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Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Leica Geosystems Takes Top Honour in the Wichmann Innovations Award at INTERGEO 2017

Heerbrugg, Switzerland – Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, was recently awarded the first-place prize in the Wichmann Innovations Award programme held during the INTERGEO conference and trade fair in Berlin, Germany. The Wichmann Innovations Award is presented by publisher Wichmann Verlag, well known for its expertise in professional magazines and specialist books for

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

LAStools Win Big at INTERGEO Taking Home Two Innovation Awards

At INTERGEO 2017 in Berlin, rapidlasso GmbH – the makers of the popular LiDAR processing software LAStools – were awarded top honors in both of the categories they had been nominated for: most innovative software and most innovative startup. The third award for most innovative hardware went to Leica Geosystems for the BLK360 terrestrial scanner. The annual Wichman

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Orbit Logic Awarded Navy Autonomy Contract

GREENBELT, MD  – Orbit Logic has teamed with the University of Colorado Boulder’s Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles (RECUV) on a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contract sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop a hierarchical autonomous mission planning and execution capability for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) that

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

DigitalGlobe Announces Planned Departure of CEO Jeffrey R. Tarr Following Successful Closing of Merger with MDA

WESTMINSTER, Colo.-DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced that Jeffrey R. Tarr, President and Chief Executive Officer, will depart the company following today’s successful closing of its merger with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA”) (TSX: MDA), resulting in the formation of Maxar Technologies.

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

MDA Completes Acquisition of DigitalGlobe, Creates Industry Leader in Satellite Systems, Earth Imagery, Geospatial Solutions and Analytics

SAN FRANCISCO and VANCOUVER – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”) (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company providing technology solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide, today announced it has completed its acquisition of DigitalGlobe, Inc. (“DigitalGlobe”), the global leader in high resolution Earth imagery and information about our changing planet.

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Battery Ventures Makes Significant Investment in Latitude Geographics Group

BOSTON – Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, announced it has made a significant investment in Latitude Geographics Group Ltd., a Victoria, B.C.-based provider of web-based mapping software and related Geographic Information System (GIS) capabilities. Specific terms of the deal were not disclosed. Latitude develops software called Geocortex that helps customers maximize the potential

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Insitu Demonstrates Revolutionary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Integrated with Geographic Information Systems for Fighting Wildfires

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, together with Esri, the world leader in spatial analytics, successfully completed test flights on a revolutionary new way to support firefighting efforts using state-of-the-art software for firefighters and first responders. The flights were held at the Warm Springs, Oregon, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Geofencing Market to Grow at 27.5% CAGR to 2022 led by North America

PUNE, India – The global geofencing market size is expected to grow from $542.7 million in 2017 to $1,825.3 million by 2022 at a CAGR of 27.5% driven by the technological advancements, rise in the use of spatial data and analytical tools, increasing applications in numerous industry verticals, higher adoption of location-based applications, and rise

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Harris Corporation Receives $260 Million Order to Develop Battlespace Communications Network for Asia-Pacific Country

MELBOURNE, Fla.- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $260 million order to develop an integrated tactical communications network as part of an Asia-Pacific country’s modernization program. The order was received in the first quarter of fiscal 2018. The integrated network solution will include tactical radios, network planning, monitoring and routing software, and other systems and

Friday, October 6th, 2017

TomTom to Power MICHELIN’s Mobile App for Truckers Providing Best-in-Class Routing

AMSTERDAM -TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has been selected to power MICHELIN’s new mobile application for truck drivers called MICHELIN RoadConnect. TomTom’s online services and map data will be used to help drivers find suitable routes and provide estimated journey times. MICHELIN RoadConnect, available on Android (and iOS before the end of 2017), gives

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