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February 19, 2014

ORTHOSHOP Geomatics Expands Mapping Capabilities with Leica Technology

NORCROSS, Ga., Feb. 13, 2014—Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that Calgary, Canada-based ORTHOSHOP Geomatics Ltd. has purchased a second Leica ALS70-CM airborne laser scanner and a third 80-megapixel Leica RCD30 RGBN digital camera. ORTHOSHOP is a geomatics engineering firm that recognizes the value of leading edge technology in providing custom solutions. “We specialize in providing

February 19, 2014

Lockheed Martin and AeroVironment to Pursue Joint Opportunities in Unmanned Aircraft System Markets

NEW DELHI, Feb. 6, 2014—At Defense Expo - AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV), a leader in unmanned aircraft system solutions, and the Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), one of the world's largest aerospace companies and a leading systems integrator, today announced an agreement to jointly pursue opportunities in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) development. "At Lockheed Martin, we look

February 19, 2014

UltraCam Eagle Purchased by New Italian Company IRS srl

Graz, Austria, Feb. 13, 2014—Italian Remote Sensing srl (IRS) has contracted to purchase an UltraCam Eagle digital aerial photogrammetric camera system with an 80mm lens from Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit and subsidiary. IRS is a start-up company owned by Luca Rampa based in southern Italy. Its focus is photogrammetric aerial surveys and data processing, including

February 19, 2014

PCI Geomatics Delivers Historical Airphoto Processing System to USDA Forest Service

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 6, 2014—PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today that it has successfully delivered its high-speed and automated Historical Airphoto Processing (HAP) system to the USDA’s Forest Service office in Region 5 (California and Pacific Islands). “There are a number of vegetation

February 19, 2014

Raytheon to Begin Phase 3 on DARPA Persistent Close Air Support Program

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 4, 2014—Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is beginning Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) program.  DARPA has exercised its Phase 3 option with Raytheon, an 18-month, $25.5 million effort scheduled to culminate in a series of flight tests and live-fire demonstrations. PCAS software could enable

February 19, 2014

Drought Grips California

Persistent dry weather has grown more worrisome in the Western United States, with nearly two-thirds of the region experiencing drought. By most measures, California is suffering the worst of it.

February 19, 2014

South Australia Police Purchase Surveillance UASs

South Australia Police recently added two unmanned aircraft systems—or remotely piloted aircraft as they’re called in Australia—to its surveillance tool kit.

February 19, 2014

ESA Considers Plant Fluorescence Mission

Similar to radiant skin in humans, plants also glow when they’re well. A European Space Agency (ESA) satellite could use fluorescence to track the health and productivity of vegetation worldwide.

February 19, 2014

Indonesia Volcano Dusts Surrounding Landscape

Until 2010, Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano was dormant. Then a brief burst in 2010 caused the temporary evacuation of about 30,000 nearby residents. The volcano was at it again this February.

February 11, 2014

UAS Video Instrumental in Gauging Dangerous Fire

When a fire broke out at a Branford, Conn. quarry on Jan. 30, 2014, Fire Chief Jack Ahern knew it was more complex than most incidents—the quarry housed explosives for a blasting company.