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Placed Adds Location Analytics

September 19, 2012 - By

Placed Analytics is a new service that will provide perspective on the places that people were physically nearby when interacting with specific content. Placed Analytics expands the platforms it supports beyond Android and iOS to include the mobile web. “We chose mobile web as our next platform because mobile site owners have been requesting the same level of insights as... read more

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Duntsu Releases Food Finding LBS App

September 19, 2012 - By

Dentsu has released a social app for location-based food search for iOS devices. FoodKing enables searching for a particular food item of interest, such as an omelet or pasta, based on the user’s location. Users can also “like” and “comment” on reviews and gather points to become a King of an individual food ranking. This app was released globally enabling... read more

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TomTom, Telenav Extend Mapping Partnership

September 19, 2012 - By

TomTom, global supplier of location and navigation products and services, is extending its partnership with Telenav. TomTom will provide mapping data for Scout, Telenav’s daily personal navigator. Additionally, TomTom will remain the provider of map content for Telenav-powered Sprint applications. Scout, currently available on the iPhone, provides personalized information that includes navigation directions, optimal departure time and things to do... read more

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ITT Exelis Announces New Capability in GPS Interference, Detection and Geolocation

September 19, 2012 - By

ITT Exelis has announced what it calls a significant development in the field of GPS technology. Exelis GPS Interference, Detection and Geolocation (IDG) will provide near real-time geolocation of intentional and unintentional GPS jamming sources through a network of sensors and advanced geolocation technology, the company announced at ION-GNSS, being held this week in Nashville, Tennessee. “From security to transportation... read more

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Two Compass Satellites Launched

September 19, 2012 - By

News courtesy of CANSPACE Listserv.   China successfully launched two BeiDou-2/Compass MEO satellites Tuesday at 19:10:04 UTC. The satellites are designated Compass-M5 and Compass-M6. They are also referred to BeiDou-14 and BeiDou-15. UPDATE: More details have emerged on yesterday’s BeiDou-2/Compass satellite launch. According to Web sources, the new satellites will occupy slots 7 and 8 in Plane A of the... read more

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Toyota, DENSO Develop Device for Real-time Vehicle Data Collection

September 15, 2012 - By

Toyota Motor Corporation and DENSO Corporation are jointly developing an on-board communications network device, CAN-Gateway ECU, that can take data gathered while driving and apply it to create a virtual simulation that enables a new way to enjoy driving. The CAN-Gateway ECU captures driving data — including GPS data, accelerator pedal strokes, steering angles, brake operation signals, gear shift signals,... read more

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USAF GPS Expert Benshoof to Lead Locata Initiatives

September 15, 2012 - By

Locata Corporation has announced that U.S. Air Force (USAF) veteran Paul Benshoof, formerly chief of strategic development at the 746th Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, has joined the company as global business development manager for military and government applications in the U.S. and abroad. This team expansion primes the company to meet growing global demand for... read more

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China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC 2013)

September 14, 2012 - By

The fourth China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC 2013) has issued a call for papers for the May 15–17, 2013, event in Wuhan, China. The theme of CSNC 2013 is “BeiDou Application — Opportunities and Challenges.” The event will include an academic exchange and a commercial exhibition and technical forum. The deadline for submitting abstracts is October 31, 2012. Full papers... read more

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