GeoWrap: Cobham to supply Lockheed Martin Orion Crew Module Elements; Trimble announces...

GeoWrap: Cobham to supply Lockheed Martin Orion Crew Module Elements; Trimble announces new field solutions for land and construction surveying and more

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Cobham to supply Lockheed Martin Orion Crew Module Elements

US: Cobham announces at the 34th Space Symposium (Stand 509) it has recently been awarded contracts by Lockheed Martin Space to supply a suite of space-rated life support and propulsion components for NASA’s Orion deep space exploration spacecraft. The components will fly on the Exploration Mission-2 crew module, the first flight of Orion with astronauts onboard.  Components for the Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) include regulators, positive pressure relief valves…(Read More)

Trimble announces new field solutions for land and construction surveying

US: Trimble has announced that Trimble TSC7 Controller, a new field solution for land and civil construction surveyors. The TSC7, combined with specialized software, defines the next generation of data collection and computing for mobile workers. The Trimble TSC7 brings powerful enhancements to the field and was designed based on customer feedback. It provides a tablet experience with a physical keyboard and a sunlight readable 7-inch touchscreen that supports pinch, tap and slides gestures…(Read More)

New joint effort boosts drone standards for public safety officials

US: Two of the world’s leading safety-standards developers are joining forces to help the growing number of public safety professionals who want to use drones – also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – to help protect and save lives. Today, the National Fire Protection Association and ASTM International signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support a joint working group (JWG) of about two dozen top experts in public safety and drone technology. This group, which first met Feb. 23…(Read More)

Harxon smart antenna provides RTK positioning for agriculture

US: Harxon is launching the single-frequency, multi-GNSS real-time-kinematic (RTK) enabled Smart Antenna TS300 series, designed for manual guidance and autosteer agriculture applications that benefit from scalable performance in positioning accuracy. The TS300 series is a multi-GNSS compatible system using GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo for simultaneous satellite tracking to offer RTK positioning. It is able to track any visible satellites under challenging conditions…(Read More)

NanoRacks Commercial Airlock “Bishop” completes critical design review, moves to fabrication

US: The NanoRacks Space Station Airlock Module “Bishop” met another major milestone with the completion of the Critical Design Review (CDR) on March 20 and 21, 2018 in Houston, Texas. This milestone begins the transition from the engineering design phase to the fabrication phase. Detailed design drawings such as those for the critical pressure shell will be signed and released to NanoRacks fabrication partner, Thales Alenia Space, in order for them to continue their fabrication efforts…(Read More)

BeiDou inaugurates first overseas center in Tunisia

China: The first overseas center for China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was inaugurated in Tunis, Tunisia, on April 10, reported Xinhua News Agency. The China-Arab States BDS/GNSS Center was established as a pilot project between China and the Tunisia-based Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization (AICTO), an Arab governmental organization under the Arab League, to promote the global application of BeiDou, said Ran Chengqi, director of the China Satellite…(Read More)

Teledyne Optech to showcase its Airborne and Terrestrial survey systems at GEOINT 2018

US: Teledyne Optech will exhibit at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s GEOINT symposium in Tampa, Florida on April 23-25. Technology partners from Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne CARIS will exhibit together as part of Teledyne Imaging –Space & Defense in booth #1148. At GEOINT 2018, visitors can discover the advanced capabilities of the Optech Galaxy PRIME, the latest model of our Galaxy airborne laser terrain mapper, with an enhanced range…(Read More)

10th ICT4D Conference to be held in Lusaka, Zambia from May 8-11

Zambia: The 10th ICT4D Conference will be held this year May 8-10, 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia and will bring together public, private and civil society organizations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Much focus is now on looking for evidence, not of ICT itself which is near ubiquitous but, of development from ICT use. These crucial points will underpin the themes of 10th ICT4D Conference: Innovate. Connect. Transform.  Attendees at the leading ICT4D conference…(Read More)

Lockheed Martin submits proposal for U.S. Air Force’s GPS IIIF Program

US: Lockheed Martin has submitted a competitive and fully compliant proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III Follow-On (GPS IIIF) program, which will add enhanced capabilities to the most advanced GPS satellites ever designed. The GPS IIIF program intends to produce up to 22 next-generation satellites. The Air Force’s first 10 GPS III satellites, currently in full production at Lockheed Martin, are already the most powerful GPS satellites ever designed. GPS III will have three times…(Read More)

Spire Data now a simple integration for existing Esri customers

US: Spire Global and Esri have announced the start of a new relationship that will enable Esri’s global user base across a broad range of industries to create even more powerful and effective products. Spire Global Inc. is proud to announce its participation in the Esri Partner Network. Esri Silver Partners are a select group and must demonstrate a commitment to help further develop and support the ArcGIS® platform and the Esri user community at large. Spire’s unique datasets collected…(Read More)

Blogs

Facing hiring issues? How can location data help you

location data for hiringKnowing the best next location to open, expand or redesign means being aware of many different datasets simultaneously, such as area incomes, education levels, individual buying capabilities, etc. But does it rattle your minds that companies nowadays are using this enormous data to hire teams or individuals? These companies in order to add more rigor to their decision-making are using these datasets at every stage of the talent lifecycle. Thus, location data professionals…(Read More)

US Commerce Secy talks of regulatory reforms, one-stop-shop for space commerce

 US is going to come up with new regulations to unshackle the private industry as this is the only way of maintaining American leadership in the NewSpace race. Revealing his plans of turning the Department of Commerce as a one-stop-shop for space commerce at the 34th Space Symposium, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Jr said he was working on quickly identifying the unnecessary regulations that are binding the private industry. Ross gave the example…(Read More)

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What is Internet of Things?

Key themes:
Governance Services and Role of AI & IoT | SMART City Solutions and AI & IoT | New Generation Technological Innovations | Business Transformations through AI & IoT | Connected World through AI & IoT | Cyber Security & Data Privacy… (See Here)

India gearing up for Digital Revolution

India gearing up for Digital RevolutionIn an exclusive interview with the Geospatial World, Vijay Karna, Senior Director, Bussines process change management of Capgemini says that India is gearing up for the digital revolution. Karna believes that government in India is very supportive and is coming up with various initiatives to boost…(See Here)