Alan Cameron

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Alan Cameron is editor-in-chief and publisher of GPS World magazine, where he has worked since 2000. He also writes the monthly GNSS Design & Test e-Newsletter and the Wide Awake blog.

Posts by Alan Cameron

NDGPS loses interior, keeps coast Posted on 25 Jul 2016 in the From the Magazine & GNSS categories.

Heartland Corrections Services Now Commercial or WAAS-only The U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Transportation and Army Corps of Engineers have reduced the number of Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System (NDGPS)... Read more»

Movie preview: ‘The Night GPS Failed’ Posted on 13 Jul 2016 in the GNSS & Opinions categories.

Editor-in-Chief and Group Publisher Alan Cameron gives a preview for a fictitious movie he devised called "The Night GPS Failed," based on the true story "What Happens If GPS Fails." Read more»

Air Force jam-proof test range ready; Galileo teendom Posted on 07 Jul 2016 in the From the Magazine & GNSS categories.

Provides high-accuracy PNT even when GNSS jammed A critical capability to predict for GNSS chips and receivers —and for devices using alternative or back-up PNT technologies — is how they... Read more»

How worried are you hackers will discover our locations? Posted on 28 Jun 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Mobile categories.

For consumer navigation and location-based services, how worried should we be about hackers discovering or corrupting our locations? Three industry experts gave their opinions on this issue — now it’s... Read more»

User location data could support satellite launches Posted on 23 Jun 2016 in the GNSS & Opinions categories.

Let’s look through the other end of the telescope this month. The satellites are nattering along, lining up in orderly fashion at the rocket pad, extending their solar arms smoothly... Read more»

Google opens up GNSS pseudoranges Posted on 07 Jun 2016 in the Featured Stories & Mobile & OEM & Uncategorized categories.

Google has announced that raw GNSS measurements will be available to apps in the Android N operating system, which will be released later this year. This means pseudoranges, dopplers and... Read more»

OS providers: 800-pound gorillas in PNT jungle Posted on 07 Jun 2016 in the OEM & Opinions categories.

It’s funny sometimes how things work out. I had just been preparing to take up in this column an issue raised last September at the ION-GNSS+ Plenary Session. Literally at... Read more»

Congress yanks OCX funding; Galileo grows Posted on 03 Jun 2016 in the From the Magazine & GNSS categories.

Congress Yanks OCX Funding SecDef Must Demonstrate Its Essential Nature The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee withheld the full amount requested by the Pentagon for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 for... Read more»