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Kongsberg Gallium Announces Company Name Change to Kongsberg Geospatial

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Kongsberg Gallium, an Ottawa-based developer of real-time, mission critical, geospatial visualisation software, announced today that they will be changing their name to Kongsberg Geospatial Ltd., effective immediately. The move is part of a comprehensive rebranding strategy to more effectively align the Company’s name with its future strategy and functional role as part of the Kongsberg family of companies.…

Israeli, South Korean firms forming JV for UAV production

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Hankuk Carbon, a Korean composite manufacturer, and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have signed a MOA (Memorandum of Agreement) to establish a Joint Venture to develop, manufacture, and sale Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV). Both companies will co-develop and co-manufacture the next generation VTOL UAV. The Joint Venture will begin by developing…

Nokia showcases LTE technology for the use of drones in smart cities

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Dubai, UAE – Nokia is showcasing its innovative Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Traffic Management (UTM) concept for the safe operation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) via LTE at the UAE Drones for Good Award event in Dubai from February 4-6. The real-time demonstration follows an invitation from the Organizing Committee of the UAE Drones for Good…

Police pilot has near miss with drone then lands to meet operator.

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BY JIM GUY The crew of a Fresno County sheriff’s helicopter reported a near miss with a drone Wednesday afternoon in the Clovis area. The pilot then landed the helicopter to identify the drone operator. The incident took place about noon as the Eagle 1 helicopter was heading to the Shaver Lake area at an…

LizardTech Introduces Enhanced GeoExpress®

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LizardTech®, the creator of MrSID® and provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, today announced the release of GeoExpress 9.5.1. The company’s flagship product for compressing geospatial images and LiDAR data into high-quality MrSID files now boasts a streamlined interface, faster processing and support for .pix raster files. “Last year, we introduced…

Montreal swarm drones technology presented at Dubai international award

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Humanitas Solutions, a Montreal based technology company,produces a software solution which enhances humanitarian resource management in time of crisis. The drone management part of this software, HUMANIT3D SwarmNet, will be presented, from february 4th to february 6th, at the UAE Drones for Good Award event hosted in Dubai Internet City located in the United Arab Emirates. The integration…

Skeye acquires two HEF 30 UAVs from High Eye

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Skeye, a Dutch provider of professional UAV services is pleased to announce that it has signed a twoyear lease agreement with High Eye for the use of two HEF 30 VTOL UAVs equipped with a daylight and infrared camera. The HEF 30 is a fuel-driven unmanned helicopter, designed by the Dutch UAV manufacturer High Eye.…