Siberian City Sees Rebirth from GLONASS

May 30, 2012 - By

The Siberian city Zheleznogorsk, a hub of Russian space and nuclear technology, fell on hard times in the 1990s. Now, GLONASS has infused a new life and vitality into this once-secret city, as described in a feature by Russia and India Reports. read more

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Magellan Truck GPS Navigator Helps Truckers Plan Routes, Drive Safely

May 30, 2012 - By

Magellan, maker of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, outdoor and mobile navigation, today announced the newest addition to its Magellan RoadMate Commercial GPS family for truckers and commercial drivers providing improved safety and productivity before, during and after their on-the-road trips. The compliance-ready Magellan RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM GPS device is specifically designed for the needs of truckers including an extra-large GPS display, customizable truck-specific routing, hands-free communication, and trip logging. read more

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Digital Matter Embedded Introduces GPS Log Book Based on u-blox Technology

May 30, 2012 - By

Digital Matter Embedded, a South African based provider of innovative technology providing electronic and software solutions for a wide range of Industry applications, has launched a compact GPS logging device which plugs into any vehicle’s cigarette lighter. The device, the GPS Log Book, is designed around u-blox’ NEO GPS receiver module to provide an easy way for drivers to automatically keep an accurate travel log book which can be securely accessed later from anywhere via a web interface. Information logged includes route, speed, and distance traveled. The device is targeted at businesses where tracking of vehicle usage is an important part of their cost control and accounting: taxi, emergency, and delivery services, as well as for traveling sales personnel. read more

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GSA Releases 2012 SatNav Market Report

May 30, 2012 - By

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has published its second Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSS) Market Report, providing key information to entrepreneurs in the satellite navigation sector. read more

NovAtel, L-3 Interstate Electronics Partner on Civil RTK and SAASM Receiver Card

May 30, 2012 - By

NovAtel Inc. today announced the development of its OEM625S Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module (SAASM) GNSS receiver, a collaborative effort between NovAtel and L-3 Interstate Electronics Corporation (IEC). System integrators have come to rely on the centimeter-level positioning accuracy made possible with real-time kinematic (RTK) commercial GPS receivers. Many authorized defense customers rely on access to the Precise Positioning Service (PPS)... read more

Lockheed Martin Completes Navigation Payload Milestone for GPS III Prototype

May 29, 2012 - By

The Lockheed Martin team developing the next generation Global Positioning System III satellites has completed a major integration and test event on the program’s satellite pathfinder, known as the GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST). The milestone is a key indication that the GPS III team is on track to deliver the first satellite for launch availability in 2014. In... read more

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Gakstatter to Give GNSS Technology Update at Esri Conference

May 25, 2012 - By

Eric Gakstatter, GPS World's contributing editor for Survey/GIS, will speak at the 2012 Esri International User Conference, which will be held July 23-27 in San Diego, California. In his "GPS/GNSS Technology Update," Gakstatter will provide a discussion on how current and upcoming satellite systems affect the user. read more

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Spirent Launches Entry-Level Multi-GNSS Simulator

May 24, 2012 - By

Spirent Communications today announced the launch of its new GSS6300M Multi-GNSS simulator designed for integration, verification, and production testing where a quick and accurate functional test is needed. The platform supports simulation of signals from individual or combined GPS/SBAS, GLONASS, and Galileo constellations, with eight satellites per constellation. read more

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