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Wingcopter awarded
UAV startup Wingcopter is named as one of nine winners of Germany’s top global hackathon to kick-start humanitarian drone delivery. It partnered with UNICEF and the African Drone and Data Academy to develop a concept to deploy humanitarian drone delivery services. The goal will be to improve health supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. …

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Dr Javad Ashjaee, founder of Javad GNSS dies

Founder of Javad GNSS, Dr. Javad Ashjaee, a GPS/GNSS pioneer and visionary, died on the morning of May 30, 2020, due to COVID-19 in Moscow, Russia.
Over the course of 37 years, Dr. Javad made an incredible and far-reaching impact in the GNSS community. He pioneered the world’s most …

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iQSTEL’s adds GSM Network and GPS Tracking Support
iQSTEL Inc. has announced that its subsidiary IoT Labs MX  has completed the circuit board upgrades for the new generation of the IoT (Internet of Things) Smart Gas field devices.
The original IoT Smart Gas platform was limited to the Sigfox communications infrastructure for IoT devices. Our in-house development …

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Broadening perspective with the new UltraCam Osprey 4.1 
Vexcel Imaging released the next generation UltraCam Osprey 4.1, a highly versatile large-format aerial camera for the simultaneous collection of photogrammetric-grade nadir imagery (PAN, RGB and NIR) and oblique images (RGB). Frequent updates of sharp, noise-free and highly accurate digital representations of the world are essential for modern city …

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Earth Intelligence publishes heat hazard data
Earth observation company 4 Earth Intelligence has used satellites to create the UK’s first street level map of ‘at risk’ areas to help plan for and manage the effects of extreme weather conditions. With support from the Ordnance Survey through their Covid-19 Response licensing, the Heat Hazard Postcode data is …

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NIST seeks public input on use of PNT services
To bolster the resilience of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and the wide scope of technologies and services that rely on precision timing, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting information from the public about the broad use of positioning, …

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Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
The first collective geospatial agreement for Great Britain allowing the public sector from England, Wales and Scotland to access Ordnance Survey (OS) geospatial data and expertise has been achieved.
The Scottish Government and Geospatial Commission have agreed that from 19 May 2020 Scotland …

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COVID-19 collaboration platform launched
Companies aiming to help healthcare responses to the Covid-19 crisis can now collaborate via a new online platform.
Spearheaded by InterTradeIreland and TechIreland, the cross-border platform allows businesses to see quickly, in and beyond their region, who they can work with to combat the many supply chain and manufacturing challenges generated …

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SPS986 GNSS smart antenna
Trimble SPS986 GNSS Smart Antenna can be used as a GNSS rover system or as a base station, and with Trimble’s CenterPoint RTX service it can deliver GNSS positions to 2 centimeter accuracy worldwide via satellite/IP, without need for a base station fast. An onboard sensor shows verticality on the field …

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Funding for safe drone navigation
The European Space Agency (ESA) has funded Ampyx Power, developer of a next-generation wind energy technology, and Omnisense, developer of locating and tracking solutions, to develop a robust fail-safe navigation system. The positioning solution will be used for automated take-off and landing of Ampyx Power’s wind energy aircraft when applied …