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ComNav Technology: Surveying in urban conditions

March 10, 2022By
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In April 2021, the government of Burkina Faso used ComNav GNSS T300Plus to provide ground control points survey for the construction of a hospital. read more

MetaGeo launches 3D mapping platform

March 10, 2022By
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MetaGeo has launched a GIS platform to enable organizations of all sizes to host, analyze, find and share 3D map datasets among internet-capable devices. read more

MCP work with NHTSA to assess GIS data for sharing 911

February 4, 2022By
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Mission Critical Partners will collaborate to assess the status of GIS within the 911 community. read more

Kudan 3D-Lidar SLAM demonstrated without external GNSS or IMU

February 4, 2022By
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Kudan Inc. demonstrated the use of a 3D-lidar SLAM device to create a sharp point cloud without using an external GNSS receiver or IMU. read more

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Maritime surveillance supported by Hexagon lidar sensors

February 2, 2022By

Hexagon is partnering with Airbus on a near-real-time airborne bathymetric lidar surveillance system, the Chiroptera 4X. read more

Asensing demos HD-MapBox for lane-level positioning

February 2, 2022By
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Guangzhou Asensing Technology, which specializes in high-precision positioning for intelligent transportation, demonstrated HD-MapBox at CES 2022. read more

Canadian UAV companies offer joint training for pilots, agencies

October 11, 2021By
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360iSR and Canadian UAVs have agreed to jointly offer comprehensive unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations training on the market globally. The joint training offering leverages the partnership’s detect-and-avoid technology, which is available for multiple platforms and approved by Transport Canada, a branch of the Canadian government. The center will provide end-to-end UAS training solutions in alignment with NATO Standard ATP-3.3.8.1... read more

RedTail delivers lidar for DoD explosive ordnance disposal

October 11, 2021By
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RedTail Lidar RTL-450 integrated onto Teledyne FLIR SkyRaider for tactical operations RedTail Lidar Systems has delivered six lidar systems to the 707th Ordnance Company stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The systems will provide explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians an opportunity to assess how lidar can be used to enhance their operations. The RedTail Lidar Systems RTL-450 was integrated onto the... read more

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GeoSLAM launches underground mining solutions

September 23, 2021By
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Geospatial mapping company GeoSLAM has expanded its mining offerings. The company also announced an automated processing platform, GeoSLAM Connect, which provides users with the flexibility to process data to their specifications through interactive, customizable script-based workflows. The new innovations can be used alongside GeoSLAM solutions already available, including GeoSLAM Volumes for stockpile volumetric calculations. GeoSLAM Production Progress Mapping allows operators... read more

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Mapitude offers 2021 US ZIP Code business count data

August 26, 2021By
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The Maptitude 2021 ZIP Code Business Count data are available now. The update includes the total number of businesses by type (by six-digit North American Industry Classification System or NAIC” codes, formerly known as SIC codes). For each business type (for instance, full-service restaurants), users can map the number that fall into each employment size category (for instance, full-service restaurants... read more

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