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U.S. government says it will invest $4B in self-driving cars Posted on 18 Jan 2016 in the Latest News & OEM & Transportation categories.

In his final State of the Union address, delivered Jan. 12, President Obama signaled his intent to invest in a 21st century transportation system. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has revealed... Read more»

GPS World Europe editor chairs session at Munich Summit Posted on 15 Jan 2016 in the Latest News categories.

GPS World Europe Editor Tim Reynolds chairs the session GNSS and Sciences for Life at the Munich Navigation Satellite Summit, which will be held March 1-3. Early registration ends on Sunday,... Read more»

Garmin acquires lidar company PulsedLight Posted on 14 Jan 2016 in the Latest News & Mapping & Survey categories.

Garmin International has acquired PulsedLight Inc., a privately held designer of optical distance measurement technology in Bend, Oregon. PulsedLight makes sensor boards that are highly accurate, small and lightweight. PulsedLight developed... Read more»

Combat jamming with adaptive notch filtering or wavelet mitigation: a comparison Posted on 14 Jan 2016 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & OEM categories.

Wavelet Packet Decomposition (WPD) shows promise as an anti-jamming tool. The WPD is derived from the wavelet transform, which provides a representation of the signal components in a domain spanned... Read more»

HarvestMaster releases field applicator for improved efficiency Posted on 14 Jan 2016 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

HarvestMaster, provider of agricultural data collection solutions, has introduced a new field applicator that applies various treatments to specific field plots. The field applicator is easily controlled from within HarvestMaster’s... Read more»

Juniper Systems launches Windows 10 rugged tablet Posted on 14 Jan 2016 in the Latest News & Mapping & Product Showcase & Survey categories.

Windows 10 and a new large display are key features of Juniper Systems’ latest tablet, Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet, released today. Juniper Systems is a provider of ultra-rugged field data... Read more»

Innovation: Guidance for road and track Posted on 14 Jan 2016 in the Innovation & Transportation categories.

Real-time single-frequency precise point positioning for cars and trains
In this month’s Innovation column, we bring together, perhaps for the first time, single-frequency and real-time PPP. Our authors describe a series of experiments they have conducted on roadways and a railway achieving sub-meter horizontal positioning at a 95 percent confidence interval. Such accuracies may already be sufficient for freeway lane and railway track guidance. But we might expect even better accuracies in the future. After all, PPP is getting better all the time. Read more»

DARPA hosts Proposers Day on new atomic clock Posted on 13 Jan 2016 in the Defense & GNSS & Latest News & OEM categories.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is holding a Proposers Day on Feb. 1 to inform potential contractors about the Atomic Clock with Enhanced Stability (ACES) program. ACES is... Read more»