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China Announces Worldwide Coverage by BeiDou

At the end of 2018, China’s Satellite Navigation Office announced that the country’s GNSS (called BeiDou or ‘BDS’) is now available as a... (read more)

FIG Commissions and Their Work Plans 2019-2022

On 1 January 2019, ten new FIG Commission chairs started their term of office. A kick-off meeting was held from 9-10 January in Copenhagen to discuss their work... (read more)

Demonstrating Safe High-precision GNSS Positioning and Correction Solutions for Autonomous Driving

Septentrio, a leader in high-precision GNSS technology, and Sapcorda, specialized in safe broadcasted GNSS correction services, have announced live demonstratio... (read more)

Hexagon’s Geospatial Division Releases Luciad V2018.1

Hexagon’s Geospatial division, a global provider of high-performance geospatial solutions, has announced the V2018.1 release of the Luciad Portfolio. The... (read more)

Copernicus Sentinel-1 Satellites Map Norway in Motion

Images acquired every six days by the European Union’s Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellites are being used to map ground movement across two billion measureme... (read more)

Registration Opens for YellowScan LiDAR for Drone 2019 Conference

YellowScan will be hosting its third user conference called 'LiDAR for Drone' from 19-21 March 2019 at the Domaine de Verchant near Montpellier, France. This ev... (read more)

OGC Request for Information: 'Mixed Reality to the Edge' Concept Development Study

As part of its 'Mixed Reality to the Edge' Concept Development Study (CDS), the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is requesting information about needs and solut... (read more)

AXIS GeoAviation Acquires Additional Aircraft and Sensors

AXIS GeoAviation (AGA) has announced the newest addition to its fleet: a Vulcan Air P68C twin-engine aircraft. The additional plane allows AGA to support future... (read more)
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