GeoWrap: Renault launches obstacle avoidance feature; Trimble transforms workspace scheduling and more

GeoWrap: Renault launches obstacle avoidance feature; Trimble transforms workspace scheduling and more

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Renault launches obstacle avoidance feature for autonomous cars

France:  Renault has launched an obstacle avoidance feature for autonomous vehicles that is specially designed to handle challenging driving situations. The French automaker says that its industry-first autonomous obstacle avoidance system is as capable as professional test drivers, who were the inspiration for the feature. Renault Open Innovation Lab, which is located in Silicon Valley, has developed the new feature for autonomous vehicles. Renault Open Innovation Lab is part of a network(Read More)

Trimble transforms workspace scheduling with LiveSign Pro Touch Panels

US: Trimble today announced the availability of LiveSign Pro Touch Panels, easy-to-use touch screens that can be installed outside of meeting rooms and collaborative spaces to simplify room booking and improve workspace utilization and management. Integrated with Trimble’s Manhattan Space Scheduling software, which works with Microsoft Office 365 and includes new advanced reporting capabilities, LiveSign Pro Touch Panels provide a complete solution for room booking and management.The new meeting room touch screens provide Simple Deployment: Streamlines… (Read More)

Global military UAV market to grow at 4.32% CAGR by 2027: Report

US: Market research firm Research and Markets has launched the “Global Military UAV Market 2017-2027” market report this week. The research that estimates the UAV market at USD 9.9 billion in 2017, forecasts a CAGR of 4.32%, to USD 15.2 billion by 2027. The report predicts the cumulative market for the global expenditure on military UAVs will reach USD 133.3 billion over the forecast period. The demand for UAVs is expected to be driven by internal and external security threats, territorial disputes… (Read More)

DJI launches FlightHub web app, wind drones and expands business operations

US: DJI has launched its first web app, FlightHub, which allows an operator to manage a fleet of 10 or more drones at the same time. And it also unveiled two new versions of its customizable Wind drones, the units that are specially built to handle heavy winds, rain, and payload of nearly 30 pounds. These new units won’t be available on DJI’s website. Wind drones are exclusively for enterprise customers who want a custom build that far exceeds what DJI normally offers. Apart from the new software… (Read More)

Harris corporation completes the development of it digital navigation payload for GPS III satellites

Harris CorporationUS: Harris Corporation has completed the development of its fully digital Mission Data Unit (MDU), which plays a crucial role in navigation payload for Lockheed Martin’s GPS III satellites 11 and beyond. The current Harris payload for GPS III space vehicles (SVs) 1-10 includes more than three times reduction in range error, up to eight times increase in anti-jamming power, added signals, and higher signal integrity. Harris’ GPS III SV11+ fully digital navigation payload will further improve the performance… (Read More)