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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 …

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u-blox expanded its high-speed wireless connectivity reference design offerings to include full High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) capabilities: 7.2 Mb/s download and 5.8 Mb/s upload speeds. The N731 combines a baseband processor, RF transceiver, antenna multiplexer and power amplifier components to support eight bands of HSPA / UMTS / EDGE / GPRS / GSM functionality including …

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Rockwell Collins was awarded a contract for Electronic Counter-Counter Measure (ECCM) radio modules by Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL). The component hardware card sets will be integrated into ground-based Ultra High Frequency (UHF) radios for use by the Indian Defence for Command and Control of ground-to-ground and ground-to-air communications. The contract also includes GPS …

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Trimble introduced the EZ-Sync™ solution, a wireless data transfer capability that provides enhanced information management for growers and agribusinesses. EZ-Sync, an addition to the EZ-Office® suite, wirelessly links the field to the office by transferring information such as planned and completed jobs, guidance lines, soil sampling and scouting maps, application maps, and variable rate prescription maps. …

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Bentley Systems announced the launch of its Integrated Structural Modelling (ISM) methodology for creators and consumers of structural project information. With ISM structural engineers can fully participate in multidisciplinary, integrated project workflows. ISM’s flexible workflows support design review of various structural assets, such as buildings, bridges, towers, and industrial structures, by aggregating information-rich content, in …