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Agriculture moving to customized nitrogen fertilization Posted on 30 Mar 2016 in the Machine Control/Ag categories.

Everyone involved in Canada’s agricultural sector is aware of the environmental issues associated with farming.To optimize performance and revenue while respecting the environment, for the past few years producers have been counting on a new ally: precision agriculture. Read more»

China launches 22nd BeiDou satellite Posted on 30 Mar 2016 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

China launched the 22nd BeiDou satellite into orbit on Tuesday. BeiDou-22 (or BeiDou-2 I6) was launched at 20:11 UTC (4:11 local time) by a Long March-3A rocket from the Xichang Satellite... Read more»

JNC 2016 program available online Posted on 29 Mar 2016 in the Defense & Latest News categories.

The ION 2016 Joint Navigation Conference (JNC) advance program is now available online. The JNC, sponsored by the Military Division of the ION, will be held June 6-8 (FOUO U.S.... Read more»

Ground-based Galileo satellite joins post-launch dress rehearsal Posted on 29 Mar 2016 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

News from the European Space Agency The navigation satellite set to become the 16th in the Galileo constellation has been taken through a Europe-wide rehearsal for its launch and early... Read more»

FAA doubles ‘blanket’ altitude for many UAS flights Posted on 29 Mar 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

After a comprehensive risk analysis, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has raised the unmanned aircraft (UAS) “blanket” altitude authorization for Section 333 exemption holders and government aircraft operators to... Read more»

SkyTraq launches low-power RTK receiver Posted on 29 Mar 2016 in the Survey categories.

SkyTraq Technology Inc., developer of high-performance chipset and module solutions for the GNSS market, unveiled its new S2525F8-RTK low-power, single frequency RTK receiver for applications requiring centimeter-level accuracy positioning. S2525F8-RTK is... Read more»

Keep your distance: Relative position key to industrial jobs Posted on 28 Mar 2016 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Operating in industrial environments, where no margin for error is tolerated, is complex, stressful and delicate. The distance from an in-flight UAV to the industrial asset that it is observing... Read more»

US congressmen seek delay to NDGPS closings Posted on 25 Mar 2016 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

Four U.S. congressman sent a letter to the Department of Transportation asking the DoT to delay shutting down Nationwide Differential GPS (NDGPS) sites, a proposal that was posted in the Federal... Read more»