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GeoWrap: Foursquare to provide location tags; Airbus launches EO challenge and more

Foursquare to provide location tags to Reddit posts

UK: Foursquare is now supporting geotags on Reddit posts as part of the content sharing platform’s attempts to improve the experience for users by allowing them to add more place-based context to their photos and postings…(Read more)

Airbus Defence and Space launches global earth observation challenge

France: Airbus Defense and Space has launched the “Global Earth Observation Challenge”, encouraging start-ups worldwide to innovate and develop new applications primarily based on Airbus satellite data. These creative ideas are designed to bring new developments of Earth observation services, as well as ground-breaking solutions…(Read more)

Euromaint Rail deploys Trimble’s R2M real-time remote diagnostic system

Sweden: Euromaint Rail has deployed the Trimble R2M real-time remote diagnostic system to manage the maintenance of fleets running on Stockholm Commuter lines and Norrtåg regional rail lines…(Read more)

ESA’s new center to investigate 3D printing potential for space projects

France: ESA is establishing a ‘one-stop shop’ in partnership with the Manufacturing Technology Centre to cover 3D printing. The MTC research organization will manage the new ESA Additive Manufacturing Benchmarking Centre (AMBC), which will provide a simple and easy way for ESA projects and hi-tech companies to investigate the potential of 3D printing for their work…(Read more)

exactEarth launches revolutionary global real-time maritime tracking service

Canada: exactEarth has launched exactView RT – the world’s first global, persistent real-time Satellite AIS service. Powered by Harris, this revolutionary capability is expected to enable a wide variety of new service capabilities for the global maritime community and to contribute strongly over the next 20 years…(Read more)

3D laser scanner market to grow at 8.18% CAGR by 2022: Report

US: Research and Markets has announced the addition of the 3D laser scanner market report, estimating the market growth of 8.18% by 2022. The report predicts the market growth at compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2017 to 2022…(Read more)


Indian GPS – Why ‘Desi GPS’ is important for India?

Indian GPS is ready..and will hit the market for public use in early 2018 IRNSS, The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, also known as NavIC is currently being tested for its accuracy…(See here)

Now, India is more equipped in disaster management

cyclone forecast

Phallin (2013), Hudhud (2014), Vardah (2016) – all high-intensity cyclones – left a trail of destruction along India’s East coast. But what was the difference this time? Even though there was massive destruction of properties and disruption in daily routine, the Indian government managed to save hundreds of thousands of lives…(Read more)