GeoWrap: SphereVision showcases new 360 Imaging Technologies at GEO Business 2018; Digital...

GeoWrap: SphereVision showcases new 360 Imaging Technologies at GEO Business 2018; Digital Earth Summit steps into Africa and more

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SphereVision showcases new 360 Imaging Technologies at GEO Business 2018

UK: SphereVision will be showcasing new 360 image products and online services at the UK’s biggest geospatial event. For the first time the specialist in 360 degree imaging solutions will be in attendance at GEO Business, taking place from 22-23 May 2018, in London. Recently relaunched, SphereVision will be located in GEO Business Start-Up Zone and will be showcasing the newly released SphereVision Project suite, complete with Geospatial, Virtual Reality and Timelapse modules…(Read More)

Digital Earth Summit steps into Africa

Morocco: The 7th Digital Earth Summit 2018, on the theme of ‘Digital Earth for Sustainable Development in Africa’ was held in El Jadida, Morocco, at the Faculty of Science, Chouaib Douakkali University from April 17-19, 2018. The series of the summit, hosted by the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE), came to Africa for the first time. The summit was organized under the high patronage of the Majesty the King Mohammed VI, and in partnership with the African Association…(Read More)

Bangladeshi telecom satellite launched aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 mission

US: SpaceX successfully launched Falcon 9 rocket, delivering Bangabandhu-1, the first Bangladeshi telecom satellite, into geostationary transfer orbit. The Falcon 9 rocket, known as the Block 5 version, took off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base at 4:14 p.m. Eastern. The 3,500-kilogram Bangabandhu-1 satellite separated from the rocket’s upper stage about 34 minutes later. SpaceX landed the first stage approximately 11 minutes after liftoff. For Bangladesh, the launch is the culmination…(Read More)

Airbus CyberSecurity brings its expertise to EU funded Brain-IoT Project

France: A European consortium of twelve industry and academy partners from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, including Airbus CyberSecurity, has won the approval of the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 to begin working on Brain-IoT. The focus will be on interoperability and cybersecurity in the context of the Internet of Things (IoT). As IoT products and services are being deployed more regularly in real life scenarios, concerns have risen in terms…(Read More)

ParaZero selected as UAS Safety Provider for multiple UASIPP teams

Israel: ParaZero has announced that it is a proud member of multiple selected UASIPP teams working on the safe integration of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations into the National Airspace System (NAS). On May 9th, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the ten state, local, and tribal governments selected to test complex Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations. The announcement came as part of the DOT’s UAS Integration…(Read More)

Investment in AI projected to triple by 2020 with market value of $1.2 trillion

US: The artificial intelligence (AI) market is projected to continue experiencing significant growth through 2020, with venture capitalists and tech companies investment in the sector tripling according to Forrester Research. With this growth, it is projected the market value is projected to be $1.2 trillion annually by 2020 with Global GDP annual growth rate of 3.5%. Technological advancements will enhance cognitive learning capabilities and innovators in the space will continue developing…(Read More)

Civil Maps’ Migration to Arm drives autonomous vehicle development towards greater scalability and reliability

US: Civil Maps, a pioneer in edge-based HD mapping and localization for autonomous vehicles, today announced that the company has ported its vehicular cognition stack to run on the Arm® family of processors. Arm® is the world’s leading licensor of automotive-grade system-on-chips (SoCs) and system-on-modules (SoMs), with more than 1,000 technology partners. The move by Civil Maps marks a disruptive paradigm shift in which self-driving car developers can leverage an Arm SoC…(Read More)

IMT Vislink collaborates with K2 unmanned systems On launch Of new law enforcement tactical drone

US: xG Technology, whose IMT and Vislink brands are recognized as the global leaders in live video communications in the broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, today announced the collaboration between IMT Vislink and K2 Unmanned Systems, LLC (“K2”) on the launch of K2’s new law enforcement tactical drone, the Knight Hawk. IMT Vislink is providing interoperable, encrypted HD video downlink technology for use with the Knight Hawk, which is the first U.S.-designed and assembled law enforcement…(Read More)

Nextiva’s NextOS platform uses AI and Machine Learning to simplify business communications

US: Nextiva, a leading unified communications company, announced today the official launch of NextOS, an all-in-one communication software that harnesses the power of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for its three new products. Built on Nextiva’s strength in voice technology, the new platform provides businesses with a complete view of their customers across all communication channels, thereby presenting a product never before seen on the market. More than 50 percent of employees…(Read More) 

Genesys International Corporation bags prestigious TAPI mapping project using LIDAR

India: Genesys International Corporation Ltd has been awarded the prestigious TAPI mapping project using LIDAR. won against international competition – this project win is an extension of the company’s expertise in handling complex and mission-critical mapping projects in the infrastructure space using latest mapping technologies. The Turkmenistan – Afghanistan – Pakistan – India (TAPI) Gas Pipeline Project will serve as an important energy input for India. Genesys International has built significant…(Read More)

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ISRO’s resuable rocket in pipeline; but may take some time

While Elon Musk is busy redefining the launch industry, first with SpaceX reusable rocket Falcon 9, and now with the Falcon 9 Block, which will eventually be able to fly up to 10 times without the need for any maintenance after landings, the Indian Space Research Organisation is quietly working on its reusable launcher. And given ISRO’s reputation for coming up with most cost-effective technologies — its Mars mission Mangalyaan had cost less than the Hollywood blockbuster Gravity — this may come as a great news for the satellite launch industry…(Read More)