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OxTS Creates Locata + INS System Posted on 07 Aug 2015 in the Latest News & Product Showcase categories.

OxTS has successfully integrated a Locata receiver with its Inertial+ to create the first Locata+INS device, according to both companies. The device is capable of achieving centimeter-level accuracy where GPS systems fail.... Read more»

A Satellite with Personality Posted on 07 Aug 2015 in the Design & Test & From the Magazine categories.

Chip Transition-Edge Based Signal Tracking for Ultra-Precise GNSS Monitoring Applications
This novel concept of monitoring chip asymmetry can extend the state of the art in the areas of GNSS signal-quality monitoring and authentication. Tracking GNSS signals using their underlying spreading sequence chip transition edges reveals positive versus negative chip asymmetries that are characteristic to each satellite. This asymmetry is due to various types of natural signal deformation that is known to occur within the satellite’s signal generation and transmission hardware. Read more»

Locata Positioning Will Underpin NASA’s Unmanned Aerial System Research
 Posted on 06 Aug 2015 in the Design & Test & Featured Stories & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & UAV/UGV categories.

NASA plans to install a Locata network (LocataNet) as the core positioning technology for safety-critical unmanned aerial systems (UAS) research at its Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., according to... Read more»

Shark Search Posted on 06 Aug 2015 in the Featured Stories categories.

Global Tracking Project Demystifies the Ocean’s Top Predators
Where are sharks? What are their migratory patterns? And how close do they come to shore? Until recently, the life cycle of sharks has been a mystery. The nonprofit OCEARCH is tagging and tracking a variety of sharks, and sharing the data with scientists around the world. Read more»

Receivers Reach New Heights Posted on 06 Aug 2015 in the From the Magazine & GNSS categories.

September Marks Start of Magnetosphere Mission, but Navigators Already Perform
A NASA mission to explore magnetic reconnection also made GPS history this spring. The Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission, led by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., is flying four identically equipped spacecraft in a tight formation to take measurements 100 times faster than any previous space mission. Read more»

Arrow 200 GNSS Receiver Supports Atlas H-10 Correction Service Posted on 05 Aug 2015 in the Latest News & Product Showcase categories.

The Arrow 200 Bluetooth GNSS receiver by Eos Positioning Systems now supports the new Atlas H10 GNSS correction service. Using the H10 service, the Arrow 200 GNSS receiver is able to achieve 8-cm accuracy, in... Read more»

INTERGEO in Stuttgart Looks to Mapping’s Future Posted on 04 Aug 2015 in the From the Magazine & Latest News categories.

GPS World staff will cover the 2015 INTERGEO Trade Show, being held Sept. 15–17 in Stuttgart, Germany. The show opens with keynote speeches by Chris Cappelli (Esri) on location platforms and Georg Gartner (Vienna University of... Read more»

Researchers to Test Water Drone for Bridge Inspections Posted on 03 Aug 2015 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

A research team at Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $187,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to develop autonomous waterborne... Read more»