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China’s Beidou/Compass System Expected to Spur Growth in Nav Industry

August 30, 2012 - By

China’s Beidou/Compass system will spur the country’s economic development in the satellite-navigation industry, geoinformation, and location-based services, according to an article in China Daily. China’s civil navigation providers are likely to experience rapid growth during the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15) period. According to the article, “Earlier this month, Wang Chunfeng, deputy director-general of the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and... read more

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CSR Debuts First SiRFstarV Chip Optimized for Mobile Devices

August 30, 2012 - By

CSR plc has introduced the SiRFstarV 5t tracker, the first SiRFstarV architecture product optimized to deliver continuous, highly accurate location awareness to the latest generation of smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The quad-GNSS SiRFstarV 5t tracker is the first SiRFstarV device to offer exclusive CSR adaptive continuous tracking power management technology, which CSR said offers significant power savings for... read more

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Course: Propagation Effects, Channel Models and Related Error Sources on GNSS

August 30, 2012 - By

October 15, 2012 – October 17, 2012 Madrid | Spain The course “Propagation Effects, Channel Models and Related Error Sources on GNSS” will be held in ESA/ESAC, Madrid, Spain, October 15-17, 2012. This course is organized by ESA in collaboration with CDTI, DLR, CNES and ASI, in the frame of the Network of Experts in Electromagnetic Wave Propagation and the... read more

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UPINLBS 2012 Conference and Exhibition

August 30, 2012 - By

October 3-4, 2012 Helsinki | Finland The second International Conference and Exhibition on Ubiquitous Positioning, Indoor Navigation, and Location Based Service, UPINLBS 2012, will be held October 3-4 at the Hilton Hotel Strand in Helsinki, Finland. Topics include: •    GNSS based positioning for indoors and outdoors •    RAN (Radio Access Network) based positioning in smart phones •    Positioning solutions based... read more

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Second Annual Field Technology Conference (FTC 2012)

August 30, 2012 - By

September 26, 2012 – September 27, 2012 Portland | Oregon | United States (USA) Eric Gakstatter, GPS World’s editor for survey and Geospatial Solutions Weekly, will be a keynote speaker at the Second Annual Field Technology Conference (FTC 2012). FTC 2012 is hosted by the Western Forestry and Conservation Association (WFCA), GPS World magazine, and Geospatial Solutions Weekly. The conference will... read more

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EU-Asia Satellite Navigation Industry Seminar

August 30, 2012 - By

September 26, 2012 – September 26, 2012Brussels | Belgium An Industry Seminar, chaired by the European Commission – Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry, will be held in Brussels on September 26, 2012. This event will focus on opportunities for industrial cooperation in the field of satellite navigation, between the EU and China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea and Taiwan. Attendees will... read more

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ION GNSS 2012

August 30, 2012 - By

September 18, 2012 – September 21, 2012 Nashville | Tennessee | United States (USA) ION GNSS 2012 will be held September 18-21, 2012, at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Tutorials will be held September 20-21. For more information, visit the ION website. read more

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Preparations Move Forward for Next Galileo Launch

August 30, 2012 - By

  Galileo Flight Model #3 (FM3) is readied for the satellite’s fit check on the dispenser that will carry it and FM4 in a parallel arrangement on Soyuz’ next launch. The silver-colored dispenser is partly visible behind two mission team members during this activity in the Spaceport’s S1B payload preparation building.   Both Galileo navigation satellites for Arianespace’s third Soyuz... read more

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