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U.S. Alerts EU Against Giving Galileo Preferential Treatment Posted on 24 Nov 2014 in the GNSS News & Latest News categories.

Space News is reporting that the U.S. government has alerted the European Union that any preferential treatment the EU gives to its Galileo positioning, navigation and timing network will likely... Read more»

Sensors in Motion Launches MEMS-Based Inertial Nav System Posted on 24 Nov 2014 in the Autonomous Vehicles/UAVs & Latest News & Product Showcase categories.

Sensors in Motion (SIM) has introduced  a MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical) navigation-grade inertial system (INS) that it says could transform the $8 billion/year inertial market with new products by offering price and performance specifications better... Read more»

BeiDou, Dead Reckoning Added to SiRFstarV 5ea Auto Platform Posted on 24 Nov 2014 in the Featured Stories & Latest News categories.

CSR plc has released significant upgrades for the SiRFstarV 5ea automotive-grade quad-GNSS location platform. Support has been added for concurrent use of GPS and BeiDou (BDS) satellite constellations, along with major updates... Read more»

Handheld CEO Predicts Mobile Computing Trends for 2015 Posted on 24 Nov 2014 in the Latest News & Opinions & Survey categories.

Jerker Hellström, founder and CEO of Handheld Group, has identified three key trends in mobile computing in 2015. Handheld is a maker of rugged computers for professionals. His predictions: 1.    Larger displays even... Read more»

Telefónica, Geotab Partner on M2M Plug-and-Play Fleet Management Solution Posted on 24 Nov 2014 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

Telefónica and Geotab have announced an agreement to partner in Europe. The agreement will initially focus on the markets of Spain, Germany and the U.K., with the intention to explore Latin... Read more»

How U.S. Air Force 19 SOPS Puts GPS Satellites in Orbit Posted on 21 Nov 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Defense News & Featured Stories & GNSS News & GPS modernization & Latest News categories.

It's been a busy year for members of the 19th Space Operations Squadron. As operators of the GPS launch and early orbit, anomaly-resolution and disposal system, 19 SOPS members executed a historically high number of satellite launches (four), and disposed of a legacy GPS vehicle, all within the past 10 months. Read more»

Topcon Acquires in-Cab Mounted Console Manufacturer Posted on 20 Nov 2014 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

Topcon Positioning Group has completed the acquisition of Wachendorff Elektronik GmbH and Wachendorff Electronics Inc. in a private transaction. Wachendorff Elektronik GmbH and its U.S. subsidiary Wachendorff Electronics, Inc., are manufacturers... Read more»

Buddy Launches Platform to Access Connected Device Data Posted on 20 Nov 2014 in the Latest News & Mobile/Wireless categories.

Buddy Platform, Inc., has launched its new platform that hosts and manages data generated by any connected device, enabling measurement of a device from the moment it’s turned on throughout its entire... Read more»