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Mar 2020 | No Comment

The ION releases the GNSS Software Defined Radio (SDR) metadata standard
The Institute of Navigation’s (ION) GNSS Software Defined Radio Metadata Standard document has been published and is available at sdr.ion.org.
The Global Navigation Satellite Systems Software Defined Radio Sample Data Metadata Standard is the product of a three year long effort of the ION …

Mar 2020 | No Comment

The fourteenth meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) was held in Bengaluru, India, from 9 to 13 December 2019 to continue…

Feb 2020 | No Comment

Agreement on data utilization of EOS with FAO
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has agreed to collaborate with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on data utilization of Earth Observation Satellites(EOS), and Imai Ryoichi, JAXA Vice President and Daniel Gustafson, FAO’s Deputy Director- General for Programmes have signed the Memorandum of Understanding at …

Jan 2020 | No Comment

MicroSurvey inCAD 2020 released
MicroSurvey announces the release of inCAD 2020. It adds the MicroSurvey feature set to the latest Autodesk® software – including AutoCAD® 2020, AutoCAD Map 3D™ 2020, and AutoCAD Civil 3D™ 2020 – providing users with complete survey drafting and calculation workflows, including COGO, point tools for gridline-based projects, traverse input and …

Jan 2020 | No Comment

When it comes to the trends and challenges facing autonomous navigation, there is one distinct factor that unites its application across transportation, robots, agriculture, space, marine, UAVs and drones, and that is an unprecedented rate of change….

Dec 2019 | No Comment

Department of justice announces update to policy on use of UAS
The Justice Department in the USA has announced the publication of its updated Policy on the Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. In light of advancements in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology, and lessons learned from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s limited use of UAS, …

Dec 2019 | No Comment

Integration of mapping technology into elections systems
National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) has been awarded $300,000 by the bipartisan Democracy Fund Voice organization for the second phase of NSGIC’s Geo-Enabled Elections project. This continues a national effort by state government geospatial information officers and coordinators to work with other state agencies, local elections officials …

Nov 2019 | No Comment

25th INTERGEO: 17 – 19 September 2019 Stuttgart, Germany

The leading international trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management – together with the CONFERENCE and its themed platforms INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS, SMART …

Oct 2019 | No Comment

Applanix releases New POSPac LiDAR Quality Control Tools for UAVs
AApplanix has introducedLiDAR Quality Control (LiDAR QC) Tools for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)—a new software module supported by the latest release of Applanix’ industry-leading GNSSaided inertial post-processing software packages, POSPac Mobile Mapping Solution (MMS) and POSPac Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). LiDAR QC Tools for UAVs …

Oct 2019 | No Comment

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with the Fourth Industrial Revolution,
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