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GeoWrap: Humatics & Hangar partner to deliver precision autonomous drone navigation; Autodesk to showcase its BIM leadership at GEO|Design+BIM 2018 and more

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Humatics & Hangar partner to deliver precision autonomous drone navigation

US: Humatics Corporation, the company developing breakthrough microlocation products, has announced a partnership with Hangar Technology, the world’s first autonomous data acquisition platform for 4D Visual Insights. The combination will add unprecedented centimeter- and millimeter-scale positioning to Hangar’s autonomous flight control engine – opening the possibility of true, scalable indoor and outdoor precision-captured asset imagery, bringing real-time microlocation to autonomous drones…(Read More)

Autodesk to showcase its BIM leadership at GEO|Design+BIM 2018

The Netherlands: GEO| Design+BIM, a platform that highlights the use of geospatial data analytics and Building Information Modelling (BIM) in asset spatial design, construction, and operation and maintenance, is pleased to announce Autodesk as a Gold Sponsor. The event is scheduled to take place from 1-2 November 2018, in Amsterdam. With the theme “Enabling Tomorrow’s Connected Infrastructure”, GEO| Design+BIM 2018 will delve further into the integration of geospatial technology…(Read More)

BIM Extraction Software market to be worth US$ 228.7 Million by 2026

US: According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global BIM extraction software market is expected to reach a value of US$ 228.7 Mn by 2026 on account of growing BIM implementation across the construction industry. The market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 10.1% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. Asia Pacific is anticipated to experience healthy growth which is expected to be followed by Middle East & Africa during the forecast period…(Read More)

Hexagon Positioning Intelligence introduces PIM7500 for autonomous applications

US: Hexagon’s Positioning Intelligence division is pleased to announce the new PIM7500 Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver explicitly designed for autonomous automotive platform development and solutions. This single-sided receiver features a compact form factor that solders down directly for easy integration with electronic control modules and Artificial Intelligence (AI) development platforms. The PIM7500 is available in low to mid-volume quantities making it the ideal GNSS receiver…(Read More)

Acceleration of L2 to L3 autonomous driving fuels demand for LeddarTech automotive-grade LiDARs

US: Automotive OEMs are accelerating their efforts to bring SAE Level 2 and Level 3 active safety and semi-autonomous driving solutions to mass market within the 2020 to 2025 timeframe. As a result, an increasing number of system developers are turning to solid-state LiDAR (SSL) sensor solutions to achieve the highest level of system reliability and redundancy. The automotive industry’s critical need for cost-effective, high-performance sensing solutions is greatly benefitting LeddarTech…(Read More)

Uplift Data Partners integrates with PlanGrid to give construction builders immediate access to drone imagery

US: Uplift Data Partners, the leading data capture pilot platform for enterprise businesses, today announced it has integrated with PlanGrid, the leader in construction productivity software. Uplift’s 2D and 3D aerial drone imagery is now accessible directly into PlanGrid, giving construction teams a real-time view of job sites and dramatically improving their ability to detect costly errors and reduce rework. Previously, Uplift’s drone-captured images were housed within its portal and PlanGrid users…(Read More)

Ordnance Survey announce rise in sales for both paper and digital OS Maps

UK: Sales of both paper and digital formats of Ordnance Survey (OS) maps have grown in the last 12 months. During the 2017/18 financial year sales of its paper maps grew by 7%, with 1.73 million maps sold. The continuing popularity of traditional maps has accompanied a dramatic rise in subscriptions for the multi-award-winning OS Maps app. Active subscriptions to OS Maps rose by 94% over the same period. OS Managing Director of Leisure Nick Giles said: “In many industries, you are seeing traditional…(Read More)

Rezatec wins Most Innovative Technology Award two years running at Utility Week Live

UK: Rezatec, the leading provider of geospatial data analytics to the Infrastructure, Forestry and Agribusiness sectors, has announced that it has won the ‘Most Innovative Technology’ award – for the second year running – at the Big Water Pitch run by Isle Utilities at Utility Week Live 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham. The Isle innovation competition features a range of exciting and ground-breaking technology companies from all over the world, aiming to solve complex problems in the water…(Read More)

FOSSID awarded grant for AI in Open Source Auditing by Sweden’s government agency for innovation

Sweden: FOSSID, the world’s largest database for scanning open source code and snippets, today announced it is being awarded a grant of 2 Million SEK (US $250,000) to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies into its database and code-scanning tools. The grant is being awarded by Vinnova, Sweden’sgovernment agency focused on research and innovation. The FOSSID AI For Open Source Auditing Project will combine the largest and highest performing knowledge base of open source…(Read More)

Sky’s the limit for the sUAS industry as commercial opportunities and services proliferate

US: The small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) industry, and most notably commercial drone platforms and services, will become ever more common across a range of market verticals, announced ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies. In its most wide-reaching and comprehensive market analysis of the sUAS market to date, ABI Research finds that from 2017 to 2027, the number of yearly shipments of drones…(Read More)

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BIM and Augmented Reality – An enhanced view for enhanced outcomes

BIM and Augmented RealityBuilding Information Modeling is already making the life of construction (AEC) professionals easier, enabling them to more efficiently plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure. By bringing BIMand Augmented Reality together, the construction industry is geared up to have an enhanced view of the different phases of the project lifecycle and thus have enhanced outcomes. The adoption of 3D modeling in construction has brought in numerous…(Read More)