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Pacific Crest Offers Wide-Band Data Link for Field Communications

October 11, 2012 - By

Pacific Crest has introduced the XDL Rover, an advanced, high-speed, wireless data link built to withstand the rigors of GNSS/RTK surveying and precise positioning. The XDL Rover is a lightweight, ruggedized UHF receiver designed for digital radio communications between 403 and 473 MHz in either 12.5 or 25 kHz channels. It uses Pacific Crest’s latest generation XDL modem technology while... read more

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GPS World 2012 Leadership Dinner

October 11, 2012 - By

At the GPS World magazine’s annual Leadership Dinner, held during the ION-GNSS Conference, we gave the first GNSS Leadership Awards to four individuals for their respective work in the four fields of satellites, signals, services, and products. We asked each recipient to give us a vision of the future: upcoming work, whether that’s something they plan to undertake or they... read more

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Applanix Introduces POS LV 120 for Improving Land Mobile Mapping Productivity

October 10, 2012 - By

Applanix has introduced the POS LV 120, the latest version of its positioning and orientation systems for land vehicles. Using commercial Micro-Electro-Mechanical (MEMS) inertial measurement unit (IMU) technology, the Applanix POS LV 120 is a small, lightweight system and provides an economical solution for any continuous positioning and orientation application. POS LV 120 is a fully integrated, turnkey position and... read more

Taxi Booking App Comes to U.S.

October 10, 2012 - By

myTaxi, a taxi booking smartphone application, today launched in Washington, D.C., its first introduction into the U.S. marketplace. The announcement was made during a live-streaming press conference given directly in a moving taxi. myTaxi was first launched in Germany in June 2009. It connects 2.3 million users to more than 18,000 taxis worldwide. Today marked the first time consumers in... read more

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IGNSS Society 2013 Conference & Exhibition

October 10, 2012 - By

The IGNSS Society will be holding the 2013 conference & exhibition at the Outrigger Hotel, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, July 16-18, 2013. The program will include keynote speakers, oral presentations, interactive poster sessions, panel sessions, open interactive forums, an informative trade exhibition, GNSS demonstrations and a field day. Topics will include: Status of GNSS (GPS, Galileo, GLONASS,     Compass, QZSS)... read more

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NovAtel Announces New SPAN MEMS Enclosed Receiver

October 10, 2012 - By

Today at Intergeo, NovAtel Inc., NovAtel announced the addition of a new commercially exportable single-enclosure SPAN MEMS receiver to its line of SPAN GNSS/INS products. Available in the first quarter of 2013, the low-power, lightweight SPAN MEMS enclosure incorporates a diminutive Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and a NovAtel high-precision OEM615 GNSS/INS SPAN receiver to provide continuously... read more

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ION, LightSquared, and GPS IIF-3

October 10, 2012 - By

By Don Jewell It had to happen sometime. I just thought or hoped it might take a few more years. But I guess I should not be surprised since I experienced a wonderful 30-year U.S. Air Force (USAF) career and that has been over for more than a decade. I have been working GPS issues since 1978. So I guess... read more

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GPSWorldTV – Javad Ashjaee speaking at ION – Part 1 of 5

October 10, 2012 - By

GPSWorldTV – Javad Ashjaee, founder and CEO of Javad GNSS – speaking at the ION GNSS Show – Part 1 of 5 read more

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