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LabSat 3 Updates Include Extended Recording Posted on 21 Feb 2014 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & OEM News & Simulators & Tools categories.

Racelogic’s latest update to the LabSat 3 simulator allows the use of 128-Gbyte SD cards, giving up to nine hours of high-quality RF recording. Also included in the update is... Read more»

New GPS IIF Satellite Launched Posted on 21 Feb 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Featured Stories & GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

News compiled with the assistance of CANSPACE listserv. After a brief delay due to concerns over solar radiation trends, the GPS IIF-5 satellite was successfully launched at the end of... Read more»

Blue Sky Network Debuts Mobile Tracker with Geofencing Posted on 20 Feb 2014 in the Aviation & Fleet Management & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Marine & Personal Tracking & Road & Transportation News categories.

Blue Sky Network has released the portable HawkEye 7200 with geofencing. The Hawkeye 7200, released in September 2013, is a small mobile device designed specifically for Iridium and GNSS satellite... Read more»

Broadcom Location Chip for Wearables Uses Less Power Posted on 20 Feb 2014 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Navigation & Personal Tracking & Recreation & Gaming categories.

Broadcom Corporation today introduced a GNSS system-on-chip (SoC) that will enable wearable location devices to operate with less power and more accuracy, Broadcom said. The Broadcom BCM4771 GNSS SoC is... Read more»

FCC Acts to Help Emergency Responders Locate Wireless 911 Callers Indoors Posted on 20 Feb 2014 in the Government News & Indoor Positioning & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Public Safety categories.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Communications Commission today proposed rules to help emergency responders better locate wireless callers to 911. The proposed updates to the FCC’s Enhanced 911 (E911) rules... Read more»

u-blox GNSS Antenna Module Supports All Satellites Posted on 20 Feb 2014 in the Automotive & In-Vehicle Services & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Personal Navigation & Personal Tracking & Product Showcase & Recreation & Gaming & Road & Transportation News categories.

u‑blox has introduced the CAM-M8Q GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou/QZSS antenna module. The module integrates a u-blox M8 satellite receiver IC plus SAW filter, LNA, TCXO, RTC, passives and a pre-tuned GNSS chip antenna... Read more»

Topcon Releases Unmanned Aerial Positioning System Posted on 20 Feb 2014 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Mapping & Maps & Services & OEM News & Product Showcase & Survey News & Surveying & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

Topcon Positioning Group has released and made available in Europe the Topcon SIRIUS PRO powered by MAVinci, an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) designed to produce the most accurate solutions for... Read more»

Hexagon Acquires Drone-Maker Aibotix Posted on 20 Feb 2014 in the Aviation & Featured Stories & Government News & Latest News & Machine Control & Machine Control/AG News & Mapping & Mapping & Maps & Services & OEM News & Product Showcase & Survey News & Surveying & Transportation News & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

Hexagon, a global provider of design, measurement and visualization solutions, has acquired Aibotix, a manufacturer of intelligent multicopter systems for high-efficiency aerial applications. Headquartered in Kassel, Germany, Aibotix is the... Read more»