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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

GNSS has bad days, too Posted on 27 Apr 2016 in the GNSS & Opinions categories.

“Even the best technology has a bad day,” Charles Schue told the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), which relies very heavily on the best technology to keep the world’s financial... Read more»

SatNav engineering by the book Posted on 30 Mar 2016 in the GNSS categories.

Engineering Satellite-Based Navigation and Timing: Global Navigation Satellite Systems, Signals, and Receivers John W. Betz ISBN: 978-1-118-61597-3; 672 pages December 2015, Wiley-IEEE Press Hardcover print or ebook available A new... Read more»

Driverless Conference sparks autonomous car development analysis Posted on 24 Mar 2016 in the GNSS & Opinions categories.

GPS and GNSS have changed the world. Of that there can be no doubt. But in terms of sheer change, both qualitative and quantitative — we ain’t seen nothing yet.... Read more»

World dodges GPS bullet Posted on 24 Feb 2016 in the GNSS & Opinions categories.

It happened in the blink of an eye. Less than a blink. Far less, actually. Slightly more than one one-thousandth of an eye blink, according to calculations. In that amount... Read more»

Out in Front: ION-ITM addresses ethics of autonomy Posted on 22 Feb 2016 in the From the Magazine & Opinions & UAV/UGV categories.

The talk veered off into rather heady philosophical realms at the plenary session for ION’s International Technial Meeting in late January. Two of the three speakers had been encouraged to... Read more»

SBIR Regulatory Enforcement Issues Posted on 27 Jan 2016 in the Uncategorized categories.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Regulatory Enforcement Issues Alison Brown, Co-Chair Government Contracting Working Group Small Business Administration (SBA) Regulatory Fairness Board, (719) 331 2844 abrown@navsys.com 1       Overview The National... Read more»

GPS recruits: Uncle Sam wants your ideas! Posted on 27 Jan 2016 in the Opinions categories.

The GPS modernization funding picture cannot be called bright, yet neither can it be characterized as dim. While big money for big projects appears hard to come by, the U.S.... Read more»

Optimal search strategies, open-interface receiver: New speakers for webinar on GNSS receiver design Posted on 13 Jan 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News & OEM categories.

New speakers have been announced for the Jan. 21 webinar “GNSS Receiver Design: New MEMS Components, Optimal Search Strategies.” Read more»