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‘Flying for GPS’: Memoir of a Pioneer Era — Excerpt Posted on 01 Jul 2014 in the Expert Advice & Leadership Talks categories.

Flying for GPS, a chronicle of Len Jacobson’s role in the development and promotion of the Global Positioning System, has just been published. The book spans a 50-year career, during... Read more»

Berg Insight: Remote Patient Monitoring to Reach €19.4B in 2018 Posted on 30 Jun 2014 in the Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Tracking & Public Safety categories.

Berg Insight estimates that revenues for remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions reached € 4.3 billion in 2013, including revenues from medical monitoring devices, mHealth connectivity solutions, care delivery software platforms... Read more»

CGSIC Releases GPS Interface Documents, Opens Registration Posted on 30 Jun 2014 in the GNSS News & Government News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

Three new GPS Interface Specification documents have been issued by the Civil Global Positioning System Service Interface Committee: Navstar GPS Space Segment/Navigation User Interfaces (IS-GPS-200H, 24 Sep 2013) Navstar GPS... Read more»

Qualcomm Tops ABI’s GNSS IC Vendor Assessment, MediaTek Enters Top 3 Posted on 30 Jun 2014 in the Indoor Positioning & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Maps & Services & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Personal Navigation & Personal Tracking categories.

ABI Research’s 2014 GNSS IC vendor matrix names Qualcomm as the leading GPS integrated circuit (IC) vendor, followed by Broadcom in second place. For the first time, MediaTek achieves a top... Read more»

LocationSmart Issued Patent for Location-Based Dynamic Status Reporting Posted on 30 Jun 2014 in the Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Tracking categories.

LocationSmart, a provider of cloud-based location and interactivity services, has announced the issuance of US Patent 8,666,373 by the U.S. Patent Office for location reporting based on the dynamic status of a... Read more»

eDLoran: The Next-Gen Loran Posted on 28 Jun 2014 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Marine categories.

Potential GNSS Back-up Improves to GPS-Level Accuracy
A new enhanced differential Loran system demonstrates 5-meter accuracy not achievable by the current DLoran system, and requires less expensive reference stations. A prototype tested in Rotterdam’s Europort area uses standard mobile telecom networks and the Internet to reduce correction data latency — a key source of error — by one to two orders of magnitude. Read more»

New Pole-Staking Juniper App with Archer 2 Boosts Efficiency Posted on 27 Jun 2014 in the Construction & Government News & Latest News & Product Showcase & Survey News & Utilities categories.

Juniper Systems and Futura Systems have partnered to provide enterprise utility GIS solutions for the electric and utilities industries. This August, Futura Systems will be launching at its user conference... Read more»

Trimble Opens Registration for 2014 Dimensions User Conference Posted on 26 Jun 2014 in the Built Structures & Construction & Deformation & Government News & Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Mapping & Mapping & Natural Resources & OEM News & Precision Ag & Survey News & Surveying & Transportation News & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

Registration is open for Trimble’s International User Conference, Trimble Dimensions, being held November 3-5 at the Mirage and the Treasure Island Hotels in Las Vegas. The conference addresses innovations in... Read more»