Last week, I conducted a webinar along with Dr. Michael Whitehead titled "SBAS, DGPS or Post-processing? Which Should You Use?" It was one of the best webinars I've conducted to date. We barely squeezed it into 65 minutes and could have kept going for the better part of two hours, given the subject matter to cover and the number of questions we received before and during the webinar. read more
Join me on January 29 at 1:00 ET for a free webinar on location-enabled networking applications. I will talk with my guests from Pelago’s Whrrl and Booyah!’s MyTown about the state of the market, monetization and the future.
January is off to a mad start. iPhones users are no longer hostage to AT&T. CES was cooking with navigation announcements from car makers and more connected personal navigation devices. Garmin took a radical step. Location-based social networks applications are getting hotter with a new entry from Qualcomm. AT&T has a new location service for enterprises. And Groupon is sitting on a mattress stuffed with money. read more
This article is more on the theme of how much R&D and investment it takes to stay in the GNSS game. I was pleased to recently talk with Hemisphere, headquartered in Calgary, about some of the features of its new V102 system, with NovAtel in Calgary on its OEM product line evolution, and with Septentrio in Belgium about its family of dual-frequency receivers. read more
Back in December 2006, I wrote about the momentum of Galileo (Europe's planned satellite navigation system) in an article discussing GNSS trends. It's been discussed off and on for well over a decade. It was a hot topic for a number of years. In fact, back around 2001, the U.S. really didn't want the European Union to embark on the project. read more