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Topcon Acquires Precision Ag Company Digi-Star Posted on 23 Mar 2015 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

Topcon Positioning Group has acquired Digi-Star, an international provider of agricultural solutions involving weight sensors and control systems for feeding, planting, fertilizer and harvest equipment manufacturers. “After several years of working on... Read more»

Air Force Working on Glitch for GPS IIF Satellites Posted on 23 Mar 2015 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The U.S. Air Force is working to resolve a technical error that affected some Boeing GPS satellites, according to a report by Reuters. The error does not affect the accuracy of GPS signals. It... Read more»

IGN France International to Update Congo’s Roadway Database Posted on 23 Mar 2015 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

A contract between the Congolese Ministry of Roads and Public Works and IGN France International for a preliminary study on updating the country’s existing roadways database was signed on Jan. 12 at the... Read more»

Geofeedia, IDV Form Partnership for Threat Assessment Posted on 23 Mar 2015 in the Defense & Latest News & Mobile & Security & Surveillance categories.

IDV Solutions, a corporation that specializes in business intelligence, physical security and risk visualization software, has formed a technical partnership with Geofeedia, producer of a cloud-based social media monitoring platform. Through... Read more»

GEO Business 2015 Returns for Second Year Posted on 20 Mar 2015 in the Events & Latest News & Survey categories.

Following its debut in 2014, GEO Business returns to The Business Design Centre in London on May 27-28. GEO Business 2015 combines a central trade exhibition with a conference program with 50 presentations and 140 live... Read more»

FAA Gives Amazon Go-Ahead for Delivery Drone Tests Posted on 20 Mar 2015 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to an Amazon Logistics, Inc. unmanned aircraft (UAS) design that Amazon will use for research and development and crew training. Amazon has... Read more»

Navitel Offers Navigation Map of India Posted on 20 Mar 2015 in the Latest News & Mobile & Personal Navigation categories.

Navitel’s navigation map of India is now available for purchase, for use with the Navitel Navigator GPS & Maps app on Google Play. Navitel Navigator is a precise offline GPS navigation with... Read more»

AgJunction to Acquire Novariant Posted on 20 Mar 2015 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

Precision-agriculture company AgJunction has agreed to acquire precision-steering company Novariant, according to a joint press release. AgJunction holds numerous patents and markets its products and services under the brand names Outback... Read more»