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Jacobson Chronicles Evolution of GPS in New Book Posted on 04 Jun 2014 in the Latest News 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»

Leica Releases Viva GNSS Unlimited Series Posted on 03 Jun 2014 in the Built Structures & Construction & Featured Stories & Latest News & Mapping & OEM News & Survey & Survey News & Surveying categories.

The Leica Viva GNSS Unlimited Series, available in August, will allow customers to make a safe investment with future-proof GNSS receivers and smart antennas, Leica Geosystems said in announcing the... Read more»

Intuicom Announces Next-Generation RTK Bridge-X with Wi-Fi Posted on 03 Jun 2014 in the Featured Stories & Survey News & Surveying categories.

Intuicom, Inc., a wireless data solutions provider for the survey, machine control and precision agriculture industries, has added to its line of RTK Bridge solutions with the Intuicom RTK Bridge-X.... Read more»

Forecast Looks at Intelligent Transport Systems Posted on 03 Jun 2014 in the Road & Transportation News categories.

A new report from Research and Markets Ltd. forecasts intelligent transport systems, with a focus on highways. The report is titled “Intelligent Transport Systems Market by Component, Application, System (ATMS,... Read more»

Leica Offers Next-Generation Mobile Mapping Platform, Pegasus:Two Posted on 03 Jun 2014 in the Featured Stories & Mapping & Product Showcase & Survey News categories.

Leica Geosystems has introduced its next generation vehicle-independent mobile mapping platform, the Pegasus:Two. By calibrating imagery and LiDAR point cloud data, the Pegasus:Two delivers highly accurate and economical geospatial data... Read more»

Hexagon Acquires iLab for Smart Agriculture Posted on 02 Jun 2014 in the Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Precision Ag categories.

Hexagon AB, a global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies, has acquired iLab Sistemas, a provider of planning and optimization solutions for the agro business sector, with special focus... Read more»

The System: Sixth GPS IIF Launched into Orbit Posted on 01 Jun 2014 in the The System categories.

A sixth GPS IIF satellite was launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 8:08 p.m. EDT May 16. The satellite, designated GPS IIF-6 and... Read more»

Letters to the Editor: Of Services, Commercial and Non Posted on 01 Jun 2014 in the From the Editor categories.

In a comment posted to GPS World’s website on Tony Murfin’s recent column, “Hexagon’s Acquisition of Veripos: Why Did This Go Down?”, Craig Roberts of Australia wrote: Tony, I do... Read more»