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OriginGPS offers module plus software for drone navigation Posted on 24 Oct 2016 in the Latest News & OEM & UAV/UGV categories.

OriginGPS, a manufacturer of miniature GNSS modules, has launched three new products built on the flash-based SiRFstar V from Qualcomm Technologies Inc. This latest trio of modules has drone features such as low-latency velocity and... Read more»

4 Galileos ‘topped off’ for November launch Posted on 24 Oct 2016 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

Fueling operations have begun with the four Galileo spacecraft to be launched Nov. 17 from French Guiana. This will be launch contractor Arianespace’s first launch using its Ariane 5 rocket to deploy Europe’s constellation... Read more»

After the storm: Drone flights enable speedy cellular inspections Posted on 22 Oct 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, Verizon used drones for cell-site inspections in North Carolina and South Carolina. The aerial survey shortened cell-site recovery to hours compared to potentially days,... Read more»

UAV inspections: Using drones for powerline monitoring in India Posted on 22 Oct 2016 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Drones could soon be inspecting powerlines in India, thanks to a partnership between Sharper Shape and Sterlite Power. Sharper Shape, based in Palo-Alto, California, offers automated drone-based asset inspections. Sterlite... Read more»

How to dissolve funding logjams in Congress Posted on 21 Oct 2016 in the Defense & GNSS & Opinions categories.

[Editor’s note: This is the Signals Leadership Award acceptance speech given by Clark Cohen at GPS World’s 2016 Leadership Dinner in September. The Award was recognized the development of alternates... Read more»

12 miles to life: Chesapeake Bay flight shows role for UAS in emergencies Posted on 21 Oct 2016 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

The University of Maryland (UMD) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site, along with and Shore Regional Health, conducted on Aug. 24 the state’s first civil unmanned aerial delivery of simulated... Read more»

Buckeye Mountain, Trimble bring GPS to railways Posted on 19 Oct 2016 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

Railway technology company Buckeye Mountain and Trimble are working together to provide the railroad industry with advances in GPS solutions such as the Trimble PG200 GNSS receiver. The PG200 is... Read more»

DJI joins Propeller Aero on turnkey solutions Posted on 19 Oct 2016 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Mapping & Survey & UAV/UGV categories.

See also Propeller Aero’s ground-control points aim for UAV accuracy. Drone-maker DJI has partnered with UAV software company Propeller Aero to launch an integrated solution to reduce costs, improve safety and... Read more»