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Bentley Systems announced that Zachry Holdings has standardized on Bentley’s ConstructSim. The software will be made available to all of Zachry’s project teams at job sites nationwide to enhance their productivity, provide optimum construction paths, shorten schedules, reduce risks, and improve safety. The software produces a construction information model that links data from design deliverables, …

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u-blox unveiled a complete hardware and software solution enabling a low-power photo geotagging system for digital cameras.
The ultra-compact solution is based on a 4 x 4 mm RF capture IC, the UBX-G0011. When embedded in a camera, the chip takes a snapshot of all necessary GPS satellite data in a fraction of a second. When …

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GeoEye, Inc. announced that it has selected Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company to build GeoEye-2, the Company’s next-generation, high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite system. Lockheed has already begun purchasing long-lead material and labor for the design, engineering and manufacturing of the satellite and the associated command and control system.
Matt O’Connell, GeoEye’s chief executive officer and president, said, …

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Fujitsu has integrated u-blox’ GPS technology in their ultra-mobile notebook with street navigator. The LifeBook UH900 mini-notebook with 5.6” multi-touch screen display is packed with features, pre-loaded with Garmin Mobile PC navigation software and has a built-in u-blox’ NEO-5Q GPS module. The palm-sized device weighs a little over one pound
“The LifeBook UH900 running Windows 7 …

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Trimble announced that PenBay Solutions LLC has selected the TrimbleR Indoor Mobile Mapping Solution (TIMMS) for indoor mapping service. PenBay, will use TIMMS as a key enabler to expand PenBay’s current solutions for real property and public safety applications, helping facility managers, space planners and emergency response agencies understand the critical infrastructure of
buildings.
The goal of …

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Ashtech has released the MobileMapper Field and MobileMapper Office, a new GIS and mapping software suite with advanced data collection and processing features. The new suite will first be introduced on the MobileMapper 6 professional GPS/GIS handheld receiver but over time it will be rolled out to the entire line of Ashtech MobileMapper GPS/GIS receivers. …

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Leica Geosystems announced a new version of its IPAS GNSS-IMU processing software. The new Leica IPAS Freebird is designed to improve flight economy and simplify GNSS-IMU processing. Leica IPAS Freebird no longer requires a continuous lock of satellites and frees up your mission planning by allowing much tighter turns between flight lines. The results are …

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Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announced a new laser scanner, the GLS-1500, that speeds up point cloud collection – 30,000 points per second – in an ‘all-in-one’ design to reduce the amount of equipment needed in the field.
“The GLS-1500 is designed to provide quick and hassle-free setups to save time and improve productivity,” said Fred Moser, …

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Raytheon Company has been awarded a contract by the Airports Authority of India to automate air traffic control services at the Chennai International. Raytheon will install AutoTrac III, its next-generation air traffic management system, to help reduce delays in aircraft arrival and departure. The new system will also have real-time meteorological information to assist air …

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BlueSky Positioning and EMT announced that EMT has completed its initial field testing of BlueSky Positioning’s A-GPS (Assisted-Global Positioning System) technology. The tests were conducted using both GPRS and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Services Data) for retrieving assistance data in a live 3G network. EMT Estonia is the first network operator to test a USSD connection …