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ION Co-Locates ITM, PTTI Conferences for 2016 Posted on 11 Jun 2015 in the Events & GNSS & Latest News categories.

Two of the Institute of Navigation’s (ION’s) conferences — the International Technical Meeting (ITM) and the Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Meeting — will be co-located for 2016. One registration... Read more»

GSA Flight Event Celebrated, Demonstrated EGNOS Posted on 11 Jun 2015 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Transportation categories.

Since its certification for civil aviation in 2011, EGNOS has been making flights in Europe safer, greener and more efficient. The European GNSS Agency recently invited the media and European aviation stakeholders for a unique EGNOS Flight Event in Toulouse. Watch the video. Read more»

European GNSS R&D: There’s an App for That! Posted on 11 Jun 2015 in the Design & Test & GNSS & Latest News categories.

A free app for both iOS and Android features the results of European GNSS Agency (GSA) supported research and development initiatives. The new EGNSS Research and Development (R&D) application highlights the tangible results coming out... Read more»

DIRECTV Subscribes to Fleetmatics for Service Fleet Posted on 10 Jun 2015 in the Transportation categories.

Fleetmatics Group PLC, a global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), has entered into a master subscription services agreement with DIRECTV... Read more»

Location Intelligence Platform Aims at Local Marketing Posted on 10 Jun 2015 in the Latest News & Mobile categories.

Local ID has closed a $1.9 million seed round of funding led by Crosscut Ventures. Local ID is a local intelligence platform that provides multi-unit brands with the data, tools and... Read more»

Topcon Acquires Agriculture Sensing Company NORAC Posted on 10 Jun 2015 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

Topcon Positioning Group has acquired NORAC Systems International, a developer of ultrasonic sensing and boom control technology for agricultural equipment, in a private transaction. NORAC provides advanced automated boom height control technology... Read more»

Four Galileo Satellites Now at ESTEC Posted on 10 Jun 2015 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

News by the European Space Agency Europe’s latest Galileo was unboxed at ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands in May, bringing the total number of satellites at the site to... Read more»

OriginGPS Unveils Multi-GNSS Module with Antenna for Wearables Posted on 10 Jun 2015 in the Design & Test & Featured Stories & Latest News categories.

OriginGPS has launched the Multi Micro Hornet, a tiny fully integrated multiple constellation antenna module. The innovative architecture packs functionality and high-quality components in a small space to improve wearables’ fashion and function, the... Read more»