Geo-Hazards monitoring at Khirokitia Neolithic Settlement

Geo-Hazards monitoring at Khirokitia Neolithic Settlement

Geodesy at the service of archaeology

In the frame of the PROTHEGO (Protection of European Cultural Heritage from Geo-Hazards) JPI project, the Laboratory of Geodesy has begun the first phase of the establishment of a precise geodetic network to monitor the impact potential Geo-Hazards (i.e. landslides or earthquakes) would have on the Khirokitia Neolithic Settlement. 

19 June 2017/Author: Chris Danezis/Number of views (683)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Installation of the first radar tide gauge station in Cyprus

Installation of the first radar tide gauge station in Cyprus

The establishment of a new modern national vertical datum

The CUT Laboratory of Geodesy has installed the first radar tide gauge station in Cyprus. The new station is located at the Old Port of Limassol and will be part of the national tide gauge network established by the Department of Lands and Surveys (DLS) in cooperation with Cyprus University of Technology.

16 June 2017/Author: Chris Danezis/Number of views (1476)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Awarded by the Academy of Athens

Awarded by the Academy of Athens

Best research paper in Geodesy Award for the year 2014

Our research paper titled "An interative LiDAR DEM-aided algorithm for GNSS positioning in obstructed/rapidly undulated environments" was awarded for best paper in Geodesy published by Greek authors, by the Academy of Athens.

27 January 2015/Author: Chris Danezis/Number of views (1775)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Positioning Adventures In Nottingham

Positioning Adventures In Nottingham

A large scale experiment of the joint IAG/FIG committee on Ubiquitous Positioning

In May 2012, members from 5 universities around the globe were gathered in the premises of Nottingham Geospatial Institute (NGI) to carry out a series of experiments on Ubiquitous Positioning. Multiple scenarios were tested using multi-sensor configurations on a variety of custom platforms (i.e. train, vehicle, and pedestrian platforms).

26 February 2014/Author: Chris Danezis/Number of views (4827)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NovAtel contracted to supply signal generators for FAA’s WAAS program

NovAtel has been awarded a contract from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to design, produce and deliver 40 next-generation Ground Uplink Station (GUS) Signal Generators to support the FAA’s safety-of-life WAAS navigation service. The service provides safety-critical infrastructure for the North American aviation navigation network. GUS signal generator. (Photo: NovAtel) The contract also includes ongoing engineering support services for NovAtel’s complete portfolio of...
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Launchpad: Arctic UAV, position sensor, global mapper

A roundup of recent products in the GNSS and inertial positioning industry from the January 2019 issue of GPS World magazine. OEM RF front-end Application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) FOR GNSS NT1066 is a four-channel RF front-end ASIC (three wideband IQ and one narrowband IQ) that covers all GNSS (GLONASS, GPS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC) signals at all frequency bands, so users benefit from all the advantages of acquiring multiple system simultaneously. Channels A, B and C are...
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Bell Helicopter unveils full-scale air taxi at CES 2019

Bell Helicopter unveiled a full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi vehicle during CES 2019, held in Las Vegas. Artist’s concept of the Bell Nexus taxi in the air. (Image: Bell) The air taxi, named Bell Nexus, is powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system and features Bell’s signature powered lift concept incorporating six tilting ducted fans designed to safely and efficiently carry passengers. Bell Nexus means the nexus of transport and technology and of comfort and...
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