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Europe Takes Closer Look at Navteq/Nokia Merger

March 28, 2008 - By

While European regulatory authorities are closely scrutinizing the proposed TomTom/Tele Atlas merger, they have also turned their eyes to the proposed Navteq/Nokia deal. read more

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Global Trek Xploration, Deeas Resources Enter Merger

March 21, 2008 - By

Global Trek Xploration, a provider of embedded miniaturized GPS technologies, has completed a share exchange transaction merger with Deeas Resources Inc. read more

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Survey Perspectives – Late March 2008

March 19, 2008 - By

I covered this subject a while back, but I think it's time to revisit it. Personal navigation devices (PNDs) are still selling like crazy. If you don't have one, someone you know does. Tens of millions of these things are being sold per year. read more

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Survey Perspectives – Early March 2008

March 5, 2008 - By

There has been a lot of activity on both the civilian and military sides of GPS/GNSS these past few weeks. Instead of a central theme to this newsletter, I'm going to comment on three points of interest: a DoD directive regarding position, navigation, and timing; PRN32; and some new product developments. read more

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Expert Advice: GLONASS Business Prospects

March 1, 2008 - By

Similar in many aspects to GPS, GLONASS has performed much less successfully on a commercial scale, failing - so far - to create significant business worldwide. Today, however, the commercialization of GLONASS has taken a new and more promising direction, receiving strong encouragement from the Russian government. We look forward to GLONASS being completely restored to its full operational capabilities within the next few years, and we are certain that this time GLONASS will create successful business opportunities worldwide. read more

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