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OxTS Offers Core Module for Inertial, GNSS Posted on 30 Jan 2015 in the Latest News & Receiver Design categories.

The xOEMcore, now being offered by Oxford Technical Solutions (OxTS), is an inertial navigation system that can also serve as a framework for other positioning systems. The xOEMcore is a... Read more»

Pirker Drone Case Reaches Settlement Posted on 30 Jan 2015 in the Latest News & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

Aerial photographer Raphael Pirker has settled the civil penalty proceeding brought by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration in 2013 concerning his flight of a styrofoam Zephyr II model aircraft (or “drone”)... Read more»

IS-GNSS 2015 Issues Call for Papers for Kyoto Conference Posted on 30 Jan 2015 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The organizers of the International Symposium on GNSS (IS-GNSS 2015) are seeking paper submissions. The symposium will be held Nov. 16-19 in Kyoto, Japan. The International Symposium on GNSS is designed to bring... Read more»

U of Michigan Wins ION’s Fifth Autonomous Snowplow Competition Posted on 30 Jan 2015 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

A team from the University of Michigan took home the fifth Institute of Navigation (ION) Satellite Division’s Autonomous Snowplow Competition. The competition was held Jan. 22-25 at Rice Park in... Read more»

FAA Warns Super Bowl Fans: Leave Drone at Home Posted on 28 Jan 2015 in the Aviation & Latest News & Transportation & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) declared today that Super Bowl XLIX will be a “No Drone Zone.” “Many familiar sounds are associated with the Super Bowl: Cheering fans. Referee whistles. The... Read more»

Chinese BeiDou/GPS Module Aims to Serve Cilivians Posted on 28 Jan 2015 in the BeiDou/Compass & GNSS & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

A new module produced by a Chinese company combines GPS and BeiDou for civilian positioning, especially for automobiles. The module has been in development for years, and offers improved accuracy and... Read more»

Drinking and Droning Has Consequences Posted on 28 Jan 2015 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

Firmware Fixes Coming from Drone Maker
A government employee who crashed his friend's drone on the White House lawn was apparently drinking while droning. The employee, who works for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), was questioned Jan. 26 by the Secret Service as the operator of the drone involved in Monday’s incident at the White House. Read more»

Rextorm Rugged Tablet Designed for Field Work Posted on 28 Jan 2015 in the Latest News & Mapping & Survey & Survey News & Surveying categories.

Taiwan-based company RuggON is launching the Rextorm series of rugged tablets. With an ultra-bright 1000 Nit optically bonded display, high speed 802.11ac connectivity, hot swappable dual-battery design, and capacitive glove touch capability, the 10.1-inch fully... Read more»