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From Old China into Commercial GNSS

October 15, 2014  - By 0 Comments

From 1978 to 1998, China’s GNP increased 500%. To achieve this, there had to be a strategy. The approach chosen was to lead and support through government-sponsored initiatives, including developing China’s own sat-nav system. Having built BeiDou, a Chinese GNSS industry began to emerge. But it nearly didn’t happen. So how did Beijing BDStar Navigation Company come about, and where does it stand today? I touched base with my friend, Chairman Ruxin Zhou, to find out. read more

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Toward a Unified PNT — Part 1

October 2, 2014  - By 0 Comments

Complexity and Context: Key Challenges of Multisensor Positioning
The next generation of navigation and positioning systems must provide greater accuracy and reliability in a range of challenging environments. No single navigation technology is robust enough, so a multisensor solution is required. read more

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Topcon Positioning Group demonstrates its LN-100W, an update to its line of 3D positioning systems designed for one-operator layout, while at InterGeo, held October 7-9 in Berlin. The latest model includes Bluetooth functionality.

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Topcon Demonstrates New 3D Positioning System LN-100W at InterGeo

October 21, 2014  - By 0 Comments

Topcon Positioning Group demonstrates its LN-100W, an update to its line of 3D positioning systems designed for one-operator layout, while at InterGeo, held October 7-9 in Berlin. The latest model... read more

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Juniper’s New Rugged Handheld Designed for Data-Collecting Efficiency

October 10, 2014  - By 0 Comments

Juniper Systems announced its newest rugged handheld computer, the Allegro 2, at the InterGeo 2014 trade show, held September 7-9 in Berlin. The handheld is the latest in the company’s Allegro product line, “with every bit of reliability,” the company says, but now with some major advancements.... read more

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