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  • BeiDou Numbering Presents Leap-Second Issue

    During preparation of playback scenarios for the upcoming leap-second event taking place in June, engineers at Racelogic identified a potential pitfall for GNSS engineers. The difficulty arises from the fact that BeiDou uses... read more

  • Expert Advice: A Leap into the Unknown?

    A leap second will be introduced this year at 23:59 on June 30. This phenomenon comes around periodically and is necessary for keeping UTC in line with the Earth’s slowing rotation. Although it will pass unnoticed by most, it has implications for anyone involved in the development of GNSS-enabled devices. For some, it can be the cause of a major headache. read more

  • Study of Atmospheric ‘Froth’ May Help GPS Communications

    GPS World Innovation editor Richard Langley has co-authored a study, described below, exploring how irregularities in Earth’s upper atmosphere can distort GPS signals, an important step toward mitigation. read more

  • Markey Report Concerns Connected Vehicle Industry

    Editor’s note: Kevin Dennehy will be covering the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for GPS World. Contact him at kdennehy@gpsworld.com with your news. Sen. Ed Markey’s new car technology report, released earlier this month, basically... read more

  • Volvo Presents System for Integrating Autonomous Cars into Traffic

    Volvo Cars has a complete system solution that makes it possible to integrate self-driving cars into real traffic, with ordinary people in the driver’s seat. The automaker presented its planned system in an online press conference... read more

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Successful Testing — and Why It Is More Important Than Ever

March 2, 2015 0 Comments

By John Pottle and Neal Fedora Precision matters. While “accuracy” is somewhat one-dimensional, “precision” is multi-faceted. We submit to you that whatever area of GNSS-based location you are interested in,... read more

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GPS World Simulator Buyers Guide

March 3, 2015  - By 0 Comments

The GPS World Simulator Buyers Guide, from the March 2015 issue, features the latest simulators from seven top companies. read more

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Pufferfish, a multitouch digital display technology company, displays its PufferSphere product at the 2015 Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington, D.C. PufferSphere is spherical, 360-degree display system made for multinational corporations, public and private institutions. It is innovating the understanding of trends, phenomena and correlations in global data.

Pufferfish Spherical Display Integrates Esri ArcGIS Runtime

February 19, 2015  - By 0 Comments

Pufferfish, a multitouch digital display technology company, displays its PufferSphere product at the 2015 Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington, D.C. PufferSphere is spherical, 360-degree display system... read more

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Geomatics Offers Portable Surveying and Mapping System

March 3, 2015  - By 0 Comments

Editor’s note: GPS World explored use of the new system from Geomatics in the March 2015 issue. Geomatics USA from Gainesville, Fla., has designed a precision surveying and mapping system that can be easily stowed in an overhead compartment for airline travel. Surveyors can fit everything needed for important... read more

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