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Pacific PNT: GNSS, SBAS Updates

April 24, 2013 - By

The status of world GNSS, and augmentation systems in the Pacific region, highlighted the policy session of the Institute of Navigtion Pacific PNT Conference being held this week in Honolulu, Hawaii. Here are a few highlights: BeiDou. Construction of the second phase of BeiDou has been completed; further launches for the third phase – constellation completion – are on hold... read more

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Time to Hit Warp Speed, Galileo

April 23, 2013 - By

Report from ENC: Constellation Needs 22 Satellites in Three Years Launch, deploy, and operate “22 satellites in less than 3 years.” That’s two satellites every three months, leading to a four-at-once launch in 2014. And that’s the challenge that Europe and the European Space Agency (ESA) now face. This pointed call to action during the opening plenary of the European... read more

Houston Airport Marks Arrival of GBAS to Increase Flight Capacity

April 23, 2013 - By

Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) became fully operational with the first precision approach flown by a United Airlines aircraft using Honeywell’s SmartPath Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) on April 22. IAH is one of two airports in the country participating in a pilot program, in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), United Airlines and Honeywell to demonstrate the... read more

Applanix Introduces POSPac MMS v6.2 Software for Mobile Mapping

April 23, 2013 - By

Applanix has introduced POSPac MMS v6.2, its latest generation of software for directly georeferencing mobile mapping sensors using GNSS and inertial technology. Featuring new Applanix IN-Fusion Multi-Single-Base Processing, POSPac MMS V6.2 is designed to improve the productivity and accuracy of mapping from mobile platforms in the air, on land or at sea, the company said. IN-Fusion Multi-Single-Base Processing is designed for... read more

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Navevo Announces Satnav-Based Truck Cyclist Alert Feature

April 18, 2013 - By

Navevo specialists in satellite navigation solutions for heavy-goods vehicles (HGV) drivers, now offers the ProNav HGV Cyclist Alert. Supplied as standard on the new ProNav PNN420 satnav for truck drivers and soon to be rolled out across all current ProNav systems, the safety feature provides junction alerts at high convergence areas of trucks and cyclists and prompts drivers to take... read more

Riegl and Applanix Take Flight on UAV

April 18, 2013 - By

Riegl Laser Measurement Systems and Applanix Corporation announced today that the Applanix AP50 GNSS-inertial sensor system was successfully integrated with Riegl’s VQ-820-GU topo-bathymetric airborne laser scanner on board the Schiebel Camcopter S-100 UAV. The Riegl VQ-820-GU is specifically designed to survey sea beds and the grounds of rivers or lakes, and is well suited for combined land and hydrographic airborne... read more

Trimble Offers Improved Version of RealWorks Software

April 17, 2013 - By

Trimble RealWorks version 8.0 software will include a new 3D database engine, automated targetless registration and Web viewing capability incorporating RealWorks’ Scan Explorer interface. The new version is due to be released in June. The new enhancements will allow surveyors, contractors, engineers and geospatial professionals to rapidly process 3D laser scanning data and expedite the creation of deliverables for their... read more

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GNSS Constellation Update

April 17, 2013 - By

Original Broadcast Date: 10/25/12 Summary: This month, a new GPS satellite was launched, India launched a new SBAS satellite, and two Galileo satellites are scheduled to launch. Last month, China launched two more BeiDou satellites. There’s a lot of activity of the satellite navigation industry. In the webinar, I will discuss what these new developments mean to the surveying/mapping user, as... read more

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