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DJI partners with Measure to promote commercial drone industry Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Measure, a United States’ commercial operator of drones, and DJI, manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, are partnering to pair advanced UAV technology with operational excellence so commercial enterprise customers can achieve their most... Read more»

Averna acquires US-based Nexjen Systems Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the Latest News & OEM categories.

Averna, a developer of test solutions and services for electronics device-makers, has acquired 100 percent of U.S.-based Nexjen Systems for an undisclosed amount. Nexjen Systems is a full-service integrator with... Read more»

Russia issues stamp to honor GLONASS Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

A new Russian Federation postage stamp features the GLONASS-­K satellite and graphic icons representing the main application areas of the satellite navigation system’s services. The stamp and first-day cover were officially... Read more»

Chinese BeiDou plans outlined in new white paper Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

A new white paper outlines plans for the Chinese BeiDou constellation, including its plans for international cooperation and exchanges. The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China... Read more»

New speaker, technologies on July 28 GIS field data collection webinar Posted on 30 Jun 2016 in the Webinar Archive categories.

Date: Thursday, July 28, 2016 Time: 1 p.m. EDT / 10 a.m. PDT Sponsor: Laser Technology A new speaker and a new mapping technology have joined the line-up for next... Read more»

Spectra Precision MobileMapper 50 combines smartphone design with GNSS capabilities Posted on 29 Jun 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Mapping categories.

Spectra Precision has announced its new MobileMapper 50 GNSS handheld device for simple GIS data collection or for use as a data controller for Spectra Precision SP60 and SP80 GNSS receivers.... Read more»

Galileo program governance: New chair of GSA Administrative Board named Posted on 29 Jun 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

Meeting on Thursday, June 23, at its headquarters in Prague, the Administrative Board of the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) elected its new chair: Jean-Yves Le Gall, Centre... Read more»

Trimble unveils TDC100 handheld data collector at Esri UC Posted on 28 Jun 2016 in the Mapping & Survey categories.

Trimble introduced its Trimble TDC100 handheld data collector at the 2016 Esri User Conference, which is being held July 27 to July 1 in San Diego, California. An entry-level GNSS... Read more»