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Autonomy in Precision Agriculture Through New Hexagon Positioning and Sensing Kits in Pioneering R&D Tractor
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Autonomy in Precision Agriculture Through New Hexagon Positioning and Sensing Kits in Pioneering R&D Tractor

Hexagon's Autonomy and Positioning division has launched its first autonomy positioning and sensing kits for the agriculture market and validated these solutions in its new autonomous research and development tractor. Through collaboration between its leading brands NovAtel and AutonomouStuff, both part of Hexagon, their autonomous positioning and sensing kits were developed as part of Hexagon's S…

Mapping Finland’s ocean floor
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Mapping Finland’s ocean floor

Accurate nautical charts ensure safe navigation and better voyage planning. These are graphic representations of a maritime area and coastal regions, showing depths of water and heights of land, details of the seabed and the coastline, navigational threats, and structures, such as harbours.

Protecting people and property with bathymetric LiDAR
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Protecting people and property with bathymetric LiDAR

Japan is a large archipelago situated along an active convergent zone next to deep trenches on the Pacific side and many faults and canyons in the Japan sea. Due to its geography and complex topography, Japan is one of the most exposed countries on Earth to natural hazards, such as sea-level rise, flooding, earthquakes and tsunamis. Population growth, climate change and economic development, furth…

From concept to feasibility in aerial mapping
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From concept to feasibility in aerial mapping

Starting in 2005, the French Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Office (Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine [SHOM]) and the French National Geographic Institute (Institut Géographique National [IGN]) began conducting, as part of the national project Litto3D®, a series of coastal surveys of the metropolitan France and some overseas territories.

Water, Water, Everywhere: A Bathymetric LiDAR update
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Water, Water, Everywhere: A Bathymetric LiDAR update

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), major floods have increased by 300 – 900% over the last half-century on a global level. With approximately 40% of the world’s population living within 100 kilometres of the coast, the economic and social wellbeing of these communities depend on understanding how rising sea levels can affect them. With bathymetric surveying, t…