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  • Galileo Launch Successful, Satellites Deployed

    Soyuz Flight VS09, carrying Europe’s fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, today (August 22, 12:27:11 UTC/14:27:11 CEST.) All the stages of the Soyuz vehicle performed... read more

  • Galileo Satellites Encapsulated for Launch

    UPDATE: Arianespace has decided to postpone the launch of Soyuz flight VS09 carrying Europe’s fifth and sixth Galileo satellites. This is due to unfavorable weather conditions over the Guiana Space Centre. Another launch... read more

  • JAVAD GNSS Introduces TRIUMPH-F1 UAV with Video

    JAVAD GNSS is introducing its new unmanned aerial vehicle with the dramatic flourish of a video showing the UAV in flight, accompanied by the “Also Sprach Zarathustra” theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey.... read more

  • CSR, Maestro Offer High-Performance GNSS Module

    Hong Kong-based Maestro Wireless Solutions, a manufacturer of location receivers, and CSR plc, a global provider of silicon and software solutions for location-aware applications, announce the immediate availability of the A5100-A, a next-generation SiRFstarV GNSS positioning module... read more

  • Two More Galileo Satellites Scheduled for August 21 Launch

    UDPATE: Arianespace has decided to postpone the launch of Soyuz flight VS09 carrying Europe’s fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, because of unfavorable weather conditions over the Guiana Space Centre. Another launch date will... read more

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Forsberg: A Value-Added Reseller

August 20, 2014  - By 0 Comments

I was born in the UK, so I still have a soft spot for people and things going on there. I really enjoy those PBS Mystery dramas, and, of course,... read more

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Innovation: Not Just a Fairy Tale

July 1, 2014  - By 0 Comments

A Hansel and Gretel Approach to Cooperative Vehicle Positioning
Several technologies are being developed for accurate cooperative vehicle positioning, but GNSS also has a role to play. In this month’s column, team of British researchers turn to a children’s fairy tale for inspiration in their development of a cooperative vehicle positioning approach using carrier-phase observations — another innovative application of real-time kinematic or RTK GNSS technology. read more

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This video by the European Space Agency recalls the success of Galileo’s in-orbit validation phase and explains what will be the mission of the fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, set to launch August 21.

Included is an interview with Sylvain Loddo, Galileo ground segment manager. The launch itself can be watched live here.

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Galileo Deployment Phase Overview

August 19, 2014 0 Comments

This video by the European Space Agency recalls the success of Galileo’s in-orbit validation phase and explains what will be the mission of the fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, set... read more

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Motion Tracker for Industrial Applications

August 18, 2014  - By 0 Comments

The MTi-G-700 by Xsens is a GPS-aided, IMU-enhanced GPS/INS that offers high-quality orientation and position. It makes use of sensory measurements from magnetometer, barometer, and a high-sensitivity GPS-L1 receiver to provide navigation estimates of position, velocity, and orientation at high data rates under high-dynamic... read more

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