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    Update: Galileo Launch Rescheduled for Friday

    UPDATE: The next launch attempt for Soyuz VS09 with Europe’s fifth and sixth Galileo satellites is Friday, August 22,at 12:27 GMT, 14:27 CEST.Arianespace had decided to postponethe launchof Soyuz flight VS09 carrying Europe’s fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, because of unfavorable weather conditions over the Guiana Space Centre. Follow the launch live.Streaming starts at 12:07 UTC/14:07 CEST. The launch was originally scheduled for August21.Read more about the planned launch here....

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    Binning in GIS

    In GIS it is often sometimes hard to present point-based data because at times there are several different points and data symbologies that need to be shown. As the number of different data points grows they can become complicated to interpret and manage, resulting in convoluted and sometimes inaccurate maps. In order to reduce map congestion many GIS users use a process called binning. Binning is defined as the process of grouping pairs of locations based on their distance from...

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  • Mapping and Collecting Geospatial Data with iOS

    Supergeo Technologies Inc, the leading global provider of GIS software and solutions, announced that SuperSurv 3.2 (iOS), professional mobile GIS App, supports French user interface and Lebanese coordinate system. The new updates enhance manipulation convenience and provide a powerful GIS survey app. SuperSurv (iOS), GIS data capture app, is designed for geospatial data collection via iPhone and iPad. Integrating with GIS and GPS, SuperSurv (iOS) provides useful functions like Map Display, Query, Measure, offline Edit, etc. Users can set OpenStreetMap as...

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  • Weather Delays Galileo Launch

    Due to unfavorable weather conditions of the Guiana Space Center near Kourou, French Guiana, Arianespace decided to postpone the launch scheduled for today (August 21, 2014) of Soyuz flight VS09 carrying Europe's fifth and sixth Galileo satellites — and the first of the fully operational capability (FOC) spacecraft.A tropical disturbance in the Atlantic Ocean nearing the Lesser Antilles (see NOAA satellite image) could potentially developed into a tropical depression or tropical storm....

GPS World

  • ESA Discusses Galileo Satellite Power Loss, Upcoming Launch

    During the European Space Agency (ESA) audio press conference held Wednesday morning in advance of Thursday’s launch of two Galileo satellites, there was extended discussion on the problem with the fourth in-orbit validation or IOV satellite (FM4 or GSAT0104 with PRN code E20). The satellite suffered a power anomaly on May 27 as previously reported by GPS World. The root cause of the problem has still not been identified despite looking at more than40 possible failure scenarios so...

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  • Omnitracs Tracking Offers Enhanced Mobile Workforce Management

    Omnitracs, LLC, a provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, is making available Omnitracs Tracking powered by Roadnet, a mobile workforce tracking application for smart devices. Omnitracs Tracking offers basic capabilities to help companies track the locations of their mobile workers throughout the day and get additional performance data to help make them safer and more productive, the company said. “Every transportation company with a mobile workforce wants to know the location...

Slashgeo

  • FOSS4G 2014: Extracurricular adventures, don’t forget the Map Gallery, and schedule updates

    August 19, 2014 Portland, Oregon, USA Extracurricular adventures, don’t forget the Map Gallery, and schedule updates Your registration is paid (what? not yet? register now! [1]), your bags are near-packed, and now you’re wondering what else to do in Portland — in addition to a fantastic week of development, networking, and geo-geek revelry. See below for things you map have forgotten, an update on lodging, info on the program schedule, field trips, and a party on Null Island. Map...

GPS World

  • Forsberg: A Value-Added Reseller

    I was born in the UK, so I still have a soft spot for people and things going on there. I really enjoy those PBS Mystery dramas, and, of course, Downton Abbey. Where’s this going? you might ask. It’s basically to preface an overview of a GNSS outfit I know quite well, which operates out of Lancaster in northwest England. Forsberg Services Ltd. (FSL) has been around as a consulting company since 1987, when Charles Forsberg began the company, developing marine...

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  • Galileo Satellites Encapsulated for Launch

    UPDATE: Arianespace has decided to postpone the launch of Soyuz flight VS09 carrying Europe’s fifth and sixth Galileo satellites. This is due to unfavorable weather conditions over the Guiana Space Centre. Another launch date will be decided depending on the evolution of the weather conditions in Kourou. Europe’s latest Galileo satellites have been sealed within their launch fairing, atop the Fregat upper stage that will carry them into their final orbit onAugust 21,ushering in the system deployment phase and paving the way for...

GPS World

  • Galileo Deployment Phase Overview

    This video by the European Space Agency recalls the success of Galileo’s in-orbit validation phase and explains what will be the mission of the fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, set to launch August 21. Included is an interview with Sylvain Loddo, Galileo ground segment manager. The launch itself can be watched live here. View the video below....

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GPS World

  • JAVAD GNSS Introduces TRIUMPH-F1 UAV with Video

    JAVAD GNSS is introducing its new unmanned aerial vehicle with the dramatic flourish of a video showing the UAV in flight, accompanied by the “Also Sprach Zarathustra” theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey. The TRIUMPH-F1 unmanned aerial vehicle is based on the JAVAD GNSS TRIUMPH-1.TRIUMPH-1 is the company’s field-tested high-precision geodetic GNSS receiver with 864 channels to track all current and future GNSS signals. When used on the ground, the TRIUMPH-F1 can function as a TRIUMPH-1 base or rover. Thefour motor arms...

GPS World

  • Motion Tracker for Industrial Applications

    The MTi-G-700 by Xsens is a GPS-aided, IMU-enhanced GPS/INS that offers high-quality orientation and position. It makes use of sensory measurements from magnetometer, barometer, and a high-sensitivity GPS-L1 receiver to provide navigation estimates of position, velocity, and orientation at high data rates under high-dynamic conditions. The Xsens estimation engine (XEE) sensor-fusion framework enables the motion tracker to take advantage of different aiding sensor measurements and optimally fuse them to get robust tracking estimates. The...

Slashgeo

  • Open Source / Data Geonews: the 10 Years of OpenStreetMap adn Related News, WebGL Earth 2, and much more

    Still catching up the geonews that showed up during our holiday break, here’s the open source / open data geonews in batch mode. Open source geospatial software: Desktop virtual globes on their way out? Here’s WebGL Earth 2, “Open-source virtual planet web application running in any web browser with support for WebGL HTML5 standard” There’s Geocolor that we haven’t mentioned before, the web-based Geocolor classifies data contained in geojson properties, and assigns color values based on the simplestyle-spec...

Slashgeo

  • Smart City Solutions on 3D GIS Platform

    Supergeo Technologies is going to bring GIS users a no-cost 3D GIS webinar to solve modern city management problems. The webinar will show how 3D GIS can be applied to building a smart city, and also provide technical supports for publishing GIS services on a 3D globe, simulating to our real-world. From 3D view, the relationships between different geospatial features can be vividly displayed, so that users can understand the spatial problems in different scales, like a city, changed environments, national...

VerySpatial

  • A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 474

    A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 474 17 August 2014 Main Topic: Our conversation on elevation data Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC http://traffic.libsyn.com/avsp/AVSP_Episode474.mp3 Click for the detailed shownotes Music Rise and Shine by Summerlyn Powers News Worldview 3 launch successful OGC Big Data Working Group FAA UAS Centers of Excellence Panama...

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