FAA Grants Approval to ARE-AirShark for Drone Operations Over People

FAA GRANTS APPROVAL TO ARE-AIRSHARK FOR DRONE OPERATIONS OVER PEOPLE Lindsey Mitchell, Safety Coordinator / UAS Pilot The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued ARE-AirShark a Certificate of Waiver, allowing certified Remote Pilots to safely fly a parachute-equipped sUAS (small Unmanned Aircraft System) over people. ARE is one of nine organizations to be granted an operational waiver for flights over […]

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USGIF Accepting Nominations for its 2020 Awards Program

The Foundation annually recognizes outstanding achievements in the Geospatial Intelligence Community Herndon, Virginia (November 20, 2019)—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is now accepting nominations for its 2020 Awards Program. The Awards Program annually recognizes the exceptional work of the global geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) tradecraft’s brightest minds and most innovative organizations. The program shines a spotlight on outstanding GEOINT […]

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Version 21 of the Global Mapper Software Development Kit released

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Version 21 of the Global Mapper® Software Development Kit (SDK) released with the ability to generate point clouds from UAV images Hallowell, Maine – November 19, 2019, Blue Marble Geographics® has released new versions of its GIS and point cloud editing software development kits — the Global Mapper SDK and LiDAR Module SDK. The version 21 SDKs incorporate enhancements from the […]

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Topcon Stores announce partnership plan with Autodesk

Topcon Solutions Stores announce partnership plan with Autodesk to expand Platinum-level service to all North American locations LAS VEGAS – November 19, 2019 – Topcon Positioning Group announces a new strategy through their Topcon Solutions Store retail channel. Together with Autodesk, and as an Autodesk Platinum Tier Partner, the Topcon Solutions Store retail channel plans to expand top-tier service to civil-construction and […]

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Hexagon’s Smart Digital Realities build safe, sustainable cities

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2019-11-19 08:00 GMT+01 Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, is showcasing its solutions for safe, sustainable cities at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) 2019, which commences today in Barcelona. “Hexagon doesn’t make or sell `Smart Cities’ – we offer technology solutions that are far more tangible and revolutionary,” said Ola Rollén, Hexagon President and […]

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Texas A&M University to Establish Trimble Technology Lab for Geosciences

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and COLLEGE STATION, Tex., Nov. 14, 2019—Texas A&M University has received a gift from Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) to establish a state-of-the-art Trimble Technology Lab in the College of Geosciences. The Lab will provide an integrated field and classroom experience that will empower geospatial education at the University. Using Trimble hardware and software, the Technology Lab will incorporate field-based […]

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Smart lidar system recognised as double CES Innovation Awards Honoree

California-based 3D sensing technology developer Cepton Technologies Inc has announced that its multi-application Helius Smart Lidar System has been named as a CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2020 Innovation Awards Honouree in two categories. The CES Innovation Awards program by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is a prestigious global competition held annually to recognise outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology […]

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Velodyne Lidar Debuts Alpha Prime, the Most Advanced Lidar Sensor on market

Alpha Prime Delivers Unrivaled Combination of Field-of-View, Range, High-Resolution, Clarity and Operational Performance  SAN JOSE, Calif. (November 15, 2019) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced Alpha Prime™, the next generation lidar sensor utilizing Velodyne’s patented surround view technology to deliver the combined highest performance specifications for the autonomous mobility industry in one sensor. The sensor is an unmatched solution in perception, field-of-view and […]

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Ouster Introduces Low-Cost, High-Resolution 32-Channel Lidar Sensor

OS1-32 boasts improved resolution at attainable price Shipping now for $8,000 with volume and education discounts available Integrates new modular cap for integration flexibility SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ouster, Inc., a leading provider of high-resolution lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles, robotics, security, and mapping, is introducing the OS1-32, the world’s most affordable 32-channel lidar sensor. The OS1-32 is designed to accelerate the […]

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NV5 SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE NATION’S LARGEST FULL-SERVICE GEOSPATIAL PROVIDER

Announces Full Year 2019 Guidance and Preliminary 2020 Guidance HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Nov. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NV5 Global, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVEE) (“NV5” or the “Company”), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 28, 2019. In the third quarter 2019, Gross Revenues – GAAP increased 26% year-over-year, EBITDA increased 3%, Net Income decreased […]

