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Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Brooks Act Celebrates 48th Anniversary of Enactment

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 – Fairfax, VA – “Today marks the 48 anniversary of the enactment into Federal law of the ‘Brooks Act’, the law providing for qualifications based selection of firms to provide architecture, engineering, and related services, including surveying and mapping,” according to John Palatiello, Administrator of the Council on Federal Procurement of

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Esri Ireland partners with Bluesky to enhance its digital mapping offering in Ireland

Esri Ireland, the market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), is partnering with aerial mapping company Bluesky International to provide organisations across the island of Ireland with highly detailed geospatial data. The partnership will enable existing and prospective Esri Ireland customers to avail of Bluesky’s premium data resources, including nationwide coverage of high-resolution aerial imagery,

Monday, October 26th, 2020

GSSI Updates to StructureScan™ Mini XT GPR Kit and Palm XT Antenna

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces new updates to the StructureScan™ Mini XT all-in-one GPR concrete inspection system, including a software update and a newly designed survey wheel for the Palm XT Antenna. Rugged, compact, and flexible, the StructureScan Mini XT is ideal for locating rebar, conduits, post-tension cables,

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

MGISS Helps Northumbrian Water Mitigate Risk from Trees

Liverpool, UK – Northumbrian Water using satellite positioning and mobile mapping technology to manage safety risks posed by trees on its sites. Using the latest surveying technology from Mobile GIS Services (MGISS), Northumbrian Water has reduced the time taken to plan tree inspections, improved data sharing and reduced the production of paper plans and reports.

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Kratos Introduces OpenSpace™ Virtual Network Functions for Earth Observation Satellite Missions

SAN DIEGO – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today the release of two new Virtual Network Functions (VNF) as part of its OpenSpace™ platform announcement. OpenSpace is a new model for space ground systems based on Software-Defined Networking (SDN) technology that enables satellite operators, Ground

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Hivemapper Builds Global Decentralized Mapping Network, Offers Cash for Aerial and Ground-Level 3D Video

BURLINGAME, Calif.-Hivemapper, the company building an intelligent, global decentralized mapping network, today announced its Hivemapper Studio will now provide financial incentive to drone operators to get paid for flights that capture aerial 3D imagery. The mapmaker, which operates in 80+ countries, also announced the upcoming expansion of its collection model, which currently focuses on aerial

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

HERE integrates what3words into in-car navigation feature

HERE and what3words have partnered up to offer the next generation of precision in-car navigation. OEMs using HERE Technologies can now include what3words as an in-car navigation feature, with drivers of enabled vehicles able to navigate to any precise 3-meter square using a what3words address. HERE is the world’s leading navigation platform with its map

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

BAE Systems Selected to Develop Attritable Air Vehicle Systems Under the U.S. Air Force Skyborg Program

ENDICOTT, N.Y.- BAE Systems has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop an attritable air vehicle system for the Skyborg program. Under this program, which has a contract ceiling of up to $400 million, the company will compete to develop a digital design for an unmanned aerial vehicle

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Huawei Selects TomTom to Power Petal Maps

AMSTERDAM – TomTom (TOM2), the location technology specialist, today announced that Huawei has selected TomTom to fuel its new map application. Petal Maps offers maps, turn-by-turn navigation, traffic information and search. The app comes with the new HUAWEI Mate 40 Series and is available for download on the HUAWEI AppGallery in over 140 countries and

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Ware Raises Funding to Advance Warehouse Innovation, Drone Technology

SAN FRANCISCO – Ware, a technology startup deploying autonomous drones for warehouse inventory counting, has closed $2.5 million in seed-round funding, led by UP Partners, with participation from Bloomberg Beta, 2048 Ventures, Tom McInerney—angel investor in companies like Uber—and drone industry expert Adam Bry, CEO of Skydio. The funding will be used for building out the team to further

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