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Boeing Can Mix GPS with Iridium

April 27, 2007 - By

The Boeing Co. announced concepts for combining the GPS network with the Iridium low-earth orbit telecommunication network to improve accuracy, and signal acquisition in urban environments. Boeing executives delivered the briefing at the National Space Symposium for Pentagon and industry officials. There is no firm plan to turn it into a fielded system, however. read more

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Survey Perspectives – April 2007

April 19, 2007 - By

Ok, this column is supposed to be about high-precision GNSS, right? Well, who would have ever thought I?d be inclined to write about consumer GPS receivers? Certainly not me. Sometimes, I even speak rather condescendingly about those Wal-Mart GPS units because they seem to be mis-used so often in the survey/construction business read more

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