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Carlson Software Releases Surveyor2 Handheld

July 8, 2015By
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Carlson Software has released the Carlson Surveyor2, the newest model in its Carlson Surveyor line of data collectors. The Surveyor2 is paired with Carlson’s software to provide a powerful, complete solution for surveying, stake out, construction layout, and GIS mapping, the company said. Designed and manufactured by Juniper Systems, the Carlson Surveyor2 is built to withstand the harshest conditions, with an IP68... read more

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Leica Updates CrossCheck for GNSS Reference Station Monitoring

July 8, 2015By

Released today, the latest version of the web-based Leica CrossCheck service for GNSS reference station network integrity and deformation monitoring now comes with enhanced visualization and reporting options. Customizable, automatically generated reports can be distributed to multiple viewers, according to Leica Geosystems. Dashboard and status views allow easy and fast interpretation of complex data of reference network coordinates and area... read more

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ESA Releases Guide on Galileo 5 and 6 Recovery

July 8, 2015By

The European Space Agency has published a short guide on the recovery of Galileo satellites 5 and 6. The PDF of “Salvage in Space: Recovering Galileo 5 and 6″ can be downloaded. The four-page guide, written for a non-technical audience, describes the root cause of the anomaly that placed the two satellites into the wrong orbit, and the solution used to correct... read more

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NASA Goddard Team Sets High-Flying Record with Use of GPS

July 8, 2015By
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Results are now in for NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, which launched on March 12. Not only has the MMS Navigator system exceeded all of the team’s expectations, it has set the record for the highest GPS use in space. read more

GPS IIF-10 Satellite Readied for July 15 Launch

July 7, 2015By
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United Launch Alliance crews on July 7 placed the next GPS satellite on top of an Atlas V rocket for blastoff later this month, reports SpaceFlight Now. Liftoff for the GPS IIF-10 satellite will take place July 15, between 11:36 and 11:55 a.m. EDT, from Space Launch Complex (SLC)-41 at Cape Canaveral, Fla. This is the second of three GPS constellation replenishment flights planned... read more

Uber Takes 100 Microsoft Engineers, Mapping Tech

July 6, 2015By
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Microsoft will no longer collect its own map data, according to the website re/code. As part of the change, Microsoft is selling some of its assets to rideshare company Uber, including a data center, cameras, intellectual property and roughly 100 engineers. Uber is also buying a data center near Boulder, Colo. Microsoft plans to continue to offer Bing Maps using data... read more

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ENVI Analytics Symposium Focused on Remote Sensing

July 6, 2015By

The ENVI Analytics Symposium (EAS), scheduled for Aug. 25-26 in Boulder, Colo., will bring together experts in remote sensing science to discuss technology trends and the next generation of solutions for advanced analytics. Geospatial analytics are important because they can be applied to a diverse range of needs in environmental and natural resource monitoring, global food production, security, urbanization, and other... read more

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EGNOS Service Provision Workshop Slated for September

July 6, 2015By

EGNOS Service Provision Workshop 2015 will be held in Copenhagen September 29-30. The workshop is sponsored by the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP). The agenda, now available online, includes program and status updates on EGNOS on Day 1, as well as a focus on aviation. Included are an update on the EGNOS Safety-of-Life Service for aviation and several sessions focused on successful EGNOS... read more

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