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Position sensor market to reach to $5.98 bn by 2022: Report

US: According to the latest market research report from marketsandmarkets, the position sensor market is expected to reach USD 5.98 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.27% between 2017 and 2022…(Read more)

Topcon introduces new GNSS receiver boards with expanded constellation tracking

US: Topcon Positioning Group has announced two new full constellation GNSS receivers for the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market. The new B111 and B125 boards are designed for use with a broad range of positioning applications(Read more)

Pointfuse Point Cloud software transforms design of construction in London

UK: Using Pointfuse Point Cloud software innovation, Swanton Consulting has transformed the design of temporary works that creates instant 3D models from laser scanner data – such as façade and basement retention…(Read more)

3D Repo launches Cloud-based BIM software with integrated Virtual Reality

UK: 3D Repo has launched a new version of its cloud based BIM software that offers integrated Virtual Reality (VR) functionality using existing 3D models and project data. 3D Repo’s BIM solution uses latest cloud technology for wider access, easier collaboration and open source application development…(Read more)

Boundless gets $36 million contract by NGA GEOINT Services

US: Boundless has been awarded with a $36 million contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the primary source of GEOINT for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Intelligence Community…(Read more)

SFL to present papers on successful remote sensing SmallSat missions in Berlin

Canada: Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) has announced to present papers on the successful GHGSat-D greenhouse gas monitoring and CanX-7 aircraft tracking nanosatellite missions next week in Berlin, Germany. The results will be presented at the 11th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation…(Read more)

GNSS.asia invites application for 3rd edition of GNSS.asia Challenge

In cooperation with the European Satellite Navigation Competition, GNSS.asia is organising the third edition of the GNSS.asia Challenge. The application submission process for the challenge has already begun…(Read more)

Hexagon Composites enters into partnership contract with Nel ASA, PowerCell Sweden

Sweden: Hexagon Composites ASA has finalized the joint venture agreement with Nel ASA and PowerCell Sweden AB for the development of integrated hydrogen projects. The equally owned joint venture will initially focus on opportunities in the maritime and marine segments as well as projects to capture stranded renewable energy…(Read more)


Planet launches Kagglers challenge to address Amazon deforestation

Every minute, the world loses an area of forest the size of 48 football fields. And, deforestation in the Amazon Basin accounts for the largest share. To overcome this burning challenge better satellite data can help a lot…(Read more)

How is the geospatial technology landscape evolving?

Geospatial technology trends

The geospatial technology industry is on a quest – a quest to offer complete solutions to the user market. Innovations are driving the industry towards strategic integrated solutions with enhanced capabilities, multiple applications, and improved features…(Read more)


Google Earth gets a new look just a few days before Earth Day

On Tuesday, Google launched a totally reimagined Google Earth just in time for Earth Day 2017 on April 22. It now includes stunning satellite imagery and brand new photographs of the planet.On opening the software, users are met with a view of the Earth from orbit. (See here)