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Feb 2023 | No Comment

An official evaluation of Advanced RAIM (ARAIM), a GPS technique used in aviation receivers for safer landings and take-offs, is being conducted by the William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC) of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The WAAS Test Team at the technical center has begun to monitor the Integrity Support Data (ISD) parameters of ARAIM using …

Feb 2023 | No Comment

UKHO identifies key drivers for maritime industry
The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) recently presented a white paper on the opportunities and challenges facing the maritime industry as it transforms through decarbonization and digitalization. The paper was presented at the sixth International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) Council meeting in …

Dec 2022 | No Comment

Global Data Enrichment and Geo Addressing Coverage Precisely
Precisely has announced the regional expansion of its unique location identifier, the PreciselyID, for its World Points of Interest (POI) data offering. Points of interest located in the US, Canada, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Sweden, and …

Dec 2022 | No Comment

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today informed that Government of UT – Ladakh has approached the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), a unit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

ESA plans for low-orbiting navigation satellites
ESA’s Navigation Directorate is planning an in-orbit demonstration with new navigation satellites that will orbit just a few hundred kilometres up in space, supplementing Europe’s 23 222-kmdistant Galileo satellites. Operating added-value signals, these novel so-called ‘LEO-PNT’ satellites will investigate a new …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

The General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre and The General Directorate of Forestry together with the participation of the private sector completed the forest cadastre of 6,246,845 hectares in eight years between 2010 and …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

Aerial Lidar mapping with TOPODRONE and Velodyne Lidar
Aerial Lidar mapping with TOPODRONE and Velodyne Lidar TOPODRONE has announced the synchronization of LiDAR PRIME scanner and aOrion Heli-E UAV enabled by Velodyne’s Alpha Prime sensor. This new mapping solution fills the gap between heavyweight and expensive manned aerial …

Oct 2022 | No Comment

New drone detection technology could lead to safer airspace
The Ohio Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration have teamed up to create a technology that “detects and avoids” drones from colliding with other low-fl ying aircraft such as medical helicopters or crop dusters. As the number of private …

Oct 2022 | No Comment

Government of Ukraine to have access to ICEYE SAR satellite constellation
ICEYE has signed a contract with the Serhiy Prytula Charity Foundation, which will provide the Government of Ukraine with its Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite imaging capabilities. In addition, it will provide access to its constellation of …

Sep 2022 | No Comment

Enhancing Living Atlas of the world
Maxar Technologies has announced that Esri, will enhance the World Imagery layer with higher resolution Maxar Vivid basemaps in the Living Atlas.
Esri will use Maxar’s Vivid basemaps to upgrade nearly half of the global landmass in Living Atlas from 1.2 m resolution to …