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Google Patent Seeks to Link Robots via Smartphones Posted on 16 Apr 2015 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Mobile & Tracking categories.

In a patent awarded April 14, Google describes “systems and methods for allocating tasks to a plurality of robotic devices,” reports Nextgov.com. Google’s patent (Patent #9,008,839) outlines methods for connecting a series of robots over... Read more»

Fleetmatics Report Shows Retail Sales Correlate with Fleet Activity Posted on 16 Apr 2015 in the Latest News & Tracking & Transportation categories.

Fleetmatics has released the second edition of its FleetBeat Report, an in-depth analysis of tens of billions of data points extracted from thousands of commercial fleets managed using the company’s Software... Read more»

GPS Glitch Two Years Older than First Stated Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the Defense & GNSS & Latest News categories.

On Wednesday, the GPS Directorate said further data analysis shows that a technical error affecting some Boeing GPS IIF satellites first appeared in 2011, two years earlier than originally stated, according to a Reuters... Read more»

Air Force to Award Additional GPS III Satellite Contracts Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the Aviation & Space & Defense & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The U.S. Air Force plans to award multiple contracts for companies to demonstrate their ability to build GPS III satellites, according to a report by Mike Gruss of Space News. The Air... Read more»

Applanix Unveils Expanded Marine Product Portfolio Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Survey & Transportation categories.

Applanix has introduced an expanded portfolio of marine georeferencing and motion compensation solutions. Taking advantage of Applanix proprietary technology, the new line-up of marine products offers high-performance solutions to a broader cross-section... Read more»

U.S. Navy to Deploy Underwater Drones from Submarines Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the Defense & Featured Stories & Latest News & Precision Guidance & UAV/UGV categories.

The U.S. Navy plans to deploy its first underwater drones from submarines later this year, according to a report by Military.com. The website quoted Rear Adm. Joseph Tofalo, the Navy’s director of undersea... Read more»

AUVSI Unmanned Systems Offers Demonstrations, Exhibits Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the Aviation & Space & Defense & Events & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host Unmanned Systems 2015, which will run from May 4-7 at the Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta. With 8,000 attendees from... Read more»

Fifth Galileo Colloquium Planned for October Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the Events & Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The fifth International Colloquium on Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of the Galileo Programme will be held in Braunschweig, Germany, Oct. 27–29. Since 2007, the worldwide scientific community has met every... Read more»