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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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Rice University Announces New Mobile Technology they claim Dramatically Increases Data Capacity

August 23, 2012 - By

Researchers from Rice University unveiled a new multi-antenna technology that could help wireless providers keep pace with the voracious demands of data-hungry smartphones and tablets. The technology aims to dramatically increase network capacity by allowing cell towers to simultaneously beam signals to more than a dozen customers on the same frequency. read more

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OGC Hires Lew Leinenweber and Bart de Lathouwer to Fill Key Technical Positions

August 23, 2012 - By

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced it has appointed both Lew Leinenweber and Bart de Lathouwer to the position of Director, Interoperability Programs. These are key technical positions in the OGC Interoperability Program. read more

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SuperGIS Server 3.1 Supports Integration with OpenStreetMap

August 22, 2012 - By

SuperGeo announced that SuperGIS Server 3.1 Value Edition, a GIS server developed by SuperGeo for enterprises, supports the integration with OpenStreetMap. 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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