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GeoWrap: GLONASS-K2 to be launched next year; DARTdrones prepares project lifesaver and more

Russia to launch new-generation navigation satellite next year

Russia: Russia is planning to launch its new-generation navigation satellite GLONASS-K2 from the Plesetsk spaceport in north Russia next year, Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems Company, the satellite producer, said on its website on Monday…(Read more)

DARTdrones prepares project lifesaver agencies for UAV ops

US: Project Lifesaver International (PLI) and DARTdrones have announced a formal partnership through which DARTdrones will provide comprehensive training and preparation to PLI member agencies for commercial drone operations…(Read more)

Leica Geosystems 3D imaging laser scanner available for reservation in Europe

Switzerland: Measurement technology company, Leica Geosystems has announced its BLK360 miniature 3D imaging laser scanner is now available for European customers to reserve before delivery later this summer…(Read more)

Apple Maps adds indoor mapping for malls and airports

US: Apple has added indoor location and mapping services for iOS 11. The company has been developing indoor location and mapping for several years. Among the dizzying array of announcements Monday at Apple’s developer conference…(Read more)

NASA chooses three aeronautics teams to explore ‘ambitious’ ideas

US: Three teams of NASA researchers are working on the feasibility studies of their concepts. The studies involve dwelling “into new technologies that are ambitious and potentially transformative,” said Richard Barhydt, NASA’s acting director of the Transformative Aeronautics Concepts Program…(Read more)


Wave of data cannot be dealt alone, says Robert Cardillo at GEOINT 2017

Bringing together around 4000 attendees and 200 exhibiting organizations, USGIF hosted it’s GEOINT Symposium 2017 for the global GEOINT Community to discuss opportunities and solve challenges…(Read more)