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March 11, 2011

GlobalGEO/ International Geomatic Week

Fira de Barcelona, Monjuic venue

The GlobalGEO Fair will take place in the Monjuic Venue, Hall 6 at Fira de Barcelona exhibition center in Barcelona, Spain from March 15 to March 17. 

The fair features the latest products for GPS navigation, 3D mapping, geographic information systems, photogrammetry, teledetection, geodesics, topography, satellite navigation, intelligent transport systems and communications.

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By Inside GNSS
October 18, 2010

Topcon Adds Mapping System

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), Livermore, California, has announced the addition of the IP-S2 HD Mapping System to its line of mobile mapping solutions.

The IP-S2 HD is a vehicle-mounted surveying and mapping system featuring a high-definition LiDAR scanner from Velodyne Lidar, Inc. The system incorporates high-precision GNSS receivers, an inertial measurement unit, vehicle wheel encoder, 360-degree digital cameras and Velodyne’s HDL-64E S2.2 LiDAR scanner.

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By Inside GNSS
September 15, 2010

2010 AGU Fall Meeting

Moscone Center

The 2010 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting will be held at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California from Monday, December 13 to Friday, December 17.

There are dozens of GNSS-related presentations at this AGU mega-meeting of 16,000 space and earth scientists. The preliminary program lists 770 scientific sessions in climate change, space weather, planetary exploration, volcanism and seismology, Earth’s magnetic field and more.

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By Inside GNSS
August 13, 2010

G-spatial EXPO 2010

The theme of the G-spatial Expo is "When and Where," how geospatial information is changing our lives.The goal of the event is to promote space-based positioning, navigation and timing technologies and to inspire new businesses that use geospatial information.

It will take place at Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan on September 19-21, where more than 30,000 visitors are expected during the run of the event.

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By Inside GNSS
August 12, 2010

Location & Beyond Summit 2010 Features Location-Aware Innovation Awards

Wireless pioneer Andrew Seybold and Kanwar Chada, founder of SiRF Technology, will select the finalists for the People’s Choice awards for best location innovation at the 2010 Location & Beyond Summit on October 6. The event focuses on the "transformative effects of connecting everything and everyone, everyplace." 

The four-year-old summit — formerly Location 2.0 — will be held at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco during the CTIA Wireless Enterprise and Applications 2010 conference.

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By Inside GNSS

Locations & Beyond Summit 2010

The Locations & Beyond Summit — a four-year-old event with a new name — will be held at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco on October 6, 2010, during the CTIA Wireless Enterprise and Applications 2010 conference.

Organizer CSR says the event will focus on the " transformative effects of connecting everything and everyone, everyplace." Panels and discussions are aimed at developers of new location-aware products,applications, services and technologies. 

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By Inside GNSS

China Approves License for 18 Mapping Services — AutoNavi Included, Google Unlikely Choice

[Reprinted with permission from NAVIBIZ, Issue Date: 2010-7-2]

Late in May, China implemented new standards aimed at preventing "state secrets being disclosed and uncertified maps published online." A major component to this push was a requirement that all online mapping services are operated with a license. The first 18 companies, of the ones that applied for a license, have been approved.

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By Inside GNSS
July 8, 2010

Geospatial World Forum

Novotel Hyderabad Convention Center

The 2011 Geospatial World Forum (formerly Map World Forum) and industry exhibition will take place at the Novotel and HICC Complex near Hitec City in Hyderabad, India on January 18-21. The theme of this year’s conference is "Dimensions and Directions of Geospatial Industry."

The international event offers a number of symposia, seminars and workshops given by geospatial agencies, professional societies and industries on development, design integration, and science topics. A geospatial users forum will also be held.

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By Inside GNSS