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Jun 2018 | No Comment

Israeli drone company Flytrex selected for FAA partnership
Israeli drone logistics company Flytrex has teamed up with the North Carolina state government to participate in a groundbreaking Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot program.
The FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program pairs up state and local governments with private companies in order to accelerate …

May 2018 | No Comment

Airbus adds extra precision to Sentinel-3 satellite altimetry
A new highly precise MicroWave Radiometer (MWR) built by Airbus is ready to start operations after the launch of the Sentinel-3B satellite built by Thales Alenia Space as prime contractor for this program. It is one of the essential instruments of the Sentinel3 spacecraft, measuring atmospheric humidity …

Apr 2018 | No Comment

senseFly’s eMotion 3.5
senseFly has released eMotion 3.5, which includes a raft of new features and functionality, all designed to make the working lives, and workflows, of geospatial professionals simpler and more efficient.
eMotion 3.5 has added Beta-level language support for Simplified Chinese and Spanish,Agisoft PhotoScan integration, Smart mission resume and Live air traffic data. …

Mar 2018 | No Comment

Kosi belt (Alluvial fan) in Bihar has historically been under the constant flooding by River Kosi, the river popularly known as the ‘Sorrow of Bihar’. Each year it inundates hundreds of acres of fertile land and invades highly populated area, which incurs tremendous loss to human life and property…

Feb 2018 | No Comment

Iridium announces date for fifth Iridium® NEXT Launch
Iridium Communications Inc. announced that the fifth Iridium NEXT launch has been targeted by SpaceX for March 18, 2018. The first of four launches planned for 2018, Iridium-5 will deliver 10 more Iridium NEXT satellites to orbit, bringing the total number of new satellites deployed to 50.

Feb 2018 | No Comment

Satellite navigation has become a component of national infrastructure and therefore one of the pillars of the modern civilisation. This inevitably requires knowledgeable, skilled and competent professionals who will be able to advance…

Jan 2018 | No Comment

Coordinated drone swarm fly in tight formation – without GPS
Getting quadrotor drones to work together in swarms can lead to some spectacular, and potentially immensely useful, displays. However, in order for them to function together as a group, most drones rely on GPS or an external motion-capture system to keep them working together. That …

Jan 2018 | No Comment

The European system EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) provide ranging signals transmitted by GEO satellites…

Dec 2017 | No Comment

Autonomous flight of “Smart Drone”
Terra Drone Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese industrial drone service provider, and KDDI Corporation, a Japanese telecommunications operator succeeded in a fully autonomous flight experiment of “Smart Drone” using “3D map” and “Drone Port.” As a result of the experiment, the world’s first long-distance drone flight of about 6.3 km …

Dec 2017 | No Comment

The Union Minister of Civil Aviation Shri P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju and the Minister for State for Civil Aviation Shri Jayant Sinha presented and briefed the media about the draft regulation….