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New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
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Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
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Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
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China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
As China has continuously deepened the application of the...
PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
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Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
Navigating changes and challenges in surveying industry to enable...
Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
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Monday, November 4th, 2013

Leica Geosystems AG achieves ISO 9001:2008 and ISO14001:2004 Recertification

For Leica Geosystems, "when it has to be right" is more than just a tagline. Continuous improvements and regular internal reviews ensure that Leica Geosystems' internal processes are clearly structured and traceable. With the recent ISO recertification,...

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Laser Scanning Improves Petrochemical Plant Design

Laser scanning as a method of storage of spatial information is used in various economic sectors, and is increasingly being used to capture the complexity of industrial plants. The use of laser scanning for industrial design, or...

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Mumbai to Deploy Sensors to Track Paver Block Quality

After being panned for poor quality of paver blocks used to build roads and footpaths, the BMC has decided to transfer the heat on contractors and manufacturers. At a meeting held on Monday with 12 paver block manufacturers, the civic body asked them to...

Friday, October 5th, 2012

The Forgotten Mapmaker: Nokia Has Better Maps Than Apple and Maybe Even Google

Apple's maps are bad. Even Tim Cook knows this and apologized for them. Google's maps are good, thanks to years of work, massive computing resources, and thousands of people handcorrecting map data. But there are more than two horses...

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Comparing OpenStreetMap with TomTom

As shown earlier the data contributions to OSM show a geographically heterogeneous pattern around the globe. Germany counts as one of the most active countries in OSM; thus, the German street network has undergone an extensive development...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Autodesk Introduces Cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management

Autodesk, Inc. today previewed a new solution designed to transform how manufacturers manage the entire lifecycle of a product--from its conception, through design and manufacture, partner and supplier management, procurement, quality, compliance, service and more. Autodesk is...

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

China’s Decade Plan for Water

Once a year, a No. 1 central document is issued in Beijing that states the government’s priorities for the next year.  The issues addressed range from economic security, zoology safety and state safety, but for the first...