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Iridium launches alternative GPS PNT service Posted on 23 May 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

Iridium Communications Inc. has introduced its Satellite Time and Location (STL) service, an alternative or complement to traditional indoor and outdoor location-based technologies, and declared it ready for use. STL’s position, navigation and... Read more»

European migrant crisis spurs UAS maritime surveillance testing Posted on 23 May 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Maritime operations have been brought into focus in Europe by the unprecedented migrant crisis. As part of the response to this crisis, the EU border patrol agency Frontex is in the... Read more»

Galileo 13 and 14 satellites ready for Tuesday launch Posted on 23 May 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

Galileos 13 and 14 are scheduled to lift off at 08:48:43 GMT (05:48:43 local time, 10:48:43 CEST) on May 24 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana atop a Soyuz launcher.... Read more»

Azuga expands sales operations for connected fleets Posted on 23 May 2016 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

Azuga, a provider of connected vehicle technology, expanded its sales operations to serve more than 100 fleets in 10 countries across Latin America, Europe, India and parts of the Middle East, the company announced... Read more»

NovAtel: Proposed Ligado wireless network a concern for high-precision positioning Posted on 22 May 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

NovAtel Inc. has submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding Ligado Networks LLC’s (formerly New LightSquared LLC) License Modification Applications. NovAtel raises deep concerns about the testing methodology... Read more»

STMicroelectronics, Autotalks fuse satellite navigation with V2X Posted on 18 May 2016 in the Latest News & Mobile & Transportation categories.

STMicroelectronics and Israel-based Autotalks have announced their fusion of GNSS technology and V2X ranging. The new V2X-Enhanced GNSS ensures authenticated and secure vehicle localization for extreme accuracy and reliability of positioning information,... Read more»

Septentrio Introduces ‘future proof’ GNSS RTK technology for surveyors Posted on 18 May 2016 in the Latest News & Product Showcase & Survey categories.

Septentrio has introduced its next-generation high-precision Altus APS3G real-time kinematic (RTK) receiver, which brings technology only previously available in scientific receivers into the field for professional surveyors. The new multi-constellation... Read more»

Airbus to provide solar cells for MicroLink Zephyr UAV Posted on 18 May 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Airbus Defence and Space has issued a production contract for MicroLink Devices’ solar sheets for use on the new Zephyr S platform. The Zephyr platform is a new class of unmanned... Read more»