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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 …

Mar 2019 | No Comment

Terra Drone launch its India operations
Terra Drone Corporation has ventured into the Indian market with the establishment of Terra Drone India. With its headquarters in Japan and presence in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America, Terra Drone is one of the largest industrial UAV companies in the world. Its associate company, Terra …

Mar 2019 | No Comment

TCarta wins contract to Map Seafloor around Kiribati
TCarta Marine has been contracted by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to provide a baseline dataset of water depths and seafloor classification around the Republic of Kiribati. Located in the Pacific Ocean, the island nation is threatened by rising sea levels.
TCarta won the open bid …

Feb 2019 | No Comment

Horizon, the new high performance IMU by SBG Systems
SBG Systems has released, the Horizon IMU, a FOG-based high performance inertial measurement unit (IMU) designed to high demanding surveying applications such as high altitude data collection, or mobile mapping in very dense areas such as urban canyons.
Navsight Land/Air Solution already offered two levels of …

Feb 2019 | No Comment

FARO® releases SCENE 2019
FARO® has announced the release of SCENE 2019, an advanced, integrated software platform that optimizes the FARO Focus Laser Scanner product family. SCENE 2019 is specifically designed to evolve the 3D reality capture, analysis and documentation experience across the public safety forensics segment for crash, crime, fire and security planning and …

Feb 2019 | No Comment

Galileo E6-B/C codes now available
With Galileo services such as highaccuracy service (HAS) and commercial authentication service on E6-B/C signal coming around the corner, the European GNSS Service Centre (GSC) has made available the main specifications of the Galileo E6-B and E6-C codes to the User Community.
The GSC just published “Galileo E6-B/C Codes Technical …

Feb 2019 | No Comment

3D LiDAR sensor by SOS LAB
SOS LAB has introduced its new and improved 3D LiDAR sensor to the international market recently. In addition to their 3D hybrid LiDAR for autonomous vehicles, SOS LAB displayed their 2D scanning LiDAR for auto-guided vehicles and drones, and their 2D solidstate LiDAR, used in security systems to detect …