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ISRO Launches Free Online Course On ‘Remote Sensing’ For Students, Professionals
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European Sentinel satellites to map global CO2 emissions
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First Responder Technologies and Falcon Eye Drones Sign an Exclusive Distribution Agreement for UAE and Wider GCC
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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Chinese Buses Now Must Use GPS in Effort to Prevent Accidents

A bleak 48-hour period that saw 62 lives lost in traffic accidents has prompted the Chinese government to introduce a number of measures, including mandatory Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in long-distance buses and vehicles transporting dangerous goods....

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Indonesia Infrastructure: Good Intentions, Little Progress

Ask any investor or ordinary Indonesian about their biggest gripe and it’s likely to revolve around infrastructure, whether it’s lack of power or poor transportation. As in many other developing nations, complex bureaucracy, nervousness about the involvement...

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

China’s Bridge Collapse: Infrastructure Boom Raises Safety Questions

In the northeastern city of Harbin a bridge ramp collapsed on Friday, killing three and injuring five. The collapse was particularly shocking because the Yangmingtan Bridge was built at a cost of $300 million less than a...

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Optech Announces New Airborne Lidar Sensor: Orion H300—High Density at High Altitude and in Real Time

Optech is pleased to announce the latest addition to its innovative line of ALTM airborne laser terrain mappers, the Optech Orion H300. Built on the award-winning Orion sensor platform, the H300 adds high-altitude capability to a model...

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Satellite Companies Look to Drones for Growth

Unmanned aircraft have gained far greater public attention as the Obama administration has made drone strikes a key part of its military strategy. They are now considered potential tools in everything from border security to scientific research....

Monday, August 27th, 2012

ISRO’s Mapping Services Run Into Rough Weather

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) which conducts sensitive aerial surveys and large-scale mapping services to confront the natural disasters like drought and flood has been forced to depend on ageing survey aircraft and obsolete satellites which...

Monday, August 27th, 2012

China Launches Infrastructure Projects in Disputed Islands

Sansha, a new prefecture-level city in the South China Sea, which was established, last month launched its first infrastructure projects.  Undeterred by protests lodged by Vietnam over establishment of a new city in the disputed islands, China...

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Western Australia Disaster Recovery System Storms through Real-life Trial

A new rapid damage assessment (RDA) system developed to aid disaster recovery has stormed through its first major test with flying colours. The Western Australian (WA) Fire and Emergency Services Authority (FESA) prototype enables Urban Search and...

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Antony Inaugurates Maharashtra Cluster of Coast Surveillance System

Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday inaugurated the Maharashtra cluster of the chain of static sensors aimed at providing real-time surveillance along the coastline. This is the first of a coastal surveillance network comprising static radar and electro-optic...

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Infrastructure Investment in India Falls Off a Cliff

One of the biggest holes the Indian economy must fill has grown deeper. Yesterday, the Reserve Bank of India released its annual report revealing a huge drop in private investment. For infrastructure, the past year’s decline was...

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