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GPSWorldTV – Javad Ashjaee speaking at ION – Part 5 of 5 Posted on 10 Oct 2012 in the Videos categories.

GPSWorldTV – Javad Ashjaee, founder and CEO of Javad GNSS – speaking at the ION GNSS Show Read more»

Taking It to the House Posted on 22 Aug 2012 in the Expert Advice & Leadership Talks & GNSS & GNSS News & GNSS Opinions categories.

Testimony by Todd E. Humphreys; U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security; Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management; Hearing, July 19, 2012: Using Unmanned Aerial Systems Within the Homeland: Security Game Changer? Read more»

Geneq Introduces Palm-Sized GPS/GLONASS RTK Receiver for Real-Time Centimeter Accuracy Posted on 22 Aug 2012 in the Mapping & Survey News categories.

Geneq Inc. has launched the SXBlue III GNSS, a palm-sized GNSS RTK receiver that uses both GPS and GLONASS for real-time centimeter accuracy. Via Bluetooth, it brings centimeter accuracy to any smartphone, handheld, tablet, or notebook computer that is Bluetooth-compliant. Read more»

Trimble Expands Functionality of ThingMagic RFID Readers Posted on 21 Aug 2012 in the OEM News & Transportation News categories.

Trimble announced the availability of a number of new capabilities for its ThingMagic Mercury 6e (M6e) embedded UHF RFID module and Mercury 6 (M6) finished UHF RFID reader. Available through a firmware upgrade, the added functionality helps users develop and deploy reliable, high-performance RFID-enabled solutions for a broad range of traditional and innovative applications. Read more»

Next GPS IIF Satellite Launch Expected October 4 Posted on 20 Aug 2012 in the GNSS & GNSS News & GPS Modernization categories.

Spaceflight Now is reporting that the next GPS satellite, Block IIF-3 (SVN65) to be launched on October 4, 2012, will be positioned in orbital slot 1, which is in plane A. This slot is currently occupied by a Block IIA satellite, SVN39, operating as PRN09. SVN39 is one of the oldest operating satellites in the GPS fleet, having been launched on June 26, 1993. Read more»

GIOVE-B: Lost and Found Posted on 20 Aug 2012 in the Galileo & GNSS & GNSS News categories.

After more than four years of service as a Galileo test-bed satellite, GIOVE-B was retired on July 23. Its navigation transmitters were switched off and, according to an announcement from the European Space Agency, the satellite's height was subsequently raised in a series of steps to place it in a so-called "graveyard" orbit where there will be no danger of it interfering with the operational Galileo satellites or other spacecraft. Read more»

Gakstatter Reports on CGSIC Meeting Posted on 20 Aug 2012 in the Mapping & Survey News categories.

GPS World Survey and GIS editor Eric Gaskstatter attended the CGSIC (Civil GPS Service Interface Committee) State and Local Government subcommittee meeting in Seattle August 14, and provided a report in his Survey Scene editorial. Read more»

Esri and PCI Geomatics Announce Imagery Grant Program to Support Natural Resources Management Posted on 20 Aug 2012 in the Government News & Natural Resources & Uncategorized categories.

Esri, PCI Geomatics, MDA, and RapidEye announced their new Natural Resources Imagery Grant Program. The grant program will provide software, data, and training for detecting and analyzing land-cover change through the combined use of geographic information system (GIS), image processing, and remote-sensing technologies. Read more»