GeoWrap: GeoSLAM reports 150% increase in sales; millennials more open to location...

GeoWrap: GeoSLAM reports 150% increase in sales; millennials more open to location sharing and more

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Mitsui invest $4 million in Sky-Futures to seek expansion in drone-based remote sensing

UK: Sky-Futures, a UK-based industrial drone inspection technology provider has launched a partnership with Japan-based Mitsui & Co. The partnership will see Mitsui expand the use of drone-based remote sensing, industrial inspection and 3D asset management visualization…(Read more)

Younger generation is more open in sharing location data, reveals report

US: When it comes to sharing location data, the younger generation appears to be far more comfortable than their older counterparts. Confirming this, a study conducted by Bank of America in June 2017 on US smartphone users stated that millennials are more open to the idea that…(Read more)

GeoSLAM reports 150% increase in sales due to digital engineering

UK: 3D mobile mapping technology company GeoSLAM reported a strong six months of growth on Thursday, with sales increasing by 150% when compared with 2016-17. The first half of 2017 also saw the UK-based company double staff numbers, with notable senior appointments…(Read more)

RMSI launches MigrateXTM framework for new Esri utility network model

India: Data solutions provider RMSI has developed a data migration framework – MigrateXTM that will help clients fast-track and migrate data to the new data model, provided as part of the new technology, once launched by Esri. MigrateXTM is a workflow driven framework…(Read more)

2017 URISA Board of Directors’ election results announced

US: URISA has announced the results of its 2017 URISA Board of Directors’ election. Kim McDonough will serve in the position of President-Elect and Lynn Dupont, Glenn O’Grady and Bryan Townsend will serve as Directors. They will all begin their three-year terms…(Read more)

Accessing Copernicus data in near real-time via CODA, EUMETCast

Germany: On 28 August, EUMETSAT’s near-real-time dissemination service went to the next level when CODA, EUMETSAT’s Copernicus Online Data Access service, became operationally available to users via the new single-sign on option. It ensures that CODA users can access both Copernicus and data…(Read more)

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Failure of ISRO’s first privately built satellite blow to commercialization efforts?

In a rare occurrence, ISRO’s attempt to launch its eighth regional navigation satellite failed on Thursday. The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite-1H (IRNSS-1H), was declared unsuccessful after the satellite’s protective heat shield, which is expected to separate and drop…(Read more)