GeoWrap: Bluesky imagery help in monitor coastal erosion; Harris reports 6% growth...

GeoWrap: Bluesky imagery help in monitor coastal erosion; Harris reports 6% growth in Q2 results and more

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Bluesky aerial photomaps help monitor coastal erosion

UK: Ultra high-resolution aerial photography from Bluesky is being used to monitor coastal erosion in the Southampton Water estuary on the south coast of England. Commissioned by environmental consultancy Ecospan Environmental Ltd, the 5cm resolution photography is helping identify areas where the unique saltmarsh ecosystem is changing due to the impacts of climate change and human activity such as shipping, industry, urban sprawl and tourism. By using different ages of imagery…(Read more)

LeddarTech, OPTIS announce LiDAR simulation partnership to develop technology for autonomous cars

Virtual prototyping company OPTIS and LeddarTech have announced a partnership that will enable the industrial simulation of advanced LiDAR solutions. Dedicated to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their suppliers, this collaboration allows transportation companies to virtually test and integrate their next generation of LiDAR developed around the LeddarCore integrated circuit (IC) before its actual release. OPTIS’ and LeddarTech’s technologies are showcased at CES 2018…(Read more)

Swedish municipality chooses Digpro for increased cooperation and efficient work processes

Sweden: The innovator in network-based operating systems, Digpro, has been chosen by Vansbro Municipality in Sweden to provide the geographic information system dpCom for their fiber networks. With Digpro’s dpCom installed, Vansbro Municipality can better cooperate with other municipal network owners in the immediate area. Vansbro Municipality has chosen to install Digpro’s network operating system, dpCom. With the new system installed, the municipality will be able to create better cooperation…(Read more)

Boundless introduces next-gen cloud solution for geospatial web server

US: Boundless today introduced first cloud-native geospatial web server, Boundless Server Enterprise, which is designed to take advantage of the cloud’s ability to quickly and easily scale up and out. “With the release of Boundless Server Enterprise, Boundless makes yet another leap forward in providing robust map servers using today’s cloud technology. This product solves the biggest GIS data problems on a massive scale and no other product like it exists,” said Andy Dearing, CEO of Boundless…(Read more)

SFL to highlight 20 years of micro space achievements at small satellite symposia

Canada: Space Flight Laboratory (SFL), a provider of complete microspace missions, will celebrate 20 years in business by showcasing its nanosatellite and microsatellite successes next month at the 2018 SmallSat Symposium in Silicon Valley and CSCA Canadian Small Satellite Symposium in Toronto. SFL will exhibit in booth 17 at the Silicon Valley event being held February 5-8 and in booths 10-12 at the Canadian symposium February 13-15. Additionally, SFL Director Dr. Robert E. Zee…(Read more)

Harris Corporation reports 6% growth in revenue in Q2 of 2018

US: Harris Corporation reported fiscal 2018 second-quarter revenue of $1.54 billion, up 6% compared with the prior year. Earnings per diluted share from continuing operations was $1.15 (GAAP) and $1.67 (non-GAAP), compared with $1.30 (GAAP) and $1.38 (non-GAAP1) in the prior year. Operating cash flow was $278 million and free cash flow was $258 million compared with operating cash flow of $252 million and free cash flow of $224 million in the prior year. Its second-quarter revenue in 2018…(Read more)