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Applanix, American Aerospace Partner on Mapping for UAVs Posted on 14 May 2014 in the Featured Stories & Government News & Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Mapping & Mapping & OEM News & Public Safety & Survey & Survey News & Surveying & UAV/UAS/UGV & Utilities categories.

Applanix Corp. and American Aerospace Advisors, Inc. (AAAI), have agreed on an OEM supply agreement that will incorporate Applanix direct georeferencing technology into AAAI’s unmanned aerial platforms. The collaboration creates... Read more»

Trimble Launches New Version of 4D Control Software Posted on 14 May 2014 in the Built Structures & Deformation & Latest News & Product Showcase & Survey & Survey News & Surveying categories.

Trimble has introduced the latest version of its deformation monitoring software, Trimble 4D Control version 4.3. The latest version features new optional monitoring applications — the High Rise App, the... Read more»

GPS IIF-6 Launch Delayed until Friday Night Posted on 14 May 2014 in the Aviation & Space & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

Update: The launch of the GPS IIF-6 satellite has been delayed one day due to bad weather. Another GPS IIF satellite is expected to lift off aboard a United Launch... Read more»

VectorNav Launches Dual-Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Nav System Posted on 13 May 2014 in the Defense News & Latest News & Machine Control & Navigation & OEM News categories.

VectorNav Technologies has introduced its VN-300 dual-antenna GPS-aided inertial navigation system (GPS/INS). A follow-on product to the VN-100 IMU/AHRS and VN-200 GPS/INS, the miniature, high-performance VN-300 enables a wider range... Read more»

Leica Geosystems Offers CC55 Controller Posted on 12 May 2014 in the Construction & Deformation & Latest News & Mapping & Product Showcase & Survey News & Surveying categories.

Leica Geosystems now offers the Leica iCON CC55 controller, a versatile and rugged PDA with a 3.5-inch color display, as part of its iCON construction portfolio. The handheld controls Leica... Read more»

Visual Intelligence Releases iOne STKA for UAV Mapping Apps Posted on 12 May 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Defense News & Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Mapping & OEM News & Precision Guidance & Sensor Fusion & Survey News & Surveying & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

Visual Intelligence has announced that its iOne Software Sensor Tool Kit Architecture (iOne STKA) is available for purchase or licensing by manufacturers of unmanned airborne vehicles (UAVs) who want to... Read more»

Next Galileo Satellites Arrive in French Guiana Posted on 12 May 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Featured Stories & Galileo & GNSS News & Government News & Latest News categories.

The first two Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites arrived safely at a clean room in Kourou, French Guiana, at 20:00 on Wednesday, May 7, in preparation for launch this... Read more»

SPOT Satellite Devices Mark 3,000 Rescues Posted on 08 May 2014 in the Featured Stories & Government News & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Natural Resources & Personal Tracking & Public Safety & Recreation & Gaming categories.

SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., says its SPOT products have been used to initiate 3,000 rescues around the world since the technology’s launch in 2007. With... Read more»