is Middle East (UAE), and the API name is me-central-1. one can start using it to deploy workloads and store your data in the United Arab Emirates. The AWS Middle East …

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Government of Ukraine to have access to ICEYE SAR satellite constellation
ICEYE has signed a contract with the Serhiy Prytula Charity Foundation, which will provide the Government of Ukraine with its Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite imaging capabilities. In addition, it will provide access to its constellation of …