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Accident locator launched Posted on 07 Dec 2016 in the Mobile & Product Showcase categories.

Saphibeat Technologies’ new Adventure Monitor PhiPAL can save lives of outdoor enthusiasts by recognizing when an accident has taken place. PhiPAL uses a proprietary machine-learning algorithm for accident recognition. If... Read more»

Drone project increases accuracy despite obstruction Posted on 07 Dec 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Survey & UAV/UGV categories.

The second-place winner in this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition aims to improve surveying accuracy in urban canyons or under tree canopies. The project, Drones2GNSS, also took home the Special... Read more»

Skypine car navigation maker adopts Furuno receiver with dead reckoning Posted on 07 Dec 2016 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

Chinese car navigation systems company Skypine has adopted Furuno’s GPS receiver with a dead-reckoning function. Furuno Electric, headquartered in Nishinomiya, Japan, said its receiver GV-86 has been adopted for use in the car navigation... Read more»

2016 Leadership Awards: A GNSS dream realized Posted on 06 Dec 2016 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine categories.

The GPS World 2016 Leadership Awards were presented during a special ceremony and dinner at ION-GNSS+ 2016 in Portland in September. The awards recognize significant recent achievement in the fields of... Read more»

Fugro signs survey contract with US government Posted on 06 Dec 2016 in the Latest News & Survey categories.

Fugro has been awarded a five-year survey contract by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Task orders under this indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) type contract will support... Read more»

Wind-speed data based on ocean surface using GNSS-R Posted on 06 Dec 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has developed global wind speed products based on reflected GPS signals, using data from the UK TechDemoSat-1 satellite, reports Hydro International. The achievement demonstrates the... Read more»

Airbus Farmstar service improved with new recommendations Posted on 05 Dec 2016 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

Farmstar, a service of Airbus Defence and Space and ARVALIS – Institut du végétal for precision farming based on satellite information, has been further improved. New images acquired by the... Read more»

Raytheon, DARPA developing tech to protect power grid against cyber attack Posted on 05 Dec 2016 in the Defense & Latest News categories.

The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA, has awarded Raytheon multiple contracts to research and develop technologies that will detect and respond to cyber attacks on... Read more»