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Trimble expands machine control system for wheel loaders Posted on 12 Feb 2016 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

Trimble has introduced version 12.81 of its Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System. The new version further expands the mix of machines supported to now include wheel loaders, demonstrating Trimble’s continued... Read more»

Garmin to acquire outdoor tracking company DeLorme Posted on 12 Feb 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Mobile categories.

Garmin Ltd. has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of DeLorme, a privately held company that designs and markets consumer-based satellite tracking devices with two-way... Read more»

Innovation: Null-steering antennas Posted on 11 Feb 2016 in the From the Magazine & Innovation categories.

Assessing the performance of multi-antenna interference-rejection techniques
Several factors affect the levels of signal rejection using antenna arrays. Our authors describe experiments to assess the bounds the factors impose on its signal rejection capability. Read more»

Water utility deploys TerraGo Edge to improve service Posted on 11 Feb 2016 in the Latest News & Survey categories.

The City of Sebring, Florida, has deployed TerraGo Edge for utility asset inspection and management. According to a TerraGo press release, using its software has enabled the city to cut costs, bring... Read more»

Antenna pilots UAV Posted on 11 Feb 2016 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & UAV/UGV categories.

A jammer-hunting UAV employs a radio frequency (RF) detection system and a navigation control scheme. The RF detection component uses a directional antenna and the unmanned aerial vehicle’s (UAV’s) ability to... Read more»

GPS IIF-12 satellite is now active Posted on 11 Feb 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The last Block IIF satellite, launched on Feb. 9, is active. “All-in-view” tracking stations of the International GNSS Service (IGS) network have been receiving its signals since Feb 10. The... Read more»

QantasLink selects FreeFlight SBAS/GNSS sensor for ADS-B compliance Posted on 10 Feb 2016 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

QantasLink, Australia’s largest regional airline, has selected the FreeFlight 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor for retrofit into its DHC-8-200/300 series of aircraft. QantasLink paired the 1203C with the Dash 8’s TDR-94D Mode-S... Read more»

Trimble advances precision irrigation with uniform application for corner arms Posted on 10 Feb 2016 in the Machine Control/Ag categories.

Trimble’s Irrigate-IQ now has “uniform corner,” which allows farmers to apply a consistent amount of water on the area covered by a center-pivot corner arm. The solution prevents over- or under-watering... Read more»