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EVG launches on-demand Milspec Geospatial Data

US: East View Geospatial (EVG), a provider of content-rich geospatial products, is now producing gold-standard large-scale topographic data as an off-the-shelf offering under the product name EV-FGD – East View Foundation Geospatial Data. EVG has long produced foundation data and mapping for government and industry partners. Work has ranged across scales and over all corners of the globe. What is different at this stage is the commitment EVG has made to weave together…(Read More)

Kittyhawk releases hardware product for enterprise drone operations

US: Kittyhawk has announced its foray into the world of drone hardware. The Kittyhawk Log Book provides enterprises a new and scalable way to take their drone program from one pilot to half-a-dozen or more. “Over the past few years, we’ve started seeing some of the largest teams starting to use analogue management solutions for their drone operations,” said Connor Frost of GroundedInsights, LLC. Capitalizing on their deep expertise in the hardware space, Kittyhawk is looking to foster…(Read More)

G7 enters into a joint venture with GLP and NIO Capital to develop autonomous trucks

China: G7, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) technology company in China, GLP, the leading global provider of modern logistics facilities and technology-led solutions, and NIO Capital today announced a joint venture (JV), controlled by G7, focused on developing next-generation smart heavy-duty trucks powered by autonomous driving, new energy technologies, logistics big data and exploring innovative models of ‘vehicle-as-a-service’. Built on G7’s massive real-time data and fleet management…(Read More)

Rezatec supports continued company growth with move into new global headquarters

UK: Rezatec, the leading provider of geospatial data analytics to the Infrastructure, Forestry and Agribusiness sectors, has today relocated to a newly built global headquarters at Quad One on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire, the UK’s commercial space hub. Following the successful completion of a recent equity funding which saw new investors Newable Private Investing join existing shareholders Run Capital Limited and Caphaven Partners in providing £2m…(Read More)

Oracle redefines Cloud Database category with world’s first autonomous database

US: Oracle Executive Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison announced the availability of the first service based on the revolutionary new Oracle Autonomous Database. The world’s first self-managing, self-securing, self-repairing database cloud service, Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud, uses machine learning to deliver industry-leading performance, security capabilities, and availability with no human intervention, at half the cost of Amazon Web Services. “This technology changes everything…(Read More)

Autonomous vehicle market is projected to grow at CAGR of over 21% by 2030

US: According to “Global Semi & Fully Autonomous Vehicle Market By Automation Level, By Component, By Vehicle Type, By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2016–2030”, semi & fully autonomous vehicle market is projected to exhibit a CAGR (Compound annual growth rate ) of over 21% by 2030. Growing focus of automotive OEMs on enhancing safety features and increasing government support for developing driverless vehicles are the major factors anticipated to aid the growth…(Read More)

Iran developing space technology for its citizens

Iran: The chief of Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Morteza Barari says that Iran plans to develop remote sensing as well as communications satellites for the benefit of their citizens. Barari further added, “perhaps one of the most prominent aspects [of space technology in people’s lives] are the mobile smartphones that are equipped with satellite navigation systems which help people locate and navigate.” “Now, Iransat-21 telecommunications satellite provides a number of services…(Read More)

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Observing the Earth, Fueling Global Development Solutions

Radiant.Earth’s mission is to make Earth observation (EO) imagery and data easier to discover, analyze and apply for unique insights to the issues the global development community encounters daily. The science of remote sensing and the Earth observation marketplace is evolving rapidly given the innovations of cloud computing, machine learning, drone technology and the NewSpace movement. Even for the most knowledgeable and informed experts, it is difficult to keep up…(Read More)