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Another success for Airbus Defence and Space

Ariane 5 has been flawlessly launched from Kourou, French Guiana, for the 68th consecutive time, building on the European launcher’s track record. Two satellites were launched with a total mass of more than 10 tonnes. Airbus Defence and Space, a 50% shareholder in Airbus Safran Launchers, is the main industrial partner in the Ariane 5 programme,...
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OGC adopts updated KML Earth browser standard – KML 2.3

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces that the OGC membership has approved the OGC KML 2.3 Standard. KML is an XML grammar used to encode and transport representations of geographic data for display in an earth browser, such as a 3D virtual globe, 2D web browser application, or 2D mobile application. KML, an open, non-proprietary standard,...
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Trimble Partners with ClearEdge

Trimble and ClearEdge 3D announced that Trimble will distribute a branded version of ClearEdge 3D’s EdgeWise software. The EdgeWise software uses automated feature extraction and modeling to significantly reduce the time required for professionals to generate CAD models of pipes, conduit, structural steel and gridded concrete from data captured with 3D laser scanners. In combination with...
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Intergraph Government Solutions Wins USDA Contract Award

Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation, a Hexagon company, serving the U.S. federal market, was awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) U.S. Forest Service to provide image processing software across the U.S. Forest Service enterprise.

IGS will provide capabilities for core image processing and photogrammetry through...
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