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GPS Satellite Launch Set for Thursday Posted on 18 Feb 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Featured Stories & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket family will launch a new GPS IIF satellite from Cape Canaveral Thursday night. Liftoff is scheduled for Thursday at 8:40 p.m. EST, at the... Read more»

Spectra Precision’s Latest Survey Receiver Uses Six GNSS Systems Posted on 14 Feb 2014 in the Built Structures & Construction & Deformation & Featured Stories & Latest News & OEM News & Survey & Survey News & Surveying categories.

Spectra Precision introduced today its next-generation Spectra Precision SP80 GNSS receiver. Designed to meet the evolving needs of the survey market, the new SP80 combines GNSS technology and a combination... Read more»

Trimble Adds Ultra High-Frequency RFID to Juno T41 Rugged Handhelds Posted on 14 Feb 2014 in the Built Structures & Construction & Deformation & Government News & Latest News & Mapping & Mapping & Survey & Survey News & Surveying & Utilities categories.

Trimble has introduced the Juno T41 rugged handheld computer with integrated Ultra-High Frequency RFID capabilities. In addition to high-speed 1D/2D barcode imaging technology, smartphone capability and enhanced, real-time 1-2 meter... Read more»

GLONASS-M Satellite Shipped to Launch Site Posted on 14 Feb 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Featured Stories & GLONASS & GNSS News & Government News & Latest News categories.

On the night of February 12-13, the GLONASS-M #54 spacecraft left ISS-Reshetnev’s facilities in Zheleznogorsk, Russia, and was transported by air to the Plesetsk cosmodrome. A Soyuz 2.1b / Fregat rocket... Read more»

Up to Seven GLONASS Ground Stations Planned outside Russia in 2014 Posted on 14 Feb 2014 in the Augmentation & Assistance & GLONASS & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

Russia will deploy up to seven ground monitoring and augmentation stations for GLONASS outside of Russia, reports The Voice of Russia radio. GLONASS/GNSS Forum Association Executive Director Vladimir Klimov explained... Read more»

McMurdo Group Offers Suite of Automatic ID Systems for Boating Posted on 13 Feb 2014 in the Government News & In-Vehicle Services & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Maps & Services & Marine & OEM News & Personal Tracking & Product Showcase & Public Safety & Recreation & Gaming & Transportation News categories.

McMurdo Group has announced a suite of Automatic Identification System (AIS) survival solutions for enhanced collision avoidance and man overboard (MOB) response in the U.S. recreational boating market. The offerings... Read more»

STMicroelectronics’ Chips Ready for Galileo eCall Approval Posted on 13 Feb 2014 in the Galileo & GNSS News & Government News & Latest News & Public Safety & Road & Transportation News categories.

STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor company, has released its Teseo II single-chip satellite-tracking integrated circuit to the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC) for testing... Read more»

GPS III Payload Facing Delays Posted on 11 Feb 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Aviation & Space & Defense News & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

Gen. William Shelton, chief of Air Force Space Command, said the date when prime contractor Lockheed Martin and payload manufacturer Exelis are expected to have the first GPS satellite ready... Read more»