Location intelligence software-maker Esri will provides free access to its ArcGIS platform and learning resources to support college and university students who no longer have access to campus computer labs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Access is through the Learn.ArcGIS.com website.By Inside GNSS
Keeping a mapping drone at a safe distance from rugged vertical terrain during its mission requires intense planning and a GNSS-enabled technology called “terrain following.” A new online video series and free webinar document the real-life challenges and hazards that professional surveyors encounter in their work, this among them.By Inside GNSS
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) told two U.S. Senators in January that his agency could not complete a decision on Ligado Network’s license modification by the end of 2019 because of a late-in-the-year response from a key federal agency.By Dee Ann Divis
A new cloud-based, digital reality visualization platform in the Hexagon AB booth captured the attention of CES 2020 visitors in Las Vegas this week. HxDR creates accurate digital representations of the real world through the seamless combination of reality-capture data from airborne, ground and mobile sensors.By Inside GNSS
Direct georeferencing improves the efficiency and accuracy of mapping from both manned and unmanned platforms. An upcoming 2-day workshop on this topic is designed for:By Inside GNSS
SBG Systems will present for the first time at the INTERGEO show in Stuttgart (Germany), the Quanta Series, a brand new line of Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) dedicated to air and land based mobile mapping integrators.By Inside GNSS
HERE Technologies recently announced the availability of HERE XYZ, a real-time, flexible, and open location data management cloud service built for a broad range of developers and users: from students to small and medium businesses to large enterprises to data journalists and cartographers. The service, currently in Beta, fills a major gap for mapmakers and developers of location-aware applications by providing live access to uploaded data, complete flexibility in rendering tools, and cloud services to share your location data with the world in an instant.By Inside GNSS
Spectra Precision announced Tuesday the launch of a new brand identity and name for its survey and GIS suite of solutions. The organization, which offers Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) solutions, will now be known as Spectra® Geospatial. The brand will include a new logo and website domain name: www.spectrageospatial.com.
The announcement was made at INTERGEO 2018, the world’s largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management, in Frankfurt, Germany.By Inside GNSS
At this week’s INTERGEO show in Frankfurt, Germany, SBG Systems released the Navsight Land/Air Solution, a full high performance inertial navigation solution designed to make surveyors’ mobile data collection easier, whether it is mobile mapping, GIS, or road inspection.
Navsight Land/Air Solution consists of an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) available at two different performance levels, and connected to Navsight, a rugged equipment embedding the fusion intelligence, the GNSS receiver, and all connections to external equipment such as LiDAR, cameras, computer, etc.By Inside GNSS
The Topcon Technology Roadshow rolled into Denver, Colorado for three days of technology-driven infrastructure demonstrations and hands-on operations. Co-hosted by GeoShack and Honnen Equipment Company at the Honnen Equipment facility in Commerce City, the event brought together more than 140 owners, project managers and operators from transportation agencies, contractor firms and surveying companies throughout the Denver metropolitan area.By Inside GNSS
NovAtel Inc. today launched its new TerraStar-C PRO correction service with multi-constellation support, including the GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou constellations. Combined with NovAtel’s OEM7 positioning technology, TerraStar-C PRO cuts initial convergence times by nearly 60 percent and offers 40 percent better horizontal accuracy than the current TerraStar-C service.By Inside GNSS