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March 2, 2015

SMC Successfully Integrates Infrared Sensors with New Ground System

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif., Mar.2 — The Space and Missile Systems Center along with the Airmen from the 460th Operations Group successfully commanded on-orbit missile-warning satellites from its new Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) ground system, currently in development.  During the first three days of the test, the Increment 2 system demonstrated

March 1, 2015

OGC Requests Comment on Charter for Group Developing a Terrain Modeling Standard

Feb. 27, 2015—Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) request comments on the draft charter for an OGC Common DataBase Standards Working Group. This Standards Working Group (SWG) is being formed to develop and propose one or more candidate standards for a common terrain database model and encoding useful for both runtime synthetic environment generation

March 1, 2015

BlackBridge Signs Mongolian Partner MonMap

Berlin, Germany, Feb. 25, 2015—On Friday, February 13, BlackBridge signed its 111th partner, the Mongolian geospatial company MonMap Engineering Services Co., Ltd. MonMap is a key player in the Mongolian geospatial industry. With this new partnership, BlackBridge and MonMap plan to service larger projects within the environmental, precision farming, mining, and forestry sectors. Effectively imaging and monitoring all 1.56

March 1, 2015

SkyIMD and Phase One Industrial Announce SkyIMD’s Introduction of FAA-Approved Mounts

SAN FRANCISCO and COPENHAGEN, Feb. 26, 2015—Sky Imaging Mapping Data (SkyIMD), a leading provider of smart geospatial imaging systems and Phase One Industrial, a leading manufacturer and provider of medium format aerial and industrial digital photography equipment, today announced that SkyIMD has introduced a mount for Phase One aerial cameras that is approved for commercial

February 28, 2015

PCI Geomatics to Provide Live Demonstration of 30cm WorldView-3 Imagery & Applications

MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 27, 2015—PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today that it will be presenting a dedicated live demonstration on the use of WorldView-3 for practical applications in an upcoming webinar on March 19th, 2015. WorldView-3 was successfully launched on August 13, 2014 from Vandenberg

February 27, 2015

Ordnance Survey to Open Hub Dedicated to Innovation

Feb. 26, 2015—In a move that aims to energise innovation in the UK geospatial industry, Ordnance Survey is opening a London-based Geospatial Innovation Hub to attract new players, new visions, new thinking and new markets. In the past five years OS, through its GeoVation Challenges, has awarded almost £650,000 in funding 28 new ventures, and Britain's

February 27, 2015

United Nations, DigitalGlobe Sign Agreement to Collaborate on High-Resolution Satellite Imagery and Geospatial Solutions

LONGMONT, Colo., Feb. 26, 2015—DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution satellite imagery and geospatial solutions, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United Nations. Under the MOU, DigitalGlobe and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) will take stock of their combined expertise in the use of

February 27, 2015

Student Chapter of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing to Meet March 4

Feb.27, 2015 — The Kansas State University student chapter of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, or ASPRS, will have its inaugural general membership meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in 164H Seaton Hall. Gabriel Granco, president of the chapter, encourages undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline with interests in remote

February 27, 2015

Agency9 Brings WebGL Streaming of 3D Cities to IOS and Android

Stockholm, Sweden, Feb.27,2015 — Agency9, the leading provider of online 3D visualisation, today extends its 3DMaps WebGL support to iOS and Android devices. Large highly detailed 3D city models can now be streamed to web browsers on both tablets and smartphones with both high performance and visual quality. Mobile support substantially improves reach in GIS

February 26, 2015

510 Smallsat Launches Planned Over Next Five Years

Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, February 26, 2015 - According to Euroconsult's newly released research titled Prospects for the Small Satellite Market, a total of 510 small satellites, or smallsats (meaning nanosats, cubesats, microsats and minisats) are to be launched in the next five years, a two-third increase in the average number of smallsats per year versus that of the