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Oct 2018 | No Comment

New version of labsat satgen V3 of GNSS simulation software
An updated version of SatGen v3 is now available to download. Along with a number of optimisations and fixes, this is a major update to the capabilities of the software as it now allows for the simulation of new satellite signals such as L2, L2C, …

Oct 2018 | No Comment

senseFly launches eBee X Drone
senseFly has launched the eBee X. The eBee X, part of the Parrot Business Solutions portfolio, is designed to boost the quality, efficiency and safety of an operator’s geospatial data collection. It offers a camera to suit every job, the accuracy and coverage capabilities to meet the requirements of even …

Oct 2018 | No Comment

BSNL launches satellite phone services
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, India’s only authorised service provider for satellite phone services, launched the Global Satellite Phone Service (GSPS).
For fishermen, it is a revolutionary communication gadget that would come in handy as they practice multiday deep-sea stay fishing. Satellite-based mobile phone service provides voice call and SMS facility …

Oct 2018 | No Comment

UK radar satellite NovaSAR-1 successfully launched
The radar imaging satellite NovaSAR-1, carrying an Airbus S-band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) built in Portsmouth, has been launched successfully on a PSLV launcher from India. The spacecraft was built under the leadership of Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, an Airbus subsidiary.
The innovative small satellite will be used to …

Sep 2018 | No Comment

Ordnance Survey underpins UK driverless car testing
Ordnance Survey (OS) is one of 11 partners in OmniCAV, a £3.9m project to develop a world-first Artificial Intelligencebased simulation model for testing autonomous car safety. The simulation environment will feature a 32km circuit of Oxfordshire roads, covering rural, urban, main roads and intersections. The simulation will be …

Sep 2018 | No Comment

British government to fund study on Galileo alternative
The British government has announced on Aug. 29 that it will spend more than $100 million to study whether the country should develop its own satellite navigation system as an alternative to Europe’s Galileo.
In a statement, the government announced it would use £92 million ($119 million) …

Sep 2018 | No Comment

Hexagon partners with Clevest
Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure division and Clevest have partnered to offer Clevest’s workforce automation products alongside Hexagon’s utility GIS and outage management systems for integrated office-to-field solutions. The partnership expands the network engineering and operations offerings for utilities and telecommunications companies and smart cities in North America. Clevest provides software that connects …

Sep 2018 | No Comment

eSIM OTA test solution verification supports ERA-GLONASS
All new vehicles in the Euroasian Economic Union (EAEU) must be equipped with the ERA-GLONASS emergency calling system. Certification for these eCall systems is based on the Russian GOST R System specifications, where GOST 33470 covers the test methods for wireless communication modules of in-vehicle emergency call devices …

Sep 2018 | No Comment

Siemens and Bentley Partnership
Siemens PLM Software has announced with Bentley Systems, an integrated solution for enterprises to deliver capital projects more efficiently, combining the Teamcenter® portfolio with Bentley’s ProjectWise and its Connected Data Environment (CDE). Teamcenter is the world’s most widely used product lifecycle management (PLM) system, and ProjectWise is the project delivery collaboration …

Sep 2018 | No Comment

India allows flying commercial drones day-time from Dec 1
India has finally permitted commercial flying of drones with effect from December 1, 2018, according to a press release from the Ministry of Civil Aviation on August 27.
The ministry announced Drone Regulations 1.0 on August 27 to enable safe, commercial usage of drones. The regulation …