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SiriusXM to Acquire Connected Vehicle Unit of Agero

August 26, 2013 - By

Sirius XM Radio has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the connected vehicle services business of Agero, Inc. for $530 million in cash. The connected vehicle unit of Agero is a leading provider of innovative telematics services, according to Sirius, offering safety, security and convenience services for drivers and end-to-end, turnkey solutions for automakers. Following the acquisition, SiriusXM will... read more

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Norwegian Company Gives Galileo Its Voice

August 26, 2013 - By

A trans-European production line is progressively transforming the Galileo satnav system into a working reality, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). The 22 satellites so far contracted to join the four already in orbit are having their payloads manufactured at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. in the UK, which are then integrated to their satellite platforms at OHB in Germany.... read more

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CHC Offers LT400HS GNSS Handheld

August 26, 2013 - By

CHC today announced the availability of the LT400HS, a rugged 120-channel GPS+GLONASS handheld receiver designed to achieve sub-meter SBAS positioning to centimeter accuracy in RTK networks. The LT400HS is designed to be a cost-effective yet powerful GNSS device for survey, construction and GIS professionals. The LT400HS is designed for companies that have not yet invested in GNSS technology due to... read more

Report Looks at Market Factors for Indoor Positioning

August 23, 2013 - By

In recent years, there has been a substantial demand for indoor positioning and navigation equipment in the marketplace across verticals. Research and Markets has released a new report that indicates that there are multiple factors shaping the future of the indoor location market. One such factor is the increasing number of applications that are addressing the expressed market need. Another... read more

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iTRAK Integrates Navigation and Wireless GPS Fleet Tracking

August 20, 2013 - By

iTRAK Corporation, a provider of GPS-based wireless fleet tracking, has integrated the patented iTRAK Fleet Executive (iFE) cloud-based software, the iTRAK WebApp software for tablets and smartphones, and iTRAK’s wireless GPS tracking equipment with the Magellan RoadMate Commercial 5190T-LM fleet navigation unit. The combined product will allow remote tracking of vehicles and handsets in the field, while integrating with the... read more

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GPSWorld.com More User-Friendly Than Ever

August 19, 2013 - By

Cleveland — August 19, 2013 — GPS World, the industry-leading publication and website focused on GNSS, has launched a new, improved website redesign at www.gpsworld.com. The site offers a clean, fresh look with an easy-to-navigate layout and the introduction of useful features. The redesign includes technological and aesthetic enhancements that provide improved navigation, better organization of content, and make use... read more

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NAVAIR Teams Test GPS Anti-Jamming Device on Small UAV

August 16, 2013 - By

Part of an initiative to protect GPS technologies on small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), the Navy recently conducted tests to demonstrate how miniaturized GPS protection devices can prevent interruption of this mission-critical global positioning data. From July 10 to 24, the Communications and GPS Navigation Program Office, headquartered in San Diego, mounted a Small Antenna System (SAS) on an Aerostar... read more