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  • [New] The navigation system is currently a bit limited, based on the Google Maps API rather than an HD map source, in that it will work so long as a navigation data signal is available. / Engadget
  • [New] Shared priorities - such as securing freedom of navigation in the South China Sea and at key chokepoints like Malacca - would remain exclusively US responsibilities, which could be better resourced if Japan eventually assumes a more prominent role in the north. / Royal United Services Institute
  • [New] Amid the surge in commercial rocket launches and a recent spike in ransomware attacks, cyberattacks aimed at space systems could disrupt internet access, interfere with the Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) system, and even turn satellites into weapons. / Vox
  • [New] The recent availability of satellite based lidar data from the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation mission now opens a new window of opportunity to understand fine scale vegetation structure at a global scale, including predictions of tropical forest tree species richness. / Frontiers
  • [New] Vulnerabilities have been identified in industrial control systems and operational technology, such as GPS, alarm systems, satellite communications, automatic identification systems (AIS) and vessel integrated navigation systems. / The Maritime Executive
  • [New] Support for the upcoming Galileo E6 High-Accuracy Service, which will broadcast differential corrections for GPS and Galileo satellites directly from the Galileo satellites. / Directions Magazine
  • [New] The International Energy Agency's (IEA) new climate road map assumes that energy demand will be 8% lower in 2050 than today but serve an economy twice as big and a population with over 2 billion more people. / Forbes
  • [New] Tech startup Salo Sciences teamed up with Planet, a satellite company founded by NASA scientists, to build a monitoring system called the California Forest Observatory, which uses AI and satellite images to create a detailed map of forested land in California to help predict and prevent wildfires. / NBC News
  • [New] Aqueduct, an online geographic information system (GIS) tool produced by the WRI to map global water-related risks, reveals Africa's extensive exposure to water-related risks. / Brookings
  • [New] In certified aircraft, Smart Glide will become available with a GTN Xi series navigator paired with a compatible Garmin flight display including the G500 TXi/G600 TXi, GI 275 electronic flight instrument, the G3X Touch, or G5 electronic flight instrument, with others to be added later. / FLYER
  • [New] The AW 101 for the Polish Naval Aviation Brigade will be equipped with the most modern mission systems, including autopilot with SAR modes, data transmission system, tactical navigation system and protection and defence systems. / Navy Recognition
  • Gloucestershire Royal Hospital has become the first NHS hospital to start an upper GI programme with a new surgical robot, and will soon start a multi-specialty programme including colorectal surgery. / National Health Executive
  • In certified aircraft, Smart Glide will become available with a GTN Xi series navigator paired with a compatible Garmin flight display including the G500 TXi / G600 TXi, GI 275 electronic flight instrument, the G3X Touch, or G5 electronic flight instrument, with others to be added later. / GISuser.com
  • Washington has rejected China's unlawful maritime claims in the sea, accusing China of continuing to coerce and intimidate Southeast Asian coastal states and threatening freedom of navigation in the critical global waterway. / AsianPolyGlotView
  • One huge problem will be navigating the UK Home Office's unjust immigration system to obtain a visit visa - a system that often makes deeply discriminatory decisions, refuses the right to appeal, and is made up of a complex documentation process that penalises poorer applicants. / Crowdfunder UK
  • Under the non-exclusive agreement, Veoneer will develop, market and integrate a scalable Spectrum - Scan platform from Baraja to serve the automotive market. / Vehicle Telematics, ADAS, Connected and Autonomous Vehicle
  • Organizations get tunnel vision in attempting to understand what types of opportunities AI can unlock and then map them into organizational goals, versus starting with the organizational goal first and mapping to how AI can help. / Design Thinking
  • The Home app now has a way to manage HomePod timers, while users in Canada, France, Italy, Netherlands, South Korea and Spain will now see air quality info in Weather and Maps. / www.ceoexpress.com
  • Governments and organizations around the world rely on Fraym data to make strategic and operational decisions while tackling challenges like inequity and insecurity, climate vulnerability, public health, and more. / Newlab
  • The Woven Alpha team plans to develop AMP to become the most globally comprehensive road and lane network HD map platform, enabling high-precision localization support to automated vehicles. / Auto Connected Car News

Last updated: 01 August 2021


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