NVS Technologies Selected by Alberding for Sub-Meter GNSS Receiver

December 6, 2012 - By

Alberding GmbH, a  developer and distributor of professional GNSS system solutions, has recently announced the Alberding A07 personal navigator, featuring NVS Technologies AG’s NV08C-CSM high-performance multi-GNSS constellation receiver. The Alberding A07 is a low-cost single frequency GNSS receiver designed for personal navigation and other sub-meter accuracy positioning applications in an urban environment. The device integrates NVS Technologies’ NV08C-CSM multi-constellation (GPS,... read more

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Russia Delays Launch of GLONASS-K Satellite

December 3, 2012 - By

According to RIA Novosti, the launch of Russia’s second GLONASS-K satellite has been delayed until 2013 from its end-of-year launch date, Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Alexey Zolotukhin said on Monday. “The launch has been postponed due to technical flaws in the Fregat booster made by the Lavochkin space company,” Zolotukhin said. The new date for the launch will be set... read more

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China Industry Report: “Amazing Growth” in Mobile Market

December 3, 2012 - By

A new China Navigation Map Industry Report, 2012-2014, released by Sino Market Insight, predicts that the revenue of Chinese navigation electronic  map industry will reach RMB 2.1 billion in 2014. Started in 2002, the navigation industry in China is still in the  initial stage of development compared with the international market, the report says. China’s car navigation market, PND navigation... read more

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GPS World Launches iPad App

December 3, 2012 - By

Apple iPad owners now have the convenience of reading GPS World on their devices. GPS World has made available a free application that provides an interactive version of GPS World at your fingertips, access to digital back issues, and an RSS feed with the latest in GNSS industry news. Downloading the app is free and simple. Search GPS World in... read more

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Second Joint FIG/IAG/ISPRS Symposium on Deformation Monitoring

December 3, 2012 - By

The Second Joint FIG/IAG/ISPRS Symposium on Deformation Monitoring will be held at the University of Nottingham, in Nottingham, England, September 9-11, 2013. The conference aims to bring together scientists, engineers, educators, representatives from public authorities, policy makers in surveying, geodesy, civil, structural, geotechnical and mining engineering, geology, geodynamics, geosciences, geohazard studies and hydrology, to showcase the latest trends and innovation... read more

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What Do You Know? What’s Your CEP?

December 3, 2012 - By

Here is the accuracy and estimation game played by 208 guests at GPS World’s Leadership Dinner in Nashville, Tennessee, on Thursday evening, September 20. Take a gander at the rules that follow, and then try your skill at the nine questions. To play fair, do not use Google or any other research, reference, or resource. Dinner guests were honor-bound not... read more

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Transmissions from Galileo Satellite IOV-3 Have Begun

December 3, 2012 - By

According to a report from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen, transmissions of the L1/E1 signal from the recently launched Galileo satellite IOV-3 (FM-3) started at about 13:55:20 GPS Time December 1. Transmissions from IOV-3 of the E5 signal began December 2. By December 4, all three Galileo bands, including E6, were being broadcast, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). Several... read more

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Raytheon UK Wins Contract for GPS Anti-Jam System

December 3, 2012 - By

Raytheon UK has been awarded a significant contract by the UK Ministry of Defence for delivery of a new GPS anti-jam antenna land system. The contract is for an undisclosed number of advanced systems for deployment in operational theaters spanning multiple vehicle platforms. This UOR (Urgent Operational Requirement) contract is the first award for Raytheon’s GPS Anti-Jam (AJ) Land product... read more