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Furuno Receiver Adopted for Use in Parrot Bebop Drone Posted on 17 Apr 2015 in the Design & Test & Featured Stories & Latest News & Receiver Design & UAV/UGV categories.

Furuno Electric Co.’s latest multi-GNSS receiver module, GN-87, has been adopted for the new quadcopter Bebop Drone, made by Parrot SA. Parrot develops advanced technology wireless products. The GN-87 can receive GPS, GLONASS,... Read more»

u-blox Surface-Mount GNSS Module Supports All Satellites Posted on 17 Apr 2015 in the Design & Test & Latest News & Mobile & Receiver Design categories.

u-blox is offering the CAM-M8C — a small, low profile GNSS positioning module with an integrated wideband chip antenna for reception across the entire L1 band. The module offers simultaneous... Read more»

Ford, Telogis Expand Partnership to Commercial UK Customers Posted on 16 Apr 2015 in the Latest News & Mobile & Tracking & Transportation categories.

Ford Motor Company and Telogis have expanded their exclusive partnership to bring Ford Telematics powered by Telogis to Ford’s commercial customers in the United Kingdom first, with other European markets to follow... Read more»

Google Patent Seeks to Link Robots via Smartphones Posted on 16 Apr 2015 in the Indoor Positioning & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Mobile & Tracking categories.

In a patent awarded April 14, Google describes “systems and methods for allocating tasks to a plurality of robotic devices,” reports Nextgov.com. Google’s patent (Patent #9,008,839) outlines methods for connecting a series of robots over... Read more»

Fleetmatics Report Shows Retail Sales Correlate with Fleet Activity Posted on 16 Apr 2015 in the Latest News & Tracking & Transportation categories.

Fleetmatics has released the second edition of its FleetBeat Report, an in-depth analysis of tens of billions of data points extracted from thousands of commercial fleets managed using the company’s Software... Read more»

GPS Glitch Two Years Older than First Stated Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the Aviation & Space & Defense & GNSS & Latest News categories.

On Wednesday, the GPS Directorate said further data analysis shows that a technical error affecting some Boeing GPS IIF satellites first appeared in 2011, two years earlier than originally stated, according to a Reuters... Read more»

Air Force to Award Additional GPS III Satellite Contracts Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the Aviation & Space & Defense & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The U.S. Air Force plans to award multiple contracts for companies to demonstrate their ability to build GPS III satellites, according to a report by Mike Gruss of Space News. The Air... Read more»

Applanix Unveils Expanded Marine Product Portfolio Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Survey & Transportation categories.

Applanix has introduced an expanded portfolio of marine georeferencing and motion compensation solutions. Taking advantage of Applanix proprietary technology, the new line-up of marine products offers high-performance solutions to a broader cross-section... Read more»