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News

August 15, 2013

ORBIT Awarded a Follow-On $4.2 Million Contract to Supply Video Surveillance System to Major European Aircraft Manufacturer

NETANYA, Israel, Aug. 6, 2013—ORBIT Technologies Ltd. (TASE:ORBI), a leading provider of mission-critical connectivity solutions to the satellite communications, earth observation, telemetry and communication management systems markets, announced today that it has received an order for the supply of its IP-based video surveillance system to a major European aircraft manufacturer. The value of the contract

August 15, 2013

Observation Drones Enable Maritime Law Enforcement

A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report reveals that observation drones collected evidence used to issue citations in the Tortugas North and South Ecological Reserves.

August 15, 2013

Andrews Wins Contract for EO Microsatellites

In line with a growing trend toward smaller Earth observation (EO) satellites, Andrews Space announced a contract with an undisclosed customer to deliver two EO microsatellites in 2014.

August 15, 2013

Drones to Track Icebergs, Whales

A major energy company plans to fly the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system off the Alaska coast to survey ocean ice floes and migrating whales in Arctic oil exploration areas.

August 15, 2013

NASA Satellites Help Predict Zebra Migration

Researchers are using cues gleaned from Global Positioning System tracking and NASA satellite data to predict when zebras will be on the move, a powerful tool for the animal’s conservation.

August 6, 2013

Paparazzi Turn to Earth Observation Drones

When Tina Turner got married at her Switzerland estate in late July 2013, she wanted to keep paparazzi away, but photographers used manned and unmanned aircraft to seek lucrative exclusives.

August 6, 2013

Europe to Offer Free Earth Observation Data

The European Commission agreed to permit free access to data from its Sentinel series of Earth observation satellites, the first of which is scheduled to launch early next year.

August 6, 2013

Monsoons Bring Deadly Floods to Pakistan

In early August 2013, intense monsoon rains triggered flash floods from northern Pakistan to the southern city of Karachi, leaving 58 people dead, according to the Pakistan government.

August 6, 2013

UAS Industry Responds to 2014 Senate Transportation Bill

An Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International spokesman says delaying integration of unmanned aircraft into commercial airspace could cost thousands of jobs.

August 6, 2013

ArcGIS 10.2 Delivers Transformational Capabilities

Redlands, Calif., July 30, 2013—Esri released the new version of ArcGIS today, marking a major milestone in the history of the Esri platform. With ArcGIS 10.2, Esri has taken advantage of the significant changes in IT that magnify the power and accessibility of GIS. The new release improves ease of use, real-time data access, and