Friday, March 13th, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif. March 13, 2015 —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a new version of its CenterPoint® RTX correction service that delivers convergence to 4 centimeter horizontal accuracy in less than 5 minutes. The service is ideal for a variety of precision agriculture operations and is available for use with the Trimble® CFX-750™ display.
Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
March 10, 2015—The University of Chicago is creating a new network of five Urban Labs to address some of the world’s most daunting urban problems and help realize the promise of cities in an era of global urbanization.
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
Feb. 25, 2015—Unmanned Systems Canada is pleased to release the report Canadian Civil UAS 2014. The report, developed with funding from the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), provides insight into the growth and potential of the UAS sector in Canada.
Friday, January 30th, 2015
Jan. 30, 2015—Over the last 10 years a new method using satellite radar data has been maturing to provide 3D views of Earth’s natural resources and urban environments. Scientists from around the world gathered recently to share the latest advances in the exciting technique of ‘POLinSAR’.
Monday, January 26th, 2015
RESTON, Va., Jan. 26, 2015—Improved global topographic (elevation) data are now publicly available for most of Asia (India, China, southern Siberia, Japan, Indonesia), Oceania (Australia, New Zealand), and western Pacific Islands. See diagram below for geographic coverage.
Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
Des Plaines, IL, Jan. 21, 2015—URISA is pleased to announce the 2015 members of its Vanguard Cabinet. The Vanguard Cabinet (VC) is a URISA initiative (which debuted in 2011) to engage young GIS practitioners, increase their numbers in the organization, and better understand the concerns facing these future leaders of the GIS community. The VC is
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
A drone aimed at detecting asbestos in the environment was presented last Sunday in Rome, by the Italian National Research Council (CNR), along with Aermatica, manufacturer of remotely piloted aircrafts (RPA).
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
Coalville, Leicestershire, 11 November 2014 – Rachel Tidmarsh, Managing Director of aerial mapping company Bluesky, has been awarded two prestigious titles at an award ceremony in Leicester. The Leicester Mercury Business Executive of the Year Awards celebrate business excellence and local talent and are designed to recognise and encourage the best in Leicestershire. Rachel Tidmarsh was first
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
Four decades of data show that twice as many people are being displaced today than in the 1970s. A new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, launched today at the UN in New York, reveals this is largely due to the growth and concentration of urban populations, particularly in vulnerable countries.
Monday, September 15th, 2014
The big boom in unmanned aircraft may come from what’s known as precision agriculture — using high-tech systems to help farmers increase yields and cut costs. In recent years, consumer-quality drones that are cheaper and easier to fly have become commonplace, but Federal Aviation Administration rules have restricted their civilian use to recreation and research