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  • Euroship Services Gets eLoran as Backup

    Ship management company EuroShip Services Ltd. has installed eLoran as a backup to GPS to ensure the safety of its vessels operating off the coast of the United Kingdom. The trial installation may... read more

  • Fleetmatics’ Intelligent Routing Tool Coming This Summer

    A new routing program from Fleetmatics Group is coming this summer. Fleetmatics Routist is an intelligent routing optimization solution that systematically builds the most cost-effective, customer-friendly routes for fleets. Fleetmatics Routist seamlessly calculates and deploys route... read more

  • June 30 Leap Second Worries Markets, Internet

    The coming leap second on June 30 sounds as scary as the (turns out not-so-scary) Y2K bug. But the world has experienced leap second issues before, and most affected industries are taking steps to prepare. The world’s... read more

  • New Airbus A350 Airliner Comes EGNOS-Capable

    The EGNOS system has been adopted by a growing number of airports to enable satellite-guided landing approaches. The new Airbus A350 airliner, currently entering service, comes fitted with it as standard. read more

  • ESA Aims to Map Sea Surfaces with GNSS Radio Occultation

    A new concept that involves mounting an instrument on the International Space Station and taking advantage of signals from navigation satellites could provide measurements of sea-surface height and information about features related to ocean currents, benefiting science and ocean forecasting. read more

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Amazon’s Prime Air "Delivery Drone.”

Encouraging Signs for Commercial UAVs

May 20, 2015  - By 2 Comments

The AUVSI show in Atlanta, held May 4-7, drew significantly more attention from TV media this year, as several of the major networks provided live coverage from the show floor. NBC’s... read more

From the Magazine

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FIGURE 3. Goldy flight control system.

Innovation: Robustness to Faults for a UAV

May 4, 2015  - By 0 Comments

Integrated Navigation Systems Using Parallel Filtering
The authors look at the development of a robust navigation system employing a GNSS receiver, accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers, an airspeed device and dead reckoning to supply a blended navigation solution to a flight control system on a small, unmanned aerial vehicle. read more

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NavCom’s StarFire Network is a global satellite-based augmentation system (GSBAS) that provides five centimeter positioning accuracy on a worldwide basis. (more…)

Navcom StarFire – Precise Point Positioning (PPP)

NavCom’s StarFire Network is a global satellite-based augmentation system (GSBAS) that provides five centimeter positioning accuracy on a worldwide basis. read more

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UAV Product Showcase

May 7, 2015  - By 0 Comments

Featuring the latest in UAVs from QuestUAV, NovAtel, Riegl, Sensefly, and C-Astral, from GPS World magazine's May issue. read more

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