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Rohde & Schwarz Joins M2M Alliance Posted on 19 May 2014 in the Latest News & Machine Control & Machine Control/AG News categories.

On April 1, Rohde & Schwarz joined the M2M Alliance, the largest association for the machine-to-machine sector. “The advanced networking between people and machines and among machines themselves is completely... Read more»

GPSTrackIt Monitors Fleet Health With Vehicle Diagnostics Posted on 19 May 2014 in the Fleet Management & Transportation News categories.

GPSTrackIt now offers Vehicle Diagnostics through its Fleet Manager dashboard to give fleet operators information about a fleet’s health in real time. The information is the same as that used... Read more»

GPS IIF-6 Launch Tracked by GPS, Not Radar Posted on 19 May 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Aviation & Space & Defense News & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

Friday’s launch of a Delta 4 rocket carrying the latest GPS satellite was tracked via GPS itself instead of by radar, reports Spaceflight Now in an article. United Launch Alliance’s Atlas... Read more»

Public Safety Organizations Support FCC Rule to Help Find Wireless 911 Callers Posted on 19 May 2014 in the Government News & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Tracking & Public Safety categories.

Many of the nation’s leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule to help emergency responders more... Read more»

GPS IIF-6 Launched into Orbit Following Weather Delay Posted on 17 May 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Featured Stories & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

The sixth GPS Block IIF satellite was successfully launched Friday at 8:03 p.m. local time. Built by Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems of El Segundo, California, GPS IIF-6 launched aboard... Read more»

Russian Proton-M Crashes, Loses Another Payload Posted on 16 May 2014 in the GLONASS & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

In 2013, Russia lost three GLONASS satellites when their launch aboard a Proton-M rocket went awry, sending the satellites crashing into the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan instead of aloft into space.... Read more»

CGSIC Issues Notice on Problem with Certain GPS Devices Posted on 16 May 2014 in the GNSS News & GPS Modernization & Latest News & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Survey categories.

Flawed processing of GPS satellite data in some GPS receiver chipsets has caused concern, but the problem is not with the GPS constellation itself. “SVN 64 broadcasts a data message... Read more»

NovAtel Launches OEM617D Single-Card GNSS Receiver with RTK Posted on 15 May 2014 in the Aviation & Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Marine & OEM News & Product Showcase & Transportation News & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

NovAtel Inc. has released the OEM617D receiver, a compact, dual-antenna, dual-frequency, single-card receiver with NovAtel’s ALIGN heading functionality and RT-2 Real Time Kinematic (RTK) GNSS positioning technology, in dynamic and... Read more»