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Handheld Group Launches Nautiz X8 Rugged Device Posted on 23 Sep 2014 in the Built Structures & Construction & Defense News & Deformation & Featured Stories & Government News & Latest News & Mapping & Mobile Devices & Natural Resources & Navigation & OEM News & Product Showcase & Survey & Survey News & Surveying & Utilities categories.

Handheld Group, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has launched the Nautiz X8 rugged PDA. The Nautiz X8 is a handheld computer with superior processing power, screen performance and battery life, the company said. It... Read more»

New Open Source BKG Ntrip Client Published Posted on 23 Sep 2014 in the Mapping & Survey News & Surveying categories.

The International GNSS Service (IGS) has published a new version of the Open Source BKG NTRIP Client (BNC) for real-time GNSS applications and RINEX3 QC. Follow this IGS link to download precompiled binaries... Read more»

China to Join Effort on Aircraft Satnav Standards Posted on 23 Sep 2014 in the Augmentation & Assistance & Aviation & Aviation & Space & Aviation & Space & BeiDou/Compass & Defense News & Featured Stories & Galileo & GNSS News & Government News & Latest News & Transportation News categories.

Europe’s EGNOS augmentation system sharpens the accuracy and reliability of GPS signals so they can safely be used for landing approaches across a growing number of European airports. But aviation... Read more»

ION GNSS+ 2014: The Boeing Company Posted on 23 Sep 2014 in the Video Spotlight & Videos categories.

Larry Davidoff, director of advanced navigation systems at The Boeing Company, highlights the company’s Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) system solutions at ION GNSS+ September 9-12 in Tampa, Florida. Jeffrey... Read more»

Janam Introduces Powerful Rugged Tablet Posted on 22 Sep 2014 in the Government News & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Mapping & Mapping & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Personal Navigation & Personal Tracking & Product Showcase & Survey News & Surveying categories.

  Janam Technologies LLC, a provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, has launched XT1, a powerful rugged tablet for the mobile workforce. The XT1 rugged mini-tablet is Janam’s... Read more»

PND Shipments Fell to 22M Units, Despite Nav User Increase Posted on 22 Sep 2014 in the Automotive & In-Vehicle Services & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Personal Navigation & Road & Transportation News categories.

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, global shipments of personal navigation devices (PNDs) declined from 28 million units in 2012 to 22 million units... Read more»

Aireon Plans Global Emergency Tracking Service for Aircraft Posted on 22 Sep 2014 in the Aviation & Aviation & Space & Government News & Latest News & Transportation News categories.

Aireon LLC, developer of a space-based ADS-B global air traffic surveillance system, is planning the Aireon Aircraft Locating and Emergency Response Tracking (Aireon ALERT) service, a global emergency tracking service that will be provided free of charge... Read more»

GPS III Payload Arrives, Platform Acceptance Tests Next Posted on 22 Sep 2014 in the GNSS News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

Enter GPS III. The long-awaited navigation payload for the next-generation satellite pulled into its new temporary home over the September 13 weekend, the Lockheed Martin Space Systems facility in Littleton,... Read more»