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Seventh GPS IIF Satellite Lauch Planned for Friday Posted on 29 Jul 2014 in the Featured Stories & GNSS News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

The Air Force is set to launch the seventh GPS IIF satellite this Friday. An Atlas V 401 will launch the GPS IIF-7 mission for the U.S. Air Force on Friday, August... Read more»

First Galileo Commercial Service Demonstration with Encrypted Signals Posted on 29 Jul 2014 in the Galileo & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) Early Proof of Concept (EPOC) team has successfully tracked the encrypted Galileo E6-B and E6-C signals broadcast by Galileo satellites. As a result, the Commercial Service... Read more»

General Dynamics Awarded $25M by Lockheed for GPS III Program Posted on 29 Jul 2014 in the GNSS News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

At least some of the work on GPS III continues along prepared tracks, with the award of a Lockheed Martin contract to General Dynamics for two more satellites’ worth of... Read more»

New York Giants Equip Players with GPS Posted on 28 Jul 2014 in the Latest News & Personal Tracking & Recreation & Gaming categories.

Tom Coughlin, head coach of the New York Giant football team, has outfitted his players with GPS devices strapped to their backs under their uniforms. The technology can provide the team... Read more»

Avidyne Announces Certification of IFD540 GPS Navigator Posted on 28 Jul 2014 in the Aviation & Featured Stories & Latest News & Transportation News categories.

Avidyne Corporation, a provider of integrated avionics and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, has received Technical Standard Order (TSO) approval and an Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML-STC) from the Federal Aviation... Read more»

Precision Farming Projected to Grow at 13 Percent to 2018 Posted on 28 Jul 2014 in the Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Precision Ag categories.

The growth of precision farming market is expected to be remarkable, and is estimated to reach $3.7 billion by 2018, at an estimated CAGR of 13.36% to 2018, according to a report by... Read more»

Fishy Business: Handhelds Help Remove Invasive Species from Utah River Posted on 28 Jul 2014 in the Featured Stories & Government News & Natural Resources categories.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR)  is using rugged Juniper Systems handhelds in an innovative way: to remove an invasive fish species from the Green River so that native... Read more»

InvenSense to Acquire Sensor Nav Companies Trusted Positioning and Movea Posted on 23 Jul 2014 in the Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Personal Tracking categories.

InvenSense, Inc., a provider of intelligent sensor solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Trusted Positioning, Inc. (TPI), a privately held indoor/outdoor tracking company with the vision to provide “Positioning Everywhere.”... Read more»