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The Business — June 2014 Posted on 01 Jun 2014 in the The Business categories.

The Business section from the June 2014 issue. Download the PDF here. Includes: NovAtel Launches OEM617D, FlexPak-S SAASM Enclosure; Applanix, American Aerospace Partner on Mapping for UAVs; VectorNav Launches Dual-Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Nav System;... Read more»

The System: Sixth GPS IIF Launched into Orbit Posted on 01 Jun 2014 in the The System categories.

A sixth GPS IIF satellite was launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 8:08 p.m. EDT May 16. The satellite, designated GPS IIF-6 and... Read more»

Letters to the Editor: Of Services, Commercial and Non Posted on 01 Jun 2014 in the From the Editor categories.

In a comment posted to GPS World’s website on Tony Murfin’s recent column, “Hexagon’s Acquisition of Veripos: Why Did This Go Down?”, Craig Roberts of Australia wrote: Tony, I do... Read more»

Interchangeability Accomplished Posted on 30 May 2014 in the Featured Stories & LBS/Wireless & Mobile Devices & OEM & Personal Navigation categories.

Tri-Band Multi-Constellation GNSS in Smartphones and Tablets
In this look at a single-chip BeiDou/Galileo/GLONASS/GPS/QZSS/SBAS architecture for cell phones and tablets, the authors explain advantages of multiple constellations and examine details of system interchangeability, multi-system issues, and how assisted-GNSS data operates with all constellations. Read more»

New Tide Gauge Uses GPS to Measure Sea-Level Change Posted on 28 May 2014 in the Featured Stories & Government News & Latest News & Mapping & Natural Resources & Remote Sensing categories.

A new way of measuring sea level using satellite navigation system signals, for instance GPS, has been implemented by scientists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Sea level and its variation can easily be monitored using existing coastal GPS stations. Read more»

Altus Announces Second-Generation GNSS RTK Rover Posted on 28 May 2014 in the Construction & Featured Stories & Latest News & Mapping & Product Showcase & Survey News & Surveying categories.

Altus Positioning Systems has introduced its new APS-NR2 RTK surveying receiver. The new product is being previewed at the 2014 Geo Business conference and exhibition in London May 28-29, and... Read more»

Photos: GEO Business 2014 in London Posted on 28 May 2014 in the Latest News & Mapping & Survey News & Surveying categories.

GPS World Publisher Steve Copley is attending GEO Business 2014, where GPS World is a sponsor. The show is being held in London this week. He’s been tweeting from the... Read more»

McMurdo Group Completes Acquisition of Techno-Sciences Posted on 28 May 2014 in the Government News & Latest News & Public Safety categories.

McMurdo Group, an end-to-end search and rescue (SAR) and maritime domain awareness (MDA) company, has acquired Techno-Sciences, Inc. (TSi), a provider of SAR satellite ground stations, integrated emergency response center... Read more»