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Business

September 17, 2013

Euroconsult Honors Outstanding Achievement in Earth Observation with Annual Awards for Excellence

Paris, Sept. 16, 2013—Euroconsult, the leading global research and analyst firm specializing in the Space and Earth observation sector, announced the recipients of its Annual Earth Observation Business Awards during its Summit on Earth Observation Business held in Paris on Sept 12/13. The annual international event features leaders from EO satellite operators, data distributors, manufacturers,

September 17, 2013

URISA’s GISCorps Celebrates 10 Years of Outstanding Volunteerism

Des Plaines, Ill., Sept. 12, 2013—2013 is a milestone year for URISA’s GISCorps. Ten years ago during URISA’s 2003 Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, GISCorps was officially adopted as a URISA program to coordinate short-term, volunteer-based GIS expertise and support to underprivileged communities worldwide. Volunteers provide their GIS expertise remotely or on-site and have been

September 17, 2013

Earth Observation Opportunities Expected to Develop in Emerging Markets

Paris, Montreal and Washington D.C., Sept. 11, 2013—According to Euroconsult’s latest research report,"Satellite-Based Earth Observation: Market Prospects to 2022," the number of Earth observation (EO) satellites launched by civil government and commercial entities is expected to more than double over the next decade to 360 satellites, translating into $35.8 billion in manufacturing revenues over 2013

September 17, 2013

NEANY to Deploy Visual Intelligence’s iOne IMS Infrastructure Metric Mapping System in Arrow UAVs

Hollywood, Md., Sept. 10, 2013—NEANY has completed a partnership agreement with Visual Intelligence to deploy Visual Intelligence’s iOne IMS infrastructure metric mapping system in NEANY’s flagship unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the Arrow. NEANY will utilize the iOne IMS system for high-resolution geospatial imaging for both military and commercial applications. NEANY’s Arrow is an unmanned aircraft

September 17, 2013

RIEGL VMX-450-RAIL Mobile Laser Scanning System for Railway Mapping Delivered to SNCF France

Horn, Austria, Sept. 12, 2013—SNCF, the national French railway society, has taken delivery of a RIEGL VMX-450-RAIL intended for the sole purpose of railway mapping. The complete scanning platform is either installed onto a mounting rack in the rear of a wagon or right into the engine cart. The main tasks of railway mapping include

September 11, 2013

Hexagon Announces Carl Pulfrich Award 2013 Goes to Prof. Dr. Nicholas Coops and Prof. Dr. Norbert Haala

Heerbrugg, Switzerland/Stuttgart, Germany, Sept. 9, 2013—Hexagon, the parent company of Leica Geosystems and Z/I Imaging, is very pleased to announce that the Carl Pulfrich Award 2013 has been awarded to Prof. Dr. Nicholas C. Coops, Vancouver, and Prof. Dr. Norbert Haala, Stuttgart. Professor Coops has made outstanding contributions to solve  mapping problem in biodiversity, especially

September 11, 2013

Aurora’s Centaur Completes First Arctic Science Campaign

MANASSAS, Va., Sept. 5, 2013—Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that its Centaur aircraft has completed a month-long science campaign led by Harvard University and the NOAA Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division. Centaur is an optionally piloted aircraft that has been under development at Aurora since 2009. The first production Centaur was delivered to the Swiss

September 11, 2013

Fugro Awarded NOAA Contract for Airborne Gravity Data to Help Predict Floodwater Inundation

Leidschendam, The Netherlands, Sept. 6, 2013—Fugro has been awarded a contract to collect airborne gravity data by the National Geodetic Survey (NGS), in coordination with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s (NOAA) Coastal Services Center (CSC) and National Ocean Service (NOS). Under funds released as part of the Hurricane Sandy supplemental bill, this new contract

September 11, 2013

Scenario Maps Designed to Manage Possible Levee Breach

Redlands, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013—The people of Muscatine, Iowa, enjoy the beauty and the power of the Mississippi River, but they live in fear of floods. It's only a matter of time before devastating floods, like those in 1993 and 2008 in eastern Iowa and 2011 in western Iowa, strike again, according to experts at

September 11, 2013

Aero-Photo (1961) Inc. Purchases UltraCam Eagle

Graz, Austria, Sept. 3, 2013—Aero-Photo (1961) Inc. has contracted with Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit and subsidiary to purchase an UltraCam Eagle digital aerial photogrammetric camera system. Aero-Photo has previously purchased three UltraCamXp and one UltraCamLp cameras. ”We chose the UltraCam Eagle for three reasons. First because it helps to be more efficient in data acquisition,

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