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N17-09-03-GermanyDriverlessCarRules
28 August 2017

Protecting people rather than property or animals will be the priority under pioneering new German legal guidelines for the operation of driverless cars, the transport ministry said on Wednesday.

N17-09-03-QZSS-2signals
23 August 2017

The second satellite of Japan’s Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) has started transmitting navigation signals. QZS-2, or Michibiki-2, was launched on June 1, 2017, and joins its predecessor QZS-1 (Michibiki-1), which has been in orbit since September 2010.

N17-08-20-CRCSI-Sydney-lightrail
22 August 2017

The Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) has released a comprehensive report on the monetary value of spatial services to industries across the state of New South Wales (NSW).

N17-08-20-Galileo-Constellation
22 August 2017

Early in July the Inter-site links between the two Galileo Ground Control Centres in Oberpfaffenhofen (Germany) and Fucino (Italy) were declared fully functional and approved for use by the Galileo Security Accreditation Board.

N17-08-20-michibiki-jaxa
19 August 2017

Japan on 19 August launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres. 

N17-09-03-UrallaSBAS
17 August 2017

New, next-generation positioning technology is on the verge of revolutionising a range of industries – and it’s being tested in our own backyard.

N17-08-20-jason-topex-poseidon-25yrs
14 August 2017

This past week marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of a revolutionary ocean research vessel - a space "ship." As the NASA/CNES Topex-Poseidon satellite ascended into orbit, it ushered in a new era of oceanography with the first highly accurate, global measurements of sea levels.

N17-08-20-TransurbanMelbourneCarTrails
10 August 2017

Another set of driverless vehicles trials are set to begin later this month, this time on Transurban’s Melbourne network.

N17-08-13-gps-3-satellite
9 August 2017

Three of six new Lockheed Martin developed, state-of-the-art receivers are now deployed to help the U.S. Air Force maintain the accuracy of GPS satellite signals.

N17-08-20-GeospatialData
9 August 2017

When you consider the impact of telematics, electric vehicles, the sharing economy, autonomous vehicles and new modes of transportation you start to see that these developments are not just science fiction. They are becoming science reality.

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