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Apr 2019 | No Comment

GradeMetrix™ Positioning Systems and Earthworks OEM Solution Toolkit by Hemisphere GNSS
Hemisphere GNSS has announced its all-new GradeMetrix platform, a highvalue machine guidance solution for highprecision GNSS-based machine control and guidance applications and systems.
The portfolio includes solution offerings for dozer and excavator earth moving applications. Hemisphere continues to make significant strides forward with its next-generation GradeMetrix …

Apr 2019 | No Comment

Innoviz Technologies to accelerate solid-state LiDAR production
Innoviz Technologies has raised $132 million in Series C funding. This significant raise will support Innoviz’s commercialization of its leading InnovizPro and InnovizOne solid-state LiDAR solutions and address growing demand for cutting-edge autonomous vehicles (AV) technologies worldwide. www.innoviz.tech
Velodyne achieves half a billion dollars in Lidar sensors shipped …

Apr 2019 | No Comment

senseFly eBee X with MicaSense RedEdge-MX,
SenseFly and MicaSense, producer of drone sensors for agriculture, have announced a new dual solution – the senseFly eBee X with MicaSense RedEdge-MX.
The RedEdge-MX is a rugged, built-tolast professional multispectral sensor. Capturing red, green, blue, near-infrared, and red-edge spectral bands, data from this sensor can be used to …

Apr 2019 | No Comment

UK makes major breakthrough in atomic clocks
Researchers from the Emergent Photonics Lab (EPic Lab) at the University of Sussex have made a breakthrough in developing atomic clocks, which could mean accessing a satellite signal would be unnecessary. Dr Alessia Pasquazi from the EPic Lab explained the breakthrough:
“With a portable atomic clock, an ambulance, …

Apr 2019 | No Comment

Successful anti-satellite missile test puts India in elite club
The Prime Minister of India announced that India successfully conducted an Anti- Satellite (ASAT) missile test, named Mission Shakti, becoming the fourth country in the world to demonstrate the capability to shoot down satellites in orbit. So far, only the United States, Russia and China have …

Apr 2019 | No Comment

Major government project in Africa bagged by Teledyne CARIS
Teledyne CARIS will be delivering a full software solution, through its distributor Unique Group to the South African Navy Hydrographic Office. The solution, includes software that will be implemented as part of a larger project to be executed by Southern African Shipyards (SAS) where a new …

Mar 2019 | No Comment

Trimble announces next generation mixed-reality device
Trimble has announced a new wearable hard hat compatible device that enables workers in safety-controlled environments to access holographic information on the worksite—the Trimble® XR10 with HoloLens 2. It is the first device created with the Microsoft HoloLens Customization Program and integrates the latest spatial computing technology into a …

Mar 2019 | No Comment

Transformation in autonomous marine operations using robotic arm
Marine-i, the EU funded programme set up to boost marine innovation in Cornwall, has made a grant award to specialist marine technology company, Submarine Technology Ltd (STL). STL has opened a new office in Penryn, Cornwall, UK, to focus on designing and building their futuristic robotic arm, …

Mar 2019 | No Comment

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering for GPS pioneers
This year’s £1m QE Engineering Prize has been won by four individuals who played key roles in developing GPS. The Americans Brad Parkinson, James Spilker Jr, Hugo Fruehauf, and Richard Schwartz were all present at the London ceremony held to announce the honour.
Dr Parkinson said it …

Mar 2019 | No Comment

Microsatellite contract to Space Flight Laboratory
The Canadian Department of National Defence has awarded a C$15 million contract to Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) for development of multipurpose microsatellites to support Arctic surveillance. Upon successful completion and testing of the prototype, two additional microsatellites will be …