Satellites orbiting more than 20,000km above the earth’s surface are now trying to locate and record what lies beneath in a new trans-Tasman initiative spearheaded by Christchurch geospatial technology company Orbica.
L-R: Marcus Eckholm (MIAL), Julia Mitchell (CRCSI), Senator Matt Canavan, Dr John Dawson (Geoscience Australia), Alison Saunders (MIAL).
The Australian Government today launched a trial of Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for the Australasian region at an event at CQUniversity Australia’s Rockhampton campus.
The Australia and New Zealand Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) has today called for expressions of interest (EOI) to participate in the recently announced SBAS testbed. Through the EOI process, organisations operating in Australia and New Zealand will be able to assess new and innovative positioning applications and help build the case for further investment.