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GPS IIF-12 satellite is now active Posted on 11 Feb 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The last Block IIF satellite, launched on Feb. 9, is active. “All-in-view” tracking stations of the International GNSS Service (IGS) network have been receiving its signals since Feb 10. The... Read more»

QantasLink selects FreeFlight SBAS/GNSS sensor for ADS-B compliance Posted on 10 Feb 2016 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

QantasLink, Australia’s largest regional airline, has selected the FreeFlight 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor for retrofit into its DHC-8-200/300 series of aircraft. QantasLink paired the 1203C with the Dash 8’s TDR-94D Mode-S... Read more»

Trimble advances precision irrigation with uniform application for corner arms Posted on 10 Feb 2016 in the Machine Control/Ag categories.

Trimble’s Irrigate-IQ now has “uniform corner,” which allows farmers to apply a consistent amount of water on the area covered by a center-pivot corner arm. The solution prevents over- or under-watering... Read more»

Spirent and Oasis partner to accelerate IoT connected devices Posted on 10 Feb 2016 in the Latest News & Mobile & OEM categories.

Spirent Communications and Oasis Smart SIM have created a strategic partnership to remove connectivity and network provisioning barriers for the rapid development of connected products and devices, such as cameras, smart vehicles, logistics and production... Read more»

Topcon introduces new data controller for surveying Posted on 10 Feb 2016 in the Latest News & Product Showcase & Survey categories.

Topcon Positioning Group has added the FC-5000 to its line of data controllers for construction and surveying professionals. The 7-inch sunlight-readable display field controller is designed to provide operators a larger,... Read more»

System of Systems: GPS III bidding, testing Posted on 09 Feb 2016 in the From the Magazine & GNSS categories.

GPS III Bidding Opens — Again The GPS Directorate at the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) continues to look for someone to build 22 GPS III satellites in the... Read more»

Launchpad: Mapping book, anti-drone system Posted on 09 Feb 2016 in the From the Magazine & Mapping & OEM & Product Showcase & Survey & UAV/UGV categories.

The i80 GNSS receiver computes a true triple-frequency real-time kinematic (RTK) tilted pole solution using all four worldwide and multiple regional constellations, providing a future-proof sub-centimeter RTK solution to surveyors and contractors. Read more»

Driverless conference targets autonomous vehicles Posted on 09 Feb 2016 in the Latest News & Mobile & Transportation categories.

“Driverless: The Business of Autonomous Vehicles” presents a one-day conference in the neighborhood of Silicon Valley, center of autonomous testing. The March 23 program at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, San... Read more»