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2 Galileo satellites join constellation Posted on 08 Dec 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

Galileo satellites 13 and 14 have begun transmitting navigation signals as fully operational members of the constellation. The pair were launched from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on May 24.... Read more»

New report covers global military GPS device market Posted on 08 Dec 2016 in the Defense & Latest News categories.

GPS-enabled devices render large amount of assistance to a country’s armed forces on battlefields. In the modern-day scenario of combat, the need to be technically advanced and the ability to... Read more»

Trimble introduces dynamic compaction system Posted on 08 Dec 2016 in the Machine Control/Ag categories.

Trimble has introduced itsDPS900 Machine Control System for Dynamic Compaction, a dedicated 3D system for dynamic compaction applications such as airports, roads and large structures. The DPS900 increases worker safety... Read more»

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»