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GeoWrap: Automotive LiDAR sensor market to boom; RIEGL gets JALBTCX award and more

Global LiDAR sensor automotive market to grow at 28.32% CAGR by 2030

The global LiDAR sensor automotive market is expected to grow from USD 735.0 million in 2025 to a projected USD 2,557.3 million by 2030, at a CAGR of 28.32%, during the forecast period…(Read here)

Luciad’s new Cloud server product suite aimed at geospatial data users

Belgium: Luciad announces new V2017 product suite that is aimed at geospatial data users. The suite has a series of applications that will allow end users to analyse any stream of time-based geospatial data without any programming knowledge…(Read here)

RIEGL gets JALBTCX Technical Award for contribution in LiDAR bathymetry

US: The recipient of the Sebastian Sizgoric Technical Achievement Award will have made a major contribution in the field of LiDAR bathymetry and airborne coastal mapping and charting within the past two years…(Read here)

GeoComm releases GIS data management solution to validate public safety

US: GeoComm announced the release of its GIS data management solution, called GeoComm GIS Data Hub that provides GIS data insights to help 9-1-1 authorities achieve public safety grade GIS data. The software solution validates GIS and related data against industry standards through actionable reporting…(Read here)

Autodesk 3ds Max 2018.1 now includes 3ds Max Interactive

US: On June 8, the San Rafael, California-headquartered, Autodesk announced that its 3ds Max 2018.1 now includes 3ds Max Interactive, a real-time engine based on Autodesk Stingray. According to the company, the reason behind this add-on is, VR lets us experience and discuss something that doesn’t yet exist with a common perspective…(Read here)

GIS Cloud launches crowdsourcing solution

UK: GIS Cloud has officially launched its crowdsourcing solution. With the new release, GIS Cloud gives their existing and long term clients an possibility to get a fully customized and branded crowdsourcing remedy that is available to organizations of all sizes which can be deployed more rapidly than other custom-made options…(Read here)

China launches record-breaking swarm of drones

China: China has launched a swarm of 119 fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles, breaking the previous record of a swarm of 67 drones, authorities said today…(Read here)


How US sanctions spurred India to develop high-performance computing

The year was 1998. India woke up to the astounding news. While Buddha had smiled in 1974, in 1998 it was Shakti that shook the desert soil of Pokhran. It shook a lot more. The US was livid. Their snooping satellites had been fooled and India had once again knocked on the doors of the Nuclear Club…(Read here)

Changing drone laws and policies in the US

US drone surveillance policyWe are ushering in a new age of aviation: The Drone Era. And it’s moving at a quicker pace than anything else we have ever seen. If you have the idea, the drone manufacturers are already making it. As the drone tech is escalating up, the lawmakers are having a tough time keeping up…(Read here)

ISRO to add new bird in Cartosat’s fleet later this month

ISRO will launch an earth observation satellite later this month, which is expected to add value to India’s national intelligence and defense policy. The satellite will join the Cartosat-2 fleet, whose bird – Cartosat-2C – was used by the Indian armed forces last year to conduct the surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC)…(Read here)