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GPS Innovation Alliance Responds to Latest Lightsquared Comments Posted on 01 Jul 2015 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The GPS Innovation Alliance has responded to recent media reports on LightSquared’s position regarding the testing of the compatibility of terrestrial broadband and GPS.   LightSquared is asking the GPS industry to participate in... Read more»

Expert Advice: The Tigers Claim Their Territory Posted on 01 Jul 2015 in the Opinions categories.

Report from the 2015 China Satellite Navigation Conference By Greg Turetzky This May, the sixth China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC) was held in Xian, site of China’s famous buried warrior tombs.... Read more»

Innovation: Seeing the Light Posted on 01 Jul 2015 in the From the Magazine & Innovation & Transportation categories.

We look at the development of a generalized vision-aided integrity monitor for precision relative navigation applications. A vision-aided integrity monitor could be extremely valuable in augmenting existing precision relative navigation systems, such as GPS, for many different safety-critical aerospace applications. Read more»

Street Smart: 3D City Mapping and Modeling for Positioning with Multi-GNSS Posted on 01 Jul 2015 in the Design & Test & From the Magazine categories.

A particle-filter-based positioning method using a 3D map to rectify the errors created by multipath and non-line-of-sight signals on the positioning result delivered by a low-cost single-frequency GPS receiver takes a multi-GNSS approach, using the combined signals of GPS, GLONASS and QZSS. The method outperforms conventional positioning in availability and positioning accuracy. It will likely be fused with other sensors in a future pedestrian navigation application. Read more»

Thad Allen Discusses eLoran at GEOINT 2015 Posted on 01 Jul 2015 in the GNSS categories.

In this exclusive interview, Admiral Thad Allen, former commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, discusses PNT alternatives to GPS for navigation, including eLoran and the activation June 19 of a signal on... Read more»

IS-GNSS 2015 Extends Scholarship Paper Deadline Posted on 30 Jun 2015 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

Organizers of the International Symposium on GNSS (IS-GNSS 2015) have extended the deadline for submission of the abstracts for scholarship applied papers for one week. The new deadline is July 7 23:59:59 JST... Read more»

Mobile Computing Product Showcase Posted on 29 Jun 2015 in the From the Magazine & Product Showcase & Survey categories.

From our July issue comes this showcase featuring products for surveyors, geographic information systems (GIS) professionals, field workers, and anyone who is looking to expand the capabilities of their smartphone or tablet.... Read more»

Satel Launches Tiny Radio Data Transceiver Posted on 29 Jun 2015 in the Design & Test & Product Showcase categories.

The new Satelline TR4 from Satel, a Finnish manufacturer of radio data transmission systems, is a compact UHF transceiver with transmitting power of 1,000 mW. The transceiver is compatible with the protocols... Read more»