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MWC 2015: RAD Demonstrates IEEE 1588 Grandmaster Posted on 02 Mar 2015 in the Latest News & Mobile/Wireless & Timing categories.

Telecom company RAD will be expanding the timing synchronization capabilities of its Service Assured Access (SAA) solution when it introduces MiCLK, an IEEE 1588 grandmaster clock with a built-in GNSS receiver.The grandmaster clock... Read more»

MWC 2015: Rx Networks Updates GNSS Extended Ephemeris Solution Posted on 02 Mar 2015 in the Latest News & Mobile/Wireless & Personal Navigation categories.

Rx Networks Inc., a mobile location technology and services company, announced the upcoming release of its GPStream PGPS v8 extended ephemeris solution at Mobile World Congress 2015, taking place this week... Read more»

MWC 2015: InvenSense to Ship Positioning Software for Smartphones Posted on 02 Mar 2015 in the Latest News & Mobile/Wireless & Personal Navigation categories.

InvenSense Inc. is making available its InvenSense Positioning Library (IPL) software, designed to provide sensor-assisted positioning in places where GNSS alone cannot provide desired accuracy. Invensense is a provider of intelligent sensor system... Read more»

ISRO to Launch Fourth Navigation Satellite March 9 Posted on 02 Mar 2015 in the GNSS News & Latest News categories.

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is expected to launch IRNSS-1D on March 9, reports The Times of India. IRNSS-1D is the fourth navigation satellite in the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System,... Read more»

Successful Testing — and Why It Is More Important Than Ever Posted on 02 Mar 2015 in the GNSS & Opinions & Simulators & Tools categories.

By John Pottle and Neal Fedora Precision matters. While “accuracy” is somewhat one-dimensional, “precision” is multi-faceted. We submit to you that whatever area of GNSS-based location you are interested in,... Read more»

On the Edge: The Precision to Carry On Posted on 01 Mar 2015 in the From the Magazine & Survey categories.

When asked to do a small survey job overseas, we were concerned about shipping bulky and expensive survey equipment. Shipping costs are not trivial. Add to that the real possibility that your survey equipment may be confiscated by the local authorities, as ours was in Djibouti, and the cost of shipping equipment becomes a substantial part of the overall job. There should be alternatives, especially if accuracy requirements are not stringent. Read more»

Expert Advice: A Leap into the Unknown? Posted on 01 Mar 2015 in the Featured Stories & Opinions & Timing categories.

A leap second will be introduced this year at 23:59 on June 30. This phenomenon comes around periodically and is necessary for keeping UTC in line with the Earth’s slowing rotation. Although it will pass unnoticed by most, it has implications for anyone involved in the development of GNSS-enabled devices. For some, it can be the cause of a major headache. Read more»

UAV Pavilion, Hologram Room on Tap at SPAR International Posted on 27 Feb 2015 in the Autonomous Vehicles/UAVs & Events & Latest News & Survey categories.

SPAR International is a platform-neutral conference and exhibition focused on end-to-end business and technology for 3D measurement and imaging for industrial facilities; engineering, architecture and construction; and civil infrastructure. The exhibition will showcase solutions from... Read more»