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FAA awards NextGen contract to Lockheed Martin Posted on 06 Jul 2016 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin worth $344 million to develop and implement a new NextGen technology that will improve the efficiency of departures... Read more»

NDGPS to remain operational, fewer sites face decommissioning Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News & Transportation categories.

The United States Coast Guard, Department of Transportation and Army Corps of Engineers have issued a notice that reduces the number of Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System (NDGPS) sites that will... Read more»

Kids’ smartwatch developed with u-blox Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the Mobile & OEM & Product Showcase categories.

KIWI PLUS, a Korean software-development company, has launched a new children’s smartwatch developed in collaboration with u-blox. LINE Kids Watch is a tiny and colorful wearable with LINE emojis functioning as... Read more»

Leica expands lidar capabilities in ALS80 airborne sensor Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the Latest News & Mapping & Product Showcase categories.

Leica Geosystems, global leader of measurement and reality capture technologies, today announced it has expanded functionality of the popular ALS80 airborne sensor that enables even more flexible data acquisition with... Read more»

SatNav expert Terry Moore decorated by RIN Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

Terry Moore, satellite navigation professor at The University of Nottingham, has been honored with the J E D Williams Medal for his contributions to the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN), in particular his leading... Read more»

DJI partners with Measure to promote commercial drone industry Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Measure, a United States’ commercial operator of drones, and DJI, manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, are partnering to pair advanced UAV technology with operational excellence so commercial enterprise customers can achieve their most... Read more»

Averna acquires US-based Nexjen Systems Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the Latest News & OEM categories.

Averna, a developer of test solutions and services for electronics device-makers, has acquired 100 percent of U.S.-based Nexjen Systems for an undisclosed amount. Nexjen Systems is a full-service integrator with... Read more»

Russia issues stamp to honor GLONASS Posted on 05 Jul 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

A new Russian Federation postage stamp features the GLONASS-­K satellite and graphic icons representing the main application areas of the satellite navigation system’s services. The stamp and first-day cover were officially... Read more»