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TerraStar Offers GNSS Manufacturers Revenue Sharing Opportunities Posted on 08 May 2014 in the Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & OEM News & Survey & Survey News & Surveying categories.

TerraStar is offering GNSS manufacturers revenue sharing opportunities, including the possibility to launch their own precise GNSS augmentation services via endorsed rebranding of TerraStar services as a reseller. According to... Read more»

Sparton Introduces GPS-Assisted Inertial Navigation System Posted on 06 May 2014 in the Defense News & Latest News categories.

Sparton Corporation has announced that Sparton Navigation and Exploration will introduce its GPS/ GNSS Assisted Inertial Navigation System, GAINS-10, at AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2014. GAINS-10 provides accurate inertial navigation in... Read more»

UAV Shipboard Landing with RTK Posted on 02 May 2014 in the Aviation & Aviation & Space & Aviation & Space & Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Machine Control & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

Limited landing area as well as interference due to wind disturbance and wave motion make shipboard landings of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) extremely difficult. Use of UAVs at sea can enhance the efficiency of intelligence gathering and surveillance, and could also increase long-range air-strike capability. Read more»

The Business — May 2014 Posted on 01 May 2014 in the The Business categories.

The Business section from the May 2014 issue. Download the PDF here. Includes: KVH Inertial Aboard UAVs via Geodetics, NovAtel; Trimble UX5 Unmanned Craft Captures Images, Maps; Spirent Enables Multi-GNSS Integration in... Read more»

On the Edge: Mapping from the Air with a UAV Posted on 01 May 2014 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Mapping & Mapping & Survey & Surveying & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

Surveying an open-pit mine can be a hazardous undertaking. To obtain accurate volume measurements, it is necessary to pick up edges, known in the industry as “toes and crests,” as... Read more»

The System: GLONASS Fumbles Forward Posted on 01 May 2014 in the Augmentation & Assistance & Aviation & Space & GLONASS & Government News & GPS Modernization & The System categories.

Two April Disruptions Furnish Fodder for Multi-GNSS Receivers and Alternative PNT In an unprecedented total disruption of a fully operational GNSS constellation, all satellites in the Russian GLONASS broadcast corrupt... Read more»

Raven Industries Acquires SBG Innovatie BV and Navtronics BVBA Posted on 01 May 2014 in the Precision Ag categories.

Raven Industries, Inc. announces that its Applied Technology Division (ATD) has acquired SBG Innovatie BV and its affiliate, Navtronics BVBA. Headquartered in Middenmeer, Netherlands, SBG manufactures advanced GPS steering systems... Read more»

Trimble Irrigate-IQ Solution Now Available in North America Posted on 01 May 2014 in the Latest News & Precision Ag categories.

Trimble is making available the Trimble Irrigate-IQ precision irrigation solution in North America. Along with the North American launch, Trimble also introduced the Connected Farm Irrigate app, which provides farmers... Read more»