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GeoWrap: Intel to use Pix4D to launch Insight Platform; Maxoptra, TomTom streamline mobile operations and more

PrecisionHawk plans to hire Jamie Young to provide customers with drone LiDAR solution

US: In order to provide its customers with a drone LiDAR solution that matches or exceeds standard manned aircraft data outputs, PrecisionHawk is planning to hire LiDAR expert Jamie Young as Director of LiDAR Services. An industry pioneer, Young has over 20 years of experience with…(Read more)

Radiant.Earth hosts representatives from Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

US: Radiant.Earth is pleased to welcome two representatives from the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning August through September, Mmoloki Morapedi from Botswana, and, Abdelaziz Elmi from Djibouti, will contribute to key strategy and technology development efforts at…(Read more)

Maxoptra, TomTom streamline mobile operations for South Africa’s WIRUlink telecom

UK: South Africa’s telecom provider WIRUlink has turned to Maxoptra to improve its field service operations. Integrated with WIRUlink’s in-cab telematics solution from TomTom, Maxoptra’s cloud-based dynamic route planning and scheduling software has already helped the company increase…(Read more)

Intel to use Pix4D to launch Insight Platform

US: At the international drone conference and exposition – InterDrone – Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced the new Intel Insight Platform that will allow select enterprise customers to accelerate the path from drone flight to business value, transforming drone-data into actionable business insights…(Read more)

Transitional FSS industry adapting, innovating to spur recovery: Report

France: According to the 24th edition of Euroconsult’s report, Satellite Communications & Broadcasting Markets Survey, due to be published later in September, the FSS industry is in the midst of unprecedented change, with the dramatic downsizing of traditional pricing leading to decreasing revenues…(Read more)


Did you know Drones can be used for Humanitarian Work?

Drones, until very recently, had no role to play in humanitarian aid; but over the last couple of years, the use of drones and its applications has exponentially risen – enough to generate the interest of the United Nations, the United Nations (UN) Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the UNICEF. In times like today, when countries all over…(Read more)

Happy Birthday ESOC! Glorious 50 years and many more to come

On September 8, 1967, exactly fifty years ago on this day, a leviathan stride was made in the field of space exploration – the inauguration of European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany (then West Germany). In the glorious five decades of its existence as an avant garde of European…(Read more)