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GeoWrap: Huron Geomatics acquires Maverick; Drones that can plant trees and more

Nanosatellite and microsatellite market worth 3.49 billion USD by 2022: Report

US: Market research firm, MarketsandMarkets has released its nanosatellite and microsatellite market report that is expected to grow from USD 1.21 billion in 2017 to USD 3.49 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 23.7% from 2017 to 2022…(Read more)

Huron Geomatics acquires Optech Maverick mobile mapping system

Canada: Huron Geomatics (HGI) has acquired Optech Maverick mobile mapping system that will greatly support the expansion of the company’s operations. HGI provides breakthrough DSM/DTM modelling, mapping, and asset inventory collection services in southern Ontario…(Read more)

UAE to halt drone imports that fail to match ESMA standards

UAE: The UAE will stop importing drones that fail to the match the new specifications for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), a senior Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) official said…(Read more)

HERE, Esri sign multi-year map data licensing agreement

US: According to a new multi-year licensing agreement signed between HERE and Esri, the ArcGIS users will now be able to take advantage of a wide range of map data from HERE Technologies. The agreement will provide ArcGIS users…(Read more)

Quanergy Systems to develop smart security solution combining LiDAR, Pan-Tilt-Zoom cameras

US: Quanergy Systems is working on a new smart security solution that combines its Q-Guard LiDAR security system and Pan-Tilt-Zoom cameras to help with perimeter fencing and intrusion detection…(Read more)


Drones that can plant over 1 billion trees a year

According to an estimate, we are taking 15 billion trees from our forests every year. This is a huge number. Despite knowing this, the rate at which we are planting trees is about 9 million, which is a little more than half of what we are taking…(Read more)