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GPS III Prototype Proves Compatibility with Existing Constellation Posted on 21 Nov 2013 in the Aviation & Space & Featured Stories & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

The Lockheed Martin prototype of the next-generation GPS satellite, the GPS III, has proven that it is backwardly compatible with the existing GPS satellite constellation in orbit. During tests that... Read more»

u-blox Launches EVA-7M Standalone GNSS Module Posted on 20 Nov 2013 in the Automotive & Featured Stories & Latest News & Machine Control & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Product Showcase & Road & Transportation News categories.

Swiss-based u‑blox has introduced its smallest standalone GNSS positioning module, the EVA-7M. Designed for cost and space sensitive applications, the highly integrated 7 x 7 x 1.1 mm LGA module... Read more»

UrsaNav Accepts Delivery of First Production Nautel NL40 eLoran Transmitter Posted on 19 Nov 2013 in the Defense News & GNSS News & Integration with Other Technologies & Latest News & Security & Surveillance categories.

After extensive Final Acceptance Testing at Nautel’s Hackett’s Cove, NS facility, UrsaNav has accepted delivery of the first production NL40 Loran-C and Enhanced Loran (eLoran) transmitter. This seventh-generation Loran transmitter... Read more»

Thursday’s Webinar Focuses on Explosive UAV Market Growth Posted on 18 Nov 2013 in the Aviation & Latest News & OEM News & Transportation News categories.

Explosive growth in the UAV market is the focus of a free GPS World webinar this Thursday. Most on-board navigation systems in UAVs — unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — rely... Read more»

PCTEL to Showcase Antenna Products at MILCOM 2013 Posted on 18 Nov 2013 in the Defense News & Government News & Latest News & Product Showcase & Warfighter categories.

PCTEL, Inc. will display its GPS, GNSS, mobile, and infrastructure communication antennas at the 2013 MILCOM Military Communications Conference. MILCOM is being held in the San Diego Convention Center, San... Read more»

SPOT LLC Offers SPOT Trace Theft-Alert Tracking Device Posted on 14 Nov 2013 in the Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Tracking categories.

SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc., has launched its SPOT Trace anti-theft asset tracking device. SPOT Trace ensures cars, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, snowmobiles and other valuable assets... Read more»

1 Billion Smartphones with Location-Based Sensor Fusion Expected by 2016 Posted on 14 Nov 2013 in the Indoor Positioning & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Sensor Fusion & Social Networking & Advertising categories.

As smartphones embrace always-on, ubiquitous location, location-based sensor fusion will become a standard feature. ABI Research’s report, “Location-based Sensor Fusion: Companies, Technologies, and Revenue Opportunities,” outlines how sensor fusion will... Read more»

Trimble’s Connected Farm Adds Precipitation Monitoring Posted on 14 Nov 2013 in the Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Precision Ag categories.

Trimble has announced a new feature for its RainWave precipitation monitoring solution for agriculture. As part of the Connected Farm solution, the new feature adds actual rainfall activity in 10-minute... Read more»