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GLONASS-K1 Satellite Launched Nov. 30 Posted on 01 Dec 2014 in the Featured Stories & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

News courtesy of CANSPACE Listserv. The second of two GLONASS-K1 satellites was launched from the snowy Plesetsk Cosmodrome on November 30 at 21:52 UTC. It joins the first GLONASS-K1 satellite... Read more»

u-blox GNSS Timing Modules Designed for Upgrades Posted on 01 Dec 2014 in the Latest News & Mobile/Wireless & Product Showcase & Timing categories.

u‑blox has announced the NEO-M8T and LEA-M8T precision timing modules, which are able to generate a precise reference clock with <20 ns accuracy. The receivers offer high sensitivity (-157 dBm signal acquisition... Read more»

Drone Prohibition: NTSB Rules Favorably on FAA Appeal Posted on 01 Dec 2014 in the Autonomous Vehicles/UAVs & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that drones are aircraft for the purpose of the Federal Aviation Administration’s prohibition of their careless or reckless use. The NTSB affirmed the... Read more»

The Fashion Demands of Always-On Posted on 25 Nov 2014 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & GNSS & Mobile/Wireless & Personal Navigation & Receiver Design & Tracking categories.

As location penetrates smaller and smaller devices that lack memory and computation power, GNSS chips must reacquire the standalone capability that they shed when first going to small form factors such as phones. A new chip with a new architecture demonstrates navigation and tracking and avoids burdening its main processor with heavy software. Read more»

CSR Demonstrates SiRFDrive in Chicago Posted on 24 Nov 2014 in the Mobile/Wireless & Video Spotlight categories.

CSR has added significant upgrades to its SiRFDRive software dead-reckoning algorithms, improving automotive positioning performance and meeting the requirements of leading OEMs across the globe. This video demonstrates how these latest... Read more»

Ready for Black Friday: Study Shows Americans Aware of In-Store Beacons Posted on 24 Nov 2014 in the Indoor Positioning & Latest News & Mobile/Wireless & Personal Navigation categories.

A new Placecast poll indicates that nearly 118 million smartphone owners will be relying on their phones for holiday shopping this year. For smartphone owners who plan to do holiday... Read more»

New Global Military Market Report Published Posted on 24 Nov 2014 in the Defense categories.

Research and Markets has added the report “The Global Military GPS/GNSS Market 2013-2023″ to its offerings. Satellite navigation has been at the forefront of technological developments. GPS, the most efficient and widely used satellite... Read more»

Report: Moto 360 Leads First Wave of Android Wearables Posted on 24 Nov 2014 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Mobile/Wireless & Personal Navigation & Tracking categories.

Nearly 5 million smart and basic wearable bands shipped in Q3 2014, with total unit shipments increasing 37% quarter on quarter as Android Wear made its mark for the first... Read more»