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It’s Snow Problem: Ohio University Team Wins ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition Posted on 06 Feb 2013 in the Latest News & Machine Control & Machine Control/AG News categories.

The Institute of Navigation (ION) Satellite Division held its third annual ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition January 24-27 at Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, as part of the 127th... Read more»

NovAtel Announces MEMS IMU for Pairing with OEM6 Receivers Posted on 06 Feb 2013 in the Aviation & Latest News & Machine Control & OEM News & Sensor Fusion categories.

NovAtel Inc., supplier of OEM GNSS components and subsystems, has announced the addition of a new commercially exportable MEMS IMU to its line of SPAN GNSS/INS products. Available for immediate... Read more»

Symmetricom Enhances SSU 2000 Platform with GLONASS Posted on 05 Feb 2013 in the GLONASS & Latest News & Timing categories.

Symmetricom, Inc. today announced two new capabilities for its SSU 2000 Synchronization Supply Unit: a GLONASS timing reference that uses signals from the satellite navigation system operated by the Russian... Read more»

Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service for Agriculture Posted on 05 Feb 2013 in the Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Precision Ag categories.

Trimble is launching a high-accuracy correction service for the agriculture market. The Trimble RangePoint RTX correction service is expected to be available in March. According to Trimble, the RangePoint RTX service... Read more»

Hemisphere GPS Sells Precision Business to Chinese UniStrong Posted on 04 Feb 2013 in the BeiDou/Compass & GNSS News & Latest News & Machine Control & Machine Control/AG News & OEM News categories.

On January 31, Hemisphere GNSS Inc., a subsidiary of Beijing UniStrong Science & Technology Co. Ltd., purchased the Precision Products business and related GNSS technology and intellectual property from Hemisphere... Read more»

LabSat 2 Customers Offered Free BeiDou Upgrade Posted on 04 Feb 2013 in the BeiDou/Compass & Latest News & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Simulators & Tools categories.

LabSat 2 now has the ability to record and replay satellite signals from the rapidly expanding Chinese navigation system, BeiDou. LabSat 2 users can now record and replay any combination... Read more»

Anti-Jam Protection by Antenna Posted on 01 Feb 2013 in the From the Magazine & GNSS & Signal Processing categories.

A controlled radiated pattern antenna can be an effective way to protect GPS receivers against jamming. A new CRPA, composed of seven elements, works on the E5a, E5b, E6, L2, and L1 bandwidths. This article reports on radiation pattern measurements of the array in a test facility. Read more»

The System: BeiDou ICD, Galileo-Only Positioning Posted on 01 Feb 2013 in the BeiDou/Compass & Galileo & System and Business News & The System categories.

BeiDou ICD: Signal Specs Are Free At Last; First Demonstration of Galileo-Only Positioning (By Peter Steigenberger, Urs Hugentobler, and Oliver Montenbruck) BeiDou ICD: Signal Specs Are Free At Last The... Read more»