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Fifth IRNSS satellite on schedule to launch Posted on 19 Jan 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The fifth satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) constellation is ready for lift-off. IRNSS-1E will launch at 0401 GMT Wednesday (11:01 p.m. EST Tuesday) from Satish Dhawan Space... Read more»

Commercial drone sales to rise by 84 percent in 2016 Posted on 18 Jan 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

A new study from U.K.-based Juniper Research has found that annual revenues from commercial drones sales are expected to reach $481 million this year, up 84 percent from last year’s figure of $261 million.... Read more»

Intel to acquire German drone company Ascending Technologies Posted on 18 Jan 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ascending Technologies, a drone company located in Krailing, Germany, that produces drone auto-pilot software and algorithms. Intel has already partnered to combine Ascending... Read more»

U.S. government says it will invest $4B in self-driving cars Posted on 18 Jan 2016 in the Latest News & OEM & Transportation categories.

In his final State of the Union address, delivered Jan. 12, President Obama signaled his intent to invest in a 21st century transportation system. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has revealed... Read more»

GPS World Europe editor chairs session at Munich Summit Posted on 15 Jan 2016 in the Latest News categories.

GPS World Europe Editor Tim Reynolds chairs the session GNSS and Sciences for Life at the Munich Navigation Satellite Summit, which will be held March 1-3. Early registration ends on Sunday,... Read more»

Garmin acquires lidar company PulsedLight Posted on 14 Jan 2016 in the Latest News & Mapping & Survey categories.

Garmin International has acquired PulsedLight Inc., a privately held designer of optical distance measurement technology in Bend, Oregon. PulsedLight makes sensor boards that are highly accurate, small and lightweight. PulsedLight developed... Read more»

Combat jamming with adaptive notch filtering or wavelet mitigation: a comparison Posted on 14 Jan 2016 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & OEM categories.

Wavelet Packet Decomposition (WPD) shows promise as an anti-jamming tool. The WPD is derived from the wavelet transform, which provides a representation of the signal components in a domain spanned... Read more»

HarvestMaster releases field applicator for improved efficiency Posted on 14 Jan 2016 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

HarvestMaster, provider of agricultural data collection solutions, has introduced a new field applicator that applies various treatments to specific field plots. The field applicator is easily controlled from within HarvestMaster’s... Read more»