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    Spectra Precision ProMark Helps Find Mines in Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Bosnia and Herzegovina is burdened with one of the world’s most severe land mine problems as a result of the four years of hostilities from 1992 to 1995 that left an estimated two million unexploded landmines and munitions scattered in 28,699 locations throughout the country. In one district in the northeast of the country, Posavina Without Mines (PWM), a humanitarian, non-profit NGO, is under contract with the government...

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    Visualize Business Data More Easily – Release of NACMAP Version 5.0

    Release of NACMAP Version 5.0 for Business Data Visualization and Mobile Assets Tracking October 21, 2014, Toronto, Canada, NAC Geographic Products Inc. announced the release of NACMMAP Version 5.0 – a standalone NAC enhanced business data mapping and real time assets tracking software. The NAC enhanced mapping software can read data directly from online database servers, local database servers, Excel files, CSV files, its native UDF files, online created-on-fly files, etc. If the...

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  • Riegl Launches RiCopter UAV at InterGeo

    At InterGeo 2014, James Van Rens, chief executive officer of Riegl, explains the launch of the RiCopterUAV with LiDAR integration, and its designer gives a live demonstration of the UAV in flight. The show washeld October 7-9 in Berlin. Theunmanned aerial vehicleis asurvey-grade unmanned scanning platform for a variety of demanding applications, such as corridor, power line, or railway mapping. Thehigh-performance UAVcan be equipped with theRieglVUX-1 survey-grade LiDAR sensor to offer a fully integrated turnkey solution.TheRiCopterplatform design includes a...

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  • Galileo Team Raced to Respond Following FOC Launch

    Flight Operations Director Hervé Côme celebrating success finding the satellites. On September 27, the first two Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC)satellites were handed over from the European Space Agency’s Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany, to theGalileo Control Centre, Oberpfaffenhofen, which will care for them pending a final decision on their use. The satellites, launched on August 22, are in excellent health...

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  • European Rail Supported by European GNSS

    By theEuropean GNSS Agency (GSA) As European satellites offer a possibility to improve the efficiency of train control systems, GNSS technology is starting to gain momentum in the rail sector. To promote the role of GNSS in this important sector, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) recently exhibited at Innotrans —a leading rail transport tradeshow. EGNOS can and, in the future, Galileo will provide continuous and highly...

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  • Red Cross Recruits Volunteers to Map Ebola Outbreak Regions

    The American Red CrossGeographic Information System team is enlisting volunteers to help map areasin Africahard hit by the ebola virus. The Red Crossis attempting to get ahead of the virus by creating detailed maps of rural towns and villages so officials can track the deadly virus as it spreads, according to ABC news. Volunteers have been drafted to study satellite imagery of homes, schools, and villages. Once the...

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  • India Launches Third Navigation Satellite, IRNSS-1C

    The third IRNSS satellite heads into orbit. India has successfully launched IRNSS-1C, the third satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS),earlyonOctober 16.The satellite was launched aboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C26 at 2002 GMT (4:02 p.m. EDT)from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.After the lift-off of PSLV-C26 with the ignition of the first stage, the important flight events—namely, stage and strap-on ignitions, heat-shield separation, stage...

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  • Versio: Distributed Version Control for Spatial Data, and GeoGig News (formerly GeoGit)

    Spatial data versioning is important to lots of geospatial applications. We mentioned GeoGit (now named GeoGig) quite a few times since 2012. This week Boundless announced a private beta (you can request an invitation) of Versio, a website for distributed version control of spatial data. First, you may want to see how GeoGig (formerly GeoGit) has matured, it’s open source and essentially “[w]ith GeoGig, users are able to import spatial data into...

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  • Digital Data Services, Inc. announces contract with the Bureau of Land Management

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Digital Data Services, Inc. Awarded Contract with the Bureau of Land Management October 15th, 2014 Lakewood, CO- Digital Data Services, Inc. (DDS) announced that it was awarded a contract with the Bureau of Land Management’s National Operations Center for Geospatial IT Support Services. Under the contract, DDS will provide geospatial application engineering services with a concentration on Geocortex® site design, development, and documentation in support of various BLM’s Division of Resource Services’ programs. The Division of Resource Services, located at...

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  • GIS Reappear Historical Township Maps

    To better understand historical geospatial relations and complete the shortage of traditional historiography, which usually only uses textual materials, GIS technologies provide historians with modern method to rebuild the historical township. With SuperGIS Desktop 3.2, historians may firstly rectify the historical Qing-Dynasty map, so the old image can be located with current coordinate information. Then, satellite image and digital map can be imported to overlay on the old map, so that historians can compare the development of Huwei, a township in...

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  • GNSS+: PNT Heads for the Great Indoors

    A confluence of technology, policy, and applications is turning indoor venues into the next big frontier for positioning and navigation.Recent market studies have heralded the prospects for positioning, navigation, and tracking inside buildings where GNSS signals are often attenuated or blocked entirely. Many products and conceptual designs combine the indoor technologies with GNSS to provide “ubiquitous” positioning....

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  • Anatomy of a Rescue: the Galileo Satellites

    Well, the good news is that the European GNSS program has recovered and stabilized the condition of its first two two full operational capability (FOC) satellites, which had been delivered into incorrect orbits following their August 22 launch....

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  • Raytheon UK Announces Upgraded GPS Anti-Jam Technology

    Raytheon UK launched a new enhanced version of its battlefield GPS L1/L2 anti-jam (GPS-AJ) capability, Landshield, this week (October 13–15) at the annual conference of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA 2014) in Washington, D.C.A multi-element antenna with the anti-jam processing in a single small “one-box” form factor that interfaces at the RF level, Landshield is designed to enable GPS equipment to function unimpaired against a full range of hostile jammer types including narrow band, broadband, continuous wave, pulse,...

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  • Slashgeo is a proud media partner of FOSS4G-Asia 2014

    We are happy to inform you that Slashgeo will be a proud media partner of the upcoming Free & Open Source Solutions for GIS (FOSS4G) – Asia conference held in Bangkok, Thailand, 2-5 December 2014! FOSS4G-Asia 2014 aims to bring together FOSS4G users and developers worldwide and foster closer interactions with and amongst Asian communities in order to share ideas for improving software and applications. The Bangkok conference will cover all aspects of FOSS4G,...

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