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About Matteo Luccio

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Luccio possesses 20 years of experience as a writer and editor for GNSS and geospatial technology magazines. He began his career in the industry in 2000, serving as managing editor of GPS World and Galileo’s World, then as editor of Earth Observation Magazine and GIS Monitor. His technical articles have been published in more than 20 professional magazines, including Professional Surveyor Magazine, Apogeo Spatial and xyHt. Luccio holds a master’s degree in political science from MIT.

Posts by Matteo Luccio

Lidar a viable tool for archeological exploration Posted on 01 Apr 2020 in the From the Magazine & UAV/UGV categories.

The collection of about 300 giant geoglyphs known as Nasca Lines were etched into the ground in the Peruvian coastal plain 2,000-years ago by the Nasca culture in South America.... Read more»

GPS data help warn of rare tsunamis Posted on 06 Mar 2020 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & Survey categories.

Using data from GPS receivers and seismographs, three seismologists may have found a way to identify tsunami earthquakes in time to warn people A few times a century, a medium-sized... Read more»

Precision agriculture grows with RTK Posted on 05 Mar 2020 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine categories.

Precision agriculture — the practice of optimizing inputs of seed, water, and fertilizers while maximizing yields by mapping variations in soil characteristics and guiding machinery accordingly — began in the... Read more»

AI helps create street maps from satellite imagery Posted on 05 Mar 2020 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & Mapping categories.

Creating detailed street maps and keeping them updated is an expensive and time-consuming task performed mostly by large companies. They ignore the many parts of the world where this task... Read more»

Antennas alert: Manufacturers discuss challenges and innovations Posted on 05 Feb 2020 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & OEM & Survey categories.

While often an underestimated component of a positioning and navigation system, a GNSS antenna is critical to a receiver’s success in acquiring all available GNSS signals while rejecting unintentional interference,... Read more»

Receiver innovators log trends and product launches — Part 2 Posted on 05 Feb 2020 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & OEM & Survey categories.

Innovators Assemble In the second part of our receiver feature, top receiver manufacturers discuss what’s on the horizon for GNSS receivers: recent and upcoming innovations, combating spoofing and jamming, fusing... Read more»

Receiver innovators log trends and product launches — Part 1 Posted on 29 Jan 2020 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & OEM & Survey categories.

Lay of the GNSS Land Top receiver manufacturers discuss what’s on the horizon for GNSS receivers. The companies reveal recent and upcoming innovations, how to combat spoofing and jamming, fusing... Read more»

Research Roundup: Focus on maritime Posted on 15 Jan 2020 in the From the Magazine & Transportation categories.

Of the 273 papers researchers presented this year at the Institute of Navigation’s annual ION GNSS+ conference, which took place in Miami on Sept. 16–20, the following five focused on... Read more»