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New Contract Airborne to supply 48 solar array panels for Galileo satellites

France: Airborne Aerospace has been awarded a contract by Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands to manufacture 48 substrate panels for the solar arrays of twelve new Galileo FOC satellites. The contract, carried out under a programme of the European Union, is the latest result of years of successful collaboration between the two Dutch companies to power the Galileo constellation. To date, Airborne delivered 88 panels to Airbus DS NL, which has also been prime contractor for the solar arrays…(Read More)

Thales signs agreement with NASA to support UTM activity

US: Thales has announced that it has reached an agreement with NASA for a Space Act Agreement to support its UAS traffic management (UTM) activity. Thales says that with the ongoing support of federal, state and local government officials, and economic development organizations, it will create jobs in New York through the agreement. “Thales supports technology innovation and this agreement enables us to further leverage our strengths in air traffic management to advance a UTM concept…(Read More)

Pix4D announces Pix4Dfields, a drone-mapping product for agriculture

US: Equipped with a new fast processing that provides accurate and instant results and an easy-to-use interface with tools tailored to agricultural workflows, Pix4Dfields will be set to cover everything from simple to complex scenarios. It will provide fast and accurate maps while in the field, with a simple yet powerful interface fully dedicated to agriculture. One product for all drone-based agricultural workflows. Essentially, the idea behind Pix4Dfields comes from two observations: the need to produce accurate…(Read More)

LuxCarta supports Orange and Samsung with specialized geodata for 5G fixed wireless access trial in Romania

France: LuxCarta, the leading global geodata provider to the wireless ecosystem, announced that it is delivering its new specialized geodata to support simulation planning for 5G trials involving Orange Romania and Samsung in Romania. The company is providing its new 3D tree model digital maps, along with 3D buildings and related terrain & clutter designed for use with centimeter and millimeter wave (cmWave and mmWave) frequencies for the 5G customer trial. “RF planning is required…(Read More)

Cansel to distribute Microdrones fully integrated drone systems throughout Canada

US: Cansel signed an agreement to distribute Microdrones integrated systems. With 23 locations and a strong reputation dating back to 1966, Cansel is firmly positioned to help customers adopt drone technology for geospatial applications.  Martin Trudelle, Vice President of Geospatial Business for Cansel, explains, “We were looking for a reliable and accurate UAV solution to expand our offering. We took a careful look at some existing customers who were already working with Microdrones…(Read More)

Copernicus data warehouse offers 40 cm imagery exclusively from European Space Imaging

Germany: The Copernicus Data Warehouse is now offering eligible users the ability to order 40 cm satellite imagery in remarkably quick time frames, thanks to a 24-hour service exclusively available from European Space Imaging and its partner DigitalGlobe. On March 16, the European Space Agency released an updated version of the Copernicus Data Access Portfolio offering 40 cm imagery from the WorldView-3, WorldView-2, and GeoEye-1 satellite missions. This is the highest resolution imagery…(Read More)

Sentera integrates high-precision AGX710 sensor with DJI Matrice 200 series industrial drones

US: Sentera today announced the immediate availability of the Sentera AGX710 gimbaled precision agriculture sensor with plug-and-play integration for DJI’s industry-leading Matrice 200 Series industrial drones. The AGX710 sensor delivers exceptional crop health insights and enables ag professionals to develop high-precision spectral index measurements and run deep learning algorithms on acquired data. Data from the sensor imports directly into the Sentera FieldAgent™ Platform…(Read More)

Bentley’s Cloud services offers insight on the impact of structural design changes

US: Bentley Systems has announced the early access of Bentley’s Design Insights cloud service, a new extension of Bentley’s Scenario Services. Design Insights brings instant insight to the impact of design changes on the performance measures of organizations including project schedule, cost, and safety compliance. Designers and engineers make hundreds of decisions in relative isolation, without fully understanding the impact of these decisions on other disciplines or downstream activities…(Read More)

Esri announces statistics modernization program

US: Esri has announced a new statistics modernization program that would benefit resource-constrained countries. Esri’s Statistics program provides the cutting-edge tools and training you need to improve statistical business processes, improve accuracy and create efficiencies with GIS. Applying geospatial technology in planning, enumeration, and dissemination allows you to implement new modern methods that reduce costs and save time. Meet the demand for small area and disaggregated data…(Read More)

FLIR provides thermal imaging for DJI Zenmuse XT2 dual-sensor commercial drone camera

US: FLIR Systems has announced that DJI will integrate a FLIR thermal imaging sensor technology into its new DJI Zenmuse XT2 drone camera. The DJI Zenmuse XT2, DJI’s first dual-sensor and its most advanced gimbal-stabilized camera for commercial drone applications, furthers the collaboration between FLIR® and DJI. The Zenmuse XT2 also joins the ‘Thermal by FLIR’ partner program, which FLIR created to fuel thermal innovation and allow partners to leverage the leadership…(Read More)


The world’s most geospatial ready countries!

leading geospatial ready countriesThe global economy is at a pivotal point and as economies realize the importance of leveraging geospatial technologies to stimulate economic growth and bridge the evident socio-economic gaps, the need to assess and evaluate the geospatial preparedness of country becomes imperative. A composite index, the readiness index provides context and guidance to the government…(Read More)


How Glasgow became a Leading Smart City in the World?

Leading Smart City



Interview with Iain Langlands, Frics GIS Manager, Glasgow city council…(See Here)


The government will always have a key role in the space industry, believes Pacôme Révillon of Euroconsult

In an exclusive interview with Geospatial World, Pacôme Révillon, CEO of Euroconsult shares that government will always have a key role in the space industry. Révillon also talks about the commercialization of space sector in the US…(See Here) 


Change in ministry is challenging with new opportunities: Dorine Burmanjee

In an exclusive interview with the Geospatial World, Dorine Burmanjee, CEO of Dutch Kadastre says that the shift in ministries is challenging with new opportunities. Burmanjee also talks about data policy of new ministry and how Dutch Kadastre is fitting into this. Watch the interview to get full insight…(See Here)