Category Archives: Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous future for sustainable living

The combination of data capture, data intelligence and data leverage is the foundation for a more efficient, productive and sustainable future using fewer resources and creating less waste. Automation has certainly increased efficiency and productivity, but machines with only fixed, automated functions are not capable of dealing with changing real-world situations. In the autonomous future… Read More »

GIS as intelligent nervous system for the planet

Jack Dangermond, Founder, Esri Recent technological advances are creating an enormous impact across the broad geospatial community, enabling users to not only share their data, but to synthesize it into interesting collections of advanced information for the planet. Increasingly, maps and geographic information are being organized into all types of layers that help us understand… Read More »

Spaceflight Industries announces agreement to sell Spaceflight, its rideshare launch services provider

US: Spaceflight Industries has announced it has signed a definitive share purchase agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd., in partnership with Yamasa Co., Ltd. to sell its satellite rideshare launch business, Spaceflight, Inc. Mitsui & Co.’s planned acquisition of the launch service provider is a unique opportunity for Spaceflight to further invest and expand its commercial… Read More »

SkyGrid adds hyper-local weather data for safer drone operations

US: SkyGrid, a Boeing, SparkCognition company, today announced it’s integrating multiple data layers, including hyper-local weather data, into its aerial operating system to enable safer drone operations. SkyGrid is committed to providing the most comprehensive airspace intelligence to help commercial drone operators minimize risks and navigate the sky with confidence.   “We welcome ClimaCell as… Read More »

European Commission releases global atlas of urbanization

The European Commission (EC) has released an atlas of the planet that represents urbanization patterns for 200+ countries. More than 75% of the world’s population resides in urban areas, as per the atlas, which shows the footprint of human settlement throughout the years. The Atlas was officially launched at the 10th session of the World… Read More »

Innoviz selected for Autonomous Truck Project at a Chinese Port

Innoviz Technologies, a leading provider of high-performance, solid-state LiDAR sensors and perception software, announced cooperation with Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile Co. in Xi’an, China to deploy autonomous trucks for an upcoming project in one of the biggest ports in China. Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile Co. Ltd., better known as Shacman Trucks outside China, is one of… Read More »

NewSpace networks raising $200M sets sights on space ecosystem

US: NewSpace Networks, a software and strategic investment company focused on the aerospace ecosystem, today revealed that it is raising $200 million to transform the industry from being hardware-focused to software-centric. NewSpace will accomplish this through a combination of acquisition, investment and internal product development. The company already has products under development that will be available later… Read More »