GeoWrap: Osram acquires shares in LeddarTech; ISRO used SCATSAT-1 to monitor floods...

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Osram acquires 25.1% share in Canada-based LeddarTech

Osram acquires shares in LeddarTechUS: Lighting company Osram has acquired a strategic 25.1% share in LeddarTech, a Canadian company that develops a proprietary LiDAR technology integrated into semiconductors and sensor modules for self-driving cars and driver-assistance systems…(Read more)

Geovation Programme now open to location and land disruptors

US: The Geovation Programme is now accepting applications from new generation of start-ups that are using location and property data in their products and services. These start-ups are to receive funding, business support and the strategic backing of Ordnance Survey (OS) and HM Land Registry (HMLR)…(Read more)

AutonomouStuff joins as a member of Baidu’s Project Apollo

China: At the Baidu Create conference in Beijing, Baidu named NovAtel’s partner, AutonomouStuff, as a member of its autonomous driving ecosystem, Project Apollo. Initiated to provide an open, comprehensive and reliable software platform for Baidu’s partners in the automotive and autonomous driving industries…(Read more)

Harxon introduces all-constellation GNSS antenna for surveying and mapping

GNSS antenna for mapping and surveyingChina: Harxon has released the all-constellation GNSS antenna GPS1000, receiving GPS L1/L2/L5, BDS B1/B2/B3, GLONASS L1/L2, Galileo E1/E2/E5a/E5b and L-band signals. GPS1000 can be used in land survey, marine survey, channel survey, seismic monitoring, bridge survey and agriculture applications…(Read more)

Trimble announces factory-fit machine control solution for Sumitomo Excavators

Trimble's factory-fit machine control solutionUS: Sumitomo Construction Machinery has chosen Trimble as its preferred technology provider for machine control solutions. Working closely with Trimble, Sumitomo will offer the Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform for Excavators as a factory-fit machine…(Read more)

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Interactive map shows how Climate Change will affect temperatures in cities

Climate Central and World Meteorological Organization has created an interactive map to demonstrate how the average summer high in the future in each of these cities compares to other cities of today. In some cases, the shift puts them in a completely new temperature zone…(Read more)

How ISRO used SCATSAT-1 to monitor floods due to monsoon in India

monsoon floodsThis year’s monsoon showers have brought smiles to many but distress to some. As predicted by the India Meteorological Department, the monsoon has spelled its bounty across the nation. However, excessive rain in some regions has led to severe floods…(Read more)