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  • Furuno Receiver Adopted for Use in Parrot Bebop Drone

    Furuno Electric Co.’s latest multi-GNSS receiver module, GN-87, has been adopted for the new quadcopter Bebop Drone, made by Parrot SA. Parrot develops advanced technology wireless products. The GN-87 can receive GPS, GLONASS, SBAS, and QZSS concurrently,... read more

  • Applanix Unveils Expanded Marine Product Portfolio

    Applanix has introduced an expanded portfolio of marine georeferencing and motion compensation solutions. Taking advantage of Applanix proprietary technology, the new line-up of marine products offers high-performance solutions to a broader cross-section of the hydrographic... read more

  • U.S. Navy to Deploy Underwater Drones from Submarines

    The U.S. Navy plans to deploy its first underwater drones from submarines later this year, according to a report by Military.com. The website quoted Rear Adm. Joseph Tofalo, the Navy’s director of undersea warfare, who said... read more

  • Fifth Galileo Colloquium Planned for October

    The fifth International Colloquium on Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of the Galileo Programme will be held in Braunschweig, Germany, Oct. 27–29. Since 2007, the worldwide scientific community has met every two years to... read more

  • Hemisphere GNSS Offers RTK-Capable Compass Antenna

    Hemisphere GNSS is offering a new RTK-enabled Vector V320 GNSS compass. The Vector V320 smart antenna supports multi-frequency GPS, GLONASS, Galileo (future firmware upgrade required) and BeiDou, and Hemisphere GNSS says it’s “the first... read more

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Indoor mall in Iran. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons CC-BY-SA 4.0)

Indoor GNSS Never Looked Better!

April 15, 2015  - By 2 Comments

The world of indoor location continues to evolve, with a number of variations on when and under what circumstances you might be able to wander around your local mall getting... read more

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The System: Celebrating 20 Years of GPS

March 31, 2015  - By 1 Comments

April marks the 20th anniversary of GPS FOC. U.S. Air Force Space Command declared Full Operational Capability (FOC) for the GPS constellation April 27, 1995, signifying the system met all requirements with 24 operational Block II/IIA satellites in their assigned orbital slots and providing both the military Precise Positioning Service (PPS) performance standard and the civil Standard Positioning Service (SPS)... read more

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The U.S. Air Force’s ninth GPS Block IIF satellite (GPS IIF-9) launched on March 25 aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket, which has been the workhorse of the GPS fleet for successful launches. ULA provided this video showing highlights of the launch.

Delta IV GPS IIF-9 Launch Highlights

April 2, 2015  - By 0 Comments

The U.S. Air Force’s ninth GPS Block IIF satellite (GPS IIF-9) launched on March 25 aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket, which has been the workhorse of the GPS fleet... read more

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Tallysman GNSS Antennas Optimized for Multi-Constellation Systems

April 20, 2015  - By 0 Comments

Tallysman, a provider of high-performance, high-quality RF and GNSS components, has announced that its range of antennas featuring proprietary Accutenna technology is optimized for today’s multi-constellation satellite systems, including Europe’s Galileo, China’s next-generation BeiDou, GPS, GLONASS and India’s IRNSS. Tallysman’s compact GNSS antenna range with... read more

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