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Solenix awarded an ESA Kick-Start Activity for Dively: prepare, enjoy and share your dive safely29 June 2017

Solenix has recently been awarded with an ESA Kick-Start Activity. This is a funding scheme launched by the Integrated Applications Promotion at ESA, which supports the development of innovative ideas that make use of space capabilities and data.

Solenix submitted a proposal under the topic "Outdoor Tourism". The goal of this project is to conduct a feasibility study to explore if the proposed business idea has market potential.

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Solenix at ESAW 201722 June 2017

On 20 and 21 June 2017, the sixth edition of the European Ground System Architecture Workshop (ESAW) took place at ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany.

Our colleagues Martin Tykal and Yann Voumard attended the event, which brings together international companies and organisations around the topic of ground systems architecture for space missions. This year the focus was given to collaboration and common solutions.

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Solenix at the ServiceNow Knowledge17 conference14 June 2017

Knowledge is the annual conference organized by ServiceNow and its partners. This year Knowledge17 took place in Orlando (USA) in May. With more than 15.000 attendees, the conference provides insights into the evolution of this product and the opportunity to share the experience with experts and users from all over the world in a wide range of industries and applications.

ServiceNow provides a platform that automates business processes and has emerged in the last years as a very strong proposition in IT Service Management.

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Solenix Workshop - Git: Distributed Version Control System02 June 2017

This month’s workshop introduced the core concepts of Git, a distributed version control system. Since its inception in 2005, Git has been used in the Linux Kernel to manage its large codebase. Today, Git is in use in an ever growing number of projects, as well as in support infrastructure, being one of the most popular VCS systems.

The workshop focussed on how to approach the way Git represents code changes and its recommended workflows. We also covered the main differences of Git with respect to Mercurial. More in detail, this is what we discussed:

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Solenix in the CubeSatShop31 May 2017

We are happy to announce that Solenix has become a vendor in the CubeSatShop!
This online shop provides a platform for hardware and software vendors to offer their specialised products for CubeSats and NanoSats.

Thanks to this opportunity, we have now better visibility amongst the CubeSat community and we are able to address them directly from this renowned marketplace.

Two of our products are already available at the CubeSatShop:

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Solenix is awarded a new contract to collaborate with OGC!11 May 2017

Solenix has signed a contract as part of the European Space Agency's sponsorship to the OGC Testbed 13 initiative, an activity integrated in OGC's innovation program for 2017. This work, part of the Earth Observation Clouds (EOC), Thematic Exploitation Platforms (TEP) thread, will allow Solenix to contribute to the development of interoperable standards for the Geospatial, Earth Observation and Thematic Exploitation Platforms communities.

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Solenix Workshop - Refactoring26 April 2017

Based on Martin Fowlers' book "Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code", this month’s engineering workshop focused on how to improve the design of existing code without changing its externally observable behaviour.

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