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USGIF Accepting Applications for Annual Scholarship Program

USGIF Accepting Applications for Annual Scholarship Program Foundation offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for college students  Herndon, Virginia (November 13, 2019)—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announced the opening of its 2020 Scholarship Program earlier this month. Every year, USGIF awards scholarships of various amounts to exceptional students studying geospatial sciences and related fields. In total, USGIF has […]

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First Segment of NY 50-Mile UAS Corridor Receives BVLOS Authority

Governor Cuomo Announces First Segment of New York’s 50-Mile Drone Corridor Receives Authority from FAA to Fly Beyond Visual Line of Sight Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York Unmanned Aircraft System Test Site at Griffiss International Airport in Rome has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly unmanned aircraft beyond visual line of sight within first […]

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COMMERCIAL UAV EXPO AMERICAS 2019 las vegas exceeds records

COMMERCIAL UAV EXPO AMERICAS 2019 COMPLETES 5TH ANNUAL EVENT, EXCEEDS ALL PRIOR RECORDS 3,100+ commercial drone thought-leaders and professionals from around the world gather in Las Vegas for CUAV19, a 32% increase over 2018 LAS VEGAS, NV, November 12, 2019 – A record-breaking number of exhibitors and attendees gathered last week for Commercial UAV Expo Americas 2019, held October 28-30th at the […]

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2019 Reconstruction Awards: The 1060 Project at Wrigley Field

Venerable Wrigley Field is raised up in a top-to-bottom restoration that took five years to complete. Wrigley Field, looking northeast toward Lake Michigan. Two new digital scoreboards flank the traditional scoreboard whose numbers are manipulated by hand. All photos: Mark Ballogg/Ballogg Photography. Wrigley Field, the second-oldest baseball stadium in the country, opened in 1914. Soon after the Ricketts family purchased […]

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RIEGL USA to Attend and Exhibit at Autodesk University 2019!

RIEGL will be attending and exhibiting at Autodesk University 2019! Autodesk University 2019 will be taking place from November 19-21, 2019, at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. RIEGL will be exhibiting at Booth INF202 during Autodesk University 2019. Be sure to stop by our booth to learn about the latest developments in RIEGL Waveform-LiDAR technology, such as our fast-TLS solutions and […]

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ROBOSENSE WINS CES 2020 INNOVATION AWARD FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY

RoboSense Wins Award for World’s First MEMS-based Smart LiDAR Sensor for Self-Driving Passenger Vehicles November 7, 2019, Shenzhen, China – RoboSense, the world’s leading autonomous driving LiDAR perception solution provider, announced today that it has won the CES 2020 Innovation Award the second year in a row for autonomous vehicle technology. RoboSense won this year’s CES 2020 Innovation Award for the first MEMS-based Smart LiDAR […]

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Quanergy Expands Leadership in the LiDAR Mapping Industry

Quanergy Expands Leadership in the LiDAR Mapping Industry by Securing Partnership With GeoCue for True View® Drone System SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, today announced that GeoCue Group Inc., provider of world-class LiDAR mapping solutions, has selected the M8 as the LiDAR sensor for GeoCue’s True View® 410 drone mapping […]

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Actus3D Merges with ECM – Global Measurement Solutions

Actus3D Merges with ECM – Global Measurement Solutions to Expand 3D Scanning Solution Portfolio for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industries Topsfield, MA – November 6, 2019 – East Coast Metrology (Recognized as ECM – Global Measurement Solutions) announces the acquisition of Actus3D, a long-time provider of 3D laser scanning services and building documentation for the architecture, engineering, and construction (often referred […]

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Microdrones is Taking Photogrammetry to New Heights

Microdrones is Taking Photogrammetry to New Heights with the mdMapper3000DuoG VHR The company is releasing three new Integrated UAV Systems and an updated aerial methane inspection package, while announcing a forthcoming software environment Rome, NY – Microdrones is releasing three new Integrated UAV Systems based on the heavy lifting power, resilience and efficiency of the Microdrones md4-3000 aircraft: the mdMapper3000DuoG […]

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