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NAVMAR and UAVT plan to demonstrate turboprop engine for drones Posted on 24 Apr 2017 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Navmar Applied Sciences Corp. (NASC) and UAV Turbines Inc. (UAVT) have announced plans for a joint flight demonstration of NASC’s TigerShark aircraft with a UAVT micro-turboprop propulsion system. First flights... Read more»

U.S. Air Force says goodbye to 25-year-old GPS satellite Posted on 24 Apr 2017 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

At 25 years old, GPS Satellite Vehicle No. 27 completed its time in orbit on April 18. With the satellite’s final duty completed, the 2nd Space Operations Squadron (2 SOPS) said... Read more»

Topcon’s new GNSS receiver boards have expanded constellation tracking Posted on 24 Apr 2017 in the Latest News & OEM categories.

Topcon Positioning Group has launched two new full constellation GNSS receivers for the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market. The new B111 and B125 boards are designed for use with a... Read more»

CNES offers new Android apps for GNSS Posted on 24 Apr 2017 in the Latest News & Mapping & Survey categories.

French space agency CNES has made available two applications on the Google Play store for Android apps. Both are compatible with Android N (Nougat). RTCM Converter: This app aims to convert the... Read more»

Skydel teams with Noffz to increase presence in Europe Posted on 21 Apr 2017 in the Latest News & OEM & Transportation categories.

Skydel, a GNSS test solutions company, has partnered with Germany-based Noffz to deliver SDX GNSS simulation to clients in Europe. Noffz creates test systems and solutions in the area of... Read more»

Expert Opinions: Trending technologies for UAV navigation Posted on 19 Apr 2017 in the Opinions & UAV/UGV categories.

Q: Where is leading technology trending for UAV navigation in complex, unstructured, and uncertain (GNSS-denied) environments in industrial applications? A: Tight integration between GNSS and inertial navigation systems (INS) can... Read more»

Octopus ISR Systems integrates VectorNav INS on new gimbal series Posted on 18 Apr 2017 in the Latest News & OEM & UAV/UGV categories.

Octopus ISR Systems, a division of UAV Factory Ltd., has released a precision geo-pointing feature for its miniature Epsilon series of gyro-stabilized gimbals. The feature, Precision Geo-Lock, combines a GPS-aided inertial... Read more»

Spirent releases test suite for in-vehicle and V2V connectivity Posted on 18 Apr 2017 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Transportation categories.

Spirent Communications has released its first WAVE-DSRC (Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments – Dedicated Short-Range Communications) conformance test solution that includes a set of tests required for U.S. Department of... Read more»