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IFEN and WORK Microwave Offer BeiDou-2 Support, Enhancements for NavX-NCS GNSS Simulators

August 15, 2013 - By

The NavX-NCS GNSS multi-frequency simulator now supports China’s BeiDou-2 navigation satellite system. BeiDou support is a key enhancement in software update V.1.9 for the NavX-NCS GNSS multi-frequency simulator product line, by IFEN  and  WORK Microwave. Leveraging new features and functionalities, users have the flexibility to support a wide range of constellations, frequencies, and channels for research and development of GNSS... read more

Juniper Systems Updates Aspect Field Mapping Software to v1.2

August 15, 2013 - By

Juniper Systems has released a new version of its field mapping software, Juniper Aspect 1.2. The release builds upon and adds to its previous strengths as an easy-to-use, versatile mapping tool. Juniper Aspect is a field mapping software designed to boost efficiency and productivity, while being simple enough that anyone can quickly learn how to use it, according to Juniper.... read more

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Hybrid Indoor Location to Dominate Billion Unit Smartphone Market

August 15, 2013 - By

​Apple’s acquisition of WiFiSLAM has brought smartphone indoor location technologies to the fore. With more than 1 billion new smartphones forecast to use indoor location technologies in 2018, there are still significant opportunities for companies with the right technologies and strategies, according to a report by ABI Research. In ABI Research’s latest Location Technology report, “Smartphone Indoor Location Technologies,” it... read more

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GNSS Industry Outlook for 2014

August 15, 2013 - By

GNSS Industry Outlook for 2014 Sponsored by: Hemisphere GNSS Broadcast Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013 Moderator: Alan Cameron, Editor & Publisher, GPS World Speakers: Len Jacobson – GPS consultant, John Pottle – Marketing Director, Positioning and Navigation division, Spirent read more

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Trimble Launches AP15 GNSS-Inertial Board Set for Positioning

August 14, 2013 - By

Trimble introduced today the Trimble AP15, the latest member of the AP series of OEM GNSS-Inertial board sets. The introduction was made at the AUVSI 2013 Conference and Exhibition, being held in Washington, D.C. The AP15 uses a custom Micro Electromechanical Machined (MEMS) based Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). It is the first product to take advantage of Applanix’ proprietary calibration... read more

Trimble Introduces Ashtech High-Accuracy GNSS Module for System Integrators

August 14, 2013 - By

Trimble introduced today the Ashtech MB-One GNSS module. The MB-One delivers highly accurate GNSS-based heading plus pitch or roll in an advanced industry standard form-factor for system integrators. The announcement was made today at the AUVSI 2013 Conference and Exhibition. Its embedded Z-Blade GNSS technology uses all available GNSS signals equally, without any constellation preference, to deliver fast and stable... read more

ESA’s Next Galileo Satellite Passes Trial by Noise

August 14, 2013 - By

Courtesy of the European Space Agency There might seem to be a hole in the side of this Galileo satellite — in fact its folded solar wings are simply reflecting a noise horn in the wall, about to recreate the deafening roar of a rocket lifting off. Anyone witnessing a rocket launch will be struck by the noise levels, even... read more

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A Space Pioneer Remembered

August 14, 2013 - By

Plus: The First Installment of ‘What Is Don Reading?’ This month I planned to catch up on all those important topics that need to be written about but don’t make the cut, mainly due to space limitations — and then came the sad news of the passing of a good friend, mentor, and great Space and Missile Pioneer, Colonel Francis... read more