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GreenRoad Adds RFID, Introduces Smartphone Interface with Facebook

May 22, 2013 - By

GreenRoad, a driver performance management company, has announced new features including RFID-based driver identification; real-time email alerts; and an enhanced interface for GreenRoad Smartphone Edition. GreenRoad’s new RFID feature automates driver association with trips by detecting when a driver boards a vehicle, eliminating the need for drivers to log on with a Dallas key. One customer, Big Bus Tours, operator... read more

F4Devices Partners with Laser Technology on Custom Flint

May 22, 2013 - By

F4Devices, a division of F4 Tech, is partnering with Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI). F4Devices will provide LTI with a custom version of its Flint handheld for use as a controller and data collector for its mobile GIS lasers as well as public safety divisions. This custom version of the Flint S-Series rugged handheld is available through the current LTI distribution... read more

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RTKLIB Open Source GNSS Precise Positioning Software Supports NV08C Receiver

May 20, 2013 - By

RTKLIB, a developer of open source software for standard and precise GNSS positioning, has released its latest RTKLIB software (version 2.4.2), which fully supports NVS Technologies’ BINR proprietary binary protocol and the NV08C GNSS receiver series. The use of RTKLIB, in conjunction with NVS Technologies’ NV08C GNSS receiver series, including the highly integrated NV08C-CSM surface mount module with geodetic grade... read more

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ITT Exelis Completes Signal Sentry 1000 Product Integration

May 17, 2013 - By

An ITT Exelis product that detects and locates GPS interference sources in 3-D by using longitude, latitude and altitude has successfully completed a significant integration milestone. Signal Sentry 1000, formerly known as GPS Interference, Detection and Geolocation, may now be deployed to collect actionable intelligence for law enforcement, such as tracking high-value targets and protecting critical infrastructure. Signal Sentry 1000... read more

u-blox Collaborates with Intel on Dedicated HSPA

May 17, 2013 - By

Swiss-based u-blox, a provider of wireless and positioning semiconductors, software and solutions, announced that the company is collaborating with Intel Corporation to bring a small, cost-effective 3G-only HSPA module to the market. Based on Intel’s XMM 6255 HSPA modem platform, the chipset will be packaged in a compact, low- cost module that maintains layout compatibility with u-blox’ SARA 2G and... read more

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Designing for the Future: Signal Simulation for Expanding GNSS

May 17, 2013 - By

Sponsored by: Hemisphere Broadcast Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013 Moderator: Alan Cameron, Editor & Publisher, GPS World Speakers: Mark Sampson, LabSat Product Manager, RaceLogic; John Fischer, Chief Technology Officer, Spectracom; Markus Lörner, Product Manager, Rohde & Schwarz; Steve Hickling, Lead Product Manager, Spirent Communications; Mark Wilson, Vice President of Sales, IfEN GmbH Simulation and testing experts offer key technical insights on the intricacies and importance of product and signal testing,... read more

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Test Results from Real-Time CORS Streaming, Space Weather and NDGPS

May 16, 2013 - By

Being a person who enjoys spending time in the field using RTK and DGPS, I followed up on my column last month, “Sources of Public, Real-time, High-Precision Corrections,” with a trip to the field to test the NGS CORS Streaming service. About a month ago, I made a trip to Colorado to attend the Space Weather Workshop in Boulder, stop... read more

Trimble Adds Photogrammetry to Business Center Software for Surveyors

May 15, 2013 - By

Trimble has introduced a new version of its office surveying software — Trimble Business Center Software version 3.00. Trimble Business Center Software version 3.00 is a powerful, next-generation surveying office software suite designed to manage, analyze and process all field survey data, including optical, GNSS and imaging data. The new version features photogrammetry enhancements, including the ability to process images... read more

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