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Geospatial Intelligence Company Bird.I Acquired By Hanley Wood And Meyers Research

Hanley Wood | Meyers Research, the housing industry’s foremost advisors and provider of rich data, has announced it acquired Bird.i, a Scotland-based company that combines the latest satellite imagery and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to provide valuable land and building insights. Bird.i’s imagery processing technology shows how things are changing …

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#SpaceWatchGL Innovation: Introducing The Serbian Case For Space Foundation

By Marko Pajovic and Anja Nakarada Pecujlic In Serbia, space governance, space technology, space law and their significance tend to be linked to science fiction or perceived as an expensive and, more importantly, as an exclusive realm only a select few superpowers can take part in. Fortunately, the space club …

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Myriota Raises $19.3 Million In Series B Funding To Grow IoT Satellite Network

Myriota, the world leader in low-cost and low-power satellite connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced a AUD$28 million (US$19.3 million) Series B funding round led by Hostplus and Main Sequence Ventures. Additional investors include In-Q-Tel, Inc., Right Click Capital, the South Australian Venture Capital Fund, Singtel Innov8, Boeing …

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Switzerland’s ETH Zurich And EPF Lausanne Launch Initiative To Create Engineering Solutions To Combat The Coronavirus Crisis

The two technical universities in Switzerland’s ETH domain, ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne, have launched a new initiative, helpfulETH. The goal of helpfulETH is to provide solutions for hospitals and other healthcare bodies to help them deal with the acute problems presented by the coronavirus epidemic. The outbreak of the …

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Japan’s Axelspace Leads Research Initiative On Red Tide Predictions

Axelspace Corporation, the Japanese satellite Earth observation company, announced on 3 April 2020 an agreement with Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Hiroshima University, and Hydro Technology Institute Co., Ltd., on a joint research initiative into the prediction of red tide outbreaks that could potentially cause damage to marine resources. As part …

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Airbus To Produce 3D-Printed Hospital Visors In Fight Against Covid-19

The majority of Airbus sites in Spain have joined forces to produce 3D printed visor frames, providing healthcare personnel with individual protection equipment in the fight against Covid-19. More than twenty 3D printers are working day and night. Hundreds of visors have already been produced and dispatched to hospitals close …

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Historic RapidEye Constellation Captures Last Light

As announced at the beginning of the year, Planet Labs has now confirmed that the RapidEye constellation has retired, capturing its last magnificent images, which Planet Labs shared on 2 April 2020. “While RapidEye satellites will no longer collect imagery for commercial or noncommercial use, their archive of impressive data …

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EU Project GALACTIC Develops Supply Chain For Alexandrite Laser Crystals

In the EU project “High Performance AlexandriteCrystals and Coatings for High Power Space Applications” (GALACTIC), Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) aims to develop a solely European supply chain for space-qualified high-performance laser crystals made of Alexandrite with the partners Optomaterials S.r.l. (Italy) and Altechna Coatings UAB (Lithuania). These laser crystals are …

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