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INTERGEO 2015: senseFly eXom Drone Capable of Millimeter Accuracy

September 15, 2015By

senseFly has published a white paper named “Generating highly accurate 3D data using a senseFly eXom drone” which presents the results of two photogrammetric land surveys of a construction site. The project was completed earlier in September using two senseFly eXom close mapping and inspection drones, and the announcement was made during INTERGEO, held Sept. 15–17 in Stuttgart, Germany. The results demonstrate... read more

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Septentrio Launches AsteRx-U and AsteRx-U Marine

September 14, 2015By

Septentrio this week is launching two successors to its APS-U: The AsteRx-U and the AsteRx-U Marine multi-constellation dual-antenna receivers. The AsteRx-U will be presented to the public for the first time at two trade shows this week. ION GNSS+ takes place Sept.14-18 in Tampa, Fla., and INTERGEO 2015 will be held in Stuttgart, Germany, Sept. 14-18. The AsteRx-U and the AsteRx-U Marine incorporate the latest GNSS tracking and positioning... read more

Hemisphere GNSS’ Atlas Makes Trade Show Debut at INTERGEO

September 14, 2015By
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Hemisphere GNSS will be showcasing its new Atlas GNSS global correction service at the INTERGEO 2015 Conference and Trade Fair Fair in Stuttgart, Germany, held Sept. 15-17. Hemisphere GNSS will exhibit at Booth E6.093. The Atlas correction service offers innovative and accessible correction service options, providing performance in demanding applications and environments, Hemisphere said. Available through various subscription and bundle options, Atlas is a flexible correction service... read more

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Survey Market Key to Maxtena’s Growth

September 13, 2015By

Exhibiting at CTIA Super Mobility 2015, Vanja Maric, director of sales and marketing for Rockville, Maryland-based antenna-maker Maxtena, pointed out the challenge that exists for antenna makers in an uncertain drone market: forecasting what will happen next and planning for that future. “The problem with the drone space its so volatile and so fragmented, and it’s very, very hard to... read more

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Aerial Photography, Surveying Top FAA-Approved Business Uses for UAS

September 10, 2015By
A Sensefly eXom UAV inspects a structure.

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) today released a report that finds more than 25 types of business operations have been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly unmanned aircraft systems commercially in the National Airspace System (NAS). According to the report, aerial photography received the most exemptions followed by real estate and aerial surveying. The... read more

Tallysman Introduces VeraPhase 6000 High-Precision GNSS Antenna

September 9, 2015By
Tallysman's VeraPhase 6000 high-precision GNSS antenna.

Tallysman, a manufacturer of high-performance GNSS antennas, announces the commercial availability of the VeraPhase 6000 antenna series, a family of antennas that provides the lowest axial ratios (horizon to horizon, through all azimuths) across all GNSS frequencies (70 percent), a tight PCV (± 1mm through all frequencies, azimuths, and elevations), and a consistent PCO through all frequencies. The performance of the VeraPhase... read more

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Federal Register Notice Seeks Comments on GPS L1 Band Interference Test Plan

September 9, 2015By
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UPDATE (9/10/15): A public workshop will be held in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2 to provide an opportunity to discuss the draft test plan and address questions before the close of the public comment period.  The workshop will be held in the RTCA NBAA/Colson Room, 1150 18th St. NW, Suite 910, Washington, D.C., 20036. Click here to register for the workshop. The U.S. Department of... read more

UNB GAPS for Precise Point Positioning Gets Update

September 9, 2015By

The next version of the UNB GPS Analysis and Positioning Software (GAPS), version 5.9.1, is now available. The new version of the precise point positioning software includes several updates and new features, including creation of GAPS Basic and Advanced user submission pages. The GAPS Basic user submission page allows for quick and easy submission of observation files for users who frequently use... read more

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