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Australia funds ‘trusted autonomous systems’ for defense Posted on 24 Jul 2017 in the Defense & Latest News & Transportation & UAV/UGV categories.

The government of Australia has launched the first $50 million Defence Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), announced July 6 by the minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP. The... Read more»

NovAtel’s OEM7 7.03.00 firmware offers new and enhanced features Posted on 20 Jul 2017 in the Featured Stories & OEM categories.

NovAtel’s OEM7 v7.03.00 firmware is now available on all OEM7 receivers. The OEM7700, OEM719 and OEM729 can be updated to the 7.03.00 firmware, which supports new features like the SPAN... Read more»

LizardTech optimizes Portfolio 2017 for geospatial data Posted on 19 Jul 2017 in the Latest News & Mapping & Survey & UAV/UGV categories.

LizardTech and Extensis have launched Portfolio 2017, a digital asset management (DAM) solution now optimized for geospatial data. Portfolio 2017 enables users to organize, access and share geospatial datasets –... Read more»

UAV solutions to be showcased at Intergeo Posted on 19 Jul 2017 in the Defense & Featured Stories & OEM & Opinions & UAV/UGV categories.

Legal issues, international market analyses and best practices take center stage at the Interaerial Solutions Expo (IASEXPO). Plus: Drone use in surveillance. Read more»

First GPS signal received 40 years ago today Posted on 19 Jul 2017 in the Featured Stories & Latest News categories.

Working well after midnight on this day in 1977, a Rockwell Collins engineer named David Van Dusseldorp sat on the rooftop of a company building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, adjusting an... Read more»

ESA communication team hands off responsibility to GSA Posted on 18 Jul 2017 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

After four years of work, the European Space Agency (ESA) team tasked with keeping the world informed on the status of the Galileo satellite navigation system has formally passed on... Read more»

SXblue introduces Platinum survey-grade GNSS receiver Posted on 18 Jul 2017 in the Latest News & Mapping & Product Showcase & Survey categories.

Geneq has introduced the SXblue Platinum, the latest model in the SXblue series. This high-accuracy GNSS receiver is compatible with iOS, Windows and Android Bluetooth, and provides real-time professional-grade positioning... Read more»

Scott Pace named executive secretary of the National Space Council Posted on 17 Jul 2017 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

GPS expert Scott Pace has been chosen by the White House to serve as executive secretary of the National Space Council. Pace is currently director of the Space Policy Institute... Read more»