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USGIF Accepting 2007 Awards Program Nominations

June 28, 2007 - By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is reminding colleagues in academia, industry, and the defense and intelligence communities that October 1 is the deadline to submit nominations for the 2007 USGIF Awards Program. read more

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NDGPS Gasping

June 27, 2007 - By

RITA and the Coast Guard have a tough job ahead. Between them, the Department of Transportation´s (DOT´s) Research and Innovative Technology Administration and the multi-mission maritime service are trying to save a national differential GPS (NDGPS) program that faces termination next year. read more

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Survey Perspectives – June 2007

June 27, 2007 - By

It´s been about a year since I´ve touched on WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) with any depth, and a lot of things are happening on that front so I´d thought I&acite;d give an update. Also, look for a column on EGNOS (Europe´s version of WAAS) in the next month or two. read more

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GMV Buys Controlling Interest in Masisconvi

June 13, 2007 - By

Spanish technology conglomerate GMV has purchased a 66 percent controlling interest in Masisconvi S.A., another Spanish company that specializes in design and manufacture of electronic fare-collection systems. read more

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Broadcom Gets Into the GPS Chip Biz

June 12, 2007 - By

Communications chip maker Broadcom Corp. today said it was acquiring GPS chip maker Global Locate Inc., a privately-held provider of GPS and assisted GPS (A-GPS) chips and software. read more

Honeywell Real-Time Locator for Manufacturing

June 12, 2007 - By

Honeywell this week introduced its Honeywell Instant Location System (HILS), a real-time asset management application that integrates a number of technologies, such as Ultra-Wideband, GPS, Wi Fi and RFID, with Honeywell´s process automation system, Experion Process Knowledge System. read more

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MetaCarta to Provide the Oil and Gas Industry with Geographically Relevant Data

June 11, 2007 - By

MetaCarta, Inc., has announced an agreement with IHS Inc., a global provider of critical technical information, decision-support tools, and related services, to enhance MetaCarta's Energy Geographic Data Module to provide information when searching for energy-related information specific to a location. read more

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Spirent Intros Customizable Software for GPS Test, Simulation

June 1, 2007 - By

Navigation and positioning test system supplier Spirent Communications this week introduced a software suite for the STR4500 GPS simulator, enabling users to generate their own test cases based on motion data that fits their specific requirements, the company said. read more

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