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Galileo Maritime Tests Followed Route of Viking Ships Posted on 24 Apr 2014 in the Featured Stories & Galileo & GNSS News & Latest News & Public Safety categories.

Results are being processed from the first Galileo maritime trials outside of mainland Europe. The long-range, high-latitude testing spanned the North Sea, following the same historical sailing route that Viking... Read more»

Activation of Pre-Operational CNAV Message Set for April 28 Posted on 24 Apr 2014 in the Aviation & Space & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News & Public Safety categories.

U.S. Air Force Space Command will be implementing CNAV messages on the GPS L2C and L5 signals beginning April 28 at 14:30 UTC, to facilitate user familiarization and development of compatible... Read more»

Facebook Rolls out LBS Friend Finder Posted on 24 Apr 2014 in the Newsletter Editorials & Wireless LBS Insider categories.

While Facebook has made big news buying companies for billions of dollars, it hasn’t been making many location-based services headlines. The recent announcement that it is rolling out a friend finder is interesting news, not only for social applications, but the potential indoor positioning markets. The news is also interesting because as many as half of Facebook users access the social media network through mobile devices. Read more»

NovAtel CORRECT With TerraStar Service Now Available Posted on 21 Apr 2014 in the Latest News & Survey News & Surveying categories.

NovAtel Inc. announces that with the release of its 6.400 firmware, NovAtel CORRECT positioning technology is now available with TerraStar’s precise point positioning (PPP) corrections. Delivered via L-band, TerraStar corrections... Read more»

Braxton LADO System Supports 10th GPS Satellite Initialization Posted on 21 Apr 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Aviation & Space & Defense News & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

GPS IIF-5 was launched on February 20 and turned over to the 2nd Space Operations Squadron (2 SOPS) for operations on March 5. This was the 10th successful launch and... Read more»

Omnilink Offender Monitoring and Asset Tracker Now on Verizon Network Posted on 17 Apr 2014 in the Defense News & Fleet Management & Government News & Latest News & Public Safety & Transportation News categories.

Omnilink, a provider of advanced machine-to-machine (M2M) tracking and monitoring solutions, has been named to the Verizon Partner Program as a Silver member. “U.S. government agencies, businesses, and consumers have... Read more»

Spectra Precision’s MobileMapper 20 Extends GIS Capabilities in the Field Posted on 17 Apr 2014 in the Latest News & Mapping & Product Showcase & Survey News & Surveying categories.

Spectra Precision has introduced the MobileMapper 20 GIS handheld. In the same form factor as the current MobileMapper 10 handheld, MobileMapper 20 offers enhanced capabilities: a new bright VGA color... Read more»

KVH Precision Sensors Chosen by Geodetics for Inertial Navigation Systems Posted on 17 Apr 2014 in the Aviation & Latest News & Marine & OEM News & Road & Sensor Fusion & Survey & Transportation News & UAV/UAS categories.

KVH Industries, Inc., has entered into a strategic partnership with Geodetics Inc., developer of real-time, high-precision position and navigation solutions. The goal is to provide high-performance positioning and navigation products... Read more»