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Smartphones See Accelerated Rise to Dominance

August 29, 2012 - By

Driven by increased demand from developed regions for high-end models, along with an unexpectedly strong push from emerging economies for lower-cost products, smartphones are expected to rise to account for the majority of global cellphone shipments in 2013—two years earlier than previously predicted, according to research firm IHS iSuppli. read more

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GNSS and Positioning for the Future

August 27, 2012 - By

August 27, 2012 – September 2, 2012 Slettestrand | Denmark This seven-day workshop is organized by Aalborg and Stanford Universities, and open to anyone interested in satellite positioning and navigation. The workshop is limited to 50 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. It will be held at a Slettestrand resort at the Jutland part of the North Sea. Participation fee... read more

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Polar Launches Integrated Training Device, RC3 GPS

August 22, 2012 - By

Polar, a heart-rate training technology company, has released the RC3 GPS wrist device, a new training device with fully integrated GPS. The RC3 GPS has been developed to provide sports and fitness enthusiasts with an all-in-one training device with the GPS technology built in. Ergonomically designed, with naturally placed buttons, the RC3 GPS has a breathable wristband for maximum comfort,... read more

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Taking It to the House

August 22, 2012 - By

Testimony by Todd E. Humphreys; U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security; Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management; Hearing, July 19, 2012: Using Unmanned Aerial Systems Within the Homeland: Security Game Changer? read more

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Geneq Introduces Palm-Sized GPS/GLONASS RTK Receiver for Real-Time Centimeter Accuracy

August 22, 2012 - By

Geneq Inc. has launched the SXBlue III GNSS, a palm-sized GNSS RTK receiver that uses both GPS and GLONASS for real-time centimeter accuracy. Via Bluetooth, it brings centimeter accuracy to any smartphone, handheld, tablet, or notebook computer that is Bluetooth-compliant. read more

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Trimble Expands Functionality of ThingMagic RFID Readers

August 21, 2012 - By

Trimble announced the availability of a number of new capabilities for its ThingMagic Mercury 6e (M6e) embedded UHF RFID module and Mercury 6 (M6) finished UHF RFID reader. Available through a firmware upgrade, the added functionality helps users develop and deploy reliable, high-performance RFID-enabled solutions for a broad range of traditional and innovative applications. read more

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J-Shield from JAVAD to Counter Interference

August 21, 2012 - By

  JAVAD GNSS announces that it has improved its GNSS protection filters, not only to protect the L1 band against all interferences (including LightSquared 10L, 10H and 10R handset), but to protect against all other interferences which may come in any other GNSS band. The company calls its improved filter the J-Shield, and states that it will “help make the... read more

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Trimble Brings Smartphone Look and Feel to a Rugged Handheld Computer

August 21, 2012 - By

Trimble has introduced the Juno T41 handheld computer, bringing a smartphone-inspired option to industries demanding a rugged field computer for data collection and mobile workforce management. The Juno T41 handheld is a developer-friendly computing device for real-world field conditions, with either Windows Embedded Handheld or Android operating systems, Trimble said. “With the release of the Juno T41, we are providing... read more

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