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Directions 2014: On the Path to Early Services Posted on 26 Nov 2013 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Galileo categories.

By Eric Chatre, Horst Faas, and Marco Lisi With four satellites in space, launched by pairs in October 2011 and October 2012 from French Guiana, the Galileo project is now... Read more»

Jamming Threats Explored in GPS World Webinar Posted on 25 Nov 2013 in the Aviation & Space & Defense News & Latest News categories.

A system to detect and locate GPS jamming will be explored in a free GPS World webinar Thursday, December 5. The webinar, “Detect and Locate GPS Jamming: Provide Actionable Intelligence,”... Read more»

GNSS Simulator in R&S SMBV100A Now Supports BeiDou Posted on 25 Nov 2013 in the BeiDou/Compass & Featured Stories & GNSS News & Latest News & OEM News & Simulators & Tools categories.

Rohde & Schwarz extends the functionality of the R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator by adding BeiDou/Compass capability to its integrated GNSS simulator. With the R&S SMBV-K107 option, the GNSS simulator now covers... Read more»

Qualcomm Collaborates with Samsung to be First to Employ BeiDou for Location-Based Mobile Data Posted on 22 Nov 2013 in the BeiDou/Compass & GNSS News & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Navigation categories.

Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is enhancing location precision in smartphones and tablets initially in China with support for China’s BeiDou Satellite Navigation System. Supporting... Read more»

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»