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1 Billion Smartphones with Location-Based Sensor Fusion Expected by 2016 Posted on 14 Nov 2013 in the Indoor Positioning & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Sensor Fusion & Social Networking & Advertising categories.

As smartphones embrace always-on, ubiquitous location, location-based sensor fusion will become a standard feature. ABI Research’s report, “Location-based Sensor Fusion: Companies, Technologies, and Revenue Opportunities,” outlines how sensor fusion will... Read more»

Trimble’s Connected Farm Adds Precipitation Monitoring Posted on 14 Nov 2013 in the Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Precision Ag categories.

Trimble has announced a new feature for its RainWave precipitation monitoring solution for agriculture. As part of the Connected Farm solution, the new feature adds actual rainfall activity in 10-minute... Read more»

Verizon Expands Asset Tracking Portfolio with Networkfleet Asset Guard Posted on 14 Nov 2013 in the Fleet Management & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Tracking & Product Showcase & Road & Transportation News categories.

Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced the expansion of its asset- tracking capabilities, with the introduction of Verizon Networkfleet Asset Guard. Designed to fit seamlessly on Verizon’s existing Networkfleet vehicle tracking... Read more»

GLONASS to Be Required for Phones Sold in Russia Posted on 12 Nov 2013 in the GLONASS & GNSS News & Government News & Latest News & Utilities categories.

Phones sold in Russia will have to use GLONASS or GLONASS + GPS as of 2014, according to a report from the Voice of Russia. Phones with only GPS will... Read more»

Applanix Brings Trimble CenterPoint RTX Correction Service to Airborne Mapping Products Posted on 12 Nov 2013 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Mapping & Survey News & Surveying categories.

Applanix, a mobile mapping and positioning company, is making the Trimble CenterPoint RTX correction service available across its entire airborne mapping portfolio. Applanix is a Trimble Company. Using the Trimble... Read more»

Qinetiq, Rockwell Demonstrate Multi-Constellation Galileo/GPS Secure Positioning for Governmental Applications Posted on 12 Nov 2013 in the Defense News & Galileo & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Public Safety & Security & Surveillance categories.

On August 30, QinetiQ and Rockwell Collins demonstrated the first joint satellite navigation positioning using live signals from the encrypted governmental services from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) GPS... Read more»

Topcon Acquires DynaRoad, Opens Technology Center Posted on 12 Nov 2013 in the Construction & Latest News & Survey News categories.

Topcon Positioning Group has acquired DynaRoad Oy, a construction software company in Helsinki, Finland. In conjunction with the acquisition, Topcon also announced the establishment of the Topcon Helsinki Technology Center.... Read more»

NovAtel Launches Correct OEM Positioning Solution Posted on 11 Nov 2013 in the Latest News & Mapping & Maps & Services & OEM News & Product Showcase & Survey News & Surveying categories.

NovAtel, Inc., OEM provider of high-precision GNSS positioning products, has launched its NovAtel Correct positioning technology. NovAtel Correct optimally combines data from multiple GNSS satellite constellations with corrections from a... Read more»