Thursday, 24 April 2014

Asian Surveying & Mapping - Corporate News

TerraStar is now offering GNSS equipment manufacturers unique revenue-sharing opportunities, including the possibility to launch their own precise GNSS augmentation services via endorsed rebranding of its services as a re-seller. This will provide an attractive recurring service revenue stream to GNSS manufacturers which has not been previously available within the industry.

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Hexagon Geospatial announces that several of the products within the Geospatial 2014 product portfolio have received Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) CITE certifications.

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Russia and China see prospects of cooperation related with satellite navigation systems GLONASS and BeiDou in regional support and development of chipsets, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told reporters on Friday. Dmitry Rogozin was taking part in a meeting of co-chairs of Russian-Chinese committee for preparation of regular meetings between the countries’ prime ministers, which took place in Vladivostok on Friday. Read More

John Fitzgerald has been appointed as the interim Acting Australian Government Infrastructure Coordinator, pending the appointment of a new chief executive officer as part of the government’s reforms to mould Infrastructure Australia to its own liking. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss announced he had approved the interim appointment, as recommended by former Infrastructure Australia Chair Sir Rod Eddington and the new chair Mark Birrell. Read More

nearmap ltd (ASX: NEA), Australia’s exclusive provider of frequently updated, high resolution imagery, has today launched nearmap Solar, a world-first service aimed at providing Australia’s solar industry a competitive edge by delivering instant client quotes and location-aware power calculations without having to leave the office.

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Abstracts are now being accepted for the Institute of Navigation’s (ION) Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Meeting. The meeting will take place December 1-4, 2014 (Tutorials December 1) at the Seaport Boston Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts. The deadline for submitting abstracts is July 14, 2014.
Instructions on submitting your abstract can be found at: www.ion.org/ptti.

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MacDonald , Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a five-year multi-million dollar agreement with PASCO Corporation, a major player in the geospatial information industry. PASCO has been granted exclusive distribution rights, effective May 1, 2014 , for RADARSAT-2 products and services to support government and commercial users in Japan in areas such as defence and security, land use management, environmental monitoring, and disaster response.

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GfK releases updated and expanded digital maps for all of Asia, from Afghanistan and China, to Thailand and Vietnam. Digital maps are the foundation for geomarketing and business intelligence analyses in sales, marketing and expansion endeavors. GfK's up-to-date maps support detailed analyses of company data and market potential, with coverage down to the level of municipalities and postcodes. 

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Australian real estate agents could soon have a powerful selling tool at their disposal, thanks to a clever new approach to property mapping – according to a leading data specialist. MapData Services (MDS) - renowned for developing apps for many of Australia’s biggest businesses - is providing the property sector with never a before available tool that paints a picture of an area’s suitability for a prospective a buyer.

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Real-time mapping technology used at a United States’ super-port could help Australia’s national security agencies crack down on crime in the nation’s major docks – according to a leading international specialist. Terry Bills – transportation expert with global Geographic Information System (GIS) giant Esri – is in Australia to reveal how the technology has already transformed the security framework of the second busiest container port in the US, the Port of Long Beach.

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Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has signed a contract with PASCO Corporation, Japan, for the installation of the Street Factory 3D urban mapping solution at one of its production facilities in Japan, thereby completing PASCO’s Pixel Factory processing suite.

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Vector1 Media publishes Sensors & Systems (www.sensysmag.com), Informed Infrastructure (www.informedinfrastructure.com) and Asian Surveying & Mapping (ASM).  Each of these publications deal with the application of sensing and modeling for different scales of geography. Sensors & Systems explores global change, Informed Infrastructure examines smart city applications and technology, and ASM covers geospatial technology application in Asia-Pacific.

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  • surveyor 04.11.2011 19:37
    There are steps that are being taken by many surveyors as a community which stand ...

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  • Jake 30.08.2011 07:47
    Maybe they should ask Western Australia GIS users what they think of SLIP before ...

